Alexander Kristoff fights to huge sprint victory after nightmare stage one of Tour de France 2020

Awful weather battered the peloton and caused dozens of crashes throughout the opening day

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Alexander Kristoff fought hard to a huge sprint victory on stage one of the Tour de France 2020, after a nightmare day for the peloton.

The skies poured down on riders for the opening day of racing around Nice, with countless riders hitting the tarmac in wet and treacherous conditions.

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