Tour du Poitou Charentes
Stage 4: Availles Limouzine - L'Isle Jourdain - Stage Details

Canadian time trial and road race champion Svein Tuft has moved into second position overall on the penultimate day of the Tour du Poitou-Charentes.

Tuft finished second in the stage four individual time trial this afternoon to move him from 49th on bunch time, to the podium position.

Sylvain Chavanel (IAM) won the 23.4km race against the clock to take the overall lead by 47seconds heading into the final day of racing.

“We were really happy with Svein’s ride,” sport director David McPartland said.

“He has been riding strong all week and he is one of the guys who works so hard for the team so it’s nice for him to be able to ride for himself.

Read the full stage 4 report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) - IAM Cycling 0:29:04
2 Svein Tuft (CAN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:44
3 Cyril Lemoine (FRA) - Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:00:58
4 Stephen Cummings (GBR) - BMC Racing Team 0:01:13
5 Martin Elmiger (SWI) - IAM Cycling 0:01:15
6 Alex Dowsett (GBR) - Movistar Team ST
7 Jérémy Roy (FRA) - Fdj.fr ST
8 Arnaud Gerard (FRA) - Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:01:25
9 Jan Bakelants (BEL) - Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team 0:01:38
10 Victor Campenaerts (BEL) - Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise 0:01:41
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
2 Svein Tuft (CAN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:44
16 Damien Howson (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:01
20 Michael Hepburn (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:12
30 Jens Mouris (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:26
38 Luke Durbridge (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:33
55 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:03:09