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Tour de France: Geraint Thomas won the First Stage in Düsseldorf

CYCLING: The Welsh rider is the first yellow jersey of the Tour de France …

This is the first yellow jersey of the Tour de France in 2017 . After a very wet prologue along 14 kilometers into the German city of Düsseldorf, Welsh rider Geraint Thomas of the Sky team has emerged of 8 seconds ahead of Stefan Kung and Vasil Kyrienka. The favorite of the stage, Tony Martin, finished only fourth.

In general, among the main favorites, Chris Froome who does the right operation by only finishing ten seconds from his teammate, leaving Richie Porte, Romain Bardet, Alberto Contador or Nairo Quintana nearly 30 seconds behind. Note the abandonment of Alejandro Valverde after a violent fall.

 

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