Dan Martin 'disappointed' with second in Tour de France stage eight

Irishman was among the favourites for the stage but found himself boxed in and unable to attack

Dan Martin (Cannondale-Garmin) finishes stage eight of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Ireland’s Dan Martin was left frustrated by his second place finish on the eighth stage of the Tour de France today. The Cannondale-Garmin rider put in a strong attack on the finishing climb at Mûr de Bretagne to finish second behind Frenchman Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r-La Mondiale), but said he would have gone sooner if only he’d had the chance.

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