British rider “Sky” Geraint Thomas second day in a row dominates the roads of the Tour de France.
A long time favorite status stage belonged to Stephen Kraslice – Dutch attacked from the breakaway and alone rushed to storm the last two mountains of the day. Nine kilometers from the finish Creswick had more than three minutes of separation and became the owner of the virtual yellow Jersey, however, with the increase rate in the group of generalisimo the Dutchman began to rapidly lose its advantage and could not fight for the stage victory.
A few kilometers before the finish to attack tried bard and Landa, but in the end the group of GC contenders finished in the same group. Thomas powerful jerk left the competition behind and scored his third victory at the Tour de France.
In the General standings advantage Geraint Thomas from team-mate Christopher froome increased to 1 minute and 39 seconds. Tom Dumoulin leader loses almost two minutes.
The results of the 12th stage:
1. Geraint Thomas (Great Britain, Sky) – 5.18,37
2. Tom Dumolin (Netherlands, Sunweb) – 0,02
3. Romain bardet (France, AG2R La Mondiale) – 0,03
4. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) – 0,04
5. Mikel Landa (Spain, Movistar) – 0,07
Overall classification after 12 stages:
1. Geraint Thomas (Great Britain, Sky) – 49.24,43
2. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) – 1,39
3. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands, Sunweb) – 1,50
4. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy, Bahrain Merida) – 2,37
5. Primoz Roglic (Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo) Is Of 2.46
After three consecutive difficult mountain stages tomorrow in the Tour de France transit segment with two category climbs and a finish line, the Sprinter wide profile.
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