Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain-Merida) won the final stage of the Tour of Austria from a 5-rider breakaway that made it all the way to the line. Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) finished in 2nd place and 3rd went the way of Nick van der Lijke (Roompot). The final stage of the Tour of Austria took in 163km before finishing with a flat circuit in Wels. While on paper it looked like a good day for the sprinters, a strong breakaway of 5-riders formed in the opening 20 kilometers which would really test the peloton. Lachlan Morton was part of that 5 rider group for our African Team together.
Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) made it two in a row when he sprinted to the victory on stage 8 of the Tour de France today. Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) was 2nd and John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) placed 3rd. It was another standard sprinters stage at the Tour de France with a flat run of 181km between Dreux to Amiens making up the route. The early break of the day initially consisted of 3-riders but it soon became 2 as Fabien Grellier (Direct Energie) and Marco Minnaard (Wanty Groupe Gobert) pushed on. While the gap got up and over the 5-minute mark, it was never a real concern for.
Stage 7 of the Tour de France was the longest of the race at 231km but the flat nature of the course meant it was another day for the sprinters. Here is all the action!.