Fabien Grellier: "Maillot à pois sur le Tour, c'est énorme!"
"We knew there was a risk of a stormy weather so we started stage 1 with the appropriate tubulars....29/08 - 18:55
Mads Pedersen: "Second is a great result"
"It’s super nice to start my first Tour like this. The only thing I could ask for was winning....29/08 - 18:45
Alexander Kristoff: "It means a lot for my career"
"I couldn’t dream of a better start. This is a dream come true with not only the stage...29/08 - 18:25
Kristoff wins stage 1
Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 ahead of Mads Pedersen and Cees Bol.29/08 - 18:07
Crash just inside 3km to go. Thibaut Pinot is involved.29/08 - 18:04
Bunch sprint coming up
3.5km to go, all together, gearing up for a bunch sprint finish.29/08 - 18:03
Michael Schär the most aggressive today
Michael Schär has been designated the most aggressive rider of stage 1.29/08 - 18:01
Sprinters are jostling for position in the peloton inside 10km to go.29/08 - 17:58
All together again
Cosnefroy has been reined in with 13km to go.29/08 - 17:55
Times neutralized with 3km to go
Upon request of may riders, the race direction and the commissaires' panel have decided to take...29/08 - 17:54
George Bennett back in the pack
George Bennett is back in the pack with 15km to go.29/08 - 17:52
Cosnefroy forges on
Deceuninck-Quick Step and UAE Team Emirates speed up behind lone leader Benoît Cosnefroy.... 29/08 - 17:50
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