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Tour of Guangxi - Stage 5 Results
By Mark Sharon
Date: 10/23/2017
Tour of Guangxi - Stage 5 Results
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October 23, 2017

Gree - Tour of Guangxi (2.UWT)

Dylan Groenewegen takes stage five in Guilin but the bunch sprint left Tim Wellens' overall lead intact

Lotto Soudal's Tim Wellen leads the Tour of Guangxi by a margin of six seconds over Bauke Mollema (Trek - Segafredo) with Nicholas Roche 11 seconds back.

The stage went to Dylan Groenwegen ahead of Fernando Gavira, winner of the opening three stages, with Magnus Cort Nielsen third.

The day's action featured a three man breakaway featuring Daniel Oss (BMC), William Clarke (CDT) & Fabricio Ferrari (Caja Rural). the trio enjoyed a lead that took them out to 5'40 before the idling bunch stepped on the gas. They were finally caught with 25km to go by a peloton that been whittled down to 70 riders.

With 3km to go it was Quick Step, LottoNL-Jumbo and Lotto-Soudal in charge of affairs, a battle won by Lotto-Soudal come the finale.

Stage 5 Route

Results - Stage 5 and GC

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