Tour de France 2017 : Stage 6 – Two in Troyes for Kittel

After the excitement of the last two days, today’s long stage was thankfully calm, with a three-man breakaway out front for most of the hot, sunny route, which predictably ended in a bunch sprint. Marcel Kittel powered through on the left-side of the peloton in a perfectly timed show of strength to take his second stage victory. Green jersey wearer Arnaud Demare was runner-up, with Kittel’s German compatriot Andre Greipel rounding out the podium. Meanwhile, race leader Chris Froome and the rest of the GC contenders finished safely in the peloton.

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