German sprinter Andre Greipel (HTC-Columbia) racked up his second win of the 2010 Eneco Tour in Heers, Belgium, on Monday.

Stage two winner Greipel took advantage of Team Sky’s lead-out for Edvald Boasson Hagen by jumping past the Sky sprinter to take the win. Jurgen Roelandts (Omega Pharma-Lotto) finished second, with Boasson Hagen third.

Earlier Greipel had fought hard to stay with the lead group over the Mur de Huy.

Greipel’s HTC-Columbia team-mate Tony Martin finished eighth on the stage to safely maintain his lead in the overall classification. Dutchman Koos Moerenhout (Rabobank) is the only rider within a minute of Martin, at 11 seconds.

Tomorrow’s conlcuding stage of the 2010 ProTour-ranked Eneco Tour is a 16.9km individual test against the clock – Martin must rank as one of the favourites for the stage win and it’s hard to see anyone usurping his position in the leader’s jersey.

RESULTS

Eneco Tour 2010, stage six: Bilzen to Heers, 205.6km

1. Andre Greipel (Ger) HTC-Columbia


2. Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto

3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Sky at same time.

Overall classification after stage six

1. Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Columbia


2. Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank at 11secs

3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Sky at 1-22

Andre Greipel wins stage six, Eneco Tour 2010

Andre Greipel takes his second stage win

Stage winner Andre Greipel and overall leader Tony Martin, Eneco Tour 2010



Overall leader Tony Martin (right) congratulates team-mate Andre Greipel on the stage win

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