Kragh Andersen's impulsive attack nets second Tour de France stage win

CHAMPAGNOLE FRANCE SEPTEMBER 18 Arrival Soren Kragh Andersen of Denmark and Team Sunweb Celebration Public Fans during 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 19 a 1665km stage from Bourg en Bresse to Champagnole 547m TDF2020 LeTour on September 18 2020 in Champagnole France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images
Soren Kragh Andersen of Team Sunweb celebrates second stage win at 2020 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Søren Kragh Andersen (Team Sunweb) has revealed that in stark contrast to his first stage win in Lyon, he had no plans on Friday to attack en route to his second victory in this year’s Tour de France.

Just like in Lyon, the Danish racer secured his second victory with a solo move, although on Saturday he attacked from the main pack close to the city centre finish, and this time he went from much further out and from a break.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.