The top spot remains at Tadej Pogacar, more than five minutes apart.
German Nils Politt broke away from the top group on the cycling Tour de France and drove alone to the finish line glowing with happiness.
Politt won the first leg of his career on the Tour, and it was clear from everything that the victory went to emotions. Politt lifted his bike into the air in the finish area with the power of movement.
Spanish Imanol Erviti finished second for 31 seconds for Politti to lose. Australian Harrison Sweeny came to the finish line with Ervit at the same time.
Polittin the win had no effect on the overall race of the Tour, although he won the race lead Tadel Pogacarin in almost 16 minutes.
Pogacar still leads Colombia by 5.18 minutes Rigoberto Uraniin.
Suitable the wind conditions helped the fugitives get out even before the halfway point. It was a short 159.4-kilometer leg to Nimes.
“Immediately after the start, there was a wind that helped win. This is amazing, ”Politt said at the finish.
The race continues on Friday with a 219.9 mile stretch from Nimes to Carcassonne.