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TOUR’22 Stage 11: Jumbo Attacks The Alps – Victorious Vingegaard Claims Yellow!

TOUR’22 Stage 11: Jumbo Attacks The Alps – Victorious Vingegaard Claims Yellow!

Tour Stage 11 Report: Attack, attack and attack was the order of the day on stage 11 for the Jumbo-Visma team. The yellow jersey of…

Wednesday, Jul 13

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Tour Stage 11 Report: Attack, attack and attack was the order of the day on stage 11 for the Jumbo-Visma team. The yellow jersey of Tadej Pogačar had been softened up for the big attack from Jonas Vingegaard to solo to the top of the Col du Granon for the stage win and the overall lead. The final K of stage 10 Stage and yellow for Jonas Vingegaard Jonas Vingegaard won a spectacular mountain stage in the Tour de France finishing on the Col du Granon and seized power in the general classification. The Dane was the first to the top of the steep Alpine climb after an extremely entertaining stage of 151 kilometres, in which Jumbo-Visma repeatedly attacked. Tadej Pogačar cracked 4 kilometres from the top and lost more than 2 minutes and his yellow jersey went to Vingegaard. Would Tadej Pogačar hold onto the yellow jersey today? Tour boss, Christian Prudhomme describes the route: “None of the contenders for the yellow jersey can afford a slip-up today. The climbs are tightly packed, starting with the Montvernier hairpins, then continuing with the crossing of the Télégraphe and Galibier passes. After passing through Serre-Chevalier, 10 kilometres of climbing at an average of more than 9% remain to reach the 2,413-metre Col du Granon, which was the Tour’s highest finishing point for 25 years.” Stage 11 route

Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel shot out of the starting blocks as if it was a cyclo-cross race. Immediately, the […]

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