Tour de Suisse (Switzerland) - Press Release: One day after his success in Lachen, Mathieu van der Poel repeated with a sprint victory at the end of the third stage in Pfaffnau. Thanks to his second stage win the Dutch ace replaced Stefan Küng at the top of the general classification.
Küng started the third stage in Lachen with a margin of only one second over Julian Alaphilippe. At the end of the day, the world champion now trails Van der Poel by one second. The all-rounder repeated what he stated after his win in Lachen, that he has no intention to fight for the general classification in this Tour de Suisse: “In the mountains I will not be able to keep up with the best climbers. The Swiss mountain passes are unknown territory for me.”