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Enthusiasts Tour de France: Van Aert surprise winner on the Champs-Élysées, Pogacar in parade ... The essence of the 21st step

00:35  19 july  2021
00:35  19 july  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

Tour de France Female: "It was time to bother," says Stéphane Pallez, CEO of FDJ

 Tour de France Female: © LP / Philippe Lavieille The Parisian Honor to the ladies. The race by the Tour takes place this Saturday morning between Brest and Landerneau, a few hours before the start of the first stage of the big loop. This eighth edition will leave the square, next year, to the Tour de France women (eight steps from July 24, 2022), back after a first experience between 1984 and 1989.

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as expected, this 21st and ultimate stage of the turn of France between Chatou (Yvelines) and the Champs-Elysées gave birth to a massive sprint, on the famous Parisian avenue. The less expected, Wout van Aert has surprised the green jersey, Mark Cavendish, and the other specialists to win his third step on this big loop 2021, the second in a row. The man of the day is Tadej Pogacar, the great winner of this great loop. You are summed up the essentials of the final bouquet.

The winner of the day: Van Aert really knows everything difficult

to find more versatile than Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma). Winner of the 11th stage, that of the double ascent of Mont Ventoux , the Belgian then won the 20th, a back-up . He was not missing to lift his arms at the end of a solid sprint to complete this triptych of dream ... It's done. After Isolated Michael Morkov, Mark Cavendish's pilot fish, Jumbo-Visma placed Mike Teunissen at the top of the platoon. Van Aert declined 200 m from the line, to get from Jasper Philipsen and Mark Cavendish, who will have to wait to snatch a 35th victory over the turn, a record. Wout van Aert succeeds a pure sprinter, the Irishman Sam Bennett, winner on the "fields" in 2020.

Tour de France: the emotion of Alaphilippe, in yellow after his "special victory"

 Tour de France: the emotion of Alaphilippe, in yellow after his © AFP Julian Alaphilippe Having all the looks on Self, the sign on the back, and succeed despite everything to go get the Victory and the yellow jersey of the Tour de France as a bonus. This is what is called to be expected and answer present. With authority.

with a mountain internship and a tt already to His name ???????? @Wutvanaert won on the fields to deny ???????? Mark Cavendish His 35th Win.

here is the final km ⬇️

a new prestige victory for ???????? @WOUTVANAERT ! The Belgian offers the Champs-Elysees. # tdf2021 pic.twitter.com/igdsgerflm

- Tour de France ™ (@letour) July 18, 2021

The man of the day: Pogacar in Parade

who says last stage says parade for the winner. Like last year, Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) has made low hand on yellow, white and pea jerseys. It becomes, at 22, the youngest runner to win two towers of France. Before having the honors of three podiums in Paris, the Slovenian offered a few moments of collective celebration, with his teammates, as the tradition is. Then, without the slightest mechanical concern, he joined the arrival and the podium. The Slovenian Advance, the General Rating, the Danish Jonas Vingegaard of 5'20 '' and the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz of 7'03 ''.

Martin criticizes the tour protest: "A laughing number"

 Martin criticizes the tour protest: "Since you can easily see how unillimile the drivers are": Tony Martin practices harsh criticism of the driver's protest on the fourth stage of the Tour de France. © Provided by Sport1.de Martin criticizes the tour protest: "A laughing number" Radprofi Tony Martin practiced harsh criticism of the driver's protest on the fourth stage of the Tour de France and holds such actions for unfit in combat for more security .

???? In Yellow, and with 8 Riders! @teamemiratesuae will finish the tower with all those that started!

???? In yellow, and 8! The UAE Team Emirates team ends this full tour! # tdf2021 pic.twitter.com/4mqvdyo9iD

- Tour de France ™ (@letour) July 18, 2021

The last breakaway: the baroud of honor of Schelling

The Tour de France 2021 ends as it started For IDE Schelling (Bora-Hansgrohe): at the forefront. Escappe on the first step, great animator of the first week and first bearer of the best climber's dot jersey, the Dutch tried one last shot escaping 23 kilometers from the arrival. But he was not alone. The Belgian Brent van Moer (Lotto-Soudal) and the Danish Michael Valgren (EF-Education - Nippo) accompanied him on the Champs-Élysées. The trio held up to 6 kilometers of the arrival, before being swallowed by the pack.

The image of the day: the riders ... In excess speed

The peloton recalled that the last step of the turn was not just a parade to the Champs-Élysées. Even in the last wheel turns, the pace has remained high. The proof: runners have been "flashed" by a radar over 50 km / h in the descent of Meudon.

???? Speed ​​compliance limits. ????

???? Attention to speed limits. ???? # tdf2021 pic.twitter.com/kgg2yc3lwn

- Tour de France ™ (@letour) July 18, 2021

to Dopingrazzia at the Team Bahrain-Victorious: Matej Mohoric wins tour stage - and provoked .
of the Slovene secures the stage victory, with his cheers he wants to cope with critics. On the night of Thursday, the police had searched hotel rooms. © Photo: Imago Images / Panoramic International at the finish: Matej Mohoric wins the 19th stage. Matej Mohoric tapped at the end of his triumpheer demonstratively on his jersey and presented the index finger on his lips.

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