Serge Pauwels was first over the finish line for Team MTN-Qhubeka in the 10th stage of the 2015 Tour de France, which took place from Tarbes to La Pierre-Saint-Martin today.
The German rider just missed a top 10 spot and finished in 14th place.
Jacques Janse van Rensburg was the first South African across the line in 18th place today, with his MTN-Qhubeka team mate and fellow SA rider Louis Meintjes also cracking a top 25 position in 24th.
Team Sky’s Chris Froome won the 167km stage today and holds onto the yellow jersey after opening up a substantial gap in the overall classification.
Top 10 stage ten results:
1. Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky 4:22:07
2. Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky +59
3. Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team +01:04
4. Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo +01:33
5. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team +02:01
6. Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky +02:01
7. Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge +02:04
8. Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar +02:04
9. Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal +02:22
10. Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team +02:30
14. Serge Pauwels (Ger) Team MTN-Qhubeka +03:19
18. Jacques Janse van Rensburg (RSA) Team MTN-Qhubeka +04:09
24. Louis Meintjes (RSA) Team MTN-Qhubeka +05:38
Top 10 overall standings after stage ten:
1. Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky 35:56:09
2. Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team +02:52
3. Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team +03:09
4. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team +04:01
5. Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky +04:03
6. Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo +04:04
7. Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal +04:33
8. Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo +04:35
9. Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin +06:12
10. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team +06:57
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