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Good afternoon and welcome to our live blog about the sixteenth stage in the Tour de France.

My name is Willem Haak and I will keep you informed of developments in the course here.



  • Sixteenth stage

  • 164 km

  • Five climbs

  • Roglic in yellow jersey

  • Finish around 5.20 pm

  • LIVE

Tour de France a few seconds ago

21 km to go -

Alaphilippe also has to release!

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Tour de France a few seconds ago

Another 22 km -

Alaphilippe can go directly with Carapaz.

Kämna and Reichenbach need a little more time, but can also come along.

Pacher goes off again and has to pass.

Tour de France one minute ago

23 km to go -

In the peloton, the Jumbo-Visma train increases the pace yet again.

At the front, Pacher has a hard time.

He can reconnect, but just then Carapaz decides to attack.

Tour de France 4 minutes ago

Another 24 km -

In the peloton, the men from Jumbo-Visma react to the attack by Guillaume Martin.

The number eleven in the rankings is especially a danger for Tom Dumoulin and not for yellow jersey wearer Primoz Roglic.

Tour de France 6 minutes ago

24 km to go -

Richard Carapaz has to save the honor for the men of INEOS Grenadiers today.

He still rides at the front in a group with Alaphilippe, Reichenbach, Kämna and Pacher.

Tour de France 8 minutes ago

Another 25 km -

Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) breaks out of the peloton.

The Frenchman is aiming for a good classification and wants to make up for some lost time.

His teammate Nicolas Edet is jumping along and making the pace.

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Tour de France 9 minutes ago

Another 25 km -

 The group with pursuers comes to Pacher.

Although nobody seems to want to drive to the finish with Alaphilippe.

Tour de France 11 minutes ago

Another 26 km -

And now Sivakov has to release.

Carapaz, Kämna, Alaphilippe and Reichenbach go on a hunt for Pacher together.

The gap is still 0.16.

Tour de France 12 minutes ago

26 km to go -

Pacher's lead on the chasing group is rapidly diminishing.

This is mainly because Sivakov (INEOS Grenadiers) hits it.

We have 9 pursuers left.

Kämna, Alaphilippe, Reichenbach and Carapaz, among others, can participate.

Tour de France 14 minutes ago

27 km to go -

Nothing wrong.

Bernal is riding in a group behind the peloton, but smiles at the team leader's car and continues cycling for the time being.

Tour de France 16 minutes ago

28 km to go -

In the group of pursuers, Amador (INEOS Grenadiers) increases the pace.

He brings up his teammate Carapaz.

The contrast with Egan Bernal is great.

He is having a hard time and is looking for the team leader's car in the back of the peloton.

Is he going to give up?

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Tour de France 19 minutes ago

Another 29 km -

Egan Bernal (INEOS Grenadiers) is having a hard time and has to release from the peloton.

Last year's Tour winner appears to be throwing the towel.

He lost a lot of time on Sunday.

After today his classification ambitions can be put on hold for good.

Tour de France 20 minutes ago

29 km to go -

The attack of Quentin Pacher in the picture.

He drives 0.45 for the chasing group.

🇫🇷 @QuentinPacher attacks in the lead up to the Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte!. Quentin Pacher secoue l'échappée au pied de la Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte!

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AuthorTour de France ™ Time of places16: 40 - September 15, 2020

Tour de France 21 minutes ago

Another 30 km -

Casper Pedersen is in the lead among the pursuers.

# TDF2020Attacks have already started from the breakaway, with Pacher building up a 34 "lead. @Pedersencasp is doing a great job of setting tempo at the front of the chasing group for us.

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Avatar Author Team Sunweb Moment of places 16: 43 - September 15, 2020

Tour de France 24 minutes ago

Another 31 km -

Pacher starts at the Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte.

11 km climbing with an average gradient of 6.5%.

The pursuers have now also arrived at the foot of the climb.

Tour de France 26 minutes ago

Another 32 km -

Pacher immediately creates a gap of 0.30.

In the chasing group there is a reaction from Sunweb, who is sitting there with three men.

Pedersen tries to limit the damage.

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Tour de France 30 minutes ago

Another 34 km -

While Daniel Oss (BORA-hansgrohe) has to release from the leading group, Quentin Pacher (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept) jumps away.

He immediately makes a hole.

In 2 km we are going to climb.

Tour de France 31 minutes ago

Another 35 km -

Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) can save his strength for tomorrow.

There is also a mountain stage on the program then.

It seems that the GC men are keeping their powder dry today.

Tour de France 35 minutes ago

Another 36 km -

The end of the stage looks like this.

The 23 refugees are still together in the leading group.

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A cat-1 climb, a 20-km plateau and some steep slopes to cap things off - @Mark_Renshaw has a detailed look at the gradients in the final 35km of Stage 16 of # TDF2020 and explains why it will be a "punchy rider" who takes victory #TDFdata |

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Avatar Author tour dates Moment of places 16: 29 - 15 September 2020

Tour de France 42 minutes ago

Another 41 km -

If Julian Alaphilippe is still hanging on after the Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, he has a good chance of winning the stage today.

The final climb seems perfect for him.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

44 km to go -

After the Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, the riders will have to choose one more climb.

It is 2.2 km uphill to the finish in Villard-de-Lans with a gradient of 6.5%.

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Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 45 km -

We drive in a flat line to the Montée de Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte.

The climb of the first category is on the program over 25 km.

