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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 11

Tour de France Albertville > Col du Granon

Distance: 151.7 kilometers.

A Mountain stage with four climbs and a summit finish after the second Hors Catégorie climb.

  • Lacets de Montvernier 49.9 km (Cat 2: 3.4km @ 8.2%)
  • Col du Télégraphe 83.8 km (Cat 1: 11.9km @ 7.1%)
  • Col du Galibier – Souvenir Henri Desgrange 106.7 km (Hors Catégorie: 17.7km @ 6.9%)
  • Col du Granon 151.7 km (Hors Catégorie: 11.3km @ 9.2%)

The intermediate sprint is at 16.5 km at Aiguebelle.

Yellow Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [Yellow] 41h 18′ 02″
Green Jersey Wout Van Aert (TJV – 016) [Green] 304 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Simon Geschke (COF – 073) [Polka Dot] 43 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [White] 3

Stage winner: Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018)
Combative: Warren Barguil (ARK – 152 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Ineos Grenadiers ( IGD – 021-028 ) [Yellow numbers]

There’s nothing like two huge piles of rocks to shake up a bike race. Vingegaard jumped from second to first with a lead of over 2 minutes, while Pogačar dropped back to third .

Many of those who did not start were disqualified by a positive Covid test.

Top 10 below the fold

1 Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) 41h 29′ 59″
2 Romain Bardet (DSM – 111) + 00h 02′ 16″
3 Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) + 00h 02′ 22″
4 Geraint Thomas (IGD – 021) + 00h 02′ 26″
5 Nairo Quintana (ARK – 151) + 00h 02′ 37″
6 Adam Yates (IGD – 028) + 00h 03′ 06″
7 David Gaudu (GFC – 091) + 00h 03′ 13″
8 Aleksandr Vlasov (BOH – 041) + 00h 07′ 23″
9 Alexey Lutsenko (APT – 131) + 00h 08′ 07″
10 Enric Mas (MOV – 061) + 00h 09′ 29″

Withdrew:
Oliver Naesen (ACT – 037)
Mathieu Van Der Poel (AFC – 101)

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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