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Thursday July 5th, 2012

Stage 5Rouen / Saint-Quentin

Start 12h45 GMT+2
Rouen / Saint-Quentin

Tension until the very end but Greipel gets a second win

These stages are meant to run to a script: an escape goes early, they gain a big advantage and then the peloton slowly reels them in and there's a sprint at the end. That's roughly what happened on the flat race from Rouen to St-Quentin but someone forgot to tell Jan Ghyselinck of Cofidis and Pablo Urtasun of Euskadi-Euskaltel; this pair were part of the attack that went clear in the first kilometer. And they were only caught in the final 500 meters! There was another crash in the final 3km and the main victim this time was Tyler Farrar, a former stage winner who landed with a thud and...Read more

The stage in pictures


Summary of the race

  • Summary of the race
  • Interview - Stage Winner
  • Image of the day
  • Landscape of the day
  • Analysis of the stage
  • The day's route
  • Magazine
  • Jean-Fran├žois Pescheux's analysis of...
  • The towns 2012 : visit Saint-Quentin
  • The towns 2012 : visit Rouen
  • Visit Haute-Normandie
  • Through the geologist eyes
  • visit the Seine Maritime

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