Tour of Britain 2018 Stage 4: Sprint win Greipel, Bevin cements lead

andre greipel 2018 - Tour of Britain 2018 Stage 4: Sprint win Greipel, Bevin cements leadThe 4th stage in the Tour of Britain runs to a sprint finish in Royal Leamington Spa. Greipel wins the race, while Bevin sprints to third place to cement his overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage 2018 Tour of Britain

1. André Greipel (ger)
2. Sacha Modolo (ita) s.t.
3. Patrick Bevin (nzl) s.t.
4. Rick Zabel (ger) s.t.
5. Carlos Barbero (spa) s.t.
6. Emils Liepins (Let) s.t.
7. Romain Cardis (fra) s.t.
8. Dan McLay (gbr) s.t.
9. Andy Tennant (gbr) s.t.
10. Gabriel Cullaigh (gbr) s.t.

GC after the 4th stage
1. Patrick Bevin (nzl)
2. Cameron Meyer (aus) + 0.04
3. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) + 0.06
4. Jasha Sütterlin (ger) + 0.16
5. Wout Poels (nld) s.t.
6. Chris Hamilton (aus) s.t.
7. Bob Jungels (lux) s.t.
8. Primoz Roglic (slo) s.t.
9. Hugh Carty (gbr) + 0.23
10. Scott Davies (gbr) + 0.26

Race report
Matt Holmes, Hayden McCormick, Tom Moses, Nic Dlamini, Paul Ourselin and Alex Paton jump clear once the flag is dropped. The six race to a lead of 2 minutes before the peloton takes them on a leash.

Holmes, McCormick and Ourselin are the last men standing in the outskirts of Royal Leamington Spa, but they are caught 4 kms before the line.

In the ensuing sprint André Greipel outpowers Sacha Modolo and Patrick Bevin. The Kiwi takes a time bonus of 4 seconds to cement his overall lead.

Read also: route 4th stage 2018 Tour of Britain.

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