Tour de France: Dan Martin pulls away on Mûr-de-Bretagne to win stage six

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• Irish UAE-Team Emirates rider holds off Pierre Latour
• GC contenders Romain Bardet and Tom Dumoulin lose time

Ireland’s Dan Martin attacked to claim stage victory on the steep finish to Mûr-de-Bretagne in the sixth stage of the 2018 Tour de France. Martin, whose climbing punch on the steepest hills, made him one of the pre-stage favourites, held off a last ditch pursuit from the French rider Pierre Latour, a teammate of Romain Bardet, who was third overall in the 2017 Tour.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in Mûr-de-Bretagne
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