Blagnac

Blagnac

On the occasion of the last stage start in Blagnac in 2012, Mark Cavendish was probably inspired by the place. Several hours later after leaving the site where Airbus planes are assembled, the Brit powered to the line in Brive-la-Gaillarde to capture the 22nd of his thirty stage wins on the Tour with the help of a glamorous lead-out man: a Yellow Jersey named Bradley Wiggins.

Musée Aeroscopia, Blagnac © David Becus
7-time stage city
Cantonal capital of Haute-Garonne (31)
24 000 inhabitants

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Jersey wearers after the stage 21

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Since it was founded, Amaury Sport Organisation has been involved in various sponsorship and philanthropy activities. It is the generosity of sport that can be found in a certain number of initiatives aiming to invest in the workings of the disciplines themselves (sponsorship of the French Federation of Cycling), in a humanitarian and social framework, (Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, Actions Dakar, Un Techo Para Mi Pais) or in the environmental sphere (Madre De Dios, selective sorting, etc.). Read more

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