Feillu claims Picardie victory

Sun, 15 May 22:09:00 2011

France's Jimmy Casper won the third and final stage of the Tour de Picardie as compatriot Romain Feillu took the overall victory.

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Saujasun-Saur's Casper won the bunch sprint at the end of the 189.5km ride from Charly-sur-Marne to Peronne with stage two winner Feillu (pictured)claiming third place behind Filippo Pozzato.

The Vacansoleil rider snatched the overall victory from the opening stage winner, Lithuanian Egidijus Juodvalkis (Landbouwkrediet), who finished seven seconds behind the lead group of 24.

Feillu finished eight seconds ahead of Belgian Kenny De Haes on GC.

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