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Re Astana! Luis Leon Sanchez makes three out of four in the Tour of the Alps

352def8690f05831e0a36a017256e5eb - Re Astana! Luis Leon Sanchez makes three out of four in the Tour of the Alps

Luis Leon Sanchez has the fourth stage of the Tour of the Alps (2.BC) won. He came after a nifty final solo in Lienz. The third victory in this race for Astana , that the final game was again dominated. Thibaut Pinot remains a leader.

From the first kilometre was the war, but I Am Hermans managed to a place to get the good flight. He went with eight companions on the trail: Dupont, Bizakarra, Meintjes, De La Cruz, Durasek, Padun, Grosschart and Villella.

Under the impetus of UAE Team Emirates were the latest escapees apprehended on 20 kilometers from the finish. By working extremely hard, especially Vegard Stake Laengen in the service of team leader Fabio Aru was the first group thinned out to about twenty riders.

The result is an attractive final. At 16 kilometers from the finish accelerated Aru as the first but seemed to not go away and also Chris Froome got no freedom of leader Thibaut Pinot.

It was Luis Leon Sanchez in the descent towards the finish got away with George Bennett and Koen Bouwman. Behind him he checked to Astana and Sanchez also made it only. At the finish, he wore immediately the victory to his late teammate Scarponi to the sky.

The other favorites came together on the line, the Frenchman Pinot remains a leader.

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1. Luis Leon Sanchez

2. George Bennett

3. Koen Bouwman.

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