Fonseca earns Cyclingnews Rider of the Day honours

After a stage that seemed more like a procession at the Tour de France, with only a crescendo finale and power sprint on the rising finish in Angers won by Mark Cavendish, it was difficult to identify a rider who deserved the Cyclingnews Rider of the Day honours. However Armindo Fonseca of Fortuneo-Vital Concept deserves it after going on the attack alone from the very start of the stage.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.