Pete Kennaugh wins ahead of Ben Swift on Alpe d'Huez on Critérium du Dauphiné stage seven

Richie Porte increased his overall lead on Chris Froome after attacking on the final ascent to Alpe d'Huez

Pete Kennaugh wins stage seven of the Critérium du Dauphiné on Alpe d'Huez (ASO/A.Broadway)

Pete Kennaugh (Team Sky) took his second career win at the Critérium du Dauphiné on Alpe d'Huez on stage seven of the 2017 race, beating his former team-mate and fellow Brit Ben Swift (UAE Team Emirates) to the win.

Kennaugh and Swift had been part of a large breakaway group earlier in the day, and were able to distance their rivals on the slopes of the Col de Sarenne, the alternate route up towards the Alpe d'Huez ski resort.

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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).