At the Tour de France 2021, in Landerneau, Julian Alaphilippe, a French rider, took and won the yellow jersey. Chris Froome got hurt while crashing eight kilometers from the line. The Tour de France 2021 started with a splash. In a bloody and chaotic finish, French rider, Julian Alaphilippe, took back the jersey of yellow color.
The Tour de France 2021 Started With A Splash!
Chris Froome, the champion four times, struggled while getting back to the race. He got caught in a crash when he was riding at full speed. He fell and crashed with his bike after finally climbing to the aux Loops. The searing acceleration of Alaphilippe shredded the front group. The front group was still on the journey of recovery from the two crashes. He was among the losers in the 1st crash. The road champion of the world opened an important gap on their rivals. He also managed to keep his advantage while sealing both the overall lead and stage win. The Tour de France 2021 started with a splash.
Alaphilippe said that he intended to win the stage. He said that his secret was starting the race slowly. First, he let all those different riders and sprinters, who managed to finish in the last position. He said that first, he managed to make the selection, after which he gave his best. However, he admitted that it was very difficult for him to manage his advantage and lead. His win didn’t come as a shock. His punchy riding style helped him to climb the last hill. The Tour de France 2021 didn’t have much time and patience for laying the best plans for men and mice. But the competition started on a very good foot.