Tour de France Section 16 || Austrian champion in solo victory – running, cycling, triathlon, swimming
צ פ ו | Summary of section 16
Tour de France 2021 Section 16-Pass de la Cases to Saint-Goudens, Andorra-France
Winner today: Patrick Conrad, Austria (Bora-Hansgrohe)
Finished in time of: 4:01:59 hours
Average speed: 41.9 km / h
Distance: 169 km
From where to where: From Pass de la Cases to Saint-Goudens (Andorra to France)
What was on the track?
The route today in the French column was rainy and he skied after the rest day from Andorra to France, as the riders struggled both along the mountain route and in weather conditions.. The 16th section of the Tour de France started at 14:05, on a 169 km track with a hill profile that is very suitable for a winning escape group. The route included three fairly difficult graded types, with an almost complete finish, except for a short hill (rated 4) within the last 10 miles and an unrated climb in the last mile to the finish line.
The course of the competition
Caspar Asgrin from the Quickstep Group is the first evolution of the day. The Great Dane opens a gap of almost 2 minutes before the road starts to go uphill after about 40 spaces.
Fabian Daubi, Christopher Jul-Sun and Ian in the Clants flee forward, just before the Cole de la Corre. Patrick Conrad follows them on a climb, some Yule-specials fall back into a group of nine pursuers: Tom Squines, David Gaudo, Fair-Luke Frishon, Fred Wright, Sonny Colverley, Michael Matthews, Alex Arnborough, Lorenzo Rota, Frank Bonmore.
The winning moves
The Austrian Conrad goes on the attack alone at the Col de Fort-d’Aspet and he opens a one-minute gap about 30 km away, but he is fading a bit in other Talmudic departments of the book. , Conrad.The third persecution group on the road with Matthews for a 23-second development.
Conrad increases his lead on the recent ascent, especially Matthews, Bonmore, Frishon, Rota, Arnborough, Skeins and Clants rejoining Gaudo and the Culver. Conrad finishes the last ascent of the day Cote d’Asper-Sart about a minute before the pursuers and of course he will win the section. The 29-year-old Conrad has been the Austrian champion 3 times already and this is his first victory in the Tour de France and in the Grand Tour in general. It should be remembered that this is the team Bora’s second victory in the current column without the Slovak star Peter Sagan Who retired due to injury.
Sonny Colverley defeated Michael Matthews in a sprint to another place, with Matthews being the one to beat him earlier in the intermediate sprint beyond the section. Both managed to raise points in the green shirt competition, which is still leading Mark Cavendish Who even today safely finished social membership of his group.
But a crazy first half of the segment, it ended up being a quiet day for the contestants on the overall GC rankings. The UAE team took care to lead the platoon most of the day for the yellow beach Today Pugacher When they finish safely more than 13 minutes after the winner.
Israel Startup Nation
Most of the group’s riders finish with the big stick of the day, retaining strength and waiting for the two mountain sections, for some to compete again. Michael Woods On the polka dot shirt.
Close up on section 17 – Wednesday
Wednesday 14 July is of course Independence Day French (The Bastille) and is always considered a special day in the Tour de France. The length of the “Bastille route” this year is 177 kilometers and took out the Pyrenees. After ascending the Col de Firesord and the Col d’Azt-Val Loron the race will end at the summit of the Col du Fort. Which is a 16-mile climb at an average 8.7% incline.
Three years ago the Tour de France brain section of the Pyrenees with some ascents, but it was a much shorter route and reached 65 only for the situation. The 17-year section is similar, only it includes a longer opening in cheeses up to the hard technologies.
Riders will pass after 113.5 miles through Naires-de-Luchon, where the segment began in 2018. Shortly after, the Voice de Firesord performed. A population of 13.2 kilometers with a 7% slope followed by a decrease of 10.5 kilometers leading to the Cole d’Azt-Val Loron. Mine in the climb of 7.4 people on 8.3%.
Immediately after the thought drop, the long and difficult ending climb began. The slope of the two-port sound hardly drops below 8%. The fort fan is 8.7%. The first three riders on the line look for time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds.
Favorites to win section 17:
*** Jonas Winggard, Tadey Fugacher, Richard Karpaz
** Sergio Higita, David Gaudo, Michael Woods, Nairo Quintana
* Boca Mulma, Ion Izgayer, Steven Kreusswick, Sepp Cos, Dylan Tunes
Results of the first ten riders in section 16:
1 Patrick Conrad (OT) Bora-Hensgeru 04:01:59
2 Sonny Colverley (Ita) the winning Bahrain 00:00:42
3 Michael Matthews (Aus) Team BikeExchange 00:00:42
4 Fire-Luke Frishon (Fra) Cofidis 00:00:42
5 Franck Bonnamour (Fra) B&B Hotels p / b KTM 00:00:42
6 Alex Arnborough Deba (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech 00:00:42
7 Tom Skogins (Lat.) Trek-Sagapardo 00:00:45
8 Jan Bakelants (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 00:00:45
9 David Gaudo (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 00:00:47
10 Lorenzo Rota (Ita) Intermarsha-Vanti-Gubert Matrio 00:01:03
The first ten riders in the GC overall rankings after section 16:
1 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) United Arab Emirates 66:23:06
2 Rigoberto Oran (voice) EF Education-Nippo 0:05:18
3 Jonas Wingard (Dan) Jumbo-Wisma 0:05:32
4 Richard Carpaz (Echo) Inaus Grenadier 0:05:33
5 Ben O’Connor (Aus) AG2R Citroen Team 0:05:58
6 Wilco Calderman (Ned) Bora-closed 0:06:16
7 Alexei Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech 0:07:01
8 Enrique Mas Nicolaou (Spa) Movistar Team 0:07:11
9 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:08:02
10 Flo Bilbao Lopez de Armentia (Spa) Bahrain wins 0:10:59
Wearing the shirts after section 16
Yellow Shirt (GC columnist) – Taday Fogacher, Slovenia (United Arab Emirates)
Green Shirt (The Leading Sprint Accelerator) -Mark Cavendish, UK (Deceuninck-QuickStep)
Dotted Shirt (Mountain Climbing Leading Climber) -Water Poals, The Netherlands (Bahrain wins)
White Shirt (Leading Young Rider GC) – Taday Fogacher, Slovenia (United Arab Emirates)
Leading company in the ranking – Bahrain Victorius (Bahrain wins)
Today’s Most Offensive Rider – Patrick Conrad, Austria (Bora-Hansgrohe)
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