Étape 8 tour de france 2015

The AG2R les Mondiale driver fended la fin Dan vigne in a dramatic acceleration finish, if Alejandro Valverde and Peter Sagan followed closely behind. 

The Tour"s official Twitter feeding captured the moment:


Victoire d'A.Vuillermoz convoque l'étape 8 / A.Vuillermoz is thé winner de stage 8! https://t.co/bimkv9RO6z

The stage began at a frantic pace ont the riders average 52 kilometres an hour over the life 10 kilometres.

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The speed did no last though, et with the peloton slowing under considerably, 4 riders found themselves steady in front.

French triangle Sylvain Chavanel, auberge romaine Sicard et Pierre-Luc Perichon, ont well ont Bora-Argon 18"s Bartosz Huzarski, established a three-minute, 20-second espacer lead end the emballé after 30 kilometres.

The 4 maintained a comfortable command over auto peloton for much de the life 100 kilometres, oui illustrated passant par the Tour"s main Twitter feed et letourdata:


A look at at the gap between the Break and the Peloton between 50 - 90kms. #TDFdata #TDF2015 http://t.co/g5vXi1ghZe


As cette passed v the ville of Louison Bobet, Thomas du Gendt relocated to auto head de the peloton, which maintained a stable pace oui they approached the sapin categorised climb de the phase at Col aux Mont Bel-Air.

The rise was a forgiving one though, seul 1.5 kilometre long and with an average gradient of 5.7 effronté cent.

The narrow roadway was fabriqué even tighter de the bumper crowd, and Europcar"s Sicard took thé solitary mettre en ordre on offer parce que le the climb.

Ten kilometres nous from auto climb lay thé intermediate sprint.

Perichon and Huzarski duelled fiercely for the sprint, but the Frenchman was too strong à la his opponent et claimed hautement points to thé cheers de the patrie crowd.

In auto peloton, Andre Greipel fought éteindre the difficulty of john Degenkolb venir temporarily extend his lead at the top of the points standings.

Le Tour de France

AndreGreipel prend 11 points à sprint classe moyenne / gets 11 points at the intermediate sprint. #TDF2015 http://t.co/vomZdMaEeD

Following thé sprint a surge de riders from auto peloton, including calcul Rolland and Michal Kwiatkowski, consumed thé four leaders.

Team ciel responded par moving to thé head ns the peloton, which uncovered itself 41 seconds behind a nouveau trio of leaders.

Huzarski was the sole survivor of the counter-attack, et was joined by Lotto-Soudal"s lourdaud Bak et Etixx-Quick Step"s Michal Golas.

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The trio worked well to extend their lead passant par a more 30 seconds, while the peloton swept up auto 15 riders who dirige the surge.

Team ciel relayed thé situation conditions météorologiques Twitter:

Team ciel

Sticking ensemble out there. 50km to go avant the Mûr-de-Bretagne. A new three-man pause have got a protocole #TDF http://t.co/yGstTEWne0

Cannondale-Garmin kept auto pace ns the peloton in line with the leaders, hoping pour a stage win pour Martin, v the différent teams seemingly content to hover automatically behind.

Thanks to Cannondale-Garmin"s efforts, the espacer was closed to just 30 secs entering the final 10 kilometres.

A crash between Nicolas Edet and an AG2R les Mondiale driver in thé peloton did au sens propre to hinder your pursuit, et with the cours entering it"s final eight kilometres, thé three leaders discovered themselves subsumed oz more.

Team ciel placed us well parce que le the finish, through Geraint Thomas et Froome do their method to the front du the pack.

The final two kilometres consisted ns a cruel climb to auto finish, v some parts as steep oui 15 per cent.

Froome summary took auto lead, cible Vuillermoz pounced, and with 500 metres to marche he looked untouchable.

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Attaque de
alexis39200 / strikes #TDF2015 http://t.co/5rQWD4WqlI

Martin chased auto Frenchman for tous he was worth, cible Vuillermoz was just too quick.

According to ciel Sports, Vuillermoz said:

Third place nous the Mur aux Huy was obviously amazing, so today ns wanted to do something special. Je tried two ns three times to go, et finally nous that 3rd occasion, ce worked. Ns put ma head down et pedalled for all I to be worth and it’s just about now that i’m beginning to realise I oui won the stage.

The complete ensures over there are no changes to auto general classification leaderboard, v Froome leading pet Sagan par 11 seconds.

Here is a look at at auto current standings:

General classer (Yellow Jersey)
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky31:01:56
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:11
3Tejay soupape Garderen (USA) BMC gyeongju Team0:00:13
4Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Soudal0:00:26
5Greg van Avermaet (Bel) BMC racing Team0:00:28
6Rigoberto Uran (Col) Etixx-Quick Step0:00:34
7Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:36
8Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:07
9Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx-Quick Step0:01:15
10Bauke Mollema (Net) Team Lotto NL - Jumbo0:01:32

Points was standing (Green Jersey)
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo213
2Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal210
3Mark Cavendish (GBr) Etixx - Quick-Step159
4John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin158
5Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar102
6Greg fourgon Avermaet (Bel) BMC gyeongju Team73
7Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step63
8Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal61
9Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R-La Mondiale52
10Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky51

Mountain classer (Polka-Dot Jersey)
1Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka4
2Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha2
3Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R-La Mondiale2
4Michael Schar (Swi) BMC racing Team1
5Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar1
6Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo1
7Thomas aux Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal1
8Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky1
9Daniel vigne (Ire) Cannondale-Garmin1

The team time-trial awaits in stage 9 nous Sunday.

The 28-kilometre gyeongju will be a major juge of strength à la the actual contenders pour the Tour. Auto stage will again finish with a climb, soja the teams" tactics will it is in vital to securing thé win.

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Team ciel will it is in desperate parce que le a win stage conditions météorologiques Sunday, cible don"t rule out Tinkoff-Saxo or BMC gyeongju in what"s sure à be a tricky day for toutes les personnes the riders. 

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