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Le Tour 2021 – Stage 15

Tour de France Céret > Andorre-la-Vielle¹

Distance: 191.3 kilometers.

A Mountain stage with a Cat 2 and three Cat 1 climbs.

  • Montée de Mont-Louis 86.3 km (Cat 1: 8.4km @ 5.7%)
  • Col de Puymorens 133.1 km(Cat 2: 5.8km @ 4.7%)
  • Port d’Envalira 146.7 km (Cat 1: 10.7km @ 5.9%)
  • Col de Beixalis 176.5 km (Cat 1: 6.4km @ 8.5%)

The intermediate sprint is at 66.9 km at Olette.

Yellow Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [Yellow] 62 hours 07 minutes 18 seconds
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055) [Green] 279 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Wouter Poels (TBV – 166) [Polka Dot] 74 points
White Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [White] 3*

Stage winner: Sepp Kuss (TJV – 015)
Combative: Wout Van Aert (TJV – 012 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Bahrain Victorious ( TBV – 161-168 ) [Yellow numbers]

Sepp Kuss is the first American to win a stage in 10 years.

*Number 2 is wearing the White as Number 1 is wearing Yellow.

¹Andorra la Vella (in Catalan, the local language) is the capital of the tiny country of Andorra located in the Pyrenees between France and Spain.

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July 11, 2021   No Comments