Groenewegen wins Tour stage seven as Ciccone retains yellow jersey

Groenewegen wins Tour stage seven as Ciccone retains yellow jersey
Cycling - Tour de France - The 230-km Stage 7 from Belfort to Chalon-sur-Saone - July 12, 2019 - Team Jumbo-Visma rider Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands celebrates winning the stage. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes -
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CHALONSURSAONE, France (Reuters) – Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen won the seventh stage of the Tour de France in a bunch sprint after a pancake-flat 230-km ride from Belfort on Friday.

The Jumbo-Visma rider beat Australian Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) and Slovak Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) into second and third, respectively.

Italian Giulio Ciccone (Trek Segafredo) retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey.

Saturday’s eighth stage is a 200-km ride from Macon to St Etienne.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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