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Tour de San Luis: German Tivani wins stage five as big crash hampers peloton

Tour de San Luis: German Tivani wins stage five as big crash hampers peloton

Argentina celebrates 1-2-3 on podium on stage five of the Tour de San Luis; Eduardo Sepulveda retains overall lead but several names out of top 10 after crash Tour de San Luis 2016 German Tivani (Argentina) won stage five of the 2016 Tour de San Luis in Argentina on Friday, with a huge crash in the peloton injuring a number of riders.

Tivani out-sprinted double Tour de San Luis overall winner Daniel Diaz (Delko Marseille Provence KTM) to take the honours.

Making it an all-Argentina top three, Emiliano Ibarra (Sindicato de Empleados Publicos de San Juan) finished just behind the lead pair in third. Team Sky sprinter Elia Viviani – riding for Italy in the race – brought home the peloton for fourth place.

Stage four winner Eduardo Sepulveda (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) retained the overall race lead, sitting three seconds ahead of Dayer Quintana (Movistar). Dayer’s older brother, Nairo, moves up to third at 42 seconds. Clasificación etapa 5 / Stage 5 classification: 1. Germán Tivani 2. Dani Díaz 3. Emiliano Ibarra #TourdeSanLuis pic.twitter.com/fP9ucEpiJd — Tour de San Luis (@TourSanLuis) January 22, 2016 Tivani, Diaz and Ibarra had all been part of the day’s escape group alongside Ramiro Cabrera (Uruguay). The latter […]

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