Tom Dumoulin reclaims pink as Diego Ulissi solos to victory on Giro d'Italia stage four

The Italian attacked on the last climb of the stage and held of a chasing peloton on tough day at the Giro

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Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) booked himself in to a second stint in pink at the 2016 Giro d'Italia after finishing second behind stage winner Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) on a hard fought fourth day of the race.

Ulissi was able to exploit the difficult closing climbs of the 200km course to attack the 11-man breakaway group he made it into shortly after passing the 30km to go mark.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).