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Tour Takes A Rest Day With Only 5 Stages To Go

Posted on the 22 July 2015 by Jobsanger
Tour Takes A Rest Day With Only 5 Stages To Go (Photo of current jersey wearers is from the website of the Tour de France.)
The 2015 Tour de France took its second and final rest day on Tuesday. It will resume on Wednesday with five stages left to be rode. Stages 17 through 20 will all be mountain stages, and could possibly affect the overall standings. Stage 21 is the traditional ride into Paris, and will be the last chance for sprinters to earn points.
Here are the current standings:
YELLOW JERSEY (Overall Leaders)
1. Christopher Froome, Great Britain (Team Sky)
2. Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas, Colombia (Movistar)..........3' 10"
3. Tejay Van Garderen, United States (BMC Racing)..........3' 32"
4. Alejandro Valverde Belmonte, Spain (Movistar)..........4' 02
5. Alberto Contador, Spain (Tinkoff-Saxo)..........4' 23"
6. Geraint Thomas, Great Britain (Team Sky)..........5' 32"
7. Robert Gesink, Netherlands (Lotto NL-Jumbo)..........6' 23"
8. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy (Astana Pro Team)..........7' 49"
9. Tony Gallopin, France (Lotto-Soudal)..........8' 53"
10. Warren Barguil, France (Giant-Alpecin)..........11' 03"

GREEN JERSEY (Best Sprinter)

1. Peter Sagan, Slovakia (Tinkoff-Saxo)..........405 pts
2. Andre Greipel, Germany (Lotto-Soudal)..........316 pts
3. John Degenkolb, Germany (Giant-Alpecin)..........264 pts
4. Mark Cavendish, Great Britain (ETIXX-Quick Step)..........192 pts
5. Bryan Coquard, Francee (Europcar)..........122 pts

POLKA DOT JERSEY (Best Climber)

1. Christopher Froome, Great Britain (Team Sky)..........61 pts
2. Joachim Rodriguez Oliver, Spain (Team Katusha)..........52 pts 
3. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark (Astana Pro Team)..........41 pts
4. Richie Porte, Australia (Team Sky)..........40 pts 
5. Romain Bardet, France (AG2R La Mondiale)..........38 pts
WHITE JERSEY (Best Young Rider)
1. Nairo Alenander Quintano Rojas, Columbia (Movistar)
2. Warren Barguil, France (Giant-Alpecin)..........7' 53"
3. Romain Bardet, France (AG2R La Mondiale)..........10' 00"

TEAM LEADERS

1. Movistar (Spain)
2. MTN-Qhubeka (South Africa)..........20'50"
3. Tinkoff-Saxo (Russia).........29' 36"
4. Team Sky (Great Britain)..........32' 48"
5. Astana Pro Team (Kazakhstan)..........36' 11"

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