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Men’s Virtual Tour de France Stage 2

Julien Bernard became the first Frenchman to win a stage of the Tour de France in 2020.

“I’m very proud because a Tour stage is a Tour stage,” Bernard said after his victory. “Whether it’s virtual, I’m very happy to have won and also for Trek-Segafredo, we worked very well during the break and now we are ready for the real racing.”

Thanks to the results, NTT remains in the yellow jersey ahead of next weekend’s stage three and four.

Stage 2 results

1. Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo, in 41-12
2. Freddy Ovett (Aus) Israel Start-Up Nation, at same time
3. Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis
4. Michael Woods (Can) EF Pro Cycling, both at same time
5. Patrick Bevin (NZl) CCC, at one second
6. Stefan De Bod (RSA) NTT, at 2s
7. Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
8. Louis Meintjes (RSA) NTT
9. Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Ineos
10. Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix, all at same time

General classification

1. NTT (RSA) – 130 points
2. Rally Cycling (USA) – 92
3. Alpecin-Fenix (Bel) – 89
4. Trek-Segafredo (USA) – 87
5. Israel Start-Up Nation – 77
6. CCC Team (Pol) – 61
7. EF Pro Cycling (USA) – 53
8. Cofidis (Fra) – 51
9. Ineos (GBr) – 36
10. Mitchelton-Scott (Aus) – 35

Women’s Virtual Tour de France Stage 2

It was Laura Stephens who claimed the victory in a thrilling sprint finish on the mountainous stage two.

Tibco – Silicon Valley Bank now leads the women’s GC.

Stage 2 results

1. Lauren Stephens (USA) Tibco – Silicon Valley Bank, in 47-32
2. Joss Lowden (GBr) Drops, at same time
3. Erica Magnaldi (Ita) Ceratizit – WNT
4. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Den) FDJ Nouvelle – Aquitaine Futuroscope
5. Kristen Faulkner (USA) Tibco – Silicon Valley Bank, all at same time
6. Pauliena Rooijakkers (Ned) CCC, at 15 seconds
7. Sarah Gigante (Aus) Tibco – Silicon Valley Bank
8. Ella Harris (New Zealand) Canyon-SRAM
9. Anna Henderson (GBr) Sunweb
10. Krista Doebel-Hickok (USA) Rally, all at same time

General classification

1. Tibco – Silicon Valley Bank (USA) – 170 points
2. Drops (GBr) – 111
3. Canyon-SRAM (Ger) – 88
4. Boels Dolmans (Ned) – 60
5. CCC Liv (Pol) – 59
6. Rally Cycling (USA) – 57
7. Twenty20 (USA) – 55
8. Ceratizit-WNT (Ger) – 46
9. FDJ Nouvelle – Aquitaine Futuroscope (Fra) – 45
10. Trek-Segafredo (USA) – 26

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