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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 14

Tour de France Saint-Étienne > Mende

Distance: 192.5 kilometers.

A Hilly stage with five Category climbs and a near summit finish.

  • Côte de Saint-Just-Malmont 14.2 km (Cat 3: 7.7km @ 3.9%)
  • Côte de Châtaignier 39.1 km (Cat 3: 2.6km @ 7.3%)
  • Côte de Grandrieu 135.3 km (Cat 3: 6.3km @ 4.1%)
  • Côte de la Fage 162.1 km (Cat 3: 4.2km @ 6.0%)
  • Col de la Croix Neuve Montée Jalabert 191.0 km (Cat 2: 3.0km @ 10.2%)

The intermediate sprint is at 50.7 km at Yssingeaux.

Yellow Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [Yellow] 55h 31′ 01″
Green Jersey Wout Van Aert (TJV – 016) [Green] 333 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Simon Geschke (COF – 073) [Polka Dot] 46 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [White] 2

Stage winner: Michael Matthews (BEX – 201)
Combative: Michael Matthews (BEX – 201 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Ineos Grenadiers ( IGD – 021-028 ) [Yellow numbers]

Top 10 below the fold

1 Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) 55h 31′ 01″
2 Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) + 00h 02′ 22″
3 Geraint Thomas (IGD – 021) + 00h 02′ 43″
4 Romain Bardet (DSM – 111) + 00h 03′ 01″
5 Adam Yates (IGD – 028) + 00h 04′ 08″
6 Nairo Quintana (ARK – 151) + 00h 04′ 15″
7 Louis Meintjes (IWG – 124) + 00h 04′ 24″
8 David Gaudu (GFC – 091) + 00h 04′ 24″
9 Thomas Pidcock (IGD – 025) + 00h 08′ 49″
10 Enric Mas (MOV – 061) + 00h 09′ 58″

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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