1. Alexander won the opening stage of the Tour de France. This is a race of an annual multiple stage bicycle.
The rain made the roads treacherous and led to several crashes.
2. The Tour de France rolled out from the French Riviera city of Nice.
3. A quiet crowd of a couple of hundred people, all masked, were kept 50 meters away behind metal barriers.
4. Since its inception in 1903, the race has only been canceled during the two world wars.
5. This is the 22 teams competing at the constantly traveling event remain virus-free.
6. The riders face a 186 km mountainous second stage.
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