Chris Froome takes breakaway victory on Tour de Romandie stage four

Nairo Quintana retains overall lead after a hard fought affair on a mountainous day in the Swiss race

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) turned a bad week around at the 2016 Tour de Romandie, taking the stage victory on the summit finish of stage four after joining a breakaway earlier in day with Tejay van Garderen (BMC).

Race leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar) held on to his overall lead, finishing among the main contenders on the stage behind his Tour de France rival.

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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).