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Le Tour 2016 – Stage 5

Tour de FranceLimoges to Le Lioran

Distance: 216 kilometers.

The first serious climbing/mountain stage with category 4, 3, 3, 2, 2, and a 3 at the finish. The Polka Dot is up for the taking.

Greg Van Avermaet went from 20th, 18 seconds behind the leader, to 5 minutes 11 seconds ahead of Julian Alaphilippe in second place. Peter Sagan dropped to 76th place, 23 minutes 37 seconds back.

Yellow Jersey Greg Van Avermaet ( BEL – BMC – 098 ) [Yellow] 25h 34′ 46″
Green Jersey Peter Sagan ( SVK – TNK – 032 ) [Green] 150 points
Polka Dot Jersey Thomas De Gendt ( BEL – LTS – 163 ) [Polka Dot] 13 points
White Jersey Julian Alaphilippe ( FRA – EQS – 182 ) 2 [White]

Team: BMC Racing Team ( BMC – 091-099 ) [Yellow numbers]
Stage winner: Greg Van Avermaet ( BEL – BMC – 098 )
Combative: Thomas De Gendt ( BEL – LTS – 163 ) [Red numbers]

Top Ten:

1 Greg Van Avermaet ( BEL – BMC – 098 )
2 Julian Alaphilippe ( FRA – EQS – 182 ) + 05′ 11″
3 Alejandro Valverde ( ESP – MOV – 012 ) + 05′ 13″
4 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver ( ESP – KAT – 141 ) + 05′ 14″
5 Christopher Froome ( GBR – SKY – 001 ) + 05′ 17″
6 Warren Barguil ( FRA – TGA – 111 ) + 05′ 17″
7 Nairo Quintana ( COL – MOV – 011 ) + 05′ 17″
8 Fabio Aru ( ITA – AST – 021 ) + 05′ 17″
9 Pierre Rolland ( FRA – CDT – 081 ) + 05′ 17″
10 Daniel Martin ( IRL – EQS – 184 ) + 05′ 17″

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July 6, 2016   Comments Off on Le Tour 2016 – Stage 5