Michael Matthews beats Peter Sagan to Tour de France stage 10 win

The Australian took his maiden Tour stage win out of a small breakaway group that got away after the major mountain pass of the stage

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Michael Matthews (Orica-BikeExchange) took the stage 10 victory at the Tour de France, after beating Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) in a sprint finish in Revel from a small breakaway group.

It's the Australian's first win at the Tour de France, having taken stages at the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España in his career, and the first for Orica at this year's race.

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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).