Tour de France: Teuns wins Stage 6, Ciccone takes yellow
Belgium’s Dylan Teuns won the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 160.5-km ride from Mulhouse on Thursday.
The Bahrain-Merida rider beat Italian Giulio Ciccone, who claimed the overall leader’s yellow jersey at the top of La Planche des Belles Filles after a 7km ascent at an average gradient of 8.7%.
Belgian Xandro Meurisse took third place.
Defending champion Geraint Thomas was the strongest of the overall contenders as he took fourth place, two seconds ahead of fifth-placed Thibaut Pinot of France.
Thomas’s Ineo team mate Egan Bernal of Colombia ended up 12th, nine seconds behind the Briton.