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Le Tour 2021 – Stage 2

Tour de FrancePerros-Guirec > Mûr-de-Bretagne Guerlédan

Distance: 183.5 kilometers.

A “Hilly” stage with four Cat 4 and two Cat 3 climbs and a finish at the summit of the final climb:

  • Côte de Sainte-Barbe 72.8 km (cat 4: 900 m @ 6.6%)
  • Côte de Pordic 103.2 km (cat 4: 2.1km @ 3.2%)
  • Côte de Saint-Brieuc 115.3 km(cat 4: 1.0km @ 8.0%)
  • Côte du village de Mûr-de-Bretagne 165.2 km (cat 4: 1.6km @ 4.1%)
  • Mûr-de-Bretagne 168.2 km (cat 3: 2.0km @ 6.9%)
  • Mûr-de-Bretagne Guerlédan 185.3 km (cat 3: 2.0km @ 6.9%)

The intermediate sprint is at 85.0 km at Plouha.

Yellow Jersey Mathieu Van Der Poel (AFC – 101 ) [Yellow] 8 hours 57 minutes 25 seconds
Green Jersey Julian Alaphilippe (DQT – 051 ) [Green] 66 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Ide Schelling (BOH – 078 ) [Polka Dot] 4 points*
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar ( Slo – UAD – 001 ) [White] 3

Stage winner: Mathieu Van Der Poel (AFC – 101 )
Combative: Edward Theuns (TFS – 048 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Jumbo – Visma( TJV – 011-018 ) [Yellow numbers]

At the end they climbed the same peak (Mûr-de-Bretagne) twice.

*Van der Poel is actually the lead climber and Schelling is number two. If a rider qualifies for two or more Jerseys, he chooses the one he will wear and number two in the other categories wear the jerseys of those categories.

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June 27, 2021   Comments Off on Le Tour 2021 – Stage 2