Tesson sprints to stage 2 victory at Route d’Occitanie


Jason Tesson outsprinted Corbin Strong and Elia Viviani to win the second stage of Route d’Occitanie.

Marijn van den Berg (EF Education-EasyPost) finished 13th on the stage to retain the overall lead, four seconds ahead of Strong.

“I learned just after the finish, and it’s sad because, we ride bikes, we do our passion, it’s our job and even if I didn’t know him personally, it’s scary,” said Tesson.

“It’s still a sign that you have to be really careful, that it’s just cycling and that a life doesn’t replace it. another. It’s really sad, all my condolences to his friends, his family, his whole team, there you go, I don’t really know what to say… It’s saddening this end of the day a little, that’s for sure.”


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