Mike Teunissen pips Peter Sagan to line in Tour de France stage one photo finish

06 July 2019 03:07
• Dutchman takes yellow jersey by matter of inches • Jakob Fuglsang and Geraint Thomas both downed in crashesMike Teunissen was the surprise winner of the opening stage of the Tour de France after a major crash ripped the peloton apart with 3km to go. Geraint Thomas was among those to fall in the final moments of the 194.5km stage that started and finished in Brussels, though the defending champion quickly remounted his bike. Jumbo-Visma’s star sprinter Dylan Groenewegen was also on the deck, but Teunissen clinched victory for the team regardless as he held off Peter Sagan in a photo finish. Related: Tour de France: Teunissen pips Sagan on the line in stage one photo-finish – live! Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian