Gianni Meersman wins Tour of Romandy stage one

Gianni Meersman wins Tour de Romandie 2013 stage one

Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Gianni Meersman sprinted to win the opening road stage of this year's Tour of Romandy in Renens this afternoon as Britain's Chris Froome retained his overall lead.

Meersman followed the right wheels and then timed his sprint to perfection to beat Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Leopard) and Roberto Ferrari (Lampre-Merida).

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