France’s Coquard wins Tour Down Under 4th stage; Vine leads

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — French cyclist Bryan Coquard has won the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under for his first-ever World Tour win while Australia’s Jay Vine retained the overall tour lead by 15 seconds with one stage remaining. Coquard is a lightweight sprinter who has had 49 wins in a decade-long career but had never won on the World Tour until he cleared out near the finish to claim the 133-kilometer (82-mile) fourth stage by a margin of about 40 meters.

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