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Benoît Cosnefroy " I was waiting for this victory in the UCI World Tour ".

"I'm super happy, it's my first UCI World Tour win, I've been waiting for it. It feels really good, especially after an animated race, like I like. The sprint is really special here and I knew it was possible to beat Julian Alaphilippe. I was confident, it just came down to wear and tear."

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After Ben O'Connor on stage 9 of the Tour de France, Andrea Vendrame on stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia and stage 1 of the Route d'Occitanie, Aurélien Paret-Peintre on the Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise, Dorian Godon on Paris-Camembert and on stage 2 of the Tour du Limousin, Benoît Cosnefroy, who has already won the Tour du Finistère, has given the AG2R CITROËN team its eighth road victory of the season. Marc Sarreau also won the French track title in the scratch race and Clément Venturini in the cyclo-cross race. This is Benoît Cosnefroy's 11th professional victory.

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Deutschland Tour : Valentin Retailleau 8th

Valentin Retailleau finished 8th in the last stage of the Deutschland Tour.
"It wasn't an easy day, it was riding very hard. I had good feelings so I played a little bit on the placement to get into the final package. I am very satisfied with this place," said Valentin Retailleau. Clément Champoussin finished 26th of the 15th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Geoffrey Bouchard was part of the day's breakaway.