UAE Tour 2023: Sprint victory Molano, Evenepoel still leader

Sebastian Molano - UAE Tour 2023: Sprint victory Molano, Evenepoel still leaderfoto: Cor VosSebastián Molano outsprints Olav Kooij and Sam Welsford to take a suprise victory in the 4th stage of the UAE Tour. Remco Evenpoel stays in the overall race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage 2023 UAE Tour

1. Sebastián Molano (col)
2. Olav Kooij (nld) s.t.
3. Sam Welsford (aus) s.t.
4. Arvid De Kleijn (nld) s.t.
5. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
6. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
7. Marijn van den Berg (nld) s.t.
8. Sam Bennett (irl) s.t.
9. Tim Merlier (bel) s.t.
10. Jon Aberasturi (spa) s.t.

GC after stage 4
1. Remco Evenepoel (bel)
2. Luke Plapp (aus) + 0.07
3. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 0.11
4. Stefan de Bod (rsa) + 1.01
5. Wout Poels (nld) + 1.04
6. Harm Vanhoucke (bel) + 1.10
7. Andreas Leknessund (nor) s.t.
8. Einer Rubio (col) + 1.11
9. Georg Steinhauser (ger) s.t.
10. Adam Yates (gbr) + 1.12

Race report
Three riders attack from the gun. Alex Baudin, Samuele Zoccarato and Alessandro Tonelli quickly open a 3 minutes gap. That’s all they get.

The three are caught in the last 3 kilometres before the stellar sprinters lose position in a chaotic finale. Sam Welsford is in a good postion to prevail, but Olav Kooij en Sebastián Molano him. The Colombian takes the win, while Remco Evenpoel remains the overall race leader.

Another interesting read: route 4th stage 2023 UAE Tour.

UAE Tour 2023 – stage 4: route, profile, tweets

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