r Matej Mohoric received stage 19 of the Tour de France.© AFP
Bahrain Victorious’ Slovenian rider Matej Mohoric received stage 19 of the Tour de France on Friday, a day after his crew resort and bus had been topic to an anti-doping raid. It was Mohoric’s second win on this version of the Tour, and was achieved after he joined an early break after which broke clear for a solo win at Libourne, with the principle peloton a number of minutes adrift. Mohoric made a gesture on the end line operating a finger throughout his lips horizontally as if he had been closing a zipper, after the crew’s third victory of this 12 months’s race.
He briefly appeared on the submit stage press convention, however then left with out saying something, presumably to go to the winner’s podium ceremony because the peloton had arrived so late.
Christophe Laporte of Cofidis was second at 58sec and Casper Pedersen of DSM was third.
Overall chief Tadej Pogacar’s UAE The crew led the peloton over the road 20min and 49sec later with no change within the total prime ten forward of Saturday’s decisive 30km particular person time-trial.
The nineteenth stage had been billed because the day Mark Cavendish would set a brand new report of 35 Tour de France stage wins along with his fifth win on the 2021 version.
But an early mass fall and lack of will from different groups to cease a breakaway allowed a big group to construct up a 15-minute lead over the principle pack.
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