Cyclist Mike Woods finishes 2nd in debut with Israel Start-Up Nation
Ottawa native 'disappointed' he couldn't hold off Italy's Brambilla in French race
Canadian rider Mike Woods finished runner-up at the three-day Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var on Sunday.
Gianluca Brambilla's 13-second stage win moved the Italian atop the podium. Woods, who had entered the final day as race leader after winning Stage 2 Saturday, finished five seconds behind in the overall standings.
Dutch rider Bauke Mollema, who rides with Brambilla for Trek-Segafredo, was third.
"I'm just disappointed I couldn't keep the yellow jersey," said the 34-year-old from Ottawa said from Blausasc, France. "But second overall, I can't complain, and the team rode a great race."
Woods was fourth in Stage 1 Friday.