BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch rider Mike Teunissen has kept the Tour de France yellow jersey after his Jumbo-Visma squad won Sunday’s team time trial.
Jumbo-Visma riders covered the 27.6-kilometer (17.1-mile) stage in 28 minutes, 58 seconds — 20 seconds faster than defending champion Geraint Thomas’ Ineos outfit.
Teunissen, the first Dutch rider to wear the race leader’s jersey in 30 years, was a surprise winner of Saturday’s opening leg that was marred by a crash near the finish.
After two days in Belgium, the peloton will enter France during Monday’s Stage 3 which leads riders from the Belgian town of Binche to Epernay in the Champagne region.
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