Bauke Mollema (Belkin), after the attack of escape, has won the fourth stage of the Tour of Norway. Maciej Paterski (CCC Polsat Polkowice) finished in 7 place.
The penultimate stage of the Tour of Norway led from Brumunddal to Lillehammer and its length was 196 km. The fourth stage also ran in a slightly hilly terrain with a fairly long uphill in the last kilometers of the route rounds around Lillehammer , which is a uphill riders defeated twice.
The next day the race was for the riders ‘orange’ very busy , because the main goal was to keep the second position by Maciek Paterskiego . The cyclists rode this stage is particularly active in the last kilometers of the route, when the peloton defeated driveway on rounds around Lillehammer . Very good ” job ” done today, Marek Rutkiewicz , who at the last congress tried to tighten Maciek escaping Paterskiego to four riders . And so he said at the finish of the stage in Lillehammer : We expected today such a scenario stage. From the beginning stage ‘re watching what they did riders Belkin and UHC . Unfortunately, in the last round we ran literally 50 meters to Maciek Paterski began to escape the four players who reached the finish line first. We tried to catch them together with ” Bronek ” ( Samoilau ) and two riders from the IAM , but had not enough strength and minimum run to ensure that our chase was effective – ended Marek Rutkiewicz .