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Le Tour 2021 – Stage 18

Tour de France Pau > Luz Ardiden

Distance: 129.7 kilometers.

The final Mountain stage with two Cat 4, and two Hors Catégorie climbs and a summit finish.

  • Côte de Notre-Dame de Piétat 10.6 km (Cat 4: 2.6km @ 5.6%)
  • Côte de Loucrup 54.6 km (Cat 4: 2.0km @ 7.0%)
  • Col du Tourmalet 94.1 km (Hors Catégorie: 17.1km @ 7.3%)
  • Luz Ardiden 129.7 km (Hors Catégorie: 13.3km @ 7.4%)

The intermediate sprint is at 62.7 km at Pouzac.

Yellow Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [Yellow] 75 hours 00 minutes 02 seconds
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055) [Green] 298 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Wouter Poels (TBV – 166) [Polka Dot] 88 points*
White Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [White] 2*

Stage winner: Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001)
Combative: David Gaudu (GFC – 081 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Bahrain Victorious ( TBV – 161-168 ) [Yellow numbers]

*The Numbers 2 are wearing the White and the Polka Dot as Number 1 is wearing Yellow.

With the win today, his third on this Tour, Tadej Pogačar protected the Yellow and White Jerseys and picked up the Polka Dots – the same three that he won last year. Mark Cavendish has a 19 point lead for the Green and is looking for another stage win in the flat stages ahead.

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July 15, 2021   No Comments