Henderson wins Eneco stage

Eurosport - Sat, 21 Aug 15:42:00 2010

Team Sky's Greg Henderson won the fourth stage of the Eneco Tour in a sprint finish in Roermond.

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The New Zealander beat Skil - Shimano's Kenny van Hummel†and his more heralded team-mate Edvald Boasson Hagen to the line at the end of a 214.4km trek from Sint-Lievens-Houtem in Belgium.

Germany's Tony Martin of HTC - Columbia retains a 10 second lead on general classification.

German champion Christian Knees was involved in a crash after 20km and was taken to the hospital where he received 15 stitches in his face.

Sunday's fifth stage of the Dutch-Belgian ProTour race takes the riders 204km from Roermond to Sittard.

Stage result

1. Greg Henderson (New Zealand / Team Sky) 4hrs 46mins 46secs

2. Kenny van Hummel (Netherlands / Skil - Shimano) same time

3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway / Team Sky)

4. Alex Rasmussen (Denmark / Saxo Bank)

5. Robbie McEwen (Australia / Katusha)

6. Juergen Roelandts (Belgium/Omega Pharma-Lotto)

7. Gert Steegmans (Belgium / RadioShack)

8. Elia Viviani (Italy / Liquigas)

9. Michael Van Staeyen (Belgium/Topsport Vlaanderen)

10. Allan Davis (Australia / Astana)

Overall standings

1. Tony Martin (Germany / HTC - Columbia) 18hrs 32mins 17secs

2. Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands / Rabobank) +10"

3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway / Team Sky) +1:24"

4. Svein Tuft (Canada / Garmin) +1:26"

5. Lars Boom (Netherlands / Rabobank) +1:32"

6. Richie Porte (Australia / Saxo Bank) +1:35"

7. Christian Knees (Germany / Milram) +1:37"

8. Dominique Cornu (Belgium / Skil - Shimano) +1:39"

9. Juergen Roelandts (Belgium/Omega Pharma-Lotto) +1:42"

10. Andreas Kloeden (Germany / RadioShack) +1:43"

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