A brief review of Tuesday’s Stage 9 at the Tour de France: Stage 9: Morzine-Avoriaz, France to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France, covering 127.1 miles featuring a grueling 15.9-mile climb up the Col de la Madeleine.
Winner: Sandy Casar of France won his third career Tour stage in a sprint to the finish with a time of 5 hours, 38 minutes, 10 seconds.
Who’s in yellow: Andy Schleck of Luxembourg took the lead from Australia’s Cadel Evans, who has been racing with a broken elbow since a crash in Stage 8.
Where’s Lance? Armstrong finished the stage in 18th place and jumped from 39th to 31st in the overall standings, 15 minutes, 54 seconds behind Schleck.