UAE Team Emirates (France) - Press Release: Second consecutive success for the Slovenian in the Tour de France.
There was a spectacular duel at the finish line of La Super Planche des Belles Filles, with Tadej Pogačar winning the 7th stage of the Tour de France at the end of an exciting head-to-head with Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma).
The Slovenian of UAE Team Emirates finished off the work done during the stage from the Emirati team at the head of the group: the 10 members of the main escape of the day (originally 11, with the presence of Vegard Laengen, who then stopped to wait for the group) they took the final ascent (7 km at 8.5% average gradient) with just under 2′ ahead of the peloton and only Lennard Kamna (Bora-hansgrohe) managed to resist the comeback of the squad of the main climbers , entering with a margin of 20 ”in the last kilometer on a dirt road.
Stage 7 results:
- Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) 3:58:40
- Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) s.t.
- Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) +12 ”
General classification after the 7th stage:
- Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) 24:34:14
- Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) +35 ”
- Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) + 1’10 “