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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 12

Tour de France Briançon > Alpe d’Huez

Distance: 165.1 kilometers.

A Mountain stage with three Hors Catégorie climbs and a summit finish after the third.

  • Col du Galibier 33.2 km (Hors Catégorie: 23.0km @ 5.1%)
  • Col de la Croix de Fer 110.6 km (Hors Catégorie: 29.0km @ 5.2%)
  • Alpe d’Huez 165.1 km (Hors Catégorie: 13.8km @ 8.1%)

The intermediate sprint is at 11.8 km at Le Monêtier-les-Bains.

Yellow Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [Yellow] 46h 28′ 46″
Green Jersey Wout Van Aert (TJV – 016) [Green] 313 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Simon Geschke (COF – 073) [Polka Dot] 43 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [White] 2

Stage winner: Thomas Pidcock (IGD – 025)
Combative: Thomas Pidcock (IGD – 025 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Ineos Grenadiers ( IGD – 021-028 ) [Yellow numbers]

This was Pidcock’s first stage win on the Tour and he is the youngest rider, at 22, to summit the Alpe d’Huez. He broke away and was alone for the last 7.5 kilometers.

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