Porte wear­ing yel­low jersey

The Queensland Times - - Sport -

CY­CLING: BMC’s Aussie rider Richie Porte took the race leader’s yel­low jersey off team­mate Ste­fan Kung as Ital­ian Diego Ulissi won the fifth stage of Switzer­land’s Tour de Suisse.

Home favourite Kung suf­fered over the fi­nal few kilo­me­tres of the 155km stage, which fea­tured three climbs, fin­ish­ing 3min 23sec down on Emi­rates team rider Ulissi.

In his fi­nal race be­fore July’s Tour de France, Porte sits atop the over­all stand­ings 20sec ahead of Sun­web’s two Dutch rid­ers Wilco Kel­der­man and Sam Oomen.

“All of the guys did their part to­day and I am so happy to have the jersey and keep it in the team,” Porte said.

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