Tour de France: Perfect day for Van Avermaet

With a tremendous effort in a long breakaway Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) captured the victory in Le Lioran and also took over the yellow jersey on stage 5 of the 2016 Tour de France from Limoges to Le Lioran, a mountain resort in the Massif Central. The Belgian rider completed the final 17 kilometres of the medium mountains stage solo, riding away from his final breakaway companion, compatriot Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal).

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