Highlights Stage 4 of 2021 Tour de France: Redon - Fougères
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1:10 PMa month ago

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1:09 PMa month ago

Next Stage

First time trial of the competition, with two checkpoints, the first at Saint-Jean-Sur-Mayenne at 8.8 km and the second at Bonchamp-Lés-Laval at 17.2 km. In the last meters there will be a small slope.
1:06 PMa month ago

🔟👥 Teams Ranking

This is how the teams ranking is going:
Teams Ranking
Pos. Team Time
1 Bahrain Victorious 49h 00'00"
2 Jumbo Visma + 01'33"
3 Trek Segafredo + 01'43"
4 Astana - Premier Tech + 01'59"
5 EF Education - Nippo + 02'02"
6 Team BikeExchange + 02'20"
7 Ineos Grenadiers + 02'42"
8 Deceunink - Quick Step + 03'56"
9 Movistar Team + 04'26"
10 Bora - Hansgrohe + 06'46"
12:59 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) 16h 19'49"
2 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) + 00'13"
3 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 00'13"
4 Lucas Hamilton (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 01'03"
5 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) + 01'08"
6 Aurélien Paret Peintre (France / AG2R Citroën) + 02'36"
7 Stefan De Bod (South Africa / Astana - Premier Tech) + 04'54"
8 Neilson Powless (United States / EF Education - Nippo + 05'22"
9 Mark Donovan (Great Britain / Team DSM) + 05'34"
10 Joris Nieuwenhuis (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 06'35"
12:49 PMa month ago

🔟⬜🟥 Mountain ranking

This is how the mountain classification is going:
Mountain Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Países Bajos / Bora - Hansgrohe) 5
2 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Países Bajos / Alpecin Fenix) 4
3 Anthony Perez (Francia / Cofidis) 3
4 Julian Alaphilippe (Francia / Deceunink - Quick Step)  2
5 Edward Theuns (Bélgica / Trek - Segafredo) 2
6 Tadej Pogacar (Eslovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 2
7 Victor Campenaerts (Bélgica / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
8 Jelle Wallays (Bélgica / Cofidis) 1
9 Danny van Poppel (Países Bajos / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
10 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 1
12:34 PMa month ago

🔟🟩 Points ranking

This is how the general classification by points is going:
Points ranking
Points Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain / Deceunink - Quick Step) 89
2 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step) 82
3 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 78
4 Nacer Bouhanni (France / Arkea Samsic) 74
5 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 67
6 Jasper Philipsen (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 61
7 Tim Merlier (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 50
8 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) 48
9 Sonny Colbrelli (Italy / Bahrain Victorious) 45
10 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 44
12:33 PMa month ago

🔟🟨 General classification

This is how the general classification is going:
General classification
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 16h 19'10"
2 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  + 00'08"
3 Richard Carapaz (Ecuador / Ineos Grenadiers) + 00'31"
4 Wout Van Aert (Belgium / Jumbo Visma) + 00'31"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 00'38"
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) + 00'39"
7 Enric Mas (Spain / Movistar) + 00'40"
8 Nairo Quintana (Colombia / Arkea Samsic) + 00'40"
9 Pierre Latour (France / TotalEnergies) + 00'45"
10 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 00'52"
12:31 PMa month ago

🔟🏁 Top 10 of the stage

This is how today's stage looked like:
Top 10 of the stage
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain / Deceunink - Quick Step) 03h 20'17"
2 Nacer Bouhanni (France / Arkea - Samsic) + 00'00"
3 Jasper Philipsen (Bélgica / Alpecin Fenix) + 00'00"
4 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 00'00"
5 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 00'00"
6 Cees Bol (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 00'00"
7 Christophe Laporte (France / Cofidis) + 00'00"
8 Mads Pedersen (Denmark / Trek Segafredo) + 00'00"
9 Boy Van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Materiaux) + 00'00"
10 André Greipel (Germany / Israel Start-Up Nation) + 00'00"
11:09 AMa month ago

🥇 MARK CAVENDISH WINS!

In the end it was not to be for Brent Van Moer, the peloton caught up with him just short and the Deceunink - Quick Step rider crossed the finish line first.
11:07 AMa month ago

🏁 LAST KILOMETER!

