Tour de France 2022 stage 21 preview: nothing to see here - until the Champs-Élysées sprint!

All you need to know about the route, timings, and what to expect from stage 21

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Stage 21 of the Tour de France 2022 starts in La Défense Arena and concludes with our old friend: the sprint finish on the Champs-Élysées, the classic denouement of the Tour.

When is stage 21 of the Tour de France taking place?

The Tour de France stage 21 takes place on Sunday, July 24 starting at 15:45 BST with an anticipated finish time of 18:34 BST. 

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RouteDistance to goAnticipated Time (BST)
Paris La Défense Arena115.6km15:45
Paris Haut de Champs-Élysées (3rd lap)26.5km17:55
Paris Champs-Élysées0km 18:34

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Peter Cossins has been writing about professional cycling since 1993, with his reporting appearing in numerous publications and websites including Cycling WeeklyCycle Sport and Procycling - which he edited from 2006 to 2009. Peter is the author of several books on cycling - The Monuments, his history of cycling's five greatest one-day Classic races, was published in 2014, followed in 2015 by Alpe d’Huez, an appraisal of cycling’s greatest climb. Yellow Jersey - his celebration of the iconic Tour de France winner's jersey won the 2020 Telegraph Sports Book Awards Cycling Book of the Year Award.