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Tour de France: Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 2

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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Arrival Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Celebration during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images

Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 2 at Tour de France and takes the yellow jersey (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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Tour de France 2020 107th Edition 2nd stage Nice Nice 186 km 30082020 Julian Alaphilippe FRA Deceuninck Quick Step Marc Hirschi SUI Team Sunweb photo POOl Jan De MeuleneirPNBettiniPhoto2020

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) dedicated his stage win to his father, who died earlier in the summer. (Image credit: Bettini Image)
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Team Deceuninck rider Frances Julian Alaphilippe R celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Team Sunweb rider Switzerlands Marc Hirschi during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by STEPHANE MAHE POOL AFP Photo by STEPHANE MAHEPOOLAFP via Getty Images

Julian Alaphilippe of Team Deceuninck - QuickStep beats Marc Hirschi of Team Sunweb to line for stage 2 win (Image credit: Getty Sport Images)
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Team Deceuninck rider Frances Julian Alaphilippe R rides ahead of Team Sunweb rider Switzerlands Marc Hirschi C and Team Mitchelton rider Great Britains Adam Yates L during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images

Three-man breakaway into Nice with eventual stage 2 winner Julian Alaphilippe of Deceuninck - QuickStep at front (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Attack during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) attacks with 15km to go (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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Team Deceuninck rider Frances Julian Alaphilippe R rides ahead of Team Sunweb rider Switzerlands Marc Hirschi C and Team Mitchelton rider Great Britains Adam Yates L during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images

Julian Alaphilippe of Team Deceuninck - QuickStep grits his teeth in final sprint against Marc Hirschi of Team Sunweb and Adam Yates of Team Mitchelton - Scott (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Bob Jungels of Luxembourg and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

Bob Jungels launched Deceuninck-QuickStep teammate Julian Alaphilippe to the winning break with 15km to go (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Promenade des Anglais Le Negresco Hotel Nice City Beach Mediterranean Sea Landscape Peloton during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Promenade des Anglais Le Negresco Hotel Nice City Beach Mediterranean Sea Landscape Peloton during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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Escapees ride ahead during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images

Escapees ride ahead during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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Team Bora rider Slovakias Peter Sagan 2ndL wearing the best sprinters green jersey and the escapees ride ahead during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images

Team Bora rider Slovakias Peter Sagan 2ndL wearing the best sprinters green jersey and the escapees ride ahead during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Peloton Mountains Landscape during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Peloton Mountains Landscape during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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Team UAE Emirates rider Norways Alexander Kristoff wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey L rides during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by Marco Bertorello AFP Photo by MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images

Team UAE Emirates rider Norways Alexander Kristoff wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey L rides during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by Marco Bertorello AFP Photo by MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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From R Team Trek rider Latvias Toms Skujins Team Cofidis rider Frances Anthony Perez Team Deceuninck rider Denmarks Kasper Asgreen Team AG2R La Mondiale rider Frances Benoit Cosnefroy Team NTT Pro Cycling rider Austrias Michael Gogl Team Bora rider Slovakias Peter Sagan and Team Bora rider Austrias Lukas Postlberger ride during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images

From R Team Trek rider Latvias Toms Skujins Team Cofidis rider Frances Anthony Perez Team Deceuninck rider Denmarks Kasper Asgreen Team AG2R La Mondiale rider Frances Benoit Cosnefroy Team NTT Pro Cycling rider Austrias Michael Gogl Team Bora rider Slovakias Peter Sagan and Team Bora rider Austrias Lukas Postlberger ride during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Peloton Landscape during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Peloton Landscape during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Pavel Sivakov of Russia and Team INEOS Grenadiers during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Pavel Sivakov of Russia and Team INEOS Grenadiers during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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Team UAE Emirates rider Norways Alexander Kristoff wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey L rides during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by Marco Bertorello AFP Photo by MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images

Team UAE Emirates rider Norways Alexander Kristoff wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey L rides during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by Marco Bertorello AFP Photo by MARCO BERTORELLOAFP via Getty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Fans Public Bikes Jersey Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Fans Public Bikes Jersey Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Sprint Arrival Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Celebration Marc Hirschi of Switzerland and Team Sunweb Adam Yates of The United Kingdom and Team Mitchelton Scott during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images

