Wout van Aert Sprints to Stage 5 Victory as Alaphilippe loses the Yellow Jersey

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) gets the go ahead contest Tour de France sprint in Privas as Adam Yates takes the Yellow Jersey

Wout van Aert sprints to stage 5 victory in Privas

The Belgian went full gas coming off Team Subweb's leadout of Cees Bol to beat the rest of the sprinters.

Bol had a perfect lead out from Team Sunweb but couldn’t hold off Wout van Aert who powred past him in the final metres.

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-QuickStep) finished third aand took the Green Jersey off the back of Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) who finished fourth.

Meanwhile, Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) lost the Yellow Jersey after race commissaires handed down a time penalty for an illegal feed in the final 20km.

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) is the new race leader and in Yellow tonight.

Tomorrow's stage 6 is one you really don't want to miss!

It features a tough finish atop Mont Aigoual at 1,560m, the steepness of the road will make the stage very exciting especially after taking on the climb to the Col de la Lusette after leaving Le Vigan. At the summit, around 15 kilometres will still have to be covered to the get to the finish line.

The first day when the GC favourites will have to be on their guard!

VIDEO: 2020 Tour de France Stage 5 Highlights

2020 Tour de France Stage 5 Top 10

1 Wout van Aert (Bel) Team Jumbo-Visma 04:21:22
2 Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb
3 Sam Bennett (Irl) Deceuninck-Quickstep
4 Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
5 Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo
6 Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott
7 Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels-Vital Concept
8 Caleb Ewan (Aus) Lotto Soudal
9 Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale
10 Hugo Hofstetter (Fra) Israel Start-Up Nation

2020 Tour de France GC after Stage 5

1 Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 00:00:00
2 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-Quickstep 
3 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 00:00:07
4 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 00:00:11
5 Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 00:00:13
6 Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers 00:00:17
7 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 00:00:17
8 Nairo Quintana (Col) Team Arkea-Samsic 00:00:17
9 Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott 00:00:17
10 Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Astana Pro Team 00:00:17

 
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