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Yates takes time on Roglic before ITT as Fuglsang takes stage

Astana's Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang crossed the line alone to win the fifth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race on Sunday with Britain's Adam Yates holding the leader's blue jersey

Yates of Mitchelton-Scott team finished 40sec behind Fuglsang with Slovenian Primoz Roglic of Team Jumbo-Visma third on 56sec.

The three riders are fighting for victory in the race across Italy which finishes on Tuesday.

Sunday's hilly stage covered 180km with sharp ascents including the Muro di San Pietro which has a maximum 20 percent gradient.

Stage Results Top 10

1 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team 04:39:32
2 Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 00:00:40
3 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 00:00:56
4 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb 00:01:39
5 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 00:01:53
6 Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky 00:01:57
7 Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo 00:02:09
8 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 00:02:12
9 Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal
10 Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First 

GC after Stage 5

1 Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 20:33:48
2 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 00:00:25
3 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team 00:00:35
4 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb 00:01:55
5 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep 00:02:34
6 Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky 00:02:39
7 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 00:02:46
8 Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb 00:02:58
9 Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First 00:03:03
10 Rui Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates 00:03:26

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