Julian Alaphilippe of Team Deceuninck - Quick-Step leads winning attack to the finish just ahead of Marc Hirschi of Team Sunweb and Adam Yates of Team Mitchelton - Scott, and the peloton (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Sam Bennett of Ireland and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Peloton during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images

Peloton rolls across finish of stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey Peloton Tunnel Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey Peloton Tunnel Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Nairo Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic Dayer Uberney Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Nairo Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic Dayer Uberney Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Kasper Asgreen of Denmark and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Benoit Cosnefroy of France and Team Ag2R La Mondiale Toms Skujins of Latvia and Team Trek Segafredo Michael Gogl of Austria and NTT Pro Cycling Team Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Green Points Jersey Lukas Postlberger of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Anthony Perez of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Breakaway during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Kasper Asgreen of Denmark and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Benoit Cosnefroy of France and Team Ag2R La Mondiale Toms Skujins of Latvia and Team Trek Segafredo Michael Gogl of Austria and NTT Pro Cycling Team Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Green Points Jersey Lukas Postlberger of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Anthony Perez of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Breakaway during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Kasper Asgreen of Denmark and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Benoit Cosnefroy of France and Team Ag2R La Mondiale Toms Skujins of Latvia and Team Trek Segafredo Michael Gogl of Austria and NTT Pro Cycling Team Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Green Points Jersey Lukas Postlberger of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Anthony Perez of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Breakaway during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Kasper Asgreen of Denmark and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Benoit Cosnefroy of France and Team Ag2R La Mondiale Toms Skujins of Latvia and Team Trek Segafredo Michael Gogl of Austria and NTT Pro Cycling Team Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Green Points Jersey Lukas Postlberger of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Anthony Perez of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Breakaway during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Car during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Car during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Start Toms Skujins of Latvia and Team Trek Segafredo Richie Porte of Australia and Team Trek Segafredo Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Thibault Camus PoolGetty Images

Trek-Segafredo's Richie Porte and Toms Skujins (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Umbrellas Sunshade Colors Jersey Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Umbrellas Sunshade Colors Jersey Detail view during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Green Points Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

Peter Sagan during stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Start Egan Arley Bernal Gomez of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers Mask Covid safety measures during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Thibault Camus PoolGetty Images

Egan Bernal at the start of stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Start Nairo Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic Mask Covid safety measures during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Thibault Camus PoolGetty Images

Nairo Quintana (Arkea Samsic) (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Tony Martin of Germany and Team Jumbo Visma Tom Dumoulin of The Netherlands and Team Jumbo Visma George Bennett of New Zealand and Team Jumbo Visma Sepp Kuss of The United States and Team Jumbo Visma during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

Jumbo-Visma stage 2 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)
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NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Yellow Leader Jersey Peloton Landscape during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

Stage 2 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)
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The start of stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 2nd stage Nice - Nice 186 km - 29/08/2020 - Peter Sagan (SVK - Bora - Hansgrohe) - photo Vincent Kalut/PN/BettiniPhoto©2020

Peter Sagan in the green jersey during stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Julian Alaphilippe speaks to the press ahead of stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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The peloton during stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Peter Sagan in the green jersey during stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Peter Sagan speaks to the press ahead of stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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UAE Team Emirates lead yellow jersey Alexander Kristoff during stage 2 at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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The pack rides during the 2nd stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 187 km between Nice and Nice on August 30 2020 Photo by Valery HACHE AFP Photo by VALERY HACHEAFP via Getty Images

Finish along water in Nice (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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Tour de France 2020 107th Edition 2nd stage Nice Nice 186 km 30082020 Julian Alaphilippe FRA Deceuninck Quick Step photo Luca BettiniBettiniPhoto2020

