Tour de France: Greipel runs out of power in Limoges

In the third bunch sprint of the 2016 Tour de France the Lotto-Soudal team seemed to have done a perfect lead-out for their sprinter André Greipel, but once the sprint got underway he ran out of gas. While Greipel was blown backwards on the uphill stretch to the finish line it was his compatriot Marcel Kittel (Etixx-QuickStep) who stormed to his first stage win this year.

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