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Le Tour 2016 – Stage 7

Tour de Francel’Isle Jourdain to Lac de Payolle

Distance: 162.5 kilometers.

The start of 3 days in the Pyrennes with a cat 4 warm-up for the cat 1 Col d’Aspin near the end and a mad dash to the finish.

It turned out Stephen Cummings broke clear and finished alone taking the fourth stage win for Dimension Data. Adam Yates had a tougher finish when one of the inflated arches near the finish, deflated and caused him to crash. It took a ruling by race officials to give him the finishing time he deserved and the White Jersey.

Yellow Jersey Greg Van Avermaet ( BEL – BMC – 098 ) [Yellow] 34h 13′ 40″
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish ( GBR – DDD – 101 ) [Green] 204 points
Polka Dot Jersey Thomas De Gendt ( BEL – LTS – 163 ) [Polka Dot] 13 points
White Jersey Adam Yates ( GBR – OBE – 209 ) 2 [White]

Team: BMC Racing Team ( BMC – 091-099 ) [Yellow numbers]
Stage winner: Stephen Cummings ( GBR – DDD – 104 )
Combative: Vincenzo Nibali ( ITA – AST – 022 ) [Red numbers]

Top Ten:

1 Greg Van Avermaet ( BEL – BMC – 098 )
2 Adam Yates ( GBR – OBE – 209 ) + 05′ 50″
3 Julian Alaphilippe ( FRA – EQS – 182 ) + 05′ 51″
4 Alejandro Valverde ( ESP – MOV – 012 ) + 05′ 53″
5 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver ( ESP – KAT – 141 ) + 05′ 54″
6 Christopher Froome ( GBR – SKY – 001 ) + 05′ 57″
7 Nairo Quintana ( COL – MOV – 011 ) + 05′ 57″
8 Warren Barguil ( FRA – TGA – 111 ) + 05′ 57″
9 Pierre Rolland ( FRA – CDT – 081 ) + 05′ 57″
10 Daniel Martin ( IRL – EQS – 184 ) + 05′ 57″

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July 8, 2016   Comments Off on Le Tour 2016 – Stage 7