VAN MOER CONTINUES TO HOLD ON! THE PELOTON INCREASES THE PACE! TREMENDOUS FINISH IS COMING!
11:04 AMa month ago

🏁 5 km to go

The breakaway is over for Pierre-Luc Perichon. 134 kilometers lasted in the breakaway. They still have almost a minute gap to Brent Van Moer.
10:56 AMa month ago

🏁 10 km to go

Van Moer increased the lead to one minute over the peloton. He has now accumulated 130 kilometers in the breakaway. Perichon is 27 seconds behind him, but does not increase the pace to catch him.
10:53 AMa month ago

🏁 14 km to go

Brent Van Moer is riding solo. Perichon has not kept up with him and is resigned to being caught by the peloton.
10:47 AMa month ago

🏁 16 km to go

Less than 30 seconds. The end of the breakaway is coming.
10:42 AMa month ago

🏁 22 km to go

The gap is now down to one minute. The peloton starts to pick up the pace looking to chase down the breakaway.
10:38 AMa month ago

🏁 25 km to go

The escapees keep the gap over a minute. They are about to accumulate 120 kilometers in the breakaway.
10:32 AMa month ago

🅿 Intermediate sprint - Vitré

Here are the positions at the intermediate sprint of the day:

1- Brent van Moer (Lotto-Soudal) - 20 pts.
2- Pierre-Luc Périchon (Cofidis) - 17 pts
3- Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-Quick Step) - 15 pts
4- Michael Morkov (Deceuninck-Quick Step) - 13 pts
5- Nacer Bouhanni (Arkéa-Samsic) - 11 pts
6- Michael Matthews (Team BikeExchange) - 10 pts
7- André Greipel (Israel Start-Up Nation) - 9 pts
8- Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) - 8 pts
9- Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious) - 7 pts
10- Bryan Coquard (B&B Hotels-KTM) - 6 pts
11- Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) - 5 pts
12- Connor Swift (Arkéa-Samsic) - 4 pts
13- Luka Mezgec (Team BikeExchange) - 3 pts
14- Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) - 2 pts
15- Jacopo Guarnieri (Groupama-FDJ) - 1 pt

10:23 AMa month ago

🏁 36,1 km to go

Brent Van Moer crosses first in the intermediate sprint after accelerating in the last meters. Pierre-Luc Perichon takes second place. Mark Cavendish won the sprint among the peloton.
10:21 AMa month ago

🏁 37,1 km to go

There is one kilometer to go before the intermediate sprint point.
10:20 AMa month ago

🏁 39,9 Km to go

The escapees completed 100 kilometers separated from the main group.
10:15 AMa month ago

🏁 42 km to go

The peloton continues to ride at a leisurely pace, but is gradually closing the gap.
10:08 AMa month ago

🏁 47 km to go

The escapees were 01'25" behind the peloton. They even increased the gap to two minutes. The maximum they have had during the day is 02'50".

9:53 AMa month ago

Dropouts after stage 3

Robert Gesink (Jumbo-Visma), Jack Haig (Bahrain Victorious) and Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) were forced to abandon the competition after being involved in crashes that prevented them from reaching the finish line. That's seven in total so far.
9:45 AMa month ago

The breakaway of the day

The riders in the breakaway are:

97- Pierre-Luc Perichon (France / Cofidis)

128- Brent van Moer (Belgium / Lotto Soudal)

9:37 AMa month ago

Carreer situation

Two riders are in the breakaway at the moment. There are 70 kilometers to go to the finish and they hold a lead of about one minute and 40 seconds
9:32 AMa month ago

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3:34 AMa month ago

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3:29 AMa month ago

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3:24 AMa month ago

Route of the stage 4 of the Tour

The riders will start from Redon and after 150 kilometers will arrive in Fougères. The only stage where the only thing to be contested will be the intermediate sprint in Vitre at the 114th kilometer and the finish will probably be in the mass sprint.

3:19 AMa month ago

👕 Jersey wearers

This is how the jerseys distinguishing the different leaders of the classifications are distributed:

🟡 Leader: Mathieu Van Der Poel (Alpecin Fenix).

🟢 Points: Julian Alaphilippe (Deceunink - Quick Step)

Mountain: Ide Schelling (Bora - Hansgrohe)

Youth's: Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)

3:14 AMa month ago

🔟👥 Teams Ranking

This is how the teams ranking is going:
Teams Ranking
Pos. Team Time
1 Bahrain Victorious 38h 59'09"
2 Jumbo Visma + 01'33"
3 Trek Segafredo + 01'43"
4 Astana - Premier Tech + 01'59"
5 EF Education - Nippo + 02'02"
6 Team BikeExchange + 02'20"
7 Ineos Grenadiers + 02'42"
8 Deceunink - Quick Step + 03'56"
9 Movistar Team + 04'26"
10 Bora - Hansgrohe + 06'46"
3:09 AMa month ago

🔟⬜ Youth's Ranking

Although he suffered some mishaps, reigning Tour champion Tadej Pogacar is still the best youth, although he has two rivals who are following him closely. This is how the junior classification is going:

