• Greg van Avermaet takes the overall leader’s yellow jersey
Chris Froome began the process of steadily eroding the time lost in Saturday’s opening stage of the Tour after Team Sky finished second here in the first major test, the 35.5km team time trial.
“We can be pretty happy,” he said. “We gave it everything we had and it all went pretty much to plan. You can never tell who is going to be on a good day or not, but all in all it worked out well for us.
Written by Jeremy Whittle in Cholet
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