Tour de France 2021 Stage 21 Highlights | Can Cavendish Take The Record On The Champs-Élysées?

Mark Cavendish aimed to take a dream record 35th Tour de France victory on his favourite finish in cycling - the Champs-Élysées - wearing the green jersey as leader of the points competition. It wouldn’t be straightforward though, along with sprinters like Wout van Aert and Jasper Philipsen, breakaways always try to take the stage victory here. Could he take the record from Eddy Merckx or would it be a fairytale too far?
Just as it has done every year since 1975, the 2021 Tour de France will draw to a close with a procession into the French capital, followed by a criterium-like finish on the iconic Champs-Élysées circuit. This stage is the unofficial sprinter’s World Championships and a prize that every fastman wants on his palmares. Several of the top sprinters lining up for this year’s race have already tasted success here, but there are many that still have a glaring, Champs-Élysées-shaped hole on their record. While the winner is going to be tough to predict, one thing is certain: the 2021 Tour will end in a bunch sprint.

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  1. Erica Barnes

    Erica Barnes

    23 小时 前

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  2. Holland Meester

    Holland Meester

    2 天 前

    Cavendish is a champion. But the fiinish was one WOUT too far. Thanks to Mike Teunissen WonderWout is the real champion........ Succes Wout at the Games. Greetings from Holland....

  3. Cyclingnerd Delux

    Cyclingnerd Delux

    2 天 前

    The Mark Cavendish show on Eurovision.

  4. Andy Stravers

    Andy Stravers

    2 天 前

    Lachlan Morton

  5. Kacem Gardien

    Kacem Gardien

    3 天 前

    سلام علا الدراجين العالم احسن الطواف فرنسا

  6. Reginald Scot

    Reginald Scot

    3 天 前

    What a great TDF, not as good as the Giro but still excellent. I really enjoy watching people push their bodies to the very limit of what is humanly possible. It's amazing what rim breaks, a bit of luck, a good diet, the right training and a crap load of performance enhancing drugs will do.

  7. dugfriendly

    dugfriendly

    3 天 前

    maybe I'm the bad guy, but I can't stand people bringing their kids onto the podium - it's an honor they have not earned

  8. Costales A Marc janscen

    Costales A Marc janscen

    3 天 前

    It is end of era for Peter Sagan?

  9. Costales A Marc janscen

    Costales A Marc janscen

    3 天 前

    Where is Peter Sagan?

  10. emichels

    emichels

    3 天 前

    Why is everyone taking about Cavendish and NOT THE GUY WHO ACTUALLY WON?

    • Bryan Bahling

      Bryan Bahling

      天 前

      Because Cavendish actually won.

  11. Allan Virimai

    Allan Virimai

    3 天 前

    Pogacar was on drugs

  12. Ady vegan

    Ady vegan

    3 天 前

    Yet another "unbelievable" TdF, with a rider who's only ever ridden it twice, winning on both occasions. Aged only 22. Just a wee bit suspect. I'll stick to believing in bible miracles as they're easier to swallow. Plenty of experience of this kind of thing says NO!

  13. Zero Kool

    Zero Kool

    3 天 前

    Its sad to see big names retiring. A true reminder that we are all getting old. Lol. I miss the rivalry between big names they truly will be miss. Viva Le tour de France

  14. Olda Z.

    Olda Z.

    3 天 前

    Wout=King..

  15. BrisVegas

    BrisVegas

    4 天 前

    What happen to the lady wish her grandparents?

  16. yamcha brother of Dora

    yamcha brother of Dora

    4 天 前

    Above all Wout is still the Best all around Cyclist 💪💪💪

  17. cinemofo

    cinemofo

    4 天 前

    New TDF watcher here. Why isn't anyone "going for it" during the final stage? Why hasn't Vingegaard tried to create a 5 min gap between him and pogacar? I mean, 5 minutes over ~2h40 is very small. It's barely 1 kph of difference. So why was it so "processional"?

    • Aaron Hardy

      Aaron Hardy

      4 天 前

      Part of the reason is that it takes much more than 1kph difference to create a gap between you and the peloton due to the effects of drafting.

    • Aaron Hardy

      Aaron Hardy

      4 天 前

      5 minutes is HUGE on a flat stage. Especially with no crosswinds.

  18. Hoang An Nguyen

    Hoang An Nguyen

    4 天 前

    no one mention tadej pogacar is the first disc brake grand tour winner.

