After yesterday’s time trial there was a veri predictable mass sprint in Xining circuit for the 3rd stage of the Tour of Qinghai Lake.
Only two riders, Zhang and Li, tried to avoid it but their attempt ended with 16 kms to go.
In a very narrow final km Brenton Jones was the fastest rider with Luca Pacioni in 5th place, his 10th top ten of the season.
In the general classification a bonification let Weimar Roldan take the leadership.
Tomorrow 3rd stage from Douba to Guide with a 3rd cat. KOM with less than 60 kms to go