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Good afternoon and welcome to stage eight on the 2024 Tour de France. Remco Evenepoel (Soudal-Quick Step) took his maiden victory on the Tour on stage seven yesterday after profitable the person time trial from Nuits-Saint-Georges to Gevrey-Chambertin. Tour debutant Evenepoel clocked 28 minutes and 52 seconds to beat Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) by 12 seconds because the Slovenian retained the general chief’s yellow jersey. In the closing levels Evenepoel thought he might have had a problem however he completed off an excellent journey to take the stage.

Fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic (Red Bull-Bora-Hansgrohe) took third place, 34 seconds off the tempo and three seconds forward of defending champion Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease a Bike), who completed fourth. Overall within the common classification, Pogacar leads Evenepoel by 33 seconds and defending champion Vingegaard by 1 minute and 15 seconds.

Today’s stage is 183.4km from Semur-en-Auxois to Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises. There are a collection of class three and 4 climbs on the route right now. Ahead of the stage Lidl-Trek have introduced that Mads Pedersen has deserted the Tour after a crash on stage 5. Although no fracture was discovered within the x-rays, the crew have stated that he the choice was made in “Mads’ best interest to stop racing in order to undergo more detailed examinations to assess his injuries further.”

Stay with us for all of the motion on stage eight.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cycling/2024/07/06/tour-de-france-2024-live-updates-stage-8-pogacar-cavendish/