British rider Sky Christopher froome defended his title of winner of the legendary French race.
The penultimate stage of the “Big loop” was a 22-kilometer individual race with separate start. On distance riders went to the bowl of the stadium “the velodrome”. There was the finish line.
Christopher froome before the cut-23 seconds ahead of Romain bardet, but the main rival of the yellow Jersey was considered Rigoberto Uran, lagged behind the leader at 29 seconds.
No chance to win yet another triumph for froome at Tour de France competitors were not. The Briton increased his lead, but could not hold on for the stage victory. Six seconds newly minted four-time winner of the race ahead of pole of “Bora-hansgrohe” Maciej Bodnar.
The results of the 20-th stage:
1. Maciej Bodnar (Poland, Bora-hansgrohe) – 28:15
2. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland, Team Sky ) – 0,01
3. Christopher Froome (Britain, Team Sky) – 0,06
4. Tony Martin (Germany, Team KATUSHA-Alpecin) is 0,14
5. Daryl impey (South Africa, Orica-Scott) – 0,20
Overall standings after the 20th stage:
1. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) – 83.55,16
2. Rigoberto Uran (Colombia, Cannondale-Drapac) – 0,54
3. Romain bardet (France, AG2R La Mondiale) – 2,20
4. Mikel Landa (Spain, Sky) – 2,21
5. Fabio Aru (Italy, Astana) – 3,05
The tour de France in 2017 and finish in a traditional “stage of friendship”. The victory at the last stage of play remaining in the race the sprinters.
© 2017, z-news.link. All rights reserved.