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Pöstlberger strikes the Saugues double whammy: Victory and Yellow

The result of the notification Critérium du Dauphiné

Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora – hansgrohe) on the way to victory on the second day of the Critérium du Dauphiné. | Photo: Cor Vos

31.05.2021 | (rsn) – Lukas Pöstlberger made a long break-up attempt at her ending in the Saugues and one day later in a five-man escape group where a soloist achieved victory in the second stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné and also won the yellow jersey. The Austrian team coming from Bora Hansgrohe prevailed after 172.8 kilometers, 11 seconds behind Stalker Square, with Sonny Kolbrelli (victorious Bahrain) finishing second, just like the day before. Third place went to Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), and teammate and compatriot Patrick Conrad finished sixth.

Because the inaugural winner Brent van Muir (Lotto Soudal) yellow jersey in the Cote de la Forte de Porchres lost contact with the field seven kilometers before the end – with Chris Fromm (emerging state of Israel) – and 3: 25 minutes late upon reaching the finish, Pöstlberger took over The overall lead is 12 seconds behind Colbrelli and 20 seconds ahead of Valverde.

Culbrilli took the lead in the ranking of the points with second and second place. Matthews Holmes (Lotto Soudal), who was in the breakaway group today with Postelberger, took the lead in the mountain classification and Ilan Van Wilder (Team DSM) was awarded the white jersey as the best young driver, but there is at the same time the time of seven other drivers.