Wout van Aert powers to sprint victory on Tour de France 2020 stage five

The Belgian made it two in two for Jumbo-Visma after outsprinting Cees Bol to the line

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Wout van Aert took Jumbo-Visma's second consecutive win of the Tour de France 2020 after sprinting to victory on stage five.

The Belgian beat Cees Bol to the line after a long lead-out from Team Sunweb. Van Aert, sitting on Bol's wheel, was able to power past him and beat him to the line at the finish in Privas with a powerful effort.

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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.

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