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Le Tour 2017 – Stage 12

Tour de FrancePau – Peyragudes

Distance: 214.5 kilometers.

A gentle incline with a category 4 Côte de Capvern is the first 100 kilometers, then things get serious: category 2 Col des Ares, category 1 Col de Mentéat, Hors Catégorie Port de Balès, category 1 Col de Peyresourde, and the category 2 climb to the finish in Peyragudes. Welcome to the Pyrenees.

Chris Froome’s legs gave out on the last climb and he lost 24 seconds to Fabio Aru. He only has a 6 second deficit but Fabio is wearing Yellow on Bastille Day.

Yellow Jersey Fabio Aru ( Ita – AST – 051 ) [Yellow] 52h 51′ 49″
Green Jersey Marcel Kittel ( Ger – QST – 101 ) [Green] 352 points
Polka Dot Jersey Warren Barguil ( Fra – SUN – 143 ) [Polka Dot] 70 points
White Jersey Simon Yates ( GBr – ORS – 089 ) 6 [White]

Team: Team Sky ( SKY – 001-009 ) [Yellow numbers]
Stage winner: Romain Bardet ( Fra – ALM – 011 )
Combative: Stephen Cummings ( GBr – DDD – 093 ) [Red numbers]

Top Ten:

1 Fabio Aru ( Ita – AST – 051 )
2 Christopher Froome ( GBr – SKY – 001 ) + 00′ 06″
3 Romain Bardet ( Fra – ALM – 011 ) + 00′ 25″
4 Rigoberto Uran ( Col – CDT – 188 ) + 00′ 55″
5 Daniel Martin ( Irl – QST – 105 ) + 01′ 41″
6 Simon Yates ( GBr – ORS – 089 ) + 02′ 13″
7 Mikel Landa ( Spa – SKY – 006 ) + 02′ 55″
8 Nairo Quintana ( Col – MOV – 021 ) + 04′ 01″
9 George Bennett ( NZl – TLJ – 162 ) + 04′ 24″
10 Louis Meintjes ( RSA – UAD – 061 ) + 04′ 51″

The Rest of the Top 30:
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July 13, 2017   No Comments