Alex Peters moves into Tour de Normandie lead

British rider Alex Peters Takes race lead in Tour de Normandie despite crash in finale of penultimate stage

Alex Peters, Tour de Normandie 2015

Britain's Alex Peters (SEG Racing) moved into the Tour de Normandie race lead in Martinvast this afternoon, despite missing out on the chance to win its penultimate stage following a final corner crash.

Peters was visibly upset not to have claimed the biggest win of his career to date at the end of a 169.5-kilometre stage held in wet and windy conditions.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.