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Simon Clarke of Israel Premier Tech won Stage 5 of the Tour de France in a photo finish after a 157-km run from Lille to Arenberg featuring 20 km of cobbled mining roads on Wednesday.

Belgium’s Wout van Aert of Jumbo retained his overall leader’s yellow jersey despite a nasty fall, but his teammate Primoz Roglic lost around two minutes to defending champion and fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar.

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