Tour of Britain 2022: Sprint triumph Meeus, Serrano still leader

Jordi Meeus - Tour of Britain 2022: Sprint triumph Meeus, Serrano still leaderimage: Cor VosJordi Meeus sprints to victory in Mansfield ahead of Stanislaw Aniolkowski and Tom Pidcock. Gonzalo Serrano keeps the GC lead, although Pidcock comes closing in with a time bonus of 4 seconds. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage 2022 Tour of Britain

1. Jordi Meeus (bel)
2. Stanislaw Aniolkowski (pol) s.t.
3. Tom Pidcock (gbr) s.t.
4. Samuel Watson (gbr) s.t.
5. Aaron Van Poucke (bel) s.t.
6. Nicolò Parisini (ita) s.t.
7. Martin Marcellusi (ita) s.t.
8. Filippo Fiorelli (ita) s.t.
9. Corbin Strong (nzl) s.t.
10. Jim Brown (gbr) s.t.

GC after stage 5
1. Gonzalo Serrano (spa)
2. Tom Pidcock (gbr) + 0.03
3. Omar Fraile (spa) + 0.07
4. Ben Perry (can) s.t.
5. Dylan Teuns (bel) + 0.10
6. Corbin Strong (nzl) + 0.14
7. Mathijs Paasschens (nld) + 0.17
8. Jake Stewart (gbr) + 0.22
9. Alessandro Iacchi (ita) + 0.24
10. Magnus Sheffield (usa) s.t.

Race report
Alessandro Iacchi, Joel Nicolau, Zeb Kyffin and Matthew Teggart are the breakaway riders. The quartet carves out a lead of more than 5 minutes.

The last riders to be reeled in are Nicolau and Kyffin with 10 kilometres remaining.

Meeus outguns Aniolkowski and Pidcock in the ensuing sprint. Serrano stays in the GC lead, while Pidcock comes 4 bonus seconds closer.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2022 Tour of Britain.

Tour of Britain 2022 – stage 5: route, profile, more

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