Cycling - Mourey wins Sarthe finale as Rolland wraps up overall win

Francis Mourey (FDJ) won the fifth and final stage of the Circuit de la Sarthe as Pierre Rolland (Europcar) wrapped up the overall victory.

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Cycling - Mourey wins Sarthe finale as Rolland wraps up overall win
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Pierre Rolland

France cyclo-cross champion Mourey stole the victory from Lloyd Mondory  (AG2R La Mondiale) at the finish after Mondory had found himself the sole survivor of a four man breakaway coming into the final stages.

The peloton came in just two seconds later led by Jonathon Hivert.

Rolland won the overall race by 10 seconds from Jan Barta (Netapp-Endura/Tch) and Tobias Ludvigsson (Argos-Shimano/Sue) as his team kept him out of trouble on a tricky final day that had 30 small climbs.

Rolland set himself up for the victory on Thursday when he won stage four with a solo attack that propelled him into the race lead.

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