André Greipel denies wrongdoing after being relegated in Tour of Britain finale

Elia Viviani awarded stage eight win after judges relegate the German.

(Image credit: Larry Hickmott2015)

After being stripped of his second stage victory in the Tour of Britain for an “irregular sprint” in Sunday's London finale, André Greipel insisted that he did not deliberately block Sky's Elia Viviani.

The Italian inherited the stage victory after commissaires ruled that Greipel deviated from his line in the closing metres on Regent Street.

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