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Thursday, 6 July, 2000, 17:50 GMT 18:50 UK
Stage six in pictures

Tom Steels, Paolo Bettini and Laurent Jalabert
The race leaders, Tom Steels, Paolo Bettini and Laurent Jalabert, gather at the start of the stage.

Breakaway
After only 14km a group of 12 riders break away from the main peloton.

Breakaway
They stay away for the rest of the stage, a distance of 184km

Lance Armstrong and Laurent Jalabert
Lance Armstrong and Laurent Jalabert can do little to breach the gap. It would prove to be the Frenchman's final day in yellow

Salvatore Commesso and Marc Wouters
Salvatore Commesso and Marc Wouters drive the breakaway on.

Leon van Bon, Alberto Elli and Jacky Durand
Alberto Elli maintains the pace in the leading pack flanked by Leon van Bon and Jacky Durand.

Leon van Bon
Van Bon, the Dutch national champion, crosses the line in first place.

Alberto Elli
Elli is the main benificiary from the stage taking the yellow jersey off Jalabert.
See also:

01 Jul 00 | Tour de France
03 Jul 00 | Tour de France
05 Jul 00 | Tour de France
03 Jul 00 | Tour de France
05 Jul 00 | Tour de France
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