Highlights Stage 1 of 2021 Tour de France: Brest - Landerneau
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12:30 PMa month ago

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12:19 PMa month ago

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The second day of competition will once again have some passes, which may not demand too much from the riders and may be feasible for those who escape. First there will be four categorized climbs (fourth category); in the last 20 kilometers there will be a third category pass with bonus and there will be another uphill finish, on the Mûr-De-Bretagne Guerlédan, also third category.
12:16 PMa month ago

🔟👥 Teams Ranking

This is how the teams ranking is going:
Teams Ranking
Pos. Team Time
1 Jumbo Visma 13h 57'44"
2 Astana - Premier Tech m.t.
3 Team BikeExchange + 00'25"
4 Trek Segafredo + 00'38"
5 Bahrain Victorious + 00'41"
6 Deceunink - Quick Step + 01'28"
7 EF Education - Nippo + 01'36"
8 Ineos Grenadiers + 02'08"
9 Movistar Team + 03'17"
10 Team DSM + 03'25"
12:12 PMa month ago

🔟⬜ Youth's Ranking

This is how the youth's ranking is going:
Youth's Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 04h 39'13"
2 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) m.t.
3 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) m.t.
4 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) m.t.
5 Lucas Hamilton (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 00'30"
6 Brent Van Moer (Belgium / Lotto Soudal) + 00'38"
7 Mark Donovan (Great Britain / Team DSM) + 01'41"
8 Joris Nieuwenhuis (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 01'41"
9 Stefan Bissegger (Switzerland / EF Educatrion - Nippo) + 01'41"
10 Nils Eekhoff (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 01'49"
12:06 PMa month ago

🔟⬜🟥 Mountain Ranking

This is how the mountain classification is going:
Mountain Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 3
2 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  2
3 Anthony Perez (France / Cofidis) 2
4 Victor Campenaerts (Belgium / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
5 Danny van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
6 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 1
12:00 PMa month ago

🔟🟩 Points Ranking

This is how the general classification by points is going:
Points ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  50
2 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 43
3 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 20
4 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) 20
5 Jack Haig (Australia / Bahrain Victorious) 18
6 Caleb Ewan (Australia / Lotto Soudal) 17
7 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 16
8 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) 15
9 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 14
10 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) 12
11:53 AMa month ago

🔟🟨 General Classification

This is how the general classification is going:
General classification
Pos. Rider (País / Team) Time
1 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  04h 38'55"
2 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 00'12"
3 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) + 00'14"
4 Jack Haig (Australia / Bahrain Victorious) + 00'18"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 00'18"
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) + 00'18"
7 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) + 00'18"
8 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 00'18"
9 Bauke Mollema (Netherlands / Trek - Segafredo) + 00'18"
10 Geraint Thomas (Great Britain / Ineos Grenadiers) + 00'18"
11:41 AMa month ago

🏁 Stage 1 Ranking - Top 10

This is how today's stage looked like:
Top 10 of the stage
Pos. Rider (País / Team) Time
1 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  04h 39'05"
2 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) a 00'08"
3 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) a 00'08"
4 Jack Haig (Australia / Bahrain Victorious) a 00'08"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) a 00'08"
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) a 00'08"
7 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) a 00'08"
8 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) a 00'08"
9 Bauke Mollema (Netherlands / Trek - Segafredo) a 00'08"
10 Geraint Thomas (Great Britain / Ineos Grenadiers) a 00'08"
11:17 AMa month ago

🥇 ALAPHILIPPE WINS!

