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Cycling: Freddy Ovett and April Tacey win stage four of Virtual Tour de France

Australia's Freddy Ovett (Israel Start-Up Nation) claimed victory on stage 4 of the men's Virtual Tour de France on Sunday, sprinting clear from a select group of eight riders at the end of 48.5 kilometres (30.1 miles) of racing. Nick Schultz (Mitchelton-Scott) finished second, with Michael Valgren (NTT Pro Cycling) rounding out the podium. With two riders in the lead group, which formed on the final climb with five kilometres (3.1 miles) to go, NTT extended their lead at the top of the general classification, keeping the yellow jersey through to next weekend. In the women's race, Britain's April Tacey (Drops) - winner of the opening stage - secured her second stage victory, sprinting ahead of Anna Henderson (Sunweb) and Lauren Stephens (TIBCO-SVB). TIBCO-SVB continue to lead the overall classification with 277 points. Drops are sitting in second place with 219 points and Canyon-SRAM are in third with 206.


  • Released : 13-Jul-2020


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