Greg Van Avermaet takes stage four as Chris Lawless wins the Tour de Yorkshire 2019

Chris Lawless finished second on the day to claim the overall win

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Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) won stage four of the Tour de Yorkshire as Chris Lawless claimed the overall victory for a first stage race win for Team Ineos.

The Brit followed Van Avermaet's wheel to the line to protect his six second lead over the Belgian, as they finished in a group of three alongside Eddie Dunbar (Team Ineos).

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