The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi94° Slight Chance Sprinkles

Tonight

Lo69° Decreasing Clouds

Tuesday

Hi90° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo66° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi88° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi85° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo65° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi91° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo68° Mostly Clear

Boom wins 5th stage of Tour as Froome crashes out

Send to Kindle
Print This

ARENBERG, France — Dutch rider Lars Boom won a chaotic, crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday marked by the withdrawal of defending champion Chris Froome after his second fall in two days.

Riders became wary of the stage full of cobblestone sections when the route was revealed last October, and their fears worsened when rain slicked the already treacherous path from Ypres, Belgium, to Arenberg-Porte du Hainaut.

View my options or Sign in