Danny van Poppel breaks Jumbo-Visma stranglehold with Tour of Britain stage six victory

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider beat Ethan Vernon in ultra-close photo finish, with Olav Kooij fourth

Danny van Poppel at the 2023 Deutschland Tour 2023, stage four
Van Poppel at the Deutschland Tour, which he hopes will help him in the coming ToB stages
(Image credit: Christoph Koepsel / Getty Images)

Danny van Poppel (Bora-Hansgrohe) won stage six of the Tour of Britain, edging Ethan Vernon (Great Britain) into second place by just a tyre's width in Harlow, Essex.

Van Poppel's victory broke Jumbo-Visma's stranglehold on the race on what was the first day the Dutch team has not won. For Vernon, it was his fourth podium of the race.

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