Tenth Stage

Arrival to sprint on the day, disputed from Aurillac to Carmaux. The stage not depart novelties at the finish line and Voeckler still leading. The German Andre Greipel (Omega-Pharma) has achieved this Tuesday victory to sprint in the tenth stage of the Tour de France 2011, disputed from Aurillac to Carmaux, 161 kilometers, after which remains leader Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) French. The German sprinter won the finish line the British Mark Cavendish (HTC) and the Spanish Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar), on a stage that does not depart in the general news. The Favorites spent the stage without incident. The escape of the day was integrated by the French Remy Di Gregorio (Astana), Sebastien Minard (AG2R), Arthur Vichot (FDJ), Julien El Fares (Cofidis) and Anthony Delaplace (Saur) and Italian Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil) who began his adventure in the fourteen kilometre. The difference wasn’t the four-minute, although none of the escapees posed danger to the leader of the general Thanks to the control of the teams of the sprinters, in particular, the HTC of Cavendish.

The increase in pace imposed by Omega-Pharma in the dimension of fourth category which had 15 kilometres to the finish caused the breakup of the group. They stayed for five front runners. The Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Omega), German Tony Martin, French Alain Gallopin, the Belgian Dries Devenyns and leader Voeckler. Gilbert, the more strong, he left his companions but the absence of four kilometers by the end she was hit by the platoon commanded by HTC, that prepared the arrival to Cavendish, who could not join his third partial triumph at the better end of Greipel. Source of the news: Greipel can with Cavendish and Rojas in the tenth stage of the Tour de France