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Dakar 2016: Svitko leads overall as Barreda Bort hit with penalty


Some post-stage penalties have meant that the order in the motorcycle category of the Dakar has been shuffled considerably. The winners for Stage 3 have now changed, as have the overall leaders.

The big loser here happens to be HRC rider Joan Barreda Bort. The Spaniard was given a 1min penalty, which moves him down the order. It means that win in Stage 3 goes to Kevin Benavides, his Argentinian team-mate. Second place in the stage now rests with his other team-mate Paulo Goncalves. However, third place goes to KTM's Antoine Meo. Barreda Bort moves all the way ...

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First Published On : Jan 6, 2016 10:45 IST

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