TOUR DE FRANCE. The 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 was won by Dane Magnus Cort Nielsen after the final ascent near Megève. The classification of the race.
- The step summary: the 10th stage of the Tour de France this Tuesday July 12 was agitated between Morzine and Megève. After a long battle to take the breakaway of the day, a group of 25 riders took off before the stage was stopped for a few moments due to a demonstration in the middle of the road. Once revived, the battle for the stage victory raged with a Kämna who was aiming for the stage victory and the yellow jersey and who got nothing at the finish. On the finish line and at the end of a dantesque sprint between Schultz and Cort Nielsen, it was the old polka dot jersey that won
- The Covid on the Tour de France: the Tour de France was again marked today by positive Covid tests with the Australian from the BikeExchange Luke Durbridge and George Bennett, teammate of Tadej Pogacar. Rafal Majka also tested positive, but was able to start due to a fairly low viral load according to his team.
- The general classification of the Tour de France 2022: the Grand Boucle is still led by the outgoing double winner, the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar ahead of the Dane Jonas Vingegaard. Discover the new general classification at the end of each stage:
20:30 – The profile of the 11th stage
END OF LIVE. The profile of the 11th stage of the Tour de France scares the peloton with a start from Albertville before the finish at the top of the mythical Col du Granon. The stage, only 148 kilometers long, will be a real test for the favorites with the sequence of the telegraph pass then the Galibier before the final ascent.
20:08 – Geschke keeps the polka dot jersey
The German from the Cofidis team keeps his best climber’s polka dot jersey at the end of the 10th stage, but could lose it tomorrow if he does not join a breakaway with the Cols du Télégraphe, Galibier and Granon. Thibaut Pinot, 3rd with 14 points could put on the tunic tomorrow evening.
19:48 – Pogacar: “Not a problem if we lost the yellow jersey”
While Lennard Kämna was not far from taking the yellow jersey, Tadej Pogacar explained that it was not a problem if he lost it. “No, it wouldn’t have been a problem to lose the yellow jersey today. Kämna showed today that he is very efficient, he could have taken it for a few seconds but it wouldn’t have been a tragedy for me (….) (about the Covid) Of course it causes stress. I’m really sad that they left because they are two great teammates, one for the dish and the other for the mountain. Morale is still there and we will continue to fight.”
19:28 – Fighting Bettiol of the day
After his solo breakaway, Alberto Bettiol was caught up in the final ascent to Megève during the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022. The Italian from the EF Education-EasyPost formation was nevertheless elected combative of the day.
19:08 – Cort Nielsen: “There is nothing more beautiful than winning”
Winner of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 this Tuesday, July 12 in Megève, Magnus Cort Nielsen was satisfied with his victory after the race: “I tried to save myself a little bit before the sprint. It’s huge, I think there’s nothing bigger than winning the Tour de France. I hope I’ll be able to do it again. I’ve tried many times in the past.”
18:48 – Thomas: “I didn’t have the strength”
Seventh in the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 this Tuesday July 12, Benjamin Thomas gave everything in the last kilometer to win, in vain. After the race, the rider from the Cofidis team came back to the final packaging until the finish in Megève: “I was no longer lucid at 1km. Kämna made a big effort, I came back with him and I remembered Lausanne where I had waited. I had cramps all over, I didn’t have the strength to sprint. It was a short but very difficult stage.”
18:28 – Luis Leon Sanchez joins the top 10
The Spaniard Luis Leon Sanchez also made his appearance in the top 10 of this Tour de France 2022 after this long breakaway. He is 10th at 1’50 behind Slovenian Tadej Pogacar.
18:08 – Kamna 2nd in the Tour de France 2022
After his tenth place in the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022, Lennard Kamna moves up the general classification where he is second, eleven seconds behind the yellow jersey, Tadej Pogacar. Jonas Vingegaard completes the podium.
17:48 – The arrival of the 10th stage of the Tour de France in video
Relive the finish of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 with the crazy sprint of the Dane Cort Nielsen who came back to the head of the race in the last meters.
17:28 – Pogacar remains in yellow
While he had the opportunity to have the yellow jersey this evening, Lennard Kamna will not be the leader of the general classification after the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022. Tadej Pogacar keeps his yellow jersey.
17:27 – The peloton crosses the line
With a gap of almost nine minutes, the peloton has just crossed the finish line of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 in Megève.
17:23 – 2.5 kilometers to go for the peloton
There are still 2.5 kilometers to go for the peloton before the arrival in Megève of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022. Magnus Cort Nielsen has crossed the finish line for more than four minutes.
17:21 – Second Tour de France victory for Cort Nielsen
After the 15th stage of the Tour de France in 2018, Magnus Cort Nielsen won his second victory on the Grande Boucle on Tuesday July 12.
17:20 – Cort Nielsen wins!
Magnus Cort Nielsen wins the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 in Megève at the end of the effort. The rider from the EF Education-EasyPost team sprints ahead of Nick Schultz and Luis Leon Sanchez completes the podium.
17:18 – Photo-finish between Schultz and Cort Nielsen!
