Last Updated: 11/07/18 5:00pm
Peter Sagan sprints to victory on stage five of the Tour de France
Three-time world champion Peter Sagan won stage five of the Tour de France in
The Bora-Hansgrohe rider had the power to hold off Sonny Colbrelli of Bahrain-Merida in a sprint after a steep uphill rise to the finish.
Ireland’s Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) finished in sixth place while Colbrelli’s team-mate Vincenzo Nibali took 10th, both on the same time as Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas in 12th and Chris Froome in 14th.
Race leader Greg van Avermaet finished seventh to retain the yellow jersey at the end of the 204.5km stage from Lorient.
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Tour de France stage five result
1. Peter Sagan (SVK) BORA-Hansgrohe 4hrs 48mins 06secs
2. Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain-Merida Same time
3. Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Quick-Step Floors “
4. Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team “
5. Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Quick-Step Floors “
6. Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates “
7. Greg van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team “
8. Soren Kragh (DEN) Team Sunweb “
9. Andrea Pasqualon (ITA) Wanty-Groupe Gobert “
10. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Bahrain – Merida “