Tour de Suisse 2017 Route stage 4: Bern – Villars sur Ollon

Tour de Suisse 2017 Route stage 4: Bern – Villars sur Ollon

Tour de Suisse 2017 stage 4Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - At 143.2 kilometres, stage 4 in the Tour de Suisse takes in one intermediate climb before the riders tackle the closing climb up to Villars-sur-Ollon. The finale is an 11.1 kilometres ascent at 7.6%.

Last year, the Tour de Romandie featured a mountain stage with the same arrival. Chris Froome soloed to victory 4 seconds ahead of a chasing group with Thibaut Pinot and Nairo Quintana.

The 4th stage in the Tour de Suisse travels on rolling roads to the Col des Mosses, which is an 13.7 kilometres climb at 4%. At the top it’s 44 kilometres left to race.

Following the drop to Aigle the closing climb kicks in. The 11.1 kilometres toil takes the riders from 421 to 1,268 metres AMSL, so that’s an average gradient of 7.6%.

Two intermediate sprints (at kilometre 93.2 and at kilometre 129.7) come with time bonuses of 3, 2 and 1 seconds, while the first three riders on the line take 10, 6 and 4 seconds.

Read also: Results/race report 4th stage 2017 Tour de Suisse.

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