Michael Matthews sprinted to victory in Revel in the 10th stage of the 2016 Tour de France. The crème-de-la-crème of an already-strong escape included several fast finishers, though with the help of two teammates, Bling held off the likes of Peter Sagan and Greg van Avermaet to record his maiden Tour win.
Three categorised climbs weren’t enough to prevent the Tour de France’s sixth stage from being something of a procession to the final kilometre, where Mark Cavendish edged out Marcel Kittel and emerged victorious in the bunch sprint. Yukiya Arashiro and Jan Barta formed the day’s two-man breakaway, though they were reeled in without having ever looked likely to upset the fast finishers.
Mark Cavendish continued his excellent start to the Tour de France on stage 3, recording his second win in three days. It initially looked like the Manx Missile had misfired in the bunch sprint, but his late surge proved sufficiently powerful to snatch glory from Andre Greipel on the line in Angers. It was otherwise an extremely quiet day, with all of the general classification riders crossing the line safely in the bunch.