Unbearable suspense. After a final sprint which was nothing like a sprint, as it took place at very low speed in the bay of Morlaix. Basile Bourgon (Edenred) won, this Thursday at 5:59:44 p.m., the 2nd stage of the Solitaire du Figaro Paprec contested between Kinsale and Roscoff. After multiple changes of leaders, the youngest in the race (21 years old) won by one breath to take his first victory on the Solitaire, just ahead of Corentin Horeau (Banque Populaire), who arrived at 6:03:08 p.m. ''. Laurent Bourgnon, Basile's father, won the event in 1988.
“He is a sailor who takes risks and assumes. It’s good and it paid off on this stage,” commented Armel Le Cléac’h, three-time winner of the Solitaire, given the success of the young sailor who will surely take the lead in the general classification, before the final stage and therefore the start. will be given next Sunday. Loïs Berrehar (Skipper Macif 2022) climbed to third place on the stage podium by crossing the line at 6:30 p.m.
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