Jens Voigt wins Tour of California stage five from late attack

Jens Voigt, Tour Down Under 2013

Jens Voigt (RadioShack-Leopard) put in a stinging late attack to take a solo win on stage five of the 2013 Tour of California on Thursday.

Forty-one-year-old Voigt had been part of a lead group containing the majority of the race's main protagonists after sharp crosswinds had split the bunch. The German launched one of his trademark late attacks within the final five kilometres and built up enough momentum to stay away.

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