Daniel Martinez win Critérium du Dauphiné after Roglic abandons race

Dani Martinez (EF Pro Cycling) snatched overall victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné after a day of constant attacking and drama in the Alpine climbs around Megeve

American Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma) emerged the strongest to win the 153 km stage with over 4,300m of climbing after his team leader Primoz Roglic abandoned with injuries after his stage 4 crash. Kuss fought all day to stay in contention in the breakaway and then attacked in the final kilometres. His win gave Jumbo-Visma their 17th victory of the 2020 season.

Daniel Martinez finished 27 seconds behind Kuss and it was enough to secure him the winner's yellow jersey.

Behind a desperate Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) tried to pull back Martinez but finished 1m 2s behind Kuss, some 29 seconds behind on the line.

Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) dug deep to hold onto third place overall, 41 seconds behind.

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VIDEO: Criterium du Dauphine Stage 5 Highlights

Criterium du Dauphine Stage 5 Top 10

1 Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma 3:58:39
2 Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:00:27
3 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:30
4 Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Team Ineos 0:00:45
5 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:00:51
6 Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
7 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:01:02
8 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:01:04
9 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 0:01:06
10 Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic

Criterium du Dauphine GC after Stage 5

1 Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling 21:44:58
2 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:00:29
3 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:00:41
4 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:56
5 Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Astana Pro Team 0:01:38
6 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 0:01:43
7 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:02:07
8 Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:02:14
9 Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:02:49
10 Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:02:55

 
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