Youth's Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Tadej Pogacar (Eslovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 12h 59'32"
2 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 00'13"
3 David Gaudu (Francia / Groupama FDJ) + 00'13"
4 Lucas Hamilton (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 01'03"
5 Jonas Vingegaard (Dinamarca / Jumbo Visma) + 01'08"
6 Aurélien Paret Peintre (Francia / AG2R Citroën) + 02'36"
7 Stefan De Bod (Sudáfrica / Astana - Premier Tech) + 04'54"
8 Neilson Powless (Estados Unidos / EF Education - Nippo + 05'22"
9 Mark Donovan (Gran Bretaña / Team DSM) + 05'34"
10 Joris Nieuwenhuis (Países Bajos / Team DSM) + 06'35"
3:04 AMa month ago

🔟⬜🟥 Mountain Ranking

Ide Schelling took advantage of his stay in the breakaway during the third stage and stretched his lead in the mountains classification, which thus goes in the top 10:

Mountain Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Países Bajos / Bora - Hansgrohe) 5
2 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Países Bajos / Alpecin Fenix) 4
3 Anthony Perez (Francia / Cofidis) 3
4 Julian Alaphilippe (Francia / Deceunink - Quick Step)  2
5 Edward Theuns (Bélgica / Trek - Segafredo) 2
6 Tadej Pogacar (Eslovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 2
7 Victor Campenaerts (Bélgica / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
8 Jelle Wallays (Bélgica / Cofidis) 1
9 Danny van Poppel (Países Bajos / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
10 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 1
2:59 AMa month ago

🔟🟩 Points Ranking

There was no change of leader in the regularity classification either, so the leader will remain Julian Alaphilippe. This is how the overall points classification looks:

Points Ranking
Points Rider (País / Team) Points
1 Julian Alaphilippe (Francia / Deceunink - Quick Step)  80
2 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Países Bajos / Alpecin Fenix) 62
3 Tim Merlier (Bélgica / Alpecin Fenix) 50
4 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 50
5 Tadej Pogacar (Eslovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 44
6 Jasper Philipsen (Bélgica / Alpecin Fenix) 41
7 Primoz Roglic (Eslovenia / Jumbo Visma) 40
8 Caleb Ewan (Australia / Lotto Soudal) 37
9 Wilco Kelderman (Países Bajos / Bora - Hansgrohe) 34
10 Nacer Bouhanni (Francia / Arkea Samsic) 33
2:54 AMa month ago

🔟🟨 General Ranking

Mathieu Van Der Poel kept the leader's jersey, after not suffering any mishap on the third day. This is the top 10 of the general classification.

General classification
Pos. Rider (País / Team) Time
1 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 12h 58'53"
2 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  + 00'08"
3 Richard Carapaz (Ecuador / Ineos Grenadiers) + 00'31"
4 Wout Van Aert (Belgium / Jumbo Visma) + 00'31"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 00'38"
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) + 00'39"
7 Enric Mas (Spain / Movistar) + 00'40"
8 Nairo Quintana (Colombia / Arkea Samsic) + 00'40"
9 Pierre Latour (France / TotalEnergies) + 00'45"
10 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 00'52"
2:49 AMa month ago

3rd stage - Summary

Another eventful day in the Tour.

It was a relatively quiet start from Lorient... However, it was only 37 kilometers of that tranquility because the first crash of the day came; the British Geraint Thomas went to the ground along with his teammate Luke Rowe and two Jumbo Visma riders, one of them Robert Gesink, who ended up abandoning the competition. With 72 kilometers to go there was another mishap between two Qhubeka NextHash riders, but without consequences. There was no shortage of mechanical breakdowns, even Julian Alaphilippe himself suffered them.

The day's breakaway was made up of five riders: mountains leader Ide Schelling, Jelle Wallays of Cofidis, Marcel Schar of AG2R and Cyril Barthe and Maxime Chevalier of B&B Hotels. This thrived until the final stretch of the day, where nerves got the better of the peloton. With 11 kilometers to go, on rough roads, Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez and two Groupama FDJ riders went to the ground and Primoz Roglic suffered on the other side. This mishap generated a cut in the peloton that was being led by the teams that were preparing their pacemakers for the final stretch.

The scares didn't stop there, because with 4 kilometers to go, there was another massive crash in the leading group as they descended a climb, leaving a good number of riders affected, at least eight.

The most incredible thing was yet to come. Already with an uncontrolled finish, came the final packing with Tim Merlier launched by Jasper Philipsen, along with the other favorites for the sprint, however, with about 300 meters to go Peter Sagan and Caleb Ewan, who were also coming at full speed, went to the ground, but that did not prevent Merlier to win in a day full of accidents.

2:44 AMa month ago

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