Critérium du Dauphiné 2022: Yellow jersey Van Aert storms to second stage win

Wout van Aert - Critérium du Dauphiné 2022: Yellow jersey Van Aert storms to second stage winimage: Cor VosAttackers Fabien Doubey, Jan Bakelants,, Sebastian Schönberger and Benjamin Thomas are caught inside the last 200 metres before Wout van Aert storms to victory. The Belgian Champion extends his lead on GC. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage 2022 Critérium du Dauphiné

1. Wout van Aert (bel)
2. Jordi Meeus (bel) s.t.
3. Ethan Hayter (gbr) s.t.
4. Edvald Boasson Hagen (nor) s.t.
5. Hugo Page (fra) s.t.
6. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.
7. Andrea Bagioli (ita) s.t.
8. Jan Bakelants (bel) s.t.
9. Matis Louvel (fra) s.t.
10. Sebastián Molano (col) s.t.

GC after stage 5
1. Wout van Aert (bel)
2. Mattia Cattaneo (ita) + 1.03
3. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 1.06
4. Ethan Hayter + 1.32
5. Jonas Vingegaard (den) + 1.36
6. Damiano Caruso (ita) + 1.49
7. Tao Geoghegan Hart (gbr) + 1.55
8. Juan Ayuso (spa) + 1.58
9. Matteo Jorgenson (usa) + 2.00
10. Ben O’Connor (aus) + 2.10

11. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 2.12
12. David Gaudu (fra) + 2.13
13. Enric Mas (spa) + 2.17

Race report
Fabien Doubey attacks in the descent of the first climb, Col des Ecorbans. Jan Bakelants and Sebastian Schönberger track him down straight away, while Pierre Rolland and Benjamin Thomas bridge across in a 15 kilometres chase. Rolland cements his KOM lead on the Côte de Dun before he sits up and waits for the bunch.

The leaders reach a maximum advantage of 3 minutes, which falls to 35 seconds on the last climb of the day. Dylan Groenewegen has been dropped.

The charging peloton catches the attackers 200 metres before the line. Wout van Aert crowns Christophe Laporte’s lead out and bests his compatriot Jordi Meeus on the line.

The Belgian Champion cements his GC lead, more than 1 minute ahead of Mattia Cattaneo.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2022 Critérium du Dauphiné.

Critérium du Dauphiné 2022 stage 5: route, profile, more

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