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The sixth stage was won by his partner Spanish Alejandro Valverde. Nero also had a good day.
Spanish Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has been the winner in the sixth stage of the Dauphin, a 168-kilometer dispute between L’Oreal-sur-Trோம்me and Le Chape-en-Chartreuse, using his final speed to knock down British Tao Geogene (Inios).
(Time trial that turned Miguel Angel Lopez into a cyclist)
On the first day of the mountain, Austrian Lucas Postelberger (Bora) left the leader jersey behind Kazakh Alexei Lutchenko (Astana).
During a controversial arrival among the general men, 41-year-old Wolverte recovered his final shot to win big with a time of 3h.52.53, beginning Movistar’s work on the last part of the stage.
Usually the new owner of the yellow jersey is Kazakh Alexei Lutchenko (Astana). Second place goes to his Spanish teammate Ian Isagirre, who is 8 seconds away, and third place goes to Dutch Wilco Gelderman (Bora) 12 places.
Colombians Nairo Quintana (Arcia) and Miguel Angel Lopez (Movistar) also took the stage and climbed into the general category. Nairo climbed to 19th place, one minute and 14 seconds behind the leader, “Superman” is now 10th, 42 seconds ahead of Lutchenko.
This Saturday the seventh stage takes place between Saint-Martin-Lu-Vinaux and La Blockne, a mountain day with a length of 171.5 kilometers.