Jakob Fuglsang triumphs on Tirreno-Adriatico stage five as Adam Yates extends overall lead

Adam Yates finishes second on the stage to extend his lead as Fuglsang wins from solo attack

Jakob Fuglsang wins stage five of the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Jakob Fuglsang won stage five of the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico, while Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) extended his lead ahead of Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) in the overall classification.

Fuglsang made it two in two for Astana following Alexey Lutsenko’s dramatic win yesterday, and, like his team-mate, based his victory on a long-range attack.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.