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Tour de France: Jasper Philipsen Wins 13th Stage, Second Victory in the 2024 Tour
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Tour de France: Jasper Philipsen Wins 13th Stage, Second Victory in the 2024 Tour

By Score More Staff Writer Belgian cyclist Jasper Philipsen, riding for Alpecin-Deceuninck, secured his second victory in the 2024 Tour de France this Friday, July 12th. Philipsen triumphed in the 13th stage, contested in Pau, out-sprinting his rivals Wout van Aert (Visma-Lease a Bike), Pascal Ackermann (Israel-Premier Tech), Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty), and Nikias Arndt (Bahrain Victorious). “We did our best from the start and never slowed down. The crosswind added excitement to the stage. We had two riders in the front, Mathieu van der Poel and Axel Laurance. But the peloton kept chasing, and I kept believing in my chances in the sprint. Christophe Laporte made the perfect lead-out for Wout van Aert, but I was on his wheel and managed to overtake him,” Philipsen recounted after...
Tour de France: Philipsen Wins 10th Stage Powered by Van der Poel
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Tour de France: Philipsen Wins 10th Stage Powered by Van der Poel

By Score More Saint-Amand-Montrond, July 9 — Jasper Philipsen of Alpecin Deceuninck secured a triumphant victory in the 10th stage of the Tour de France, marking a strong start to the second week of the competition. The Belgian, who won the green jersey in last year's Tour, sprinted to victory thanks to the formidable lead-out by his teammate, world champion Mathieu van der Poel. Philipsen, the 2023 Tour de France green jersey holder, outpaced current green jersey leader Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty) who finished second, and Pascal Ackermann (Israel-Premier Tech) who took third. “I’m happy with the way we are starting this second week. We had gone through five sprints without winning, it was too much,” Philipsen said after the race. “I’m very happy and very relieved. We finally sh...