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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 2 — Why Now?
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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 2

Tour de France Roskilde > Nyborg

Distance: 202.2 kilometers.

A Flat stage with three Cat 4 climbs:

  • Côte d’Asnæs Indelukke 62.0 km (Cat 4: 1.1km @ 5.4%)
  • Côte d’Høve Stræde 72.5 km (Cat 4: 0.8km @ 6.0%)
  • Côte de Kårup Strandbakke 84.0 km (Cat 4: 1.3km @ 5.8%)

The intermediate sprint is at 126.9 km at Kalundborg and there’s a bunch finish.

Yellow Jersey Wout Van Aert (TJV – 016) [Yellow] 04 hours 49 minutes 50 seconds
Green Jersey Fabio Jakobsen (DQT – 051) [Green] 59 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Magnus Cort Nielsen (EFN – 146) [Polka Dot] 6 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [White] 3

Stage winner: Fabio Jakobsen (DQT – 051)
Combative: Sven Erik Bystrøm (IWG – 122 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Jumbo – Visma ( TJV – 011-018 ) [Yellow numbers]

Jakobsen is wearing the Green because he is second to Van Aert who chose to wear the Yellow.

Notes below the fold:
Note: Wikipedia has a simple article on the Mountain classification used on the Tour. The basic fact is that climbs fall into five types, with the four numbered types decreasing in difficulty as the numbers get larger, and then there is the Hors Catégorie, literally “without category”, which generally makes you look for an elevator or Sherpas.

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