Tour de Romandie 2024: Sprint win and leader’s jersey for Godon

Dorian Godon - Tour de Romandie 2024: Sprint win and leader's jersey for Godonfoto: Cor VosDorian Godon wins the sprint of a decimated peloton in the steets of Fribourg. He takes the leader's jersey in doing so. His lead-out Andrea Vendrame finishes in second, Gianni Vermeersch in third. The latter moves up to second place on GC. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 1st stage 2024 Tour de Romandie

1. Dorian Godon (fra)
2. Andrea Vendrame (ita) s.t.
3. Gianni Vermeersch (bel) s.t.
4. Milan Menten (bel) s.t.
5. Kasper Asgreen (den) s.t.
6. Matevz Govekar (slo) s.t.
7. Alex Aranburu (spa) s.t.
8. Clément Venturini (fra) s.t.
9. Thibau Gruel (fra) s.t.
10. Kobe Goossens (Be) s.t.

101. Cameron Scott (aus) + 10.43
156. Maikel Zijlaard (nld) + 17.11

GC after stage 1
1. Dorian Godon (fra)
2. Gianni Vermeersch (bel) + 0.06
3. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) + 0.09
4. Tim van Dijke (nld) + 0.10
5. Alex Aranburu (spa) + 0.11
6. Antoine Aebi (swi) s.t.
7. Jan Christen (swi) s.t.
8. Ilan Van Wilder (bel) s.t.
9. Andrea Vendrame (ita) + 0.12
10. Matvez Govekar (slo) s.t.

Race report
Fausto Masnada attacks shortly after the start. The Italian is escorted by five men, Juri Hollmann, Rune Herregodts, Patrick Gamper, Joey Rosskopf and Raúl García Pierna. They put 4 minutes into the peloton.

Jan Christen strikes from the peloton on the last haul up to the Chapelle de Lorette. Richard Carapaz and David Gaudu go with him, but they are reeled in with 32 kilomtres remaining.

The lead of the six is almost gone when Julian Alaphilippe at the end of the last climb of the day. The Frechman makes the catch, but is caught himself, and the race boils down to a sprint.

Dorian Godon powers to a dominant victory, ahead of his lead-out Andrea Vendrame and Gianni Vermeersch.

Godon is the new leader on GC, Vermeersch sits in second, Alaphilippe in third.

Another interesting read: route 1st stage 2024 Tour de Romandie.

Tour de Romandie 2024 – stage 1: video, route, profile

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