Tour de France 2017 Favourites stage 4: False flat for fast men

Marcel Kittel - Tour de France 2017 Favourites stage 4: Power to the punchersStage 4 in the Tour de France amounts to more than 200 kilometres, yet the route is tailor made for fast finishers. (Slideshow route/profile)

Riders with fast legs are favourite to win the 4th stage in the Tour de France. The route amounts to 207.5 kilometres and takes in two modest back-to-back climbs, that are crested with some 35 kilometres remaining. The arrival is a false flat in Vittel.

In the 2nd stage Marcel Kittel outsprinted Arnaud Démare and André Greipel, while Mark Cavendish came in fourth.

Favourites 4th stage 2017 Tour de France

*** Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, André Greipel, Arnaud Démare
** Dylan Groenewegen, Nacer Bouhanni, John Degenkolb, Alexander Kristoff
* Peter Sagan, Michael Matthews, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Ben Swift, Sonny Colbrelli

Tour de France 2017 stage 4: Route maps, height profiles, and more

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