Britain’s Mark Cavendish won his first stage at the Tour de France in five years after a thrilling sprint finale to stage four in Brittany.
Cavendish produced a stunning sprint to finish ahead of Nacer Bouhanni and Jasper Philipsen.
Dutch rider Mathieu van der Poel retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey.
The win came at the end of a race which featured a riders’ protest after Monday’s crash-affected stage three.
Geraint Thomas and 2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic were among those involved in crashes, and on Tuesday riders came to a stop for a minute shortly after the rollout from Redon before beginning a go-slow ride for the first 10km.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Cavendish now moves to within three victories of Eddy Merckx’s all-time record of 34 stage wins.
More to follow.