Kelderman on Porte's radar as Tour de Suisse hots up

Wilco Kelderman (Sunweb) on the podium

Despite starting the Tour de Suisse with just 11 days of racing in his legs Wilco Kelderman ( Team Sunweb ) continues to impress with a valiant display on the first mountain stage of the race. The Dutchman finished fourth, in the same time as stage winner Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates), to move up to third overall, 20 seconds down on Richie Porte's (BMC Racing) overall lead. Kelderman was supported by several teammates on the final climb to the summit at Leukerbad, with teammate Sam Oomen also making the main GC group that splintered off the front of the peloton in the closing stages. Kelderman and Oomen remained in contention when Mikel Landa launched a dangerous attack 6.8km from the summit and were still well-placed when the leaders caught Landa with the line in sight. Kelderman may have been edged out for the win and the resulting bonus seconds ...

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