Merlier stole Coquard’s wallet, thinking he had won the AlUla Tour


He French Cofidis cyclist Bryan Coquard pointed out after crossing the finish line, as if to say that he was the first to cross the finish line by cFourth stage of the AlUla Tour142.2 kilometers, in between Hegra and Maraya.

A profile of the day that lent itself to the fate of the day being decided by the sprint, although the outcome was more difficult for more than they expected, as it got a bit high at times.

He Belgian Tim Merlier He was the first to launch a long sprint from a distance, on the right side of the road; movement seen by the French coward and quickly went down the corridor Soudal on the left side. Coquard’s progress was great, placing himself behind Merlier.

Both runners came hard, to the point that coward He celebrated the victory, but then technology gave Merlier the win, his second win of the season in four days of competition and his 36th as a professional.

A victory that also allows him to be the leader of the race, waiting for the fifth stage that already shows a profile designed for cyclists who better defend themselves uphill.

The first classified Spanish cyclist is Carlos Canal13th, with two Movistar Team riders in the top 13, he and David Cimolai7th.

Source: La Verdad


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