UAE Team Emirates (France) - Press Release: Slovenian reigns over the highest finish of this Tour to retain the Yellow Jersey.
On the queen stage of this Tour de France, 178.4km from Muret to the top of Col du Portet at 2,200 meters above sea level, Tadej Pogačar once again showed his class, taking his second stage victory in the 2021 edition of the Grande Boucle.
The race saw the men in the general classification control the initial stages, with UAE Team Emirates protecting and escorting the Yellow Jersey to the slopes of Col du Portet, a 16.3 km climb with peaks of 10% gradient.
Tomorrow the last mountain stage is scheduled. “Only” 130km with the ascents to the Col du Tourmalet (17.1km at 7.3%) and the arrival in Luz Ardiden (13.3km at 7.4%).