Marcel Kittel’s Tour de France chances on the rise after good result in Rund um Köln

Marcel Kittel's chances of riding the Tour de France and challenging Mark Cavendish (Etixx-QuickStep), Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) in the sprints have been given a much needed boost by his sixth place in Sunday's Rund um Köln one-day race in Germany.

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