Slovenian cyclist Primo Roglic led the General classification of the Tour de France after stage 9. The race started on Sunday in Pau. The peloton overcame four category peaks over the 153 km distance. Slovenian Tadej Pogacar (UAE) was the first to finish in Laren, Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) was the second, and Swiss mark hirschi (Sunweb) was the third. Starting the stage in the leader’s yellow Jersey, Briton Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) lost 54 seconds to the winner. Roglich led the General classification, second is the winner of the Tour de France -2019 Colombian Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers, +21 seconds), third – Frenchman Guillaume Martin of Cofidis, Solutions Crédits (+28). Russian cyclist of the CCC team Ilnur Zakarin, who fought for the victory in the previous stage and became the fourth, on the 9th stage finished 22 minutes 42 seconds behind the winner. Pavel Sivakov (Ineos Grenadiers), recovering from falls on the first stage, arrived at the finish line 26.52 seconds after the winner. On Monday, the Tour de France will have a rest day.
Ott Tyanak won the ” Rally of Estonia”
Estonian Ott Tyanak (Hyundai) won the stage of the world classic rally championship (WRC)”Rally Estonia”. The second place was taken by Irishman Craig Breen (Hyundai) with a gap of 22.2 seconds. Third was Frenchman Sebastien Ogier (Toyota, +26.9 seconds). Ogier leads the overall standings with 79 points. Britain’s Elfin Evans (Toyota, 70) is second. Tyanak – 66 rose to the third place from the fifth line. The next stage of the WRC Rally Turkey championship will be held on September 18-20.
Novolodskaya wins international Cycling race in Turkey
Russian cyclist cogeas – Mettler Maria Novolodskaya won the international race in Turkey Grand Prix Mount Erciyes. Ukrainian Valeria Kononenko from Ciclotel was the second to finish after 135 km of the race. The third was the Russian woman Aygul Gareeva (Cogeas – Mettler).
Zakarin was fourth on stage 8 of the Tour de France”
Russian rider Ilnur Zakarin was the fourth on the 8th stage of the “Tour de France” with the finish line in Loudenvielle. French nance Peters (AG2R La Mondiale) finished first after 140 km of the race, which included three category peaks.Latvian Toms Skuyins from Trek-Segafredo and Spaniard Carlos Verona from Movistar finished second and third in 47 seconds, respectively. Zakarin, who left at the end of the day and fought to win the stage to the last kilometers, lost them 22 seconds. Before the Tour de France, Zakarin told RIA Novosti that he would fight to win the stages. The top 3 of the General classification has not changed. Briton Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) remains the leader, Slovenian Primo Roglic from Jumbo-Visma is second (+3 seconds), and Frenchman Guillaume Martin (Cofidis, Solutions Crédits) is third with nine seconds left. Frenchman Romain bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) has moved up three positions and is now in fourth place (+11). The winner of the Tour de France -2019 Colombian Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) lost one position in the overall standings and is fifth, losing the leader all the same 13 seconds. Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) lost more than two minutes on this stage and is now in 15th place with a gap of 2 minutes and 20 seconds. Of the favorites, the most time was lost by Frenchman Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), who arrived at the finish line 25 minutes 23 seconds after the winner. He is now ranked 30th overall (+18 minutes 56 seconds).