FILM FROM STEP 6: Bitam-Oyem (107 km)
PELOTON GROUPE - Despite some attempts by Cameroonian riders, the peloton remains compact during the first 10 kilometers.
CLASSIFICATION CLIMBER 1 - 1. Tesfom. 2. Areruya. 3. Busato
FIRST EXCLUSIVE - At km 13, 3 runners escape: Frapporti (Androni-Giocattoli), Temesgen Buru (Ethiopia) and Julius (Pro Touch). They are followed at 15 '' by 4 riders: Mansouri (Algeria), Tella (Cameroon), Yarbanga (Burkina) and Ebrahim (Ethiopia). The peloton at 25 ''.
THE DIRECT ENERGY LEAVES NOTHING TO GO - At km 16, the quartet in counterattack is taken over by the peloton led by the men of the yellow jersey. The 3 leading riders are 20 '' ahead of the pack.
THE INCREASED DIFFERENCE - Mottier (Vital Concept-B & B Hotels) tried to come back on the 3 leading riders. Faced with the speed of these, he stops his effort. The peloton is pointed at 1'40 '' at km 18.
INTERMEDIATE SPRINT 1 - 1. Julius. 2. Frapporti. 3. Buru
AVERAGE HOUR - The first hour of racing was run in 44.9 km / h
THE 3 ECHAPPES INCREASE THEIR ADVANCE - 50 km from the finish, the gap is now 3'05 ''
INTERMEDIATE SPRINT 2 - 1. Julius. 2. Buru. 3. Frapporti
THE ACCELERATED PLATOON - 40 km from the finish, the peloton starts to regain ground on the 3 escaped: + 2'45 ''
CLASSIFICATION CLIMBER 2 - 1. Busato. 2. Buru. 3. Julius
THE PELOTON GRAPPILLE - At 16 km from the finish, the men of Direct Energie and those of Vital Concept - B & B Hotels continue to catch up: + 1'25 ''
INTERMEDIATE SPRINT 3 - 1. Julius. 2. Buru. 3. Frapporti
CLASSIFICATION CLIMBER 3 - 1. Busato. 2. Buru. 3. Julius
EYOB OUT OF THE PILOT - Eritrean Eyob tries to get back on the 3 leading riders but he is quickly taken over by the peloton. The gap has dropped to 40 ''
COMBINED 3 KILOMETERS OF THE ARRIVAL - The platoon swallows the escaped just before the line.
GREIPEL'S FIRST - André Greipel rules the peloton in the sprint and wins his first victory in this tropical race. Niccolo Bonifazio 7 of the stage and keeps his yellow leader's jersey.