From then on it is 11 km uphill.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 49 km -

Sunweb is going for the third stage victory of this Tour today.

# TDF2020 @pedersencasp, @TiesjBenoot, @nicholasroche and their breakaway companions have increased their lead over the bunch to 11'26 "with 55km to go. Lots of climbing left in the stage! ⛰

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Avatar Author Team Sunweb Moment of places 16: 10 - 15 September 2020

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 56 km -

Daniel Oss and Lennard Kämna increase the pace in the leading group.

The BORA-hansgrohe duo has plans today.

Especially Kämna is definitely one of the favorites for the stage victory.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 59 km -

Yellow jersey carrier Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) has a relaxed day in the peloton for the time being.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 69 km -

Rolland is the first to top the Côte de Revel.

He takes five mountain points.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 71 km -

2 km from the top of the Côte de Revel, Pierre Rolland jumps out of the leading group again.

He wants to conquer the polka dot jersey today.

If he takes the full loot here, he will be on the same level in the mountains classification with Cosnefroy, who is still in the polkadot today.

Tour de Franceone hour ago

Another 71 km -

The 23 refugees in a row:



  • Andrey Amador (INEOS Grenadiers)

  • Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers)

  • Pavel Sivakov (INEOS Grenadiers)

  • Lennard Kämna (BORA-hansgrohe)

  • Daniel Oss (BORA-hansgrohe)

  • Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick-Step)

  • Sébastien Reichenbach (Groupama-FDJ)

  • Alberto Bettiol (EF Education First)

  • Neilson Powless (EF Education First)

  • Winner Anacona (Arkéa-Samsic)

  • Warren Barguil (Arkéa-Samsic)

  • Imanol Erviti (Movistar)

  • Carlos Verona (Movistar)

  • Matteo Trentin (CCC)

  • Simon Geschke (CCC)

  • Christopher Juul Jensen (Mitchelton-SCOTT)

  • Mikel Nieve (Mitchelton-SCOTT)

  • Nicolas Roche (Sunweb)

  • Quentin Pacher (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept)

  • Pierre Rolland (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept)

  • Romain Sicard (Total Direct Energy)

  • Casper Pedersen (Sunweb)

  • Tiesj Benoot (Sunweb)

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 74 km -

The chasing group finally joins the eighteen original escapees.

Meanwhile, Alaphilippe changes bikes for the second time today.

He is also still in the leading group.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 75 km -

The leading group starts on the Côte de Revel.

At 0.20 the group follows with Geschke, Sivakov, Powless, Nieve and Sicard.

In the peloton, which runs at 10.15 am, the men from Jumbo-Visma take the time to have an extensive lunch.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 81 km -

Slowly but surely, the group with Sivakov is getting closer to the leading group.

The difference is still 0.40.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 84 km -

Rolland and Roche are taken back by the rest of the original escapees.

We have eighteen men in the front again.

Lennard Kämna (BORA-hansgrohe), Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) and Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers) are the main men there.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 96 km -

Is Benoît Cosnefroy going to lose the polka dot jersey to Pierre Rolland today?

The Frenchman has been the leader in the mountains classification since the second stage.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 97 km -

Rolland takes the full advantage on the Col de Porte, which is a second category climb.

He may add five mountain points.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 97 km -

Only Roche follows the pace of Rolland.

The other refugees let it go for a while.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 98 km -

Demarrage Rolland!

The Frenchman chases for the mountain jersey and jumps out of the leading group at 1 km from the top of the Col de Porte.

He is ten points behind leader Cosnefroy in the bulb classification.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 99 km -

The group with Sivakov and Nieve is in the chasse chips.

The five pursuers still ride 1.10 behind the leading group on the Col de Porte.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 100 km -

In the leading group Daniel Oss (BORA-hansgrohe) sacrifices himself for teammate Lennard Kämna.

The Italian is fast in the lead, increasing the lead over the peloton to 8.20.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 100 km

- We see Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) checking the front of the peloton.

"Yesterday I was really very tired, so today is going to hurt. We are not going to win this stage. It is not a finish for the classification."

Tour de France 2 hours ago

104 km to go -

Many riders have a hard time on the Col de Porte.

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) has to leave the peloton on the climb of the second category.

The pursuers don't get any closer to the leading group either.

The difference is still 1.20.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

Another 106 km -

Benoot (Sunweb), Pedersen (Sunweb) and Rolland (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept) join the leading group, where Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) is making pace.

Who will see the Frenchman a lot in front this Tour.

Tour de France 2 hours ago

108 km to go -

The leading group already has a 6.00 lead over the peloton.

It looks like the winner of today's stage is in the front.

Rolland, Pedersen and Benoot also have a chance.

The trio has almost closed the gap.

Tour de France 3 hours ago

Another 111 km -

The intermediate sprint in the picture.

💚 20 points for 🇮🇹 @MATTEOTRENTIN!

He is now 60 points behind 🇮🇪 @ Sammmy_Be.💚🇮🇹 Matteo Trentin prend 20 points au sprint intermédiaire.

Il revient à 60 points de 🇮🇪 Sam Bennett.

# TDF2020 #TDFunited

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AuthorTour de France ™ Moment of places14: 24-15 September 2020

Tour de France 3 hours ago

Another 112 km -

Another group jumps away from the peloton.

We see Sivakov, Nieve, Sicard, Powless and Geschke.

The lag behind the leading group?

2.00.

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