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Juul-Jensen continues to platoon with handsome solo in the Tour of Switzerland, Lampaert is third

Christopher Juul-Jensen (Mitchelton-Scott) Tuesday the fourth stage of the Tour of Switzerland (WorldTour) won. After a ride of 189 km from Gansingen to Gstaad remained the Dane a thinned out peloton. The Australian Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) sprinted to the second place, Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors) was third. The Swiss rider Stefan Küng (BMC) remains leader.

The match was barely underway, flagged, or the flight of the day was already a fact. Six riders chose to run away and got more than six minutes ahead of the peloton. On the last climb of the day, with the top at about ten kilometers from the finish line, splashed the leading group apart. The Frenchman heart of provence Peters (AG2R) left his companions for a behind, but the descent came the Dane, Christopher Juul-Jensen is back. A moment later, had to Peters, the role of front unloading and pulled Juul-Jensen solo to the finish. The Dane continued to the back of the peloton and won the stage. Eight seconds later, he sprinted Matthews to second place, Lampaert was third.

Yellow jersey Stefan Küng remains a leader. He has in the standings, three seconds ahead of his teammates Greg Van Avermaet and the Australian Richie Porte.

Wednesday is the fifth stage on the program. Then the peloton over 156 kilometres of Gstaad and Leukerbad with a finish on top on a climb of first category. The Tour of Switzerland ends on Sunday. Last year went out of the race to the Slovenian Simon Spilak.

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