Santiago Buitrago flies to victory on stage four of Paris-Nice as Luke Plapp claims yellow

Mont Brouilly could prove decisive in overall battle in the Race to the Sun

Santiago Buitrago
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Santiago Buitrago flew to victory on stage four of Paris-Nice, as the Bahrain-Victorious rider attacked from a late move to triumph on Mont Brouilly.

His companion in the winning move, Luke Plapp (Jayco-AlUla), could not hang on on the final climb, but did take the yellow jersey, a good consolation prize.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.