Team Jumbo-Visma (France) - Press Release: Wout van Aert has won the eighth stage of the Tour de France in an impressive way. The green-jersey wearer beat Michael Matthews and Tadej Pogacar on the steep final climb in Lausanne. For Van Aert, who was the best in Calais on Tuesday, it is his eighth stage win in the Tour and his seventh victory of the season.
The hill stage’s finish was on the Cote du Stade Olympique, a five-kilometre climb with a maximum gradient of twelve percent. His teammates controlled the stage well, and Van Aert maneuvered to the front and got himself in the wheel of yellow-jersey wearer Pogacar. With a mighty final sprint, the green-jersey wearer was the fastest.