Tour de France 2022: Jakobsen sprints to victory, Van Aert takes yellow

Fabio Jakobsen - Tour de France 2022: Jakobsen sprints to victory, Van Aert takes yellowimage: Cor VosThe 2nd stage of the Tour de France comes down to a bunch sprint. Fabio Jakobsen outguns Wout van Aert and Mads Pedersen, while Van Aert moves into yellow (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 2nd stage 2022 Tour de France

1. Fabio Jakobsen (nld)
2. Wout van Aert (bel) s.t.
3. Mads Pedersen (den) s.t.
4. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
5. Jasper Philipsen (bel) s.t.
6. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
7. Jérémy Lecroq (fra) s.t.
8. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
9. Luca Mozzato (ita) s.t.
10. Hugo Hofstetter Fra) s.t.

GC 2022 Tour de France
1. Wout van Aert (bel)
2. Yves Lampaert (bel) + 0.01
3. Tadej Pogacar (slo) + 0.08
4. Filippo Ganna (ita) + 0.11
5. Mads Pedersen (den) + 0.12
6. Mathieu van der Poel (nld) + 0.14
7. Jonas Vingegaard (den) + 0.16
8. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 0.17
9. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 0.18
10. Dylan Teuns (bel) + 0.21

Race report
Magnus Cort attacks from the gun before Pierre Rolland, Sven Erik Bystrøm and Cyril Barthe bridge across. The four open up a 2 minutes gap in no-time, but then it stabilizes.

After the first KOM sprint Bystrøm and Cort push on together. They extend their lead to 3 minutes, while Cort pockets all available KOM points of the day.

Bystrøm leaves his companion behind in the last 60 kilometres. His solo ends 32 kilometres before the finish.

Pedersen opens the sprint early. Van Aert overhauls the Dane before Jakobsen comes across in the dying metres of the race.

Van Aert takes a time bonus of 6 seconds, which is enough for the yellow jersey.

Another interesting read: route 2nd stage 2022 Tour de France.

Tour de France 2022 stage 2: routes, profiles, more

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