Wout van Aert reacts after moving into second overall at Tour de France

As Primož Roglič lost time on stage seven, will Van Aert become the chosen leader for Jumbo-Visma?

Wout van Aert at the Tour de France 2021
Wout van Aert at the Tour de France 2021
(Image credit: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Wout van Aert has shared his reaction after he moved into second-place overall at the Tour de France 2021. 

The Belgian star is now the best-place rider from Jumbo-Visma, after chosen leader Primož Roglič  fell out of contention on the penultimate climb of stage seven.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.