The peloton arrived at the finish more than 7 minutes later with all the race favorites staying together. Astana’s Miguel Angel Lopez without any trouble finished inside the main group surrounded by his teammates.
- I want to thank my team for a great support today during the whole stage, which was not easy at all. Indeed, the race was a bit fast and nervous at the beginning, but later the things calmed down. We passed this day without troubles, and now I am looking forward to tomorrow’s individual time trial. I am enjoying my first Tour de France so far and tomorrow I want to give my all for the best possible result, - said Miguel Angel Lopez.
With all the race contenders finished together, the stage results did not introduce any important change in the general classification: Primoz Roglic keeps the yellow jersey, Tadej Pogacar is second +0.57, Miguel Angel Lopez is third, +1.27.
The decisive stage 20, individual time trial for 36.2 km from Lure to the top of the first category climb La Planche des Belles Filles will be held tomorrow.
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