Stage 4 of the Tour de France had a technical run-in, with an uphill sprint finish. Stiehl Photography caught our African Team in action..
Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quickstep) won the 4th stage of the Tour de France, just edging ahead of the Frenchman, Bryan Coquard (Direct Energy). The race leader, Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) finished 3rd and in doing so, took back the lead in the green points jersey competition from Mark Cavendish. At 237km, stage 4 from Saumur to Limoges was the longest of this year’s Tour de France. Once again it was a predominantly flat stage, with the main challenge being in the final 500m of the stage, where the road rose to the line at a 5% average gradient. After a few early kilometers where teams were.