    • Scott Baker

      Scott Baker

      2 天 前

      He also rode on rim brakes. So not a true disc break win.

  19. Mel aivan tugahan

    Mel aivan tugahan

    4 天 前

    congrats to all cyclis

  20. Johan M

    Johan M

    4 天 前

    Well done Champ - great show in the yellow. Interesting - That once the massive lead out train is not available and Cavendish needs to sprint on equal terms - not quite as easy now. Wout showed him to be decidedly pedestrian today - well done young man

  21. Adam Khan

    Adam Khan

    4 天 前

    Why isn't there even 1 comment on tadej pogacar? Dosen't make sense.

  22. chaib mourad

    chaib mourad

    4 天 前

    😎👍

  23. gyp3xp48

    gyp3xp48

    4 天 前

    Wout Van Aert is truly a superb athlete in all disciplines. A win on the Champs was richly deserved. I was too disappointed that Cav could not win and take the record of 35 stage wins. But on reflection I am happy that Cav did not succeed. I like many lifelong cyclists have the absolute respect for the greatest cyclist who is Eddy Merckx. His palmares can never be equalled in the modern era. 35 stage wins in the TOUR is the only comparison with the great man. In a way, to beat that would be an insult to the man and his legacy. Just maybe Cav was meant not to win number 35!

  24. Hunting Fishing Ireland

    Hunting Fishing Ireland

    4 天 前

    The sprinters were not top tier and the tour was over after the first week.

  25. Chidambaram V

    Chidambaram V

    4 天 前

    It is a shame that eurosport couldn't show the final stage live

  26. Golden.Lights.Twinkle

    Golden.Lights.Twinkle

    4 天 前

    They made sure Cavendish would not surpass Merckx's record. I hope he's back next year to do it.

  27. swissborg freecoins

    swissborg freecoins

    4 天 前

    He is just one of those riders who gets an extra 20% in the last week of the tour like Lance and Froomey. It is rare but it just turned out he got that extra kick on the day of the double pass up the ventoux. I don't think it is tainted steaks or funny inhalers that caused it.

  28. C T

    C T

    4 天 前

    ..thank you for this summary,..appreciated!...EUROSPORT Channel fked the final day,..there was no coverage. This is is the biggest cycling event in the world but there was NO CHANNEL to watch the final day of the event. Badly managed,..extremely disappointed..spectators all over the road....so many crashes ,..pileups....injuries to riders....They cannot even organize this properly,..Given the opportunity,... China would do a brilliant job with this..Lol....1.5 Billion vaccinated like a breeze..no worries...we are all still under lock-downs....they live free...what an irony.

  29. slyvia ngai

    slyvia ngai

    4 天 前

    Cavandick is just a crying baby without his lead out men train. Glad to see him not winning in Paris. Sprinters like Greipel, Mezgec are true fighters

  30. Yonas Sbhatu

    Yonas Sbhatu

    4 天 前

    Great highlights! It was an incredible tour. I think Cavandeish could have won this last stage if he had space and a good lead out.

  31. Anarcho Vegan

    Anarcho Vegan

    4 天 前

    Spin it to win it!

  32. ambaal

    ambaal

    4 天 前

    When did they start awarding babies for TDF wins?

  33. Bryan R

    Bryan R

    4 天 前

    Im not a cycling fan outside the TDF, so I want to give a heartfelt thanks to this channel for presenting the highlights for stages I was unable to watch.

  34. Vivianne Segon

    Vivianne Segon

    4 天 前

    not reserve to cavendish to break the record of legend eddie mercks

  35. Joshua James Balbon

    Joshua James Balbon

    4 天 前

    I think the organizer compensate bahrain victorious with the best team awards for raiding them 🤣🤣🤣

  36. Dino Jason

    Dino Jason

    4 天 前

    MARK CAVEDISH thought he was gonna get it on a silver platter again

  37. Paul Solon

    Paul Solon

    4 天 前

    Wva superb Why does b riis get to keep his yellow jersey when he admits to doping to win it?

  38. ramspace

    ramspace

    4 天 前

    Great site.

  39. Bill Irlbeck

    Bill Irlbeck

    4 天 前

    FANTASTIC RACE.

  40. SiYoung LEE

    SiYoung LEE

    4 天 前

    Congratulations

  41. sndsofscnce

    sndsofscnce

    4 天 前

    Thanks for the coverage let’s do it again in a year. Wish I’d been able to watch more of the mountain stages but Pogacar had a dominating tour. Would have appreciated some drama but hats off to him.

