Jonathan Milan wins from gruelling bunch sprint on stage four of Tirreno-Adriatico

Italian pips Jasper Philipsen on the line to take the race lead

Jonathan Milan wins at Tirreno-Adriatico
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Lidl-Trek sprinter Jonathan Milan dashed to victory in a tough uphill finale on stage four of Tirreno-Adriatico.

Stomping through a big gear, and still seated in the saddle, the Italian beat Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck) on the bike throw, with Corbin Strong (Israel-Premier Tech) finishing third. The sprinters spoiled the parade of Jonas Abrahamsen (Uno-X), who almost lasted to the line as the only remnant of the day's early breakaway. 

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.