Groves wins back-to-back stages of cycling’s Tour of Spain

August 31, 2023 11:09 am in by
Gympie professional cyclist Kaden Groves (in green jersey) with team mates after winning stage 5 of the Tour of Spain. (supplied by Team Alpecin-Deceuninck)

Gympie’s Kaden Groves has won consecutive stages of cycling’s Tour of Spain.

Groves won today’s stage 5 by half a bike length despite two of his team mates crashing three kilometres from the finish.

The 24 year-old is the first Australian to win a stage of the tour while wearing the green jersey for the best sprinter.

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He now has a lead of 60 points in the race for the green jersey after winning stage 4 in a sprint finish on Wednesday.