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DIRECT. Tour de France 2024: towards a massive sprint, two French people escape, the 5th stage

The 5th stage of the 2024 Tour de France is taking place at a leisurely pace and we are heading straight for a mass sprint at the finish in Saint-Vulbas. Follow the stage with live commentary.

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15:37 – Today's challenge ? The green jersey

This 5th stage should cause a change of green jersey, since there are 70 points to be distributed today, with 50 points for the winner of the stage. With 87 points, Jonas Abrahamsen should certainly lose it and settle for the polka dot jersey, which is already very good. Who to wear it, then ? Winner in Turin, Biniam Girmay (83 points) is only 4 points behind Abrahamsen, with Mads Pedersen at l's lookout (79 points). With only 38 points on the clock, Jasper Philipsen, green jersey in 2023 and winner of four stages last year on the Tour, does not seem able to seize the green jersey tonight.

15:31 – 100 kilometers still to go

The two escapees are still in the Col de Couz, the climb of which lasts almost 13 kilometers. There are 100 kilometers left for Russo and Vercher in this 5th stage.

15:28 – The gap continues to decrease in front

Clément Russo (Groupama-FDJ) and Matt&o Vercher (TotalEnergies) lost time at the end of the race. before the race. They lost about 1 minute 30 minutes during the last 20 kilometers.

15:23 – A climb not listed in the program

The escapees and the peloton began to attack. the ascent of the Col de Couz, not listed by the organizers in this 5th stage. The summit culminates à a little over 600 meters.

15:18 – The gap drops below 4 minutes< /h3>

The platoon continues to close in on the escapees, who make their way towards the front. through Chambery, since the gap has just dropped below four minutes.

15 :14 – The escapees arrive Chambery

The two escapees arrive in the streets of Chambery, capital of Savoy. There are a lot of people on the side of the road.

15:08 – About 4 minutes early for the escape& eacute;e

Clément Russo (Groupama-FDJ) and Mattéo Vercher (TotalEnergies) maintain around four minutes lead in time I'm still in the race on the peloton, but the gap has narrowed a little.

15:03 – Dillier and Declercq set the pace

Two men set the pace at the head of the peloton & the pursuit of the peloton. These are the Belgian Tim Declercq (Lidl-Trek) and the Swiss Silvan Dillier (Alpecin-Deceuninck), respectively for Mads Pedersen and for Jasper Philipsen.

14:58 – 120 kilometers &egrave; travel

There are approximately 120 kilometers left to go the two escapees, Clément Russo (Groupama-FDJ) and Mattéo Vercher (TotalEnergies). The platoon is taken away by the Belgian Tim Declercq (Lidl-Trek), for his sprinter Mads Pedersen very certainly.

14:53 – L'&amp ;eacute;gap stabilizes between the escapees and the peloton

The peloton does not seem to want to let the two escapees&eacute; get too far ahead. The gap oscillates between 4 minutes 30 and 5 minutes.

14:48 – The ;cart chills the five minutes

Even if the peloton has started the second gear, Cl Clément Russo (Groupama-FDJ) and Matt&o Vercher (TotalEnergies) continue to widen the gap in front. They now have almost five minutes ahead.

14:43 – The peloton sets off

The platoon begins à get active, with several teams of sprinters coming to the scene. forward to pick up the pace. The two escapees are now 4'30" advances in advance and this gap seems to be maintained.

14:37 – A first re quiet hour

The average mileage for the first hour is 37.9 km/h. This is the lowest speed since the start of the Tour!

14:33 – Four minutes ahead for Russo and Vercher

After an hour of racing, the gap widens & ;agrave; The front and the escapement are well constructed. Russo and Vercher now have a four-minute lead.

14:29 – Russo and Vercher widen the gap in front

Clément Russo (Groupama-FDJ) and Mattéo Vercher (TotalEnergies) escape the front. The two Frenchmen are now three minutes ahead of the peloton, while there are still 140 kilometers to go. browse.

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What are the dates for Tour de France 2024 ?

The Tour de France 2024 will take place from Saturday June 29 to Sunday July 21, 2024.

Tour de France map

Here is the Tour de France map with a strong southern accent for this 2024 edition

The profile of the 21 steps

Here are the 21 stages of the Tour de France 2024 with all the cities which will host the start or finish of a ' ;eacute;step.

  • 1st stage, Saturday June 29: Florence-Rimini (206 km)
  • 2nd stage, Sunday June 30: Cesenatico-Bologna (200 km)
  • 3rd stage, Monday July 1: Plaisance-Turin (229 km)
  • 4th stage, Tuesday July 2: Pinerolo-Valloire (138 km)
  • 5th stage, Wednesday July 3: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Saint-Vulbas (177 km)
  • 6th stage, Thursday July 4: MâDijon (163 km)
  • 7th stage, Friday July 5: Nuits-Saint-Georges-Gevrey-Chambertin, individual time trial (25 km)
  • 8th stage, Saturday July 6: Semur-en-Auxois-Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises (176 km)
  • 9th stage, Sunday July 7: Troyes-Troyes (199 km)
  • Rest day at Orleans, Monday July 8
  • 10th stage, Tuesday July 9: Orl&ans-Saint-Amand-Montrond (187 km)
  • 11th stage, Wednesday July 10: Evaux-les-Bains-Le Lioran (211 km)
  • 12th stage, Thursday July 11: Aurillac-Villeneuve-sur-Lot (204 km)
  • 13th stage, Friday July 12: Agen-Pau (171 km)
  • 14th stage, Saturday July 13: Pau-Saint-Lary-Soulan (152 km)
  • 15th stage, Sunday July 14: Loudenvielle-Plateau de Beille (198 km)
  • Rest day at Gruissan, Monday July 15
  • 16th stage, Tuesday July 16: Gruissan-N&imes (187 km)
  • 17th stage, Wednesday July 17: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux-Superdévoluy (178 km)
  • 18th stage, Thursday July 18: Gap-Barcelonnette (179 km)
  • 19th stage, Friday July 19: Embrun-Isola 2000 (145 km)
  • 20th stage, Saturday July 20: Nice-Col de Couillole (133 km)
  • 21st stage, Sunday July 21: Monaco-Nice, individual time trial (34 km)
Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116