Davide Cimolai takes Tour of Catalunya stage six in dramatic finish
Davide Cimolai (Lampre–Merida) took stage six of the Tour of Catalunya in a storming finish.
Cimolai triumphed in the sprint to the finish after Cameron Meyer of Dimension Data was caught in the final burst from the decisive breakaway.
The Italian gave Lampre-Merida their first victory of the season, beating Nikias Arndt, Tosh van der Sande and Simon Gerrans in a frantic finish.
The race concludes on Sunday with a 136km stage around Barcelona's Montjuic region.
Stage six results
1. Davide Cimolai (Lampre-Merida) 4:35.13
2. Nikias Arndt (Giant-Alpecin)
3. Tosh van der Sande (Lotto Soudal)
Lampre's Italian rider Davide Cimolai is kissed on the podium as he celebrates after winning the sixth stage of the 96th Volta CatalunyaAFP
1. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) 23:07.41
2. Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) +0:07
3. Richie Porte (BMC) +0:17