Durbridge triumphs in Poitou-Charentes

Luke Durbridge won the Tour du Poitou-Charentes but a dramatic finish saw Francisco Ventoso take the fifth and final stage.

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Luke Durbridge (Imago)

Ventoso (Movistar Team) beat Thomas Voeckler (Team Europcar) by a matter of millimetres on the line in Poitiers.

However, after the 188.8km stage from Melle, it was 21-year-old Durbridge who won the Tour for Orica-GreenEdge.

The 2009 junior world champion finished six seconds ahead of France's Jeremy Roy (BigMat).

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