July 21, 2019
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Elia Viviani takes stage 4, Alaphillipe retains yellow jersey

Nancy, France, Jul 9 (efe-epa).- Elia Viviani of Italy has won stage 4 of the Tour de France on Tuesday.

"I'm pretty happy, that means a lot for me," said the 30-year-old cyclist following his first victory at the Tour. "It was the big goal of the year."

It was the second consecutive win for team Quick Step after Julian Alaphilippe took stage 3 on Monday.

The 213.5-kilometer route from Reims to Nancy took the riders through the vineyards of France’s Champagne region and was well suited to the sprinters among the pack.

Norway's Alexander Kristoff finished the stage second, followed by Caleb Ewan of Australia.

Natnael Berhane and Pierre-Luc Périchon crashed 50 kms into the race but managed to get back on track.

Tony Gallopin, Serge Pauwels, Patrick Konrad, Christophe Laporte and Gianni Moscon crashed not long after the halfway mark and also managed to get back on their bikes.

Tuesday's events keep Alaphilippe in the yellow jersey as the leader of the general classification.

Stage 5 will place the riders on hillier terrain and see them taking on a 175.5-km route from Saint-Dié-des-Vosges to Colmar. EFE-EPA

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