Emma Norsgaard holds off peloton by one single second as she takes breakaway victory at Tour de France Femmes

The breakaway has succeeded once again at the Tour de France Femmes, this time around Emma Norsgaard was the victor in the day, barely holding off the peloton.

The final opportunity for the sprinters but a day with a few hills. With Team SD Worx suffering big hits yesterday they weren't too keen on staying at the front of the peloton this afternoon, that gave way for a dangerous breakaway.

Emma Norsgaard, Sandra Alonso and Agnieszka Skalniak-Sójka formed a strong trio which would go on to keep a short but steady gap over the peloton, which in itself saw for a while quite a few attacks in the first half of the day.

Jumbo-Visma, DSM-Firmenich and UAE Team ADQ controlled the peloton to try and bring it back to a bunch sprint. A crash inside the peloton took place in the peloton but it might not have made the difference. The group was close to closing the gap, but it was enough for Emma Norsgaard who made her move in the final kilometer.

The Movistar rider managed to win stage 6, one second ahead of the peloton which caught the rest of the breakaway within the sprint. Charlotte Kool rode to second place whilst Lotte Kopecky was third on the day, expanding her lead in the race.

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