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Tour's yellow jersey payback for Nocentini's sacrifices

Rinaldo Nocentini (AG2R La Mondiale) keeps his yellow jersey for another day.

Rinaldo Nocentini (AG2R La Mondiale) keeps his yellow jersey for another day. (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Rinaldo Nocentini has spent five days so far in cycling's most recognised jersey, the maillot jaune. It has given him more popularity and satisfaction than any other win in 11 years of professional cycling.