Tour de France 2012 Stage 5 Recap: André Greipel wins 2nd straight stage

6 07 2012

Route:   Rouen to St-Quentin (195.5 km.)

Stage Honors:

  1. André Greipel (GER/ LOTTO-BELISOL TEAM) 4:41:30
  2. Matthew Harley Goss (AUS/ORICA GREENEDGE) same
  3. Juan Jose Haedo (ARG/TEAM SAXO BANK- TINKOFF BANK) same

Top 5 in Individual Classification after 5 stages (Yellow Jersey)

  1. Fabian Cancellara (SUI/RADIOSHACK-NISSAN) 24:45:32
  2. Bradley Wiggins (GBR/SKY PROCYCLING) 00:00:07 behind
  3. Sylvain Chavanel (FRA/MEGA PHARMA-QUICK STEP ) 00:00:07 behind
  4. Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC RACING TEAM) 00:00:10 behind
  5. Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR/SKY PROCYCLING) 0:00:11 behind

Green Jersey (Points Classification): Peter Sagan (SVK/LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE) 155 pts

Polka Dot Jersey (Top Climber): Michael Morkov (TEAM SAXO BANK-TINKOFF BANK) 9 pts

White Jersey (Young Rider Classification): Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC RACING TEAM)

Top 3 teams after Stage 5

  1. SKY PROCYCLING (GBR) 74:17:10
  2. RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (LUX) 00:00:04 behind
  3. BMC RACING TEAM (USA) 00:00:06 behind
Germany’s André Greipel won the sprint at the finish line at St. Quentin to capture his second straight stage of the 99th Tour de France. Australian Matthew Goss just ran out of steam in the final few meters to concede the stage to the German. There were no major changes in the classifications and the jersey wearers. Fabian Cancellara still wears the coveted yellow jersey.  Tomorrow’s stage will take the tour from Epernay to Metz.

Still no major changes in the classifications of the 99th Tour de France after Stage 5




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