Lars Boom
Netherlands' Lars Boom, who represents Team Belkin Pro, battled through the rain to finish first.Getty Images

The sixth stage of the 2014 Tour de France requires participants to commence from the Northern French region of Arras and cover 121 mi (194km) to reach Reims on Thursday.

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The fifth stage of 2014 Tour de France witnessed Belkin Pro Team's Lars Boom register an astonishing victory as the Dutchman arrived within 03:18:35s at Arenberg Porte du Hainaut.

Meanwhile, British hopeful Chris Froome suffered his third crash in two days after going down twice in stage five. The Kenyan-born British professional, who represents Team Sky, fell twice after beginning from Ypres. The defending champion later opted out of the tournament due to injuries.

In the opening stage, Mark Cavendish of Omega Pharma-Quick Step damaged his ligament and dislocated his shoulder in the crash.

Meanwhile, Vincenzo Nibali held on to his Yellow Jersey after finishing third in stage, five behind his Astana teammate Jakob Fuglsang. The pair are currently on top of the individual classification stage separated by just two seconds.

Points classification leader Peter Sagan of team Cannondale retains the Green Jersey after finishing fourth in stage five. The Slovakian has currently amassed 185 points and is 50 points clear off Marcel Kittel in the overall standings.

Betting Odds(bwin)

Stage 6 Winner

  • Marcel Kittel:6/11
  • Andre Greipel: 8
  • Peter Sagan: 8
  • Arnaud Demare: 10
  • Alexander Kristoff: 14
  • Bryan Coquard: 14
  • Danny Van Poppel: 33