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Le Tour 2021 – Stage 17

Tour de France Muret > Saint-Lary-Soulan

Distance: 178.4 kilometers.

A Mountain stage with two Cat 1, and a Hors Catégorie climbs with a summit finish.

  • Col de Peyresourde 129.1 km (Cat 1: 13.2km @ 7.0%)
  • Col de Val Louron-Azet 149.5 km (Cat 1: 7.4km @ 8.3%)
  • Col de Portet 178.4 km (Hors Catégorie: 16.0km @ 8.7%)

The intermediate sprint is at 113.4 km at Bagnères-de-Luchon.

Yellow Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [Yellow] 71 hours 26 minutes 27 seconds
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055) [Green] 287 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Wouter Poels (TBV – 166) [Polka Dot] 78 points
White Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [White] 2*

Stage winner: Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001)
Combative: Anthony Perez (COF – 096 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Bahrain Victorious ( TBV – 161-168 ) [Yellow numbers]

Tadej Pogacar extended his lead in the Yellow by taking the stage. He is number 2 in the Polka Dot race and number 6 in the Green competition – a true all-arounder.

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

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