  42. reploid001

    reploid001

    4 天 前

    winners gotta give thanks to that allezopi omi woman

  43. Yingqi Liu

    Yingqi Liu

    4 天 前

    I just wanna thank GCN racing for a Kk these amazing videos! Wouldn’t be keeping up with the race if not for this!

  44. seacactus 13

    seacactus 13

    4 天 前

    Tour was completely ruined by drugs this year. How disappointing to be back to this

  45. Cornel Bacauanu

    Cornel Bacauanu

    4 天 前

    Amazing 2021edition of TDF. Amazing finish sprint. Amazing ceremony. Bravo GCN racing for professional job over the last 3 weeks.

  46. speedoflite1 X

    speedoflite1 X

    4 天 前

    Go Woutzie!!...the yellowest, bravest, gutsiest, most animated. Phenomenal finalé too!!🏆

  47. Mothercityguy

    Mothercityguy

    4 天 前

    Incredible yellow win

  48. Jonathan effemey

    Jonathan effemey

    4 天 前

    Thanks for posting.

  49. Alisson Rodrigues

    Alisson Rodrigues

    4 天 前

    Cavendish + Pogacar + Van Aert = 10 stage wins

  50. D Sai Shivam

    D Sai Shivam

    4 天 前

    It was such a one way Tour that our Broadcaster didn't even telecaster the 21st Stage ;)

  51. doctops

    doctops

    4 天 前

    Carapaz 🇪🇨 ❤️

  52. Paulo Rocha Rocha

    Paulo Rocha Rocha

    4 天 前

    QUESTION !!! AND DOPING SURVEILLANCE. When will the exams be carried out in the teams?

  53. Oscar Hamtig

    Oscar Hamtig

    4 天 前

    Congratulations

  54. Will F

    Will F

    4 天 前

    See you all next year :)

  55. Cronulla Sharks

    Cronulla Sharks

    4 天 前

    Happy Rugba League. The fairy tale didnt happen but Walt too good on the day . Only thing that disappointed me was the winner. Thanks GCN+ great coverage when i worked out how i could get it is Aus. contrats ben o'connor , michael mathews, cav, walt, loulou, vinnie,MVP. deceneck and jumbo.

  56. julian keren

    julian keren

    4 天 前

    ...aaah,now I understand ! Hitting across the handlebar - that's what causes problem with his bike and nobody else is to be blame!! Marc Cav.you still owing an apology to your mechanic by the way..Well done rising star Wout!

  57. yulmp2

    yulmp2

    4 天 前

    In the UAE you can hit your wife whenever you want.

  58. Martin Pedersen

    Martin Pedersen

    4 天 前

    Nice

  59. conka614

    conka614

    4 天 前

    have a cry Cavendish fan boys!!

  60. zeiss72

    zeiss72

    4 天 前

    Enjoyed watching the talent of WVA taking the stage win and at the same time a little disappointed that Canvendish didn’t get his 35… what a rollercoaster ride of emotions for this Tour! Side note… am also glad André Greipel got a 5th place finish to cap off his professional career.

  61. A. Salazar

    A. Salazar

    4 天 前

    What an incredible coverage since stage 1. Thank you very much.

  62. John Payne

    John Payne

    4 天 前

    Thanks for the highlghts guys - I couldn't always stay awake at 2 & 4am for the final moments. What a tour for Cav too. Well done one & all. Ben O'Connor for 2022.

  63. ttoussaint

    ttoussaint

    4 天 前

    Paris' asphalt is way better on Zwift... Just sayin'...

  64. Golfgtiguy

    Golfgtiguy

    4 天 前

    No harm Cavendish not getting another win as he's a cheat. He took out an competitor in the Olympics 2016 . Got Sagan thrown off the tour de France a few years back total hypocrite.

  65. Marc Van den Broecke

    Marc Van den Broecke

    4 天 前

    Do not forget that Cav was only 3rd because nr 2 was a belgian as well !!

  66. David

    David

    4 天 前

    Amazing job from Mike Teunissen who delivered Van Aert in the perfect position

  67. Brian George

    Brian George

    4 天 前

    Missing the tour already 🙁 cant wait to see 2022!!!

