Elmiger surprised by fourth Swiss national title

Martin Elmiger (IAM Cycling)

Martin Elmiger (IAM Cycling) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)

Martin Elmiger's fourth national Swiss road race title was the first for his IAM Cycling team, which makes its Tour de France debut on Saturday. Elmiger, who had previously won in 2001, 2005 and 2010, proved too fast against Michael Albasini (Orica-GreenEdge) and Steve Morabito (BMC) in a three man sprint finish, after 198km of racing.

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