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Jasper Philipsen relegated in Tour de France stage 6 sprint, Cavendish fined for drafting team car amid run-in with TV moto

Philipsen (far left) sprints towards the line in Dijon on stage 6

Jasper Philipsen‘s quest to add to his six career Tour de France stage wins and 2023 green jersey took another blow on Thursday after the Belgian was relegated from second place on the stage 6 sprint into Dijon.

The Belgian shifted his line in the final 150 metres of the 163.5km sprint stage. blocking out Wout van Aert in the process. As he raced along the barriers towards the finish line. Behind him, Van Aert appeared to be going for a gap alongside Philipsen but was forced to slow down and back out of his sprint as a result.

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