Demare upstages big names to win Vattenfall
Arnaud Demare (FDJ-BigMat) beat a quality field to the win the Vattenfall Cyclassics race in Hamburg.
The French youngster showed great speed at the finish to burst clear for the win ahead of Andre Greipel(Lotto-Belisol ) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Radioshack).
Heavy hitters Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma - Quick-Step), Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) and Mark Renshaw (Rabobank) came next while Tour de France green jersey winner Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) failed to figure after a mechanical problem whilst on the final climb up the Waseberg.
The Vattenfall Cyclassics has been one of the 24 races that contribute points to the UCI world rankings since 2009.