Tour de France 2017 : Stage 5 – Aru tests the Sky waters

On the first summit finish of this year’s Tour de France, Fabio Aru replicated his win at the Italian Nationals, moved into the top three on GC and will wear the polka dot jersey tomorrow. Chris Froome showed he’s still the man to beat and grabbed the maillot jaune from teammate Geraint Thomas while Nairo Quintana, Bauke Mollema and Alberto Contador faltered and lost most precious seconds to their rival. Dan Martin, however, displayed attacking panache to finish second on the stage and he jumped from 15th to 4th in the GC. Simon Yates ended the day in the Young Rider jersey while Arnaud Demare stays in green.

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