Thomas Voeckler wins Dauphine stage six as Chris Froome holds on to lead

Thomas Voeckler wins, Criterium du Dauphine 2013, stage six

Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) took his first win of the season on the sixth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine, outclassing his three rivals from the day's break in a sprint finish into Grenoble. 

The Frenchman took advantage of a toothless challenge from two Astana riders, Igor Silin and Kevin Seeldraeyers, and Movistar's Jesus Herrada, who failed to make their numerical superiority count over the former Tour yellow jersey. 

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