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Hello and welcome to this live blog.

We will keep you informed here about the developments in the third stage of the Tour de France.

Lots of fun!

  • Stage 3

  • First chance for sprinters

  • Van der Poel starts in yellow

  • Official start at 13:20

  • Expected finish around 5.30 pm

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Wout van Aert also enjoyed the beautiful victory of Mathieu van der Poel yesterday.

"Of course it's a nice story, with his grandfather. I enjoyed the photos after the race, just like everyone else. The way he finished it was beautiful to see."

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Jersey wearer Mathieu van der Poel can ride around on this bike today.

This is expected to be the case at least for the next two flat stages.

New bike day for @mathieuvdpoel, and it's a beauty!Thank you @canyon_bikes 💛


AuthorAlpecin-Fenix ​​Cycling TeamMoment of places09:30 - June 28, 2021

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Our favorites for today's stage:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Caleb Ewan

Arnaud Démare, Wout van Aert

⭐⭐⭐ Sonny Colbrelli

⭐⭐ Peter Sagan, Tim Merlier

⭐ Mads Pedersen

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The first two stages were extremely suitable for the so-called 'punchers' with their hilly profile, but today it is the sprinters' turn for the first time.

With only two categorized climbs, the last of which is completed at 34 kilometers from the finish, a bunch sprint seems inevitable.

Read more here in our preview.

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After the absolutely spectacular opening weekend, the peloton starts today with Mathieu van der Poel on the third stage in the Tour.

The official start will follow at 1.20 pm.

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