Tour de Suisse 2020 - virtual: Küng outguns Matthews in thrilling finale

Michael Matthews attacks from the gun in the 4th stage of 'The Digital Swiss 5'. Is he able to hold off the chasers on the 36.8 kilometres route with an elevation gain of 444 metres? (Slideshow route/profile)

Results stage 4 Tour de Suisse 2020 virtual

1. Stefan Küng (swi) 46.03
2. Michael Matthews (aus) + 0.06
3. Ethan Hayter (gbr) + 0.43
4. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) + 0.57
5. Michael Gogl (aus) + 1.00
6. Silvan Dillier (swi) + 1.42
7. Tobias Foss (nor) + 1.48
8. Stephen Bassett (usa) + 1.55
9. Tobias Ludvigsson (swe) + 1.57
10. Nathan Van Hooydonck (bel) + 2.00

Race report
Michael Matthews takes the lead right after the start. André Greipel tackles the Schallenberg in second position and Tobias Ludvigsson in third.

Ethan Hayter, Michael Gogl, Silvan Dillier and Stefan Küng come charging on the Schallenberg. The situation stays more ar less the same on the second climb. Matthew reaches the summit ahead of Hayter, Gogl and Küng.

The rest of the route runs slightly downhill and Matthews keeps on pushing hard. Küng overhauls 21-year old Hayter and also chases down the Australian in the last kilometre. The Swiss rider wins the race with a lead of 6 seconds.

Read about the route of the start list of The Digital Swiss 5.

The Digital Swiss 5 – stage 4: profile, route, social media

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