The Italian star is waiting to see if his Olympic dreams will be fulfilled in a season thrown into disarray.
Quintana showing signs of former glories and planning to fight for the podium at the Tour in summer.
The Italian proved he was in good form in France, but now everyone is wondering where they will be racing again.
Paris-Nice may not have completed all eight stages as planned, but to get as far as the Mediterranean coast was a feat in itself.
Schachmann survives late attack from second-place Benoot to take overall, Quintana takes stage atop La Colmiane climb.
Schachmann maintains his yellow jersey standing despite a minor fall on the last descent.
Bahrain-Merida decided not to start Friday's stage just as organizers and teams agreed to end the race a day early
The American squad lost Michael Woods to a scary crash at Paris-Nice while Lawson Craddock later abandoned with a headache.