Stage 2 winner Isaac del Toro (UAE Team Emirates) retained the GC lead after yesterday’s bunch sprint finish. Stage 2 runner-up Corbin Strong (Israel-Premier Tech), is in second, 2 seconds down. Axiel Mariault (Cofidis) moved up to third after taking the maximum bonus time seconds in the two intermediate sprints yesterday,
20-year old Del Toro also tops the best young rider classification but he will be wearing the ochre jersey, Second-placed rider in the BYR classification, Laurence Pithie (Groupama-GDJ) will wear the white jersey in today’s stage.
Double stage winner Sam Welsford (BORA-hansgrohe) leads the points classification.
Luke Burns (Australia) went in the break two days in a row and leads the KOM classification. He intends to defend his polka-dot jersey.
Welcome to Cyclingnews’ live coverage of stage 4, from Murray Bridge to Port Elliot, of the Tour Down Under. The stage starts at 11:10am local time or 12:30am GMT and finishes roughly four hours later.