Kittel wins Tour de France stage four, Sagan retains lead

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Posted: Jul 05, 2016 11:11 AM

LIMOGES, France (Reuters) - German Marcel Kittel of the Etixx-Quick Step team won the fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 237.5-km ride from Saumur on Tuesday.

Kittel beat France's Bryan Coquard (Direct Energie) by less than a tire's length.

Slovak Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) was third and retained the overall leader's yellow jersey.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ken Ferris)