‘It wasn’t the plan but I had to take advantage of the opportunity’: Derek Gee puts first pro win down to good positioning at Critérium du Dauphiné

Derek Gee (Israel-Premier Tech) powered to his first-ever professional victory on the uphill finish at Les Estables on stage three of the Critérium du Dauphiné. The Canadian’s stage win also saw him take over the overall race lead from Magnus Cort of Uno-X Mobility. 

After his teammate Krists Neilands attacked under the kilometre to go banner, Gee followed an acceleration from Romain Grégoire (Groupama-FDJ) before passing the Frenchman to take the win. 

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