Brent Van Moer survives from the breakaway to take opening stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné 2021

The Belgian took the yellow jersey as well as the polka dot jersey after mopping up KOM points on his day out front

Critérium du Dauphiné 2021 stage one
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Lotto-Soudal's Brent Van Moer made up for a wrong-turn that cost him the Ronde van Limburg win last week with another successful breakaway move to take stage one of the Critérium du Dauphiné.

The Belgian was part of the day's escape, mopping up king of the mountains points to secure that jersey, but found himself strong enough to hold of the peloton and deny a bunch sprint finish as he took the stage win instead.

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