W.come to Tour de France 2021 when the ninth day of cycling activity reaches its climax. Stage 9 from Cluses to Tignes, is 144.9 km long and is expected to be an exciting event in the Alps with the first day off on Monday.
On Saturday, Dylan Teuns won his second stage of the Tour de France after a brilliant ride during the final stages of the race.
Mathieu van der Poel lost the overall lead of the Tour de France to Tadej pogacar, who is now wearing the yellow jersey. Mark cavendish He leads the way in the points standings, which is why he will wear the green jersey during Sunday’s stage.
Tour de France, stage 9 LIVE: latest updates
This is the beginning of our Tour de France Live blog, with the most recent entries closest to the top. We will have the latest news, so follow us for the latest updates on stage 9 of the 2021 Tour de France from Cluses to Tignes.
Tour de France general classification after stage 9
- Tadej Pogacar, UAE Team Emirates 34h 11 ’10 “
- Ben O’Connor, AG2R Citroen + 2’01 “
- Rigoberto Uran, EF Education Nippo + 5’18 “
- Jonas Vingegaard, Jumbo Visma + 5’32 “
- Richard Carapaz, Grenadiers of the Ineos + 5’33 “
- Enric Mas, Movistar + 5’47 “
- Wilco Kelderman, Bora-Hansgrohe + 5’58 “
- Alexey Lutsenko, Astana + 6’12 “
- Guillaume Martin, Cofidis + 7’02 “
- David Gaudu, Groupama-FDJ + 7’22 “
Results of the 9th stage of the Tour de France
Ben o’connor he won his first stage of the Tour de France after a brilliant solo effort on the last climb at Tignes. At a point O’Connor I was on my way to steal the yellow jersey from Tadej pogacar, but the Slovenian managed to hold on and eventually attacked his other rivals in the overall standings.
- Ben O’Connor, AG2R Citroen 4h 26 ’43 “
- Mattia Cattaneo, Deceuninck-Quick-Step + 5’07 “
- Sonny Colbrelli, Bahrain-Victorious + 5’34 “
- Guillaume Martin, Cofidis + 5’36 “
- Franck Bonnamou, B&B Hotels + 6’02 “
- Tadej Pogacar, UAE Team Emirates at the same time
- Richard Carapaz, Ineos Grenadiers + 6’34 “
- Jonas Vingegaard. Jumbo Visma at the same time
- Enric Mas, Movistar Same time
- Rigoberto Uran, EF Education-Nippo Same time
Finish: Pogacar wins more time
Pogacar he increases his advantage over his rivals in the general classification, who battle each other for the lower places, in another 30 seconds. The yellow jersey could remain on his shoulders until the final stage in Paris.
Finish: O’Connor wins!
Ben o’connor wins his first stage of the Tour de France. He will also jump in the general classification, as he won by at least three minutes. This was a terrific trip from the Australian.
1 km to go: Pogacar attacks!
Surprisingly, once again, it is the man in the yellow jersey who walks away from his rivals. No one can follow Pogacar.
2km to go: O’Connor enters town
O’Connor he’s starting to rock but the worst of the climb is over and he’s going to win by a big margin. Brilliant effort.
3 km to go: Ineos continues to set the pace
Geraint thomas it’s the only one Ineos grenadiers teammate for Richard Carapaz. He’s doing a great job leading the yellow jersey group. Pogacar he’s sitting in third place and he still looks very strong. Your gap for O’Connor he is 7’30 “.
4km to go: O’Connor currently without yellow
Ineos grenadiers they have gone to the front of the platoon so O’Connorthe advantage is back in less than eight minutes, which would keep Pogacar in the yellow jersey. However, O’Connor he continues to look excellent and is doing more than enough to win the stage.
6 km to go: the yellow jersey could change hands
O’Connor now lead Pogacar by 8’14 “. If he can maintain this lead until the end, he will be the overall leader of the Tour de France. What time could this be for O’Connor.
8km to go: O’Connor continues to extend his lead
The Australian is doing a time trial on his way to Tignes. O’Connor has a massive 3’35 “lead that increases with each pedal stroke. Quintana has also exceeded Higuita for the second place on the route.
10km to go: status quo in the peloton
The group in the yellow jersey is biding their time and no moves have yet been made to try to put Pogacar in difficulty. Ineos grenadiers I have Geraint thomas other Richard Carapaz in that group and could try to do something in the closing phase of the stage.
12km to go: O’Connor takes everyone’s time
O’Connor has this stage in the bag. He has more than two minutes of advantage over the rest of the pursuers. In the general classification, O’Connor is 8’13 “behind Tadej pogacar. At the moment, the AG2R-Citroen The rider has a 7’37 “lead over the yellow jersey. If he can find another 36 seconds, he could ride in yellow himself!
14km to go: O’Connor looks unstoppable
It was an early attack of O’Connor but it is paying off in abundance. You now have a one minute lead over Higuita, while Quintana It is also almost a minute behind.
15km to go: United Arab Emirates keep pace with Pogacar
Pogacar He still has three teammates leading the group with the yellow jerseys. They are doing a great job of setting the pace in the first part of this last climb. They are 6’51 “behind O’Connor that flies ahead.
16km to go: O’Connor strikes!
It is O’Connor who takes the first step. He has done it very early and opens a 10-second advantage over Higuita. However, there is still a long way to go, so the game is not over.
17km to go – two races at once
The battle for stage victory is on O’Connor other Higuita. On paper, Higuita is the favorite. Meanwhile, Pogacar he will seek to preserve his great advantage in the general classification of the Tour de France.
19km to go: Roglic out of the Tour de France
Runner-up last year Primoz Roglic He was unable to start today’s mountain stage due to injuries he still suffers as he fell during the messy third stage at the beginning of the week.
20km to go: Quintana fell!
Now there are only two cyclists in front. Already on the first slopes of the last climb, Quintana you have wasted time and are now more than 30 seconds late O’Connor other Higuita.
21 km to go: it’s long
The Montee de Tignes is the longest climb in the Tour de France this year. It is more than 21 km long with an average slope of 5.6%.
23 km to the end: the final climb calls you
Ben o’connor (AG2R-Citroen), Sergio Higuita (EF Education-Nippo) and Nairo Quintana (Arkea-Samsic) leads the stage in torrential rain. There are some chasing groups, but nothing that threatens the trio at the front. Tadej pogacar with the yellow jersey he is 8’25 “behind his rivals in the general classification.
28 km to go: stage 9 reaches its climax
Welcome to our coverage of Stage 9 of the 2021 Tour de France. Today’s stage in the Alps sees the first mountaintop finish of the event with a long Category 1 climb to Tignes. Another shakeup in the overall ranking is expected.
How to watch the 2021 Tour de France?
The 2021 Tour de France is available on NBC Sports in the US, and they will broadcast each stage live. In the UK, the 2021 Tour de France is broadcast live on Eurosport 1 and ITV4.