Niccolò Bonifazio was the fastest man on 5. stage of the cycling Paris-Nice.

5. stage of the cycling Paris-Nice was a great triumph for the Italian cyclist Niccolò Bonifazio.

The 26-year-old Direct Energie-rider retrieved Jan Tratnik on the last few metres, after Tratnik had been in eruption for most of the day.

the Stage went from Gannat to La Côte-Saint-André and was 227 kilometers.

Bonifazio won ahead of Ivan Garcia Cortina (Bahrain-McLaren), who won Tuesday’s stage. Peter Sagan from the Bora team was number three.

Michael Mørkøv also tried to give it a shot in the sprint, but he managed not to mix themselves among the front and was number 47.

– Unfortunately, managed I do not keep a good enough position in the last corner. When I came around, so it makes sense, but there was too much uproar. I should have been further ahead if I would have had a chance, ” says Mørkøv to TV2 Sport.

the Race brought together by Boras Maximilian Schachmann, while Søren Kragh Andersen is on the second place.

the Paris-Nice ends according to plan on Sunday, but a wide range of sporting events around Europe in recent days has been canceled due to the ongoing coronaudbrud.