  68. Jon Poon

    Jon Poon

    4 天 前

    This is the first day I’ve seen Pogacar’s teammates ride near him

  69. Jon Poon

    Jon Poon

    4 天 前

    Wout needs to go for GC next

  70. Channul

    Channul

    4 天 前

    Let's be frank, compared to Giro this was a snooze fest of the highest order.

    • Cronulla Sharks

      Cronulla Sharks

      4 天 前

      only the yellow mate.

  71. Joe Bleasdale

    Joe Bleasdale

    4 天 前

    This was like the Euros final a week after the Euros final 🤦‍♂️

  72. richard carr

    richard carr

    4 天 前

    WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WOLF PACK ?? seems like they turned into puppies !! CAV should ve took off much sooner prior to being boxed in !! THAT WOULD BEEN A GREAT FINISH

  73. Welsh Rarebit

    Welsh Rarebit

    4 天 前

    Seriously…..Cavendish with this “remarkable “ comeback…….Doping for sure

    • GreN Zedd

      GreN Zedd

      4 天 前

      You clearly don't know or understand him. He's been working very hard to return from the EB virus for years. If the other younger sprinters hadn't been knocked out by crashes, Mark may have had more competition. He's still a fine sprinter and battler, in an excellent Team this year. 👏

  74. S T Pearson

    S T Pearson

    4 天 前

    Bam! Wout Van Aert wins again!

  75. laggypirates

    laggypirates

    4 天 前

    Thanks for these videos. Appreciate them.

  76. Mark Dowse

    Mark Dowse

    4 天 前

    WVA. What can we say? 😲 The man is a cycling superman! 😃👍🚲 A this rate, the Merckx / Cavendish record for stage wins might be broken in just a few years...... 😄 M 🦘🏏😎

  77. Anthony Lister

    Anthony Lister

    4 天 前

    The production of these highlights has been amazing. I will miss getting up on a morning and not being able to watch the Tour highlights. Well done all.

  78. arklat

    arklat

    4 天 前

    Pogacar will win many more Tours. Van Aert will be his main competition.

  79. Rafael M Diniz

    Rafael M Diniz

    4 天 前

    👏👏👏👏

  80. Seth Ewan

    Seth Ewan

    4 天 前

    That was pretty weak coverage for the last day of the tour.

    • Seth Ewan

      Seth Ewan

      4 天 前

      @Charlie Whelan awesome. Thanks.

    • Charlie Whelan

      Charlie Whelan

      4 天 前

      @Seth Ewan lanterne rouge. Not to be confused with the race term, it's a fantastic CNglobal channel

    • Seth Ewan

      Seth Ewan

      4 天 前

      @Charlie Whelan LR? I don’t know this acronym?

    • Charlie Whelan

      Charlie Whelan

      4 天 前

      Head to LR for better coverage

    • Charlie Whelan

      Charlie Whelan

      4 天 前

      All of it has been weak

  81. Richard Heng

    Richard Heng

    4 天 前

    Did Cav lose his lead out man? Regardless, great highlights for 3 weeks. See you in 2022

    • Arch Pruce

      Arch Pruce

      4 天 前

      About 2k out he got boxed in and fell behind the sprint train managed to get back to morkov who brought him back up to the front pack but in the end I think it was getting boxed inside that cost him! You could see he had to stop pedalling at one point !

  82. supersonicwings

    supersonicwings

    4 天 前

    Wout an incredible tour!

  83. MilesBellas

    MilesBellas

    4 天 前

    Cavendish freewheeled towards the finish line.

  84. Policeman

    Policeman

    4 天 前

    Thanks for the amazing highlights of TdF!

    • Charlie Whelan

      Charlie Whelan

      4 天 前

      Have you been watching the same videos?!

  85. David Stanley

    David Stanley

    4 天 前

    And now Wout has millions of fans that hate him.

    • leon whaanga

      leon whaanga

      4 天 前

      @John Andrews in the end you have to win it. It's a cruel sport. Day 1 sign holder changed the whole race.

    • John Andrews

      John Andrews

      4 天 前

      @leon whaanga probably cuz all those Cav fanboys are crying in their beers tonight. LOL Long may WVA prevail!

    • leon whaanga

      leon whaanga

      4 天 前

      Why?

  86. jeff ricks

    jeff ricks

    4 天 前

    fab great coverage every day

  87. Sorensen

    Sorensen

    4 天 前

    So proud to be danish 🇩🇰 Congrats Jonas Vingegaard what a tour 💙💙💙 love to all the amazing danish riders in tour de France 2021💙💙💙 see you in Copenhagen 2022 🇩🇰

  88. Zack Reynolds

    Zack Reynolds

    4 天 前

    Respect to Cav for not trying to force the issue after getting boxed in. Glad he didn’t feed into the people who think he races dirty. That’s just racing!