Julian Alaphilippe of Deceuninck-QuickStep displays his yellow jersey after stage 2 win (Image credit: Bettini Image)
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Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) celebrates taking GC lead after stage 2 (Image credit: Bettini Image)
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Tour de France 2020 107th Edition 2nd stage Nice Nice 186 km 30082020 Marc Hirschi SUI Team Sunweb photo Luca BettiniBettiniPhoto2020

Marc Hirschi, just 22 years old, took over as best young rider after his second place finish on stage 2 for Team Sunweb) (Image credit: Bettini Image)
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Tour de France 2020 107th Edition 2nd stage Nice Nice 186 km 30082020 Benoit Cosnefroy FRA AG2R La Mondiale photo Luca BettiniBettiniPhoto2020

Benoit Cosnefroy (AG2R - La Mondiale) earned the mountain classification jersey (Image credit: Bettini Images)
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Benoit Cosnefroy (AG2R - La Mondiale) was named most combative rider on stage 2 (Image credit: Bettini Image)
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Alexander Kristoff (UAE - Team Emirates) continues in green points jersey (Image credit: Bettini Image)

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) kept his appointment with the Tour de France when he claimed a stage victory and the yellow jersey by out-sprinting Marc Hirschi (Sunweb) and Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) at the end of a breathless stage 2 in Nice.

 The stage brought the Tour into the high Alps with ascents of La Colmiane and the Col de Turini, but the day’s main action unfolded in the hills behind Nice. Just like on the road to Épernay on last year’s Tour, Alaphilippe was expected to be active in the finale here, and he reported for duty with a rasping acceleration on the ascent of the Col des Quatre Chemins with a shade over 13km remaining.

 The former world under-23 champion, Hirschi, had been touted by some as an outsider for the day’s stage and he lived up to that billing by forging across to Alaphilippe shortly afterwards, while Yates produced a smooth acceleration with 11km to go to bridge a 10-second gap to the two leaders.

 Yates even denied Alaphilippe the maximum 8 bonus seconds at the summit with 9km to go, but the trio collaborated smoothly on the descent that followed, extending their lead from 14 seconds over a very reduced peloton to 24 by the time they reached the final 5km.

In champagne country a year ago, Alaphilippe had attacked with such ferocity that he soloed clear of the entire peloton. This time out he was initially glad of the company given the block headwind in the run-in, though a cagy game of cat-and-mouse among the leaders almost saw their good work go to waste in the final kilometre.

 After losing out to Wout van Aert further down along the Riviera in San Remo three weeks ago, Alaphilippe was loath to let the opportunity pass him by here, and he nervelessly manoeuvred Yates to the front on the Promenade des Anglais, refusing to blink even as the Briton slowed almost to walking pace and the chasers closed rapidly from behind.

 With 200 metres to go, Alaphilippe finally lifted himself from the saddle, straining every sinew as he opened his effort. Hirschi reacted well but the Swiss rider couldn’t quite overhaul the Frenchman. A tearful Alaphilippe dedicated his victory to his late father Jo, who died in June.

 “It’s always a special emotion to win on the Tour but this is a special year. I haven't won a race since the beginning of the season, although I've always continued to work hard despite the difficult moments,” Alaphilippe said. 

“I just wanted to dedicate this victory to my dad. It meant a lot to me and I'm happy I did it.”

A select chasing group of 32 riders came in just two seconds down on Alaphilippe, with Greg Van Avermaet (CCC) pipping Sergio Higuita (EF Pro Cycling) and Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) to 4th place.

 Despite crashing on the final ascent after touching wheels with Michal Kwiatkowski (Ineos), Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) came home safely in that group among the principal overall contenders, though Critérium du Dauphiné winner Dani Martínez (EF Pro Cycling) was less fortunate after his crash on the descent of the preceding Col d’Èze, Although he latched back on initially, he was distanced once the road climbed again and he came home 3:38 down.

In the overall standings, Alaphilippe holds a lead of 4 seconds over Yates with Hirschi a further 3 seconds back in third, while Higuita and the other GC contenders are 17 seconds behind the Frenchman.

As anticipated, overnight leader Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) was distanced on the Col de Turini, and he came in more than half an hour down on the new wearer of the maillot jaune.

