Almeida wins in the fourth stage and keeps the yellow

The Portuguese achieved his second victory in the Tour of Poland after crossing the finish line ahead of Matej Mohoric (Bahrain) and Andrea Vendrame (AG2R).


Portuguese Joao Almeida (QuicK-Step) won the fourth stage of the Tour of Poland, a 159-kilometer route between Tarnów and Bukowina Resort, and keeps the leader's jersey.

The Portuguese cyclist, who has two victories in this race, entered the finish line ahead of the Slovenian Matej Mohoric (Bahrain) and the Italian Andrea Vendrame (AG2R), second and third, respectively.The peloton, where Almeida was located, neutralized a group that was escaping, from km 26.5, formed by the American Larry Warbasse (AG2R), the Hungarian Attila Valter (Groupama-FDJ), the Belgian Edward Theuns, 12 km from the finish line. (Trek-Segafredo) and the Italian Marco Canola (Gazprom) .

Joao Almeida leads the general classification ahead of Slovenian Matej Mohoric, Italian Diego Ulissi and Pole Michal Kwiatkowski, with an advantage of 8, 14 and 21 seconds, respectively.

This Friday the fifth stage between Chocholów and Bielsko-Biala will be held, with a route of 172.8 km, a mountain day with three first-class passes that will mark the differences and where Joao Almeida can sentence the Tour of Poland.

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