Tour de France: Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7

France's Yoann Offredo, center, and France's Stephane Rossetto, ride breakeway during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 ki

France's Yoann Offredo, center, and France's Stephane Rossetto, ride breakeway during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 ki

Riders pass by a corn field during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 kilometers (142,9 miles) with start in Belfort and fi

Riders pass by a corn field during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 kilometers (142,9 miles) with start in Belfort and fi

The pack rides during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 kilometers (142,9 miles) with start in Belfort and finish in Chalo

The pack rides during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 230 kilometers (142,9 miles) with start in Belfort and finish in Chalo

Italy's Giulio Ciccone wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey rides in the pack during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 2

Italy's Giulio Ciccone wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey rides in the pack during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 2

CHALON-SUR-SAONE, France (AP) — Dylan Groenewegen won the longest stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as Giulio Ciccone kept the yellow jersey on Friday.

The Dutch sprinter edged Australian rival Caleb Ewan and former world champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia to claim his fourth career stage win of the Tour.

Squeezed between the crossing of the Vosges and Massif Central mountains, the 230-kilometer trek took the peloton from Belfort to Chalon-sur-Saone in central-east France.

A Tour de France rookie, Ciccone seized the yellow jersey on Thursday following a long breakaway during the race's first mountain stage.

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