Sam Bennett takes his first win and goes green


Irishman Sam Bennett claimed his first stage victory in the Tour de France after a massive sprint on the Ile de Ré.Rider Deceuninck-QuickStep led Lotto Soudal’s Caleb Ewan to the finish line of the 10th 168.5km stage on Tuesday, with Peter Sagan of Bora-Hansgrohe third.

Bennett’s success helped him clinch the green jersey when there were no major changes to the overall standings, with Primoz Roglic retaining the lead in the overall standings.

Roglic will be 21 seconds ahead of defending champion Egan Bernal in stage 11.

Bennett has now achieved stage victories in all three grand tours after previous successes at the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España.


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