It remains to be seen if Alaphilippe can replicate the remarkable resilience of the 2019 Tour, when he wore yellow into the final Friday of the race and finished 5th overall in Paris. In a Tour that might not even make it to the Champs-Élysées, of course, he was understandably focused on the here and now.

 “I had asked the team to toughen up the final and that's what we did,” Alaphilippe said. “When I made my effort, I didn't ask myself any questions, I just gave everything I had. I had nothing to lose. Afterwards, they tried to play a little bit with my nerves but before that, Adam Yates collaborated well."

 When it was put to Alaphilippe that he had been a marked man in the finale, he simply shrugged. “I’m used to it,” he said. He is used to leading the Tour, too.   

 How it unfolded

The Tour de France consists of multiple races within a race, and several quickly sharpened into focus after the flag dropped outside Nice. David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ), one of the walking wounded from Saturday’s opening stage, was jettisoned out the back of the bunch as soon as the speed rose and he found himself in the lonesome endeavour of racing simply to stay in the race.

At the other end of a stretched field, Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) was busy infiltrating the early break in a bid to pick up maximum points at the intermediate sprint. He has been largely in a race of his own for the green jersey since 2012 but Matteo Trentin (CCC) is among those hoping to muscle in on his terrain this year, and the Italian duly pipped at Lac du Broc after 16km before sitting up.

Sagan and the rest of the escapees did not relent, however, and a fluid race soon hardened into a firmer shape, with the Slovak joined off the front by teammate Lukas Pöstlberger as well as Benoît Cosnefroy (AG2R-La Mondiale), Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo), Anthony Perez (Cofidis) and Michael Gogl (NTT).

They would establish a lead of three minutes on the category 1 Col de la Colmiane, where another race within a race ignited near the summit, as Cosnefroy stole away to pick up the king of the mountains points. Further down the road, meanwhile, the Tour’s incongruously early passage into the Alps saw riders distanced from the peloton, though not definitively, and men like the yellow jersey Kristoff latched back on over the other side.

Sagan would eventually bid farewell to the head of the race on the following Col de Turini, where Cosnefroy, too, betrayed signs of suffering, but the Frenchman gamely battled his way back on before the summit, where Perez took maximum points.

By then, the escapees had just 1:30 on a peloton where Jumbo-Visma had begun to take a controlling interest and where Kristoff had sat up and formally resigned himself to the inevitable. The Tour’s early entry into the high mountains meant he was always destined to be an ephemeral maillot jaune.

The sharp hairpins on the descent of the Turini had been grounds for considerable concern ahead of the stage, though mercifully the peloton negotiated the cascade of corners without incident, save for a mechanical issue for Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates), though the Slovenian quickly rejoined the fray.

With 50km remaining, the six leaders still had 1:15 in hand on a bunch but that gap melted to nothing in the space of 10km as Jumbo-Visma upped the tempo on the approach to the Col d’Èze. Once on the climb, the efforts of Dries Devenyns (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Robert Gesink (Jumbo-Visma) whittled the bunch down to just 50 or so riders, but the intensity of their pace-making discouraged any attacks from distance.

The deadlock was broken only when Alaphilippe surged clear on the final ascent of the Col des Quatre Chemins. Egan Bernal, Primoz Roglic, Thibaut Pinot et al kept their powder dry behind, though it is unclear how Jumbo-Visma’s plans were altered by Dumoulin’s nervous fall on the ascent. The Dutchman quickly regained his place, but, for now at least, Alaphilippe is out on his own.

