DIRECT. Tour de France women 2022: the peloton accelerates and the gap drops to two minutes for the leading quartet… Follow the fifth stage

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DIRECT.  Tour de France women 2022: the peloton accelerates and the gap drops to two minutes for the leading quartet… Follow the fifth stage

The longest stage of this first edition of the Women’s Tour de France, on Thursday, ended with victory after a bunch sprint by Lorena Wiebes, already victorious on the Champs-Elysées.

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Published on 07/28/2022 10:53 Updated on 07/28/2022 16:50 Reading time: 1 min.
For the fifth stage of the Tour de France women, Thursday July 28, it was not necessary to stop on the simple profile, all flat, which arrived the day after the intense stage of the white paths . At 175.6 kilometres, the course was one of the longest in the history of women’s cycling in an official race and the organisms were again put to the test. The organizers had been obliged to request a derogation to carry out the route, the limit authorized by the International Cycling Union being a maximum of 160 km for a stage race. If the course was dotted with three listed difficulties, thea race was decided in a final bunch sprint. If the yellow jersey Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma) wanted to shine again after her victory during the second stage, it was the best sprinter on the planet, Lorena Wiebes, who clearly imposed herself, adding a 17th win to his season.

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