Tour de France 2024: Sprint triumph Girmay, Pogacar keeps yellow

Biniam Girmay - Tour de France 2024: Sprint triumph Girmay, Pogacar keeps yellowfoto: Cor VosBiniam Girmay powers to this third stage victory in the streets of Villeneneuve-sur-Lot, while Tadej Pogacar stys in the lead of the general classificaton. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 12th stage 2024 Tour de France

1. Biniam Girmay (eri)
2. Wout van Aert (bel) s.t.
3. Pascal Ackermann (ger) s.t.
4. Jasper Philipsen (bel) s.t.
5. Arnaud De Lie (bel) s.t.
6. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
7. Phil Bauhaus (ger) s.t.
8. Bryan Coquard (fra) s.t.
9. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
10. Ryan Gibbons (rsa) s.t.

GC after stage 12
1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Remco Evenepoel (bel) + 1.06
3. Jonas Vingegaard (den) + 1.14
4. João Almeida (por) + 4.20
5. Carlos Rodriguez (spa) + 4.40
6. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 4.42
7. Mikel Landa (spa) + 5.38
8. Adam Yates (gbr) + 6.59
8. Juan Ayuso (spa) + 7.09
10. Giulio Ciccone (ita) + 7.36

Race report
Attacks are flying from the start until Valentin Madouas, Quentin Pacher, Jonas Abrahamsen, and Anthony Turgis break clear at kilometre 20. The four open up a maximum lead of almost 4 minutes.

With over 40 kilometres left to race, the attackers are caught.

A bigh crash within the last 12 kilometres takes down Primoz Roglic, and he is forced to chase.

Arnaud Démare obstructs a strong Wout van Aert during the sprint, allowing Biniam Girmay to clinch the victory. Despite Démare’s disruptive behavior, Van Aert recovers to finish second.

Roglic loses 2 minutes and 27 seconds, slipping to sixth place, while other GC contenders maintain their positions. Therefore, Tadej Pogacar continues to lead the Tour de France.

Another interesting read: route 12th stage 2024 Tour de France.

Tour de France 2024 stage 12: video, routes, profiles

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