Stage
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep 4:55:27
2Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb
3Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 0:00:01
4Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) CCC Team 0:00:02
5Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling
6Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo
7Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
8Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
9Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
10Alberto Bettiol (Ita) EF Pro Cycling
11Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis
12Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott
13Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain McLaren
14Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
15Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
16Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Astana Pro Team
17Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
18Nairo Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
19Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis
20Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
21Pierre Rolland (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
22Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma
23Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Trek-Segafredo
24Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb
25Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
26Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
27Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Bahrain McLaren
28Pello Bilbao (Spa) Bahrain McLaren
29Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
30Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
31Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma
32Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Pro Cycling
33Davide Formolo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
34Richie Porte (Aus) Trek-Segafredo
35Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ
36Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team
37Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:00:19
38Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Ineos Grenadiers 0:01:04
39Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 0:01:12
40Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling 0:01:16
41George Bennett (NZl) Team Jumbo-Visma
42Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:02:09
43Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
44Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
45Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma
46Wout van Aert (Bel) Team Jumbo-Visma
47Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling 0:03:38
48Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling
49Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
50Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis 0:04:25
51Harold Alfonso Tejada Canacue (Col) Astana Pro Team
52Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) CCC Team
53Romain Sicard (Fra) Total Direct Energie
54Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Mitchelton-Scott
55Ion Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team
56Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic
57Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo 0:05:35
58Krists Neilands (Lat) Israel Start-Up Nation 0:07:02
59Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Ineos Grenadiers
60Bob Jungels (Lux) Deceuninck-Quickstep
61Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
62Winner Anacona (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
63Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team 0:08:41
64Robert Gesink (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma
65Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-Segafredo
66Diego Rosa (Ita) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:09:55
67Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:09:57
68Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 0:10:19
69Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo
70Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-Up Nation
71Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
72Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
73Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
74Dario Cataldo (Ita) Movistar Team
75Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 0:12:43
76Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Movistar Team 0:13:52
77Neilson Powless (USA) EF Pro Cycling
78Søren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb
79Dries Devenyns (Bel) Deceuninck-Quickstep 0:14:33
80Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 0:17:45
81Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R la Mondiale
82Connor Swift (GBr) Team Arkea-Samsic
83Nils Politt (Ger) Israel Start-Up Nation
84Dayer Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
85Stefan Küng (Swi) Groupama-FDJ
86Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
87Michael Schär (Swi) CCC Team
88Roman Kreuziger (Cze) NTT Pro Cycling
89José Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team
90Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC Team
91Quentin Pacher (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
92Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
93Jonas Koch (Ger) CCC Team
94Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis
95Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo
96David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
97Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Team Sunweb
98Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team
99Tejay Van Garderen (USA) EF Pro Cycling
100Daniel Martin (Irl) Israel Start-Up Nation
101Amund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) Team Jumbo-Visma
102Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) NTT Pro Cycling
103Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
104Tim Declercq (Bel) Deceuninck-Quickstep
105Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Ineos Grenadiers
106Daniel Oss (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe
107Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling
108Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
109Tony Martin (Ger) Team Jumbo-Visma
110Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain McLaren
111Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) CCC Team
112Jan Hirt (Cze) CCC Team 0:17:51
113Michael Valgren (Den) NTT Pro Cycling 0:20:42
114Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team
115Matej Mohoric (Slo) Bahrain McLaren
116Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott
117Guy Niv (Isr) Israel Start-Up Nation
118Jens Keukeleire (Bel) EF Pro Cycling
119Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic
120Jack Bauer (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott
121Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Cofidis
122Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Mitchelton-Scott
123Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Israel Start-Up Nation 0:21:38
124Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
125Cyril Barthe (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
126Joris Nieuwenhuis (Ned) Team Sunweb
127Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team
128Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team
129Wout Poels (Ned) Bahrain McLaren 0:25:47
130Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers 0:28:15
131Elia Viviani (Ita) Cofidis
132Jens Debusschere (Bel) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
133Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep
134Hugo Hofstetter (Fra) Israel Start-Up Nation
135Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Total Direct Energie
136Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates
137Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates
138Marco Marcato (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
139Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott
140Marco Haller (Aut) Bahrain McLaren
141Maxime Chevalier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
142Anthony Turgis (Fra) Total Direct Energie
143Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Total Direct Energie
144Andrey Amador (CRc) Ineos Grenadiers
145Casper Phillip Pedersen (Den) Team Sunweb
146Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo
147Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis
148Luke Rowe (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers
149Michael Mørkøv (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep
150Ryan Gibbons (RSA) NTT Pro Cycling 0:28:55
151Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling
152Maximilian Walscheid (Ger) NTT Pro Cycling
153William Bonnet (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
154Samuel Bewley (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott
155André Greipel (Ger) Israel Start-Up Nation
156Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic
157Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal
158Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal
159Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Sunweb
160Roger Kluge (Ger) Lotto Soudal
161Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
162Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) Total Direct Energie
163David De la Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) UAE Team Emirates
164Fabien Grellier (Fra) Total Direct Energie
165Simone Consonni (Ita) Cofidis
166Jerome Cousin (Fra) Total Direct Energie
167Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb
168Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-Quickstep
169Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Total Direct Energie
170Kevin Reza (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
171Frederik Frison (Bel) Lotto Soudal
172Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:29:08
173Caleb Ewan (Aus) Lotto Soudal
DNSRafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Bahrain McLaren
DNSPhilippe Gilbert (Bel) Lotto Soudal

