Tony Martin's emotional rollercoaster ends with yellow jersey at last

Perfectly timed attack sees German star wear yellow for the first time in a much-decorated career

Tony Martin wins stage four of the 2015 Tour de France

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Tony Martin's rollercoaster ride in this year's Tour de France ended when he motored away from the peloton and won the cobbled fourth stage to Cambrai, France. Making it even sweeter, the German took over the race lead from Chris Froome (Sky) and pulled on the yellow jersey for the first time in his career.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.