Agence France-PresseMarch 15, 2014 13:50
Dutch rider Tom-Jelte Slagter of the Garmin team won the seventh and penultimate stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race on Saturday.
Slagter won a sprint finish uphill ahead of world champion Rui Costa of Portugal and yellow jersey holder Carlos Betancur of Colombia.
Britain's Geraint Thomas, second overall at the start from Mougins, lost ground after a fall 5km from the finish line after the 195.5km stage at Biot.
Slagter, 24, also won Wednesday's stage at Belleville.