Team Jumbo-Visma (France) - Press Release: The Belgian rider was the fastest in a time trial over thirty kilometres. It meant his second stage in this edition of the Tour. Jonas Vingegaard rode to third place.
The fact that Van Aert was riding a good time trial became clear through his intermediate times along the road. Van Aert was faster than the competition at both the first and the second waypoint. At the finish he had an advantage of twenty-one seconds over number two Kasper Asgreen. Vingegaard consolidated his second place in the general classification thanks to a strong time trial.
For Van Aert it is his seventh victory of the season. He took Team Jumbo-Visma’s 2021 victory tally to twenty-three.