The French rider arrives alone at the finish line and will be the first yellow jersey wearer in this Tour de France!
11:15 AMa month ago

🏁 Last Km

Alaphilippe looks uncatchable. The others have not been able to catch him. It will be victory for the Frenchman.
11:14 AMa month ago

🏁 2 km to go

Julien Alaphilippe goes solo! Brutal attack by the Frenchman on the ramp looking for the stage win.
11:12 AMa month ago

🏁 3 Km to go

The end of the stage is approaching and it will be on a hard climb. The survivors of the crash are going for the victory.
11:11 AMa month ago

🏁 7,5 Km to go

ANOTHER FALL! Once again the peloton is affected by a massive crash. A very eventful first stage.
11:05 AMa month ago

🏁 10 Km to go

The end of the stage is approaching. Everything is still very quiet in the peloton for the moment.
11:01 AMa month ago

🏁 20 km to go

The peloton continues to ride calmly. All that remains is the finish line.
10:56 AMa month ago

🏁 27,9 Km to go

The adventure is over for Ide Schelling. Peloton regrouped in its entirety.
10:51 AMa month ago

🏁 30 Km to go

Some mechanical problems occur. Benoit Cosnefroy on AG2R and Steven Kruijswijk on Jumbo Visma.
10:46 AMa month ago

❌Abandonment

Jasha Sütterlin (Team DSM) is the first rider to drop out of the 2021 Tour de France. Bad luck for the German, who was the worst hit in the crash.
10:41 AMa month ago

🏁 40 Km to go

Most riders have reconnected in the peloton.  At the moment, Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez with Caleb Ewan and Wout Van Aert, are trying to come back.
10:36 AMa month ago

🏁 45 Km to go

Massive fall in the peloton. A Jumbo Visma rider tripped over a fan's sign, fell and affected most of the group.
10:31 AMa month ago

🏁 47 Km to go

Schelling crosses first on the Côte de Saint-Rivoal.
10:26 AMa month ago

⛰️ Côte de Stang Ar Garront - Mountain (4th category)

This is how the positions were in the fourth mountain pass of the day:
Côte de Stang Ar Garront - Mountain - 4th Category
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 1
10:21 AMa month ago

⛰️ Côte de Loncronan - Mountain (3rd category)

This is how the positions were in the third mountain pass of the day:
Côte de Loncronan - Mountain - 3rd Category
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Anthony Perez (France / Cofidis) 2
2 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 1
10:16 AMa month ago

⛰️ Côte de Rosnoën - Mountain (4th category)

This is how the positions were in the second mountain pass of the day:
Côte de Trébéolin - Mountain - 4th Category
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Danny van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
10:11 AMa month ago

⛰️ Côte de Trébéolin - Mountain (4th category)

This is how the positions were in the first mountain pass of the day:

Côte de Trébéolin - Mountain - 4th Category
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Victor Campenaerts (Belgium / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
10:06 AMa month ago

🏁 61,5 Km to go

First sip of the dispute between the sprinters. Caleb Ewan won the duel in the peloton and took the second place score, Peter Sagan passed after him in third place.
10:01 AMa month ago

🏁 62,6 Km to go

Ide Schelling passes the intermediate sprint in first place. The peloton is on its way, where the speed specialists are already starting to move.
9:56 AMa month ago

🏁 66,4 Km to go

The peloton absorbs the five riders of the breakaway who decided not to chase Ide Schelling, who is the only "survivor". 02'44" gap and in a few moments the intermediate sprint will be taking place.
9:51 AMa month ago

🏁 73 Km to go

Ide Schelling has been riding solo since the most recent mountain pass. He has already taken 02'07" from the rest of the escapees and 02'44" from the peloton.
9:46 AMa month ago

💨 The day's escapees

The riders in the breakaway are:

78- Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe)

96- Anthony Perez (France / Cofidis)

138- Connor Swift (Great Britain / Arkéa - Samsic)

206- Cristian Rodriguez (Spain / TotalEnergies)

216- Danny van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux)

223- Franck Bonnamour (France / B&B Hotels P/B KTM )

9:41 AMa month ago

Career status

Six riders have formed the breakaway of the day.There are still 80 kilometers to go to the finish and four of the day's six mountain passes have already been ridden. The gap to the peloton is close to a minute and a half.
9:36 AMa month ago

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9:31 AMa month ago

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9:26 AMa month ago

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9:21 AMa month ago

Route of the stage

The competition will start somewhat demanding. The first day will be almost 200 kilometers long and will end with a 5.7% average climb. There will be six passes, including the finish in Landerneau, which will be of third category. There will be four fourth-category passes and one third-category pass. The intermediate sprint will be held at kilometer 135, in Brasparts.
9:16 AMa month ago

