Tour de France stage 5: Andre Greipel storms to victory

It was eerily apt that the Tour de France resembled a funeral cortège on the day it weaved its way through the battlefields of the two World Wars en route to stage five’s finish in Amiens. Battered by rain and wind, only Andre Greipel and his Lotto-Soudal teammates will look back upon this as a day to remember, as he surged to win a late bunch sprint under the sombre skies of northern France.
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