Tour De France Stage 8: Pedersen wins stage 8, Vingegaard retains overall lead

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Tour De France Stage 8 Results

Tour De France Stage 8 Results

The eighth stage of the Tour de France, a 200-kilometer ride starting in Libourne on Saturday, was won by Mads Pedersen of Denmark. The eighth stage of the Tour de France, a 200-kilometer ride starting in Libourne on Saturday, was won by Mads Pedersen of Denmark. His countryman Jonas Vingegaard continued to wear the yellow jersey of the overall champion. However, when the Briton fell out of this year’s race, which he has long declared to be his last, Mark Cavendish’s ambitions of breaking the Tour de France stage win record were cruelly dashed. After falling off his bike 64 kilometers into the eighth stage, which was won by Mads Pedersen, the 38-year-old, who will retire at the end of the year, was carried into an ambulance for examinations before the race’s management made his withdrawal official.

The cyclist with Astana-Qazaqstan sought to surpass Belgian legend Eddy Merckx, who had 34 victories from 1969 to 1975, and become the only man with 35 stage victories in the greatest cycling race in history. After experiencing a mechanical issue in the final straight on Friday, Cavendish finished second in the seventh stage in Bordeaux, just missing out on his objective. After the accident on Saturday, Cavendish gripped his right arm while lying on the ground in anguish, clearly in pain, and with blood on his elbow. Then, as he boarded the race ambulance and had his shoulder strapped, he grasped his head in shock.

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A few minutes later, the ambulance’s door slammed shut, effectively confirming his withdrawal and ending an incredible Tour de France journey that had begun in 2007. A team spokesperson confirmed to Reuters that he was brought to a hospital in Perigueux. Mark Renshaw, who served as Cavendish’s lead-out man from 2009 to 2011 and in 2016 before joining Astana-Qazaqstan as a sprint advisor, told reporters, “Second yesterday, and today having this happen to Mark it’s hard because we know his shape’s here, we know he has the legs.” “I cried, I won’t deny it.

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