Sprint 1 - Lac Du Broc (Le Broc) km. 16
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team 20
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 17
3Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo 15
4Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling 13
5Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 11
6Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis 10
7Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 9
8Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 8
9Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-Quickstep 7
10Michael Mørkøv (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 6
11Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates 5
12Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 4
13Elia Viviani (Ita) Cofidis 3
14Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Total Direct Energie 2
15Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling 1

Sprint 2 - Nice km. 185
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep 30
2Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 25
3Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 22
4Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) CCC Team 19
5Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling 17
6Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 15
7Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 13
8Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 11
9Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 9
10Alberto Bettiol (Ita) EF Pro Cycling 7
11Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 6
12Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott 5
13Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain McLaren 4
14Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 3
15Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 2

Mountain 1 - Col De La Colmiane km. 63.5
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 10
2Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis 8
3Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling 6
4Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 4
5Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo 2
6Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 1

Mountain 2 - Col De Turini km. 99.5
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis 10
2Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 8
3Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling 6
4Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo 4
5Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 2
6Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 1

Mountain 3 - Col D'Èze km. 153
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb 5
2Robert Gesink (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 3
3Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 2
4Wout van Aert (Bel) Team Jumbo-Visma 1

Young riders
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 4:55:27
2Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:00:02
3Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
4Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
5Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
6Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:02:09
7Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:03:38
8Harold Alfonso Tejada Canacue (Col) Astana Pro Team 0:04:25
9Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-Segafredo 0:08:41
10Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:10:19
11Neilson Powless (USA) EF Pro Cycling 0:13:52
12Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 0:17:45
13Connor Swift (GBr) Team Arkea-Samsic
14Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
15David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
16Cyril Barthe (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 0:21:38
17Joris Nieuwenhuis (Ned) Team Sunweb
18Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers 0:28:15
19Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep
20Maxime Chevalier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
21Casper Phillip Pedersen (Den) Team Sunweb
22Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo
23Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:28:55
24Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal
25Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) Total Direct Energie
26Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb

Combativity
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale

Teams
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1EF Pro Cycling 14:46:27
2Astana Pro Team
3Trek-Segafredo
4Bahrain McLaren
5Ineos Grenadiers 0:01:02
6Movistar Team 0:01:10
7Team Jumbo-Visma 0:01:14
8UAE Team Emirates 0:02:07
9Groupama-FDJ
10AG2R la Mondiale 0:03:36
11Mitchelton-Scott 0:04:22
12Cofidis 0:04:23
13Bora-Hansgrohe 0:10:17
14Team Arkea-Samsic 0:11:23
15Team Sunweb 0:13:48
16Deceuninck-Quick-Step 0:21:29
17CCC Team 0:22:06
18B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 0:28:00
19Israel Start-Up Nation 0:35:00
20NTT Pro Cycling 0:36:40
21Total Direct Energie 1:00:49
22Lotto Soudal 1:26:39

