Ruta del Sol 2016: Van Garderen bests Kelderman by 2 seconds in ITT and new leader

Tejay van GarderenAt 21 kilometres, stage 4 in the Ruta del Sol is an ITT on hilly terrain with a steepest ramp at 15% and an uphill arrival. Tejay van Garderen takes a close win, only 2 seconds ahead of Wilco Kelderman. The American is the new leader with the Dutchman breathing down his neck. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results stage 4 Ruta del Sol

1. Tejay Van Garderen (usa)
2. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 0.02
3. Jérôme Coppel (fra) + 0.07
4. Brent Bookwalter (usa) + 0.15
5. Sylvain Chavanel (fra) + 0.17
6. Wout Poels (nld) + 0.20
7. Samuel Sánchez (spa) + 0.21
8. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 0.22
9. Javier Moreno (spa) + 0.24
10. Tobias Ludvigson (swe) + 0.34

GC after stage 4
1. Tejay Van Garderen (usa)
2. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 0.02
3. Jérôme Coppel (fra) + 0.07
4. Brent Bookwalter (usa) + 0.15
5. Sylvain Chavanel (fra) + 0.17
6. Wout Poels (nld) + 0.20
7. Samuel Sánchez (spa) + 0.21
8. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 0.22
9. Javier Moreno (spa) + 0.24
10. Tobias Ludvigson (swe) + 0.34

Ruta del Sol 2016 stage 4: Route maps, height profiles, and more

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