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Stannard wins Tour of Britain seventh stage, Alaphilippe retains overall lead


  • Cycling
  • Sunday, 9 Sep 2018

(Reuters) - Team Sky's Ian Stannard claimed a stunning solo victory in the seventh stage of the Tour of Britain on Saturday, while Julian Alaphilippe retained his overall lead.

Briton Stannard battled clear of German Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin) in the final phase of the 215-kilometre ride from West Bridgford to Mansfield as he recorded his second career stage win at the Tour of Britain, adding to his stage-three victory at the 2016 event.

   

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