Rain, wind and hail. Just as we talked the weather in Switzerland little to the imagination. The organization of the Tour de Romandie, saw even forced to be the route for the fourth stage to change. Some challenging cols were deleted, the riders had not 176 but 107 km machines. The final climb to Torgon, however, continued to maintain, so there is still always 1.989 altitude remaining.
Remco Evenepoel - yesterday still without the very cases - saw a day in the offensive or sit, with Harm Vanhoucke was still a Belgian in the breakaway of the day. Other names: Alexis Gougeard, Jonas Gregaard, Daniel Felipe Martinez, Andrea Pasqualon, Claudio imhof are and Simon Pellaud. That last, as first the top of the Prévonloup and insured as profit in the group.
Résultats du 1er GMP Bli Bla Blo de 3ème category à Prévonloup:Tour de Romandie(@ TourDeRomandie) link
3ème D. Martinez Poveda#TDR2019 pic.twitter.com/KzCq5oy7Gm
At the beginning of the Torgon (ten kilometers at an average gradient of almost seven percent), the breakaway group have a lead of a minute and a half. Raining went to the headsman already open, voltage asset in the slot, so. Martinez showed himself to be the strongest in front, but five kilometers from the finish the young Colombian nabbed by the pack. Leader portrait of primož Roglič saw afterwards, time has come to convert, was again got caught, but he sprinted in a flat finale to take his second stage win in Switzerland. Obviously, the man of Jumbo-Visma and in the meantime, big favourite for the Giro, also his leadership in the general classification.
Tomorrow ends the Tour de Romandie, with an individual time trial over 17 kilometres in Geneva.
Bravo @rogla pour cette magnifique victoire!!