Tour de France 2022 : Stage 6 – Pogacar storms Longwy for stage and yellow jersey

A fascinating stage 6 of the Tour de France ultimately ended with a show of dominance from Tadej Pogacar on the uphill finish at Longwy. His blistering jump put him bike lengths away from second-on-the-day Michael Matthews (BikeExchange-Jayco) in a couple of pedal strokes and straight into the yellow jersey. As undoubtedly impressive as this display was, the other story of the day belonged to Wout van Aert. The Jumbo-Visma tyro was in no mood to give up and only ceded his maillot jaune after a day-long fight in the break and, when his breakaway partners could no longer keep pace, by flying solo until his capture with 11km to go.

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