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Tour de France: Mountain stage begins, Sanchez wins

Paris - the 12th Stage of Tour de France marked the beginning phases of the mountains. Stage within 211 miles of this time became the property of Spanish Samuel Sanchez.

Stage 12 race will take place on Thursday (14/07/2011) between Cugnaux Luz-Ardiden. Sanchez came into the finish seven seconds ahead of Belgium Jelle Vanendert, which occupied the second position.

Vanendert Sanchez and two runners competing in hard from the race entered the third alias final grade. Sanchez finally won the sprint Vanendert to the finish line.

"It's very unusual," said Sanchez excited about the title of his first Tour de France stage. Thus, Yahoosports cited.

Meanwhile, the owner of the yellow jacket, also known as championship leader remains the French rider Thomas Voeckler. Europcar team rider Franck Schleck was higher (Leopard Trek).

Stage of the 13 still held in mountainous terrain from Pau to Lourdes with a distance of 152.5 km.
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