The Belgian professional cyclist Yves Lampaert won the opening time trial of the 109th Tour de France and thus took over the yellow jersey of the overall leader.
On the 13.2-kilometer circuit in downtown Copenhagen, the 31-year-old from the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team finished ahead of his compatriot Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma/+4.55 seconds) in 15:17.72 minutes. through.
In third place (+7.03), defending champion Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia/UAE Team Emirates) took the first few seconds from his rival in the fight for overall victory. The best German was the German champion Lennard Kämna (Wedel/Bora-hansgrohe) in 19th place.
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