Cycling – Route d’Occitanie – Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-McLaren) winner of the 2nd stage of the Route d’Occitanie


Italian sprinter Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-McLaren) beat Bryan Coquard (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept) at Cap Découverte, winner of the first stage on Saturday. Italian sprinter Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-McLaren) won in the sprint Sunday the second of the four stages of the Route d’Occitanie between Carcassonne (Aude) and Cap Découverte (Tarn), 175 km long. In the sprint he was ahead of Bryan Coquard (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept), winner the day before and still leader in the general standings, and Niccolo Bonifazio (Total Direct Energie). read also The route d’Occitanie, a test for French cycling Victim of a fall in the cars at the 73rd kilometer, the French Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale), hit in a knee, hip, shoulder and elbow, still reached the finish at the same time as other leaders and without apparent embarrassment. The main headliners have an appointment on Monday for the queen stage of this first cycling race in France since the deconfinement, which will bring the riders from Saint-Gaudens to the Col de Beyrède, or 163.5 km through the Pyrenees . On the menu, four passes – including three of the 1st category – and more than 4000 meters of vertical drop that will clearly serve as a justice of the peace. The main favorites that are Egan Bernal (Ineos), Chris Froome (Ineos), Thibault Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) or Romain Bardet will be able to test themselves a little less than four weeks before the start of the Tour de France.


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