General classification after stage 2
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep 8:41:35
2Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 0:00:04
3Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 0:00:07
4Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:00:17
5Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
6Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott
7Davide Formolo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
8Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
9Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
10Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma
11Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma
12Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) CCC Team
13Nairo Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
14Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis
15Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
16Alberto Bettiol (Ita) EF Pro Cycling
17Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
18Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo
19Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
20Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
21Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
22Pierre Rolland (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
23Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
24Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Trek-Segafredo
25Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Pro Cycling
26Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb
27Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
28Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis
29Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Astana Pro Team
30Richie Porte (Aus) Trek-Segafredo
31Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team
32Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Bahrain McLaren
33Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
34Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain McLaren
35Pello Bilbao (Spa) Bahrain McLaren
36Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:00:34
37Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Ineos Grenadiers 0:01:19
38Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 0:01:27
39Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling 0:01:31
40George Bennett (NZl) Team Jumbo-Visma
41Wout van Aert (Bel) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:02:24
42Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma
43Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
44Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
45Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
46Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:03:53
47Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
48Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling
49Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ 0:04:32
50Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis 0:04:40
51Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Mitchelton-Scott
52Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) CCC Team
53Romain Sicard (Fra) Total Direct Energie
54Harold Alfonso Tejada Canacue (Col) Astana Pro Team
55Ion Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team
56Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic
57Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo 0:05:50
58Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 0:07:17
59Krists Neilands (Lat) Israel Start-Up Nation
60Bob Jungels (Lux) Deceuninck-Quickstep
61Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Ineos Grenadiers
62Winner Anacona (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
63Robert Gesink (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:08:56
64Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team
65Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-Segafredo
66Diego Rosa (Ita) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:10:10
67Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:10:12
68Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 0:10:34
69Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
70Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
71Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo
72Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
73Dario Cataldo (Ita) Movistar Team
74Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 0:12:58
75Søren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb 0:14:07
76Neilson Powless (USA) EF Pro Cycling
77Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Movistar Team
78Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-Up Nation 0:14:38
79Dries Devenyns (Bel) Deceuninck-Quickstep 0:14:48
80Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R la Mondiale 0:18:00
81Connor Swift (GBr) Team Arkea-Samsic
82Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
83Jonas Koch (Ger) CCC Team
84Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo
85Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep
86Amund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) Team Jumbo-Visma
87Dayer Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic
88Daniel Oss (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe
89Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Team Sunweb
90Tony Martin (Ger) Team Jumbo-Visma
91Quentin Pacher (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
92Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
93Tejay Van Garderen (USA) EF Pro Cycling
94Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) NTT Pro Cycling
95Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling
96Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Ineos Grenadiers
97Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
98Tim Declercq (Bel) Deceuninck-Quickstep
99Roman Kreuziger (Cze) NTT Pro Cycling
100Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) CCC Team
101Daniel Martin (Irl) Israel Start-Up Nation
102Stefan Küng (Swi) Groupama-FDJ
103Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team
104Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis
105Michael Schär (Swi) CCC Team
106Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
107Nils Politt (Ger) Israel Start-Up Nation
108José Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team
109David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
110Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain McLaren
111Jan Hirt (Cze) CCC Team 0:18:06
112Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC Team 0:18:20
113Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team 0:20:57
114Jack Bauer (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott
115Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Mitchelton-Scott
116Jens Keukeleire (Bel) EF Pro Cycling
117Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Cofidis
118Michael Valgren (Den) NTT Pro Cycling
119Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott
120Matej Mohoric (Slo) Bahrain McLaren
121Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team 0:21:53
122Joris Nieuwenhuis (Ned) Team Sunweb
123Cyril Barthe (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
124Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Israel Start-Up Nation
125Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team
126Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
127Wout Poels (Ned) Bahrain McLaren 0:26:02
128Guy Niv (Isr) Israel Start-Up Nation 0:26:11
129Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates 0:28:20
130Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo 0:28:24
131Elia Viviani (Ita) Cofidis 0:28:30
132Anthony Turgis (Fra) Total Direct Energie
133Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott
134Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates
135Marco Haller (Aut) Bahrain McLaren
136Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis
137Andrey Amador (CRc) Ineos Grenadiers
138Michael Mørkøv (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep
139Casper Phillip Pedersen (Den) Team Sunweb
140Jens Debusschere (Bel) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
141Marco Marcato (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
142Maxime Chevalier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
143Hugo Hofstetter (Fra) Israel Start-Up Nation
144Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Total Direct Energie
145Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep
146Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:29:06
147Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling 0:29:10
148Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
149Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-Quickstep
150Ryan Gibbons (RSA) NTT Pro Cycling
151Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic
152Simone Consonni (Ita) Cofidis
153Roger Kluge (Ger) Lotto Soudal
154Fabien Grellier (Fra) Total Direct Energie
155Kevin Reza (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
156Maximilian Walscheid (Ger) NTT Pro Cycling
157David De la Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) UAE Team Emirates
158Samuel Bewley (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott
159Frederik Frison (Bel) Lotto Soudal
160André Greipel (Ger) Israel Start-Up Nation
161William Bonnet (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
162Caleb Ewan (Aus) Lotto Soudal 0:29:23
163Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal
164Luke Rowe (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers 0:32:23
165Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Total Direct Energie 0:33:21
166Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:34:01
167Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) Total Direct Energie
168Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:40:14
169Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Sunweb
170Jerome Cousin (Fra) Total Direct Energie
171Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Total Direct Energie
172Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers 0:41:34
173Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:42:14

