Tour de France stage 12: The stage that could not be controlled

Jumbo-Visma find the yellow jersey cut off from much of his team on the climbs of central France

Jonas Vingegaard on stage 12 of the 2023 Tour de France
Jonas Vingegaard on stage 12 of the 2023 Tour de France
(Image credit: Tim de Waele / Getty)

For nearly an hour during the Tour de France’s second chaotic stage of the week, it looked like yellow jersey holders Jumbo-Visma were coming unstuck.

Memories of the chaos caused by the cobbles of 2022 came flooding back. Only this time it was the hills of central France. 

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