Tour de France Femmes 2022: Sprint triumph Vos to cement lead

Marianne Vos - Tour de France Femmes 2022: Sprint triumph Vos to cement leadimage: Cor VosMarianne Vos sprints to victory in the 6th stage of the Tour de France Femmes to cement her lead in the general classification. Marta Bastianelli and Lotte Kopecky finish in second and third. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 6th stage 2022 Tour de France Femmes

1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Marta Bastianelli (ita) s.t.
3. Lotte Kopecky (bel) s.t.
4. Elisa Balsamo (ita) s.t.
5. Silvia Persico (ita) s.t.
6. Maria Giulia Confalonieri (ita) s.t.
7. Vittoria Guazzini (ita) s.t.
8. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) s.t.
9. Rachele Barbieri (ita) s.t.
10. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 6
1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Silvia Persico (ita) + 0.30
3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) s.t.
4. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 0.35
5. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 1.05
6. Demi Vollering (nld) + 1.11
7. Juliette Labous (fra) + 1.19
8. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 1.28
9. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 2.02
10. Mavi García (spa) + 2.40

Race report
After more than 40 kilometres with a lot of movement and a high pace, a group of 14 riders jumps clear. Audrey Cordon Ragot, Sheyla Gutierrez, Christine Majerus, Marie Le Net, Anna Henderson, Franziska Koch, Tiffany Cromwell, Ruby Roseman-Gannon, Sandra Alonso, Laura Smulders, Katrin Hammes, Jesse Vandenbulcke, Joscelin Lowden and Tamara Dronova open up a 2 minutes gap.

Henderson and Le Net strike inside the last 17 kilometres, while Lowden tracks them down.

Le Net leaves the other two behind on the Côte de Boersch. She reaches the summit 20 seconds ahead of the GC group before she is caught with 5 kilometres to go.

Marianne Vos powers to victory in the ensuing sprint. Marta Bastianelli and Lotte Kopecky finish in second and third, while Vos extends her GC lead with a time bonus of 10 seconds.

Another interesting read: route 6th stage 2022 Tour de France Femmes.

Tour de France Femmes 2022 stage 6: routes, profiles, more

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