Belgian Buffalo won the first mountain stage of the Tour de France-2019

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At the legendary French race held rich mountain stage.

The gap
the day of 14 people was formed after 13 kilometers after the start of the race. Main
the aggressor in front of the group, was made by Thomas De Gendt, who for 37 kilometers
to finish on a mountain Col de Cruz ran away from his companions, but his solo attack
choked 20 miles to the finish line.

On
the final climb of the day, La planche de Belle Filles (category 1 with length of 7 km
with an average gradient of 8.7%) the most resistant were the Belgian from “Bahrain Merida”
Dylan on the Buffalo, which is a few hundred meters to the finish line escaped from Giulio
Ciccone and headed towards the main victory of his career.

Ciccone
also not left disappointed – the Italian rider “Trek – Segafredo” became
the new holder of the yellow Jersey, taking a leadership clothes from Julian Alaphilippe.

The tour de France 2019. The results of the sixth stage:

1.
Dylan Buffalo (Belgium, Bahrain Merida) – 4:Of 29.03

2.
Giulio Ciccone (Italy, Trek – Segafredo) – 0,11

3. Xandro Maris (Belgium, Wanty – Gobert Cycling Team) – 1,05

4.
Geraint Thomas (UK, INEOS) – 1,44

5.
Thibaut Pinot (France, Groupama – FDJ) – 1,46

Overall standings after six stages:

1.
Giulio Ciccone (Italy, Trek – Segafredo) – 23:14,55

2.
Julien Alaphilippe (France, Deceuninck-Quick Step) – 0,06

3.
Dylan Teuns (Belgium, Bahrain Merida) – 0,32

4.
George Bennett (New Zealand Jumbo-Visma) Of 0.47

5.
Geraint Thomas (UK, INEOS) – 0,49

On
the seventh stage, the participants of the Tour de France will travel 230 miles on the territory
the Franche-comté region of three mountains of the third and fourth categories finish under
the sprinters.

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