August Jensen (Team Coop), the only rider from northern Norway, claimed the queen stage of the fifth Arctic Race of Norway at the unprecedented uphill finish of Finnvikdalen, a marvelous setting in the middle of lakes and mountains just a throw stone away from the city of Tromsø where the race will come to an end this Sunday. After beating race leader Dylan Teuns of BMC by a very small margin, Jensen is only three seconds adrift in the overall ranking with one stage to go!
Race leader Dylan Teuns said: “It was a really close finish. It's a big disappointment for me. When you lose by the length of a bike, you know you are beaten but now, only one centimeter gives me some regrets. The team did a really great job again. They worked very hard but they were also a bit tired from yesterday and still did an amazing job. In the finale I missed one guy, the sixth rider we don't have here as we lined up with only five. It's difficult to say if I'll win the overall...
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The stage in pictures
Arctic Race of Norway 2017 - 12/08/2017 - Etape 3 - Lyngseidet (Lyngen Alps) / Finnvikdalen (Tromsø) (185.5km) - August JENSEN (TEAM COOP) © ASO/Rune DAHLE
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