  89. Chris K

    Chris K

    4 天 前

    I, my wife and our two children, almost 4yr old daughter and 16 month old son took our trip of a lifetime with 7 days in Paris and 7 days in the Loire River Valley in the beginning of May 1999. We rented an apartment in the 11th Arrondissement. 14 days no rain. We brought a double stroller and "did" Paris. Patisseries, Arc de Triumph, the Louvre, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Sacre Coeur, and Versailles. You name it, we saw it and we ate it. We chose this time to visit as our children weren't too mobile and I still was! With all that has happened in Paris we were fortunate. The other circumstance we weren't expecting.....no mosquitoes! Such opulent memories!

  90. Jeffery Haley

    Jeffery Haley

    4 天 前

    Cav got a little taste of his own medicine getting boxed out during the final sprint

    • John Andrews

      John Andrews

      4 天 前

      Surprised he didn't take a dive on the pavement on purpose and claim someone pushed him (again).

  91. Armando Problemas

    Armando Problemas

    4 天 前

    F*****K mark crashindish, the only reason why he has the Green Jersey? Ewan took Sagan out and no one else was there to go up against mark Crashindish. Also, he should thank his girlfriend Julianna Alanphilippe for taking care of the green points in the long Stages with Cat 2-3 mountains.

  92. Just Want Results

    Just Want Results

    4 天 前

    Nice to see the families on the podium, these guys work so hard it is fitting to see their non-team support as well.

  93. Princeps

    Princeps

    4 天 前

    Absolutly boring..the wrong race of grand tours

  94. Josh Schrader

    Josh Schrader

    4 天 前

    Most boring tour in history

  95. Kat

    Kat

    4 天 前

    Pogacar .. Cav... Van Aert tdf 21 champs

  96. paul verhaak

    paul verhaak

    4 天 前

    Wout, what kind of rider are you? Wout: yes

  97. Jeffry Ferdian

    Jeffry Ferdian

    4 天 前

    This tour belong to Pogi💪, Van Aert, and CAVENDISH!!!!!! Never underestimate the heart of a champion.

  98. Jeremy Halpin

    Jeremy Halpin

    4 天 前

    Interestingly, Wout is far closer to an Eddie Merckx type than Mark in that he is true all-rounder. He’s Belgian too so there are a few factors from that stage that might have allowed Eddie a wry smile to himself.

    • Pilotdude983

      Pilotdude983

      2 小时 前

      @Pablo Montero cmon my dude. I don’t make or administer tests if that’s what your asking 😂 it’s just painfully obvious. Believe me I’ve been you! I remember when anyone that was on a high level in cycling knew Lance was on PEDs and doping etc. I said BS your just a hater. I get it man I really do. But there’s absolutely zero chance this guy rides clean. He might technically not be taking a banned substance ( because it’s known or banned yet) but he’s on PEDs. Good ones. That whole team and really the entire TDF peloton is. But WVA is clearly on the gear idk what to tell ya. That or mechanical doping ? It is what it is. Your probably going to then ask me “why do you watch” I still like watching it. I’m just not delusional. I know damn well what’s going on and it is what it is.

    • Pablo Montero

      Pablo Montero

      14 小时 前

      @Pilotdude983 So you stated Wout is clearly doping… Do you have any hard evidence to back up your accusation or are you just speaking out of your ass?

    • V. Dargain

      V. Dargain

      14 小时 前

      Uh-huh . Merckx still the man . chuckle chuckle

    • Holland Meester

      Holland Meester

      2 天 前

      Dont forget Wout has Dutch grandparents. That is why his name is written in the Dutch way: Wout van Aert and not in the Belgian way Wout Van Aert like Greg Van Avermaet.

    • Pilotdude983

      Pilotdude983

      4 天 前

      Yes and just like Eddie clearly doping. I’m shocked Eddie still gets so much love when he caught cheating at least 3-4 times ? What happened to Lance ? 🤔

  99. Joe Umbrell

    Joe Umbrell

    4 天 前

    Great job on coverage overall!

  100. Scott Lewis

    Scott Lewis

    4 天 前

    The drug fest jamboree is over for another year - thank God. Not an honest man amongst the greedy fat cats.

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