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Astana’s Third Alp: Luis Leon Sanchez Soloes In Lienz!

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PeloPics: The Spaniard takes win in Tour of the Alps’ stage 4. Pinot stays in the overall lead. Astana Pro Team grabbed the third success at the Tour of the Alps, after the wins claimed by Pello Bilbao in Folgaria and Miguel Angel Lopez in Pampeago. Spain’s Luis Leon Sanchez soloed in the stage 4 (Klausen – Lienz 134,3 Km), preceding two Team LottoNL-Jumbo riders, George Bennett and Koen Bouwnman, second and third respectively.

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Luis Leon Sanchez (ESP - Astana Pro Team)  pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  illustration - scenery - carte postal scenic shot - postcard sfeerfoto - sfeer - illustratie pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  illustration - scenery - carte postal scenic shot - postcard sfeerfoto - sfeer - illustratie pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  Christopher Froome (GBR - Team Sky) pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  illustration - scenery - carte postal scenic shot - postcard sfeerfoto - sfeer - illustratie TEAM LOTTO NL - JUMBOpictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  Miguel Angel Lopez (COL - Astana Pro Team)  - George BENNETT (New Sealand / Team Lotto NL - Jumbo) pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Lienz - Italia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  Thibaut Pinot (FRA - Groupama - FDJ)  pictured during  Tour of the Alps 2018 - stage 4 from Chiusa to Lienz 134,3 km - 19/04/2018  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2018

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) maintained the overall leadership with 15 seconds of advantage on Italian Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) and Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana). Chris Froome (Team Sky) is fourth overall at 0:16.

Stage 4:

Tour of the Alps Stage 4 Result:
1. Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana in 3:19:59
2. George Bennett (NZ) LottoNL-Jumbo at 0:06
3. Koen Bouwman (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo at 0:11
4. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
5. Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
6. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
7. Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana
8. Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
9. Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana
10. Chris Froome (GB) Sky.

Tour of the Alps Overall After Stage 4:
1. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ in 14:12:29
2. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Bahrain-Merida at 0:15
3. Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana
4. Chris Froome (GB) Sky at 0:16
5. Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates at 0:50
6. Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana at 1:06
7. George Bennett (NZ) LottoNL-Jumbo at 1:10
8. Ben O’Connor (Aus) Dimension Data at 1:36
9. Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Bardiani-CSF at 1:45
10. Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana at 1:55.

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