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Tour de Suisse stage 4 Live – The first summit finish test

RUSCHLIKON, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 11: Thibau Nys of Belgium and Team Lidl - Trek celebrates at finish line as stage winner ahead of (L-R) Alberto Bettiol of Italy and Team EF Education-EasyPost and Stephen Williams of The United Kingdom and Team Israel - Premier Tech during the 87th Tour de Suisse 2024, Stage 3 a 161.7m stage from Steinmaur to Ruschlikon / #UCIWT / on June 11, 2024 in Ruschlikon, Switzerland. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)


Three minutes for the breakaway currently.

140km to go

The peloton has let the eight-man move go and that’s our breakaway.

Silvan Dillier (Alpecin-Deceuninck), Torstein Træen (Bahrain Victorious), Bryan Coquard (Cofidis), Michael Matthews (Jayco-AlUla), Roland Thalmann (Tudor), Jan Sommer (Switzerland), Lilian Calmejane, Gerben Kuypers (Intermarché-Wanty) are in the move.

150km to go

The attacking group has around 25 seconds on the peloton currently.

Silvan Dillier, Bryan Coquard, Lilian Calmejane, Michael Matthews among those trying to get away.

It’s a flat run all the way to the final two climbs of the day.

A larger group now attempting to make a move on the flat ground.

160km to go

Vervaeke now off the front with Soudal-QuickStep teammate Gil Gelders as well as Jayco-AlUla’s Felix Engelhardt and Q36.5’s Matteo Badilatti.

Vervaeke leads the way over the top followed bt Badilatti and Alexey Lutsenko.

The riders taking on an early third-category climb at Albipass.

Lots of attacks going at the start here, including the likes of Louis Vervaeke, Jesus Herrada, and Matteo Badilatti.

Timo Kielich (Alpecin-Deceuninck) was the only non-starter today.

171km to go

Nairo Quintana’s crash came on stage 2, the same day as Emanuel Buchmann crashed out, breaking his collarbone and hip.

No further abandons reported yet this morning.

164 riders finished yesterday’s stage with Nairo Quintana the only abandon due to a crash and broken hand.

We’re around half an hour from the start of stage 4.

Tour de Suisse: Thibau Nys continues run of results with stage 3 victory

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