Wout van Aert makes it four Tour of Britain stage wins and steals overall title from Ethan Hayter

The Belgian champion was quickest against two sprinting legends to claim a final-day GC win

Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert came past André Greipel in the closing metres to take stage eight of the Tour of Britain and with it secure the overall title.

The Jumbo-Visma man made it a staggering four wins in eight stages and his victory in Aberdeen meant that he picked up 10 bonus seconds, enough to overhaul his pre-stage four seconds deficit to Ethan Hayter at the summit of the race's overall standings.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.