Tour De France 2016, Stage 3: Time & TV Channel

Peter Sagan, Tour de France 2016

Peter Sagan of Slovakia and the Tinkoff team celebrates on the podium after winning stage two of the 2016 Tour de France. (Getty)

World Champion Peter Sagan won the second stage of the 2016 Tour de France on Sunday. Sagan picked up his first Tour stage win in three years and will don the yellow jersey for the first time ever in his career.

His teammate Alberto Contador suffered another difficult day– taking a nasty spill for the second consecutive stage and losing more time in the overall.

Mark Cavendish had the yellow jersey after the first stage, but he lost a lot of ground on the second stage, finishing 45 seconds behind Sagan and falling out of the top ten in the general classification standings.

Sagan will take over the yellow jersey heading into Stage 3 on Monday.

Stage 2 results:

1. Peter Sagan
2. Julian Alaphilippe
3. Alejandro Valverde
4. Daniel Martin
5. Michael Matthews
6. Wilco Kelderman
7. Tony Gallopin
8. Greg Van Avermaet
9. Bauke Mollema
10. Christopher Froome

Stage 3 takes the peloton away from Normandy with a 223.5 km ride south from Granville to Angers. The Tour will take place from Jul 2 to 24. This year’s “Grand Boucle” begins in picturesque Normandy before moving south to the Pyrenees, over to the Alps, and back up for its historic finish on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. There are 21 stages in all.


Tour De France Stage 2 Details

Where: 223.5 km from Granville to Angers

Stage type: Flat

When: Monday, July 4

Time: 8 a.m. Eastern

TV Channel: NBC Sports (USA) with the pre-show beginning at 7:30 a.m.


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