Fernando Gaviria finally gets a stage win at the Vuelta San Juan
Fernando Gaviria won the fourth stage of the Vuelta a San Juan in a bunch sprint that saw some of the main riders missing after large climb took its toll
The day had some climbing early on, a large group managed to escape, but was caught early on in the day. The strong winds made it a nervous day,, with some splits occuring that saw some riders miss out on the battle for the stage win.
In the last hour of racing things settled down and a bunch sprint was inevitable. It was a reduced peloton with some key sprinters missing. Filippo Ganna tried to everyone in the final kilometer sprinting early.
Behind, Fernando Gaviria launched his sprint using Ganna's slipstream coming round hime with Peter Sagan hot on his heels, with Ganna finishing third.
VIDEO: 2023 Vuelta San Juan Stage 4 Highlights
2023 Vuelta San Juan Stage 4 Top 10
1 GAVIRIA Fernando Movistar Team 4:35:28
2 SAGAN Peter TotalEnergies 0:00
3 GANNA Filippo INEOS Grenadiers 0:00
4 LAMPAERT Yves Soudal - Quick Step 0:00
5 MÄRKL Niklas Team DSM 0:00
6 RIVERA Brandon Smith INEOS Grenadiers 0:00
7 TIVANI German Nicolás Team Corratec 0:00
8 SIMMONS Quinn Trek - Segafredo 0:00
9 ROSAS Laureano Gremios por el Deporte – Cutral Co 0:00
10 VACEK Mathias Trek - Segafredo 0:00