Aleksandr Vlasov (Bora-Hansgrohe) won stage 3 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and moved into the overall lead at the same time.
The Russian pulled away from QuickStep-AlphaVinyl on the gravel stretch as they dealt with the climb towards Atenas del Maigmo.
Evenepoel was able to claim a disappointing eight place, 41 seconds off the new race leader on the day, and 32 seconds behind overall.
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With two kilometres remaining he made his attack to pull away from the chasing pack and ended 14 seconds ahead of Ineos Grenadiers’ second-placed Carlos Rodriguez, and 21 seconds clear of Enric Mas (Movistar).
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