The German Boha-rider Lennard Kämna got Saturday to his first victory as a professional.
It came to pass, when he rode solo across the finish line at 4. stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, which extended over the 153 kilometers from Ugine to Megève.
the Course serves as a warm up for the Tour de France, which begins in two weeks.
The 23-year-old Lennard Kämna was part of an outbreak, but he ran the last mile alone at high speed on the final climb.
More riders attack from the outbreak of the last mile, but that was the most substance in it, the Lennard Kämna launched with about four kilometers back.
He won with 41 seconds down to the spaniard David de la Cruz (UAE) in second place, while Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step), who was the favorite for the victory among udbryderne, was number three.
Some minutes later it came considered the favorite in the goal, and sloveneren Primoz Roglic (Jumbo) defended his overall first place finish, 14 seconds ahead of the French Thibaut Pinot (FDJ).
The colombian cykelstjerne Egan Bernal (Ineos), who won the Tour de France last year, withdrew before the start of the penultimate stage of the French race.
this Year's edition of the race is cut short due to coronapandemien and executes 5. and the last stage on Sunday.
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