6.17.2014

Tour de Suisse 4: Another Sprint by Mark Cavendish

 
Another one yes, because Mark Cavendish winning a sprint is a bit like Santa giving presents - just not so fat. And not in red. OPQS is leaving a big sign... well a great mark on this race.
The break-away
Team Qhubeka showed the jersey today in a long break-away: Teklehaimanot (MTN) and de Vreese (WGG) got caught 11 km to go and then it was all on the sprinters' teams. The peloton entered  the final circuit and Bradley Wiggins crashed with Jaroslaw Marycz (CCC). They both are fine and back on bike but for sure that didn't help Wiggins' morale after he dropped out the GC - and the Tour de France squad. By the way: I think he knew the Tour was hard when he opted for Paris-Roubaix. And I think he did right.
Pic by Antoine Plouvin

 
At the bunch sprint Mark Cavendish won.
RESULTS
STAGE

1    Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team    3:35:03
2    Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Movistar Team  
3    Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale  
4    Sacha Modolo (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
5    Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha  
6    Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing  
7    Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
8    Davide Appollonio (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
9    Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team  
10    Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenedgeGC

GC
1 Tony Martin
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Pic by Antoine Plouvin

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