Points Classification
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates 64
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 46
3Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team 36
4Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-Quickstep 35
5Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep 30
6Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo 30
7Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 25
8Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 22
9Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 22
10Michael Schär (Swi) CCC Team 20
11Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb 20
12Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) CCC Team 19
13Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling 17
14Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 17
15Elia Viviani (Ita) Cofidis 17
16Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 15
17Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo 15
18Fabien Grellier (Fra) Total Direct Energie 15
19Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 13
20Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling 13
21Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) NTT Pro Cycling 13
22Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 11
23Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 11
24Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis 10
25Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott 10
26Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 9
27Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 9
28Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 8
29Anthony Turgis (Fra) Total Direct Energie 8
30Alberto Bettiol (Ita) EF Pro Cycling 7
31Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo 7
32Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 6
33Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R la Mondiale 6
34Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Mitchelton-Scott 6
35Michael Mørkøv (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 6
36Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott 5
37Daniel Oss (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe 5
38Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain McLaren 4
39Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis 4
40Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 4
41Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 3
42Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo 3
43Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 2
44Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 2
45Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team 2
46Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Total Direct Energie 2
47Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Ineos Grenadiers 1
48Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC Team -6

Mountains Classification
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale 18
2Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis 18
3Michael Gogl (Aut) NTT Pro Cycling 12
4Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo 6
5Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep 6
6Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb 5
7Robert Gesink (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 3
8Michael Schär (Swi) CCC Team 2
9Fabien Grellier (Fra) Total Direct Energie 2
10Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 2
11Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 2
12Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 2
13Wout van Aert (Bel) Team Jumbo-Visma 1
14Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC Team -2

Young Riders Classification
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marc Hirschi (Swi) Team Sunweb 8:41:42
2Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:00:10
3Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
4Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
5Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
6Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:02:17
7Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda (Col) EF Pro Cycling 0:03:46
8Harold Alfonso Tejada Canacue (Col) Astana Pro Team 0:04:33
9Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-Segafredo 0:08:49
10Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:10:27
11Neilson Powless (USA) EF Pro Cycling 0:14:00
12Connor Swift (GBr) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:17:53
13Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-Quickstep
14Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
15David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
16Joris Nieuwenhuis (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:21:46
17Cyril Barthe (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
18Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo 0:28:17
19Casper Phillip Pedersen (Den) Team Sunweb 0:28:23
20Maxime Chevalier (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
21Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep
22Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:28:59
23Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic 0:29:03
24Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) Total Direct Energie 0:33:54
25Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers 0:41:27
26Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:42:07

Teams Classification
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Trek-Segafredo 26:05:36
2EF Pro Cycling
3Astana Pro Team
4Bahrain McLaren
5Ineos Grenadiers 0:01:02
6Movistar Team 0:01:10
7Team Jumbo-Visma 0:01:14
8UAE Team Emirates 0:02:07
9Groupama-FDJ
10AG2R la Mondiale 0:03:36
11Mitchelton-Scott 0:04:22
12Cofidis 0:04:23
13Bora-Hansgrohe 0:10:17
14Team Arkea-Samsic 0:11:23
15Team Sunweb 0:13:48
16Deceuninck-Quick-Step 0:21:29
17CCC Team 0:22:06
18B&B Hotels-Vital Concept 0:28:00
19Israel Start-Up Nation 0:35:00
20NTT Pro Cycling 0:36:40
21Total Direct Energie 1:00:49
22Lotto Soudal 1:26:39
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