Tour of Britain 2021: Sprint triumph and GC lead Hayter

Ethan hayter - Tour of Britain 2021: Sprint triumph and GC lead Hayterimage: Cor VosEthan Hayter wins a chaotic sprint in the streets of Warrington to move into the GC lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage 2021 Tour of Britain

1. Ethan Hayter (gbr)
2. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
3. Daniel McLay (gbr) s.t.
4. Luke Lamperti (usa) s.t.
5. Mark Cavendish (gbr) s.t.
6. Colin Joyce (usa) s.t.
7. Michal Paluta (pol) s.t.
8. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) s.t.
9. Gonzalo Serrano (spa) s.t.
10. Kristian Sbaragli (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 5
1. Ethan Hayter (gbr)
2. Wout van Aert (bel) + 0.08
3. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) + 0.19
4. Mikkel Honoré (den) + 0.29
5. Michael Woods (can) + 0.48
6. Rohan Dennis (aus) + 1.19
7. Kristian Sbaragli (ita) + 1.21
8. Mark Donovan (gbr) + 1.42
9. Xandro Meurisse (bel) + 1.46
10. Carlos Rodriguez (spa) + 1.51

Race report
A break of five slips away early on. King of the Mountain Jake Scott, Dan Bigham, Leon Mazzone, Dan Bigham, Leon Mazzone, Chris Blevins and Nickolas Zukowsky open up a maximum gap of more than 3 minutes.

Scott takes the points at all KOM climbs.

Bigham, Blevins and Zukowsky are the last men to be reeled in inside the last 3 kilometres.

Doull hits the deck in the corner leading onto the home straight. A small group sprints for the win and Hayter takes it. He gains a time bonus of 10 seconds and moves back into the leader’s jersey.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2021 Tour of Britain.

Tour of Britain 2021 – stage 5: routes, profiles, more

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