Colombians in the Tour 2021: Qhubeka NextHash

Sergio Luis Henao is called to be the leader of the South African team, which changed its name from Qhubeka Assos to Qhubeka NextHash as of this competition. The Colombian, who will wear the bib 191, will be accompanied by: Carlos Barbero, Sam Bennett, Victor Campenaerts, Simon Clarke, Nicolas Dlamini, Michael Gogl and Maximilian Walscheid.
9:11 AMa month ago

Colombians in the Tour 2021: Team BikeExchange

Esteban Chaves, with the number 172, will be one of the Australian team's cards. He will be in the company of Michael Matthews, Luke Durbridge, Lucas Hamilton, Amund Grondahl Jansen, Christopher Juul-Jensen, Luka Mezgec and Simon Yates.
9:06 AMa month ago

Colombians in the Tour 2021: Arkea Samsic

Nairo Quintana, with the number 136, will be the beetle that will be in the ranks of the French team. Although he stated that he will not compete for the overall, he made it clear that he is looking for stage victories. The rest of the team is made up of Warren Barguil, Nacer Bouhanni, Anthony Delaplace, Élie Gesbert, Daniel McLay, Clement Russo and Connor Swift.
9:01 AMa month ago

Colombians in the Tour 2021: EF Education - Nippo

The U.S. team will have two Colombian riders in its ranks: leader Rigoberto Urán and Sergio Higuita, who will wear the numbers 111 and 114 respectively. The rest of the team is composed of Stefan Bissegger, Ruben Guerreiro, Michael Valgren, Magnus Cort Nielsen, Neilson Powless and Jonas Rutsch.
8:56 AMa month ago

Colombians in the Tour 2021: Movistar Team

Miguel Ángel López will race his first grand tour in the colors of Movistar; he is the one called to lead the ranks of the Spanish team and will wear the bib number 61 in this competition. The rest of the team is made up of Jorge Arcas, Imanol Erviti, Iván García, Enric Mas, Marc Soler, Alejandro Valverde and Carlos Verona.
8:51 AMa month ago

Stages of the race

Stage 1: Brest > Landerneau - 197.8 Km

Stage 2: Perros-Guirec > Mûr-De-Bretagne Guerlédan - 183.5 Km

Stage 3: Lorient > Pontivy - 182.9 Km

Stage 4: Redon > Fougères - 150.4 Km

Stage 5: Changé > Laval Espace Mayenne (CRI) - 27.2 Km

Stage 6: Tours > Châteauroux - 160.6 Km

Stage 7: Vierzon > Le Creusot - 249.1 Km

Stage 8: Oyonnax > Le Grand-Bornand - 150.8 Km

Stage 9: Cluses > Tignes - 144.9 Km

Stage 10: Albertville > Valence - 190.7 Km

Stage 11: Sorgues > Malaucène - 198.9 Km

Stage 12: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux > Nîmes - 159.4 Km

Stage 13: Nîmes > Carcassonne - 219.9 Km

Stage 14: Carcassonne > Quillan - 183.7 Km

Stage 15: Céret > Andorre-La-Vieille - 191.3 Km

Stage 16: Pas De La Case > Saint-Gaudens - 169 Km

Stage 17: Muret > Saint-Lary-Soulan Col Du Portet - 178.4 Km

Stage 18: Pau > Luz Ardiden - 129.7 Km

Stage 19: Mourenx > Libourne - 207 Km

Stage 20: Libourne > Saint-Emilion (CRI) - 30.8 Km

Stage 21: Chatou > Paris Champs-Élysées - 108.4 Km

8:46 AMa month ago

Last five champions

2016: Chris Froome (United Kingdom)

2017: Chris Froome (United Kingdom)

2018: Geraint Thomas (United Kingdom)

2019: Egan Bernal (Colombia)

2020: Tadej Pogačar (Slovenia)

8:41 AMa month ago

Current champion

Slovenian Tadej Pogačar was the winner of the 2020 edition of the Tour de France by a difference of 59 seconds over Primož Roglič.
8:36 AMa month ago

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