GREOUX-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - Bert Oosterbosch of the Nether
Undated (AP) _ GREOUX-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - Bert Oosterbosch of the Netherlands won the uphill sprint to the finish Friday in the fifth leg of the Paris-Nice cycling race, covering the 133-mile distance in a time of 5 hours, 41 minutes and 13 seconds.
Frederic Vichot of France, however, grabbed the overall leader’s jersey from from teammate Joel Pelier.
Oosterbosch finished three seconds ahead of Frenchman Marc Gomez, the other rider to have escaped from the pack in the run from Carpentras to Greoux-les- Bains.
With his first-place bonus points, Oosterbosch’s time was reduced to 5:41:03. Gomez’s bonus put his time at 5:41:11. Finishing third was Irishman Sean Kelly in 5:42:09, reduced to 5:42:07 with bonus.