Yves Lampaert storms to yellow jersey with Tour de France stage one time trial victory

The Belgian navigated the course with a quickest time of 15-17, with Wout Van Aert second and Tadej Pogačar third

Yves Lampaert Tour de France
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Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) will wear the yellow jersey for stage two of the Tour de France, after powering to victory on the stage one time trial in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lampaert shocked his fellow countryman Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) with his performance, as he knocked Van Aert into second place. Taking to the course with conditions improving, Lampaert completed the stage in 15-17, five seconds quicker than Van Aert, to ensure he would take the yellow jersey for the second day.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.