GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share
Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  16 July  2019:  UAE Team Emirates' Jasper Philipsen secured a top 10 finish on stage 10 of the Tour de France after a thrilling sprint finish in the French town of Albi.
 
It was a tough day at the saddle with strong winds, evident as the peloton got to the final 60km and the pace was upped in an attempt to reign in the breakaway that had led the race until then. With 20km to go, an echelon was opened and the peloton fractured into three groups, with the first making sure they pulled away. The relentless pace kept going till the finish line, with Jasper Philipsen showing his potential to compete with some of cycling's top sprinters. The photo-finish confirmed Wout Van Aert (Team Jumbo-Visma) took the stage win, Philipsen was sixth.
 
It was also a positive result for UAE Team Emirates' General Classification (GC) hopeful, Dan Martin. Working closely with Sven Erik Bystrøm to get through the echelons, the Irishman finished with the head group and gained time on some riders in the overall standings. He now breaks into the GC top 10 - 2”09 behind leader Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick Step).
 
Commenting on the finish, Philipsen said: “Sven helped me in the sprint to put me in a good position, but it was difficult to break into the trains of the other teams. I was a little bit far behind and they launched the sprint from far back, but I was just missing that bit of power to be that little bit closer.”
 
Dan Martin added: 'Even from the first kilometre it was stressful. Everybody knew with the wind it was dangerous and when you have over 200km when it can happen at any moment, you always need a bit of good luck to be in the front. I was always in the top-20 and it was a fight to be there.
 
When Deceuninck and Ineos made the move, Sven came up to me and worked in the wind and brought me to the front. Jasper was there too which was perfect for the sprint. Anything can happen on any day of the Tour and today for us was a good day. We were really focused to make the splits so it's a really nice way to go into the rest day.'
 
Riders will welcome the first rest day tomorrow, before hoping back on their bikes for Stage 11; a 167km route from Albi to Toulouse.
 
Stage 10 Results
 
1. Wout Van Aert (Team Jumbo-Visma) - 4:49:39
 
2. Elia Viviani (Deceuninck - Quick Step) – “
 
3. Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) – “
 
6. Jasper Philipsen (UAE Team Emirates) – “
 
9. Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) – “
 
General Classification Standings
 
1. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick Step) – 43:27:15
 
2. Geraint Thomas (Team INEOS) – 1:12”
 
3. Egan Bernal (Team INEOS) – 1:16”
 
9. Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) – 2:09”
 
 
 
 
 
 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 4965 times
Posted on : Tuesday, July 16, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : MG Motor becomes the Global Partner of Liverpool Football Club as the British-born brand's internati...
Next Story : Team Abu Dhabi Clinch World Endurance Crown in Poland
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Inventive, Futuristic and Daring Translucent is a Distinguished Milestone for Police.
Show your Nanny some love and treat them to a Complimentary Haircut throughout A...
Introducing Lunette: A Tool to Empower Women
Corum Golden Bridge Titane DLC - black beauty for the man of style
Robinsons Showcases Malone Souliers' Stunning New Collection for Pre-Fall 19
Marks & Spencer Unveils Its Autumn 2019 Kidswear Collection
Ferragamo Urban - 2019 Fall/Winter Collection
GUESS - The Perfect Tote
Aesop's Parsley Seed Skin Priming Regimen
Ralph Lauren Debuts “Wear Your Story” Denim Campaign
Corum Admiral Legend 42-Icon ahead
The future of photography and videography is in Canon's hands, with five 2019 EI...
Sandro: The Power Suit
Hormann announces speed rolling shutter DD S6
Al Ain Hospital doctors save young girl from 2.5 cm pin in her lungs
Forecasting Mesmerising Sea Views and Exotic Seafood at Gonu
GEMS Education students shine with excellent A-Level examination results
Jaguar I-pace: Redefining What It Means to Be a ‘CAR'
Rock Chic Edit with GUESS
Modular Sofa's by Boconcept
Tazio Nuvolari Vanderbilt Cup
Spare a thought for abandoned cats today – International Cat Day!
Same Favourite Fragrance, New Innovative Products From the Ritual of Karma
Get 50 per cent off back-to-school essentials at Dragon Mart
Exceptional Playtime with Soundcore Vortex
Acclaimed Coin Collector to Pay Homage to UAE with Rare Coin Collection at ‘Year...
Marks & Spencer Celebrates the Success of its First Ever Vegan-Friendly Line – P...
Autumn / Winter 2019-20 Men's and Women's Sneakers Collection
Abu Dhabi Airports completes preparations for the return of Hajj pilgrims
Dubai Delivers on Tourist Volumes Again, With a Strong 8.36 Million Overnight Vi...
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture launches a comprehensive e...
British Orchard Nursery collaborates with Department of Finance to open its 22nd...
Etisalat C&WS and Sparkle pioneer in enabling 5G Roaming Globally
SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries
Saxo Bank completes acquisition of BinckBank
Bentley Motors Celebrates Centenary at Monterey Car Week
UK: The power of credit impulse at work
Ajman Free Zone signs MoU with Dubai Insurance Company
Making History: the Aston Martin Db4 Gt Zagato Continuation Programme is Handcra...
Second Week of “Health & Tourism 2019” Campaign Witnesses Remarkable Participati...
The Nordic Hall of the Heros is Open for Business - Aston Martin Valkyrie and Va...
Desigual's Fall/ Winter 2019 Collection
Dubai Tourism Partners With Ary to Invite Audiences to Discover the Emirate With...
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Announces New Foreign Exchange Partnership ...
Indian Film Actress Tamannaah Bhatia inaugurated 26th showroom of Malabar Gold &...
Business Lunch With an African Twist
Marks & Spencer Reveals Its Autumn 2019 Womenswear Collection
UAE Team Emirates Leaves the Vuelta a Burgos After Banking a Series of Positive ...
Harris Pye UAE strengthens its footprint in Egypt
Burjeel Hospital gives gift of motherhood to young woman