Who won the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 in Megève? Nick Schultz and Magnus Cort Nielsen crossed the finish line at the same time as Luis Leon Sanchez finished third in the stage.
17:15 – The Red Flame!
A kilometer to go for the leading men: Sanchez, Schultz, Jorgenson and Van Baarle who has just joined the breakaway.
17:14 – Schultz and Jorgenson join Sanchez
Matteo Jorgenson and Nick Schultz have just left the chasing group. The rider from the Israel – Premier Tech team and the American from the Movistar team joined Luis Leon Sanchez in the lead.
17:12 – More than twenty seconds ahead for Sanchez
Starting six kilometers from the finish, Luis Leon Sanchez is 26 seconds ahead of the chasing group. Three kilometers before crossing the finish line of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022.
17:08 – Five kilometers before the finish
Less than five kilometers before the finish of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022. Luis Leon Sanchez is still in the lead with ten seconds ahead of the pursuers. Magnus Cort Nielsen was dropped before enjoying a flat to come back.
17:07 – Sanchez escapes
Luis Leon Sanchez has just made an attack. The Spaniard is not followed by the rest of the breakaway. Five kilometers before the finish for the rider from the Bahrain Victorious team who is thirteen seconds ahead of the pursuers.
17:05 – More than nine minutes early
The leading group has 9’16” on the peloton six kilometers from the finish of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022. As a reminder, Lennard Kamna is the virtual yellow jersey for the moment.
17:04 – Bettiol released
After being joined by Georg Zimmermann and other pursuers a few kilometers later, Alberto Bettiol was dropped by the leading group seven kilometers from the finish of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2022 in Megève.
17:03 – And so on Simmons
Quinn Simmons has just made an attack eight kilometers from the finish. He is followed by Lennard Kamna.
17:00 – Zimmermann joins Bettiol
The junction is made between Alberto Bettiol and Georg Zimmermann who has just taken over the Italian.
16:59 – New attack from Bettiol!
The Italian hadn’t given everything at the front of the race and has just attacked again in the lead.
What is the classification of today’s stage of the Tour de France?
Until the last stage of the Tour de France scheduled for July 24 on the Champs Elysées in Paris, discover each evening the classification of the last day, with the winner and all the gaps on the finish line.
What are the dates of the Tour de France 2022?
The Tour de France traditionally takes place in the first three weeks of July. Only the 2020 edition deviated from the rule, the coronavirus epidemic having forced the organizers to postpone the race to September. For the 2022 edition, departure abroad obliges, the departure did not take place on a Saturday but on a Friday, the July 1, 2022. Arrival will be judged the Sunday July 24, 2022. It is on this date that the peloton will arrive as usual on the Champs-Elysées.
What is the map of the Tour de France 2022 route?
Unveiled last October by the director of the Tour de France Christian Prudhomme, the route of this 109th edition is particularly demanding with only a few opportunities for the sprinters to shine during the 21 stages planned. On the other hand, backpackers, punchers and climbers are in for a treat with several beautiful stages to shine, such as a cobblestone stage, the Planche des Belles Filles and a finish in Alpe d’Huez. The Pyrenees are also celebrating before this Tour de France 2022 ends with a time trial in Rocamadour. Here is the map with the exact route of this 109th edition of the Tour de France cyclist, which, for this edition, sets aside the entire West of the Country, but also the South-East. On the other hand, the East, the Center and the South West are celebrating for this 2022 edition of the Tour de France.
What are the stages of the 2022 Tour?
Here is the list of the stages of this Tour de France 2022 of cycling, which connects Copenhagen to Paris. The peloton was invited this year to travel through Denmark for the first three stages, before a transfer to the north of France (Dunkirk, Calais, Lille), with a few tens of kilometers of cobblestones. After a detour via Belgium, the first big difficulty was scheduled with La Super Planche des Belles Filles, followed by a series of mountain stages overflowing into Switzerland, with in particular a finish in Alpe d’Huez on the 14th July. The route of the Tour was then drawn towards Isère, the Loire and Saint-Etienne, then towards the west, with a stage in Carcassonne before entering the Pyrenees for the final battle. A last detour via Rocamadour precedes the last stage between La Défense and Les Champs:
- July 13: 11th stage Albertville-Col du Granon Serre Chevalier, 151.7 km
- July 14: 12th stage Briançon – Alpe d’Huez, 166 km
- July 15: 13th stage Bourg d’Oisans – Saint-Etienne, 193 km
- July 16: 14th stage Saint-Etienne – Mende, 195 km
- July 17: 15th stage Rodez – Carcassonne, 200 km
- July 18: rest in Carcassonne
- July 19: 16th stage Carcassonne – Foix, 179 km
- July 20: 17th stage Saint-Gaudens – Peyragudes, 130 km
- July 21: 18th stage Lourdes – Hautacam, 143 km
- July 22: 19th stage Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors, 189 km
- July 23: 20th stage Lacapelle-Marival – Rocamadour, 40 km (individual time trial)
- July 24: 21st stage Paris La Défense Arena – Paris Champs-Elysées, 112 km