Friday, July 19

Matej Mohoric wins stage 19 after beating ‘sprint’ | Sports

Matej Mohoric won stage 19 of the Tour de France. The victorious runner from Bahrain prevailed at the sprint on the route between Moirans-en-Montagne and Poligny. The day was defined by constant attacks from the sprinters who tried to set the pace on the 173 kilometer stage.

Mohoric, accompanied by Ben O’Connor and Kasper Asgreen, took the lead with 30 kilometers to go and was already unreachable by the rest of the field. sprinters. The Slovenian cyclist crossed the finish line with a few centimeters ahead of Asgreen, enough to give him the victory.

With the Tour decided, barring debacle, in favor of Jonas Vingegaard, the peloton in which the overall leaders rode fell behind. The fugitives and their immediate pursuers came to be more than nine minutes from the group. The battle between Vingegaard and Tadej Pogacar is doomed by stage 17, to Courchevel. The Slovenian has no alternatives to overcome the more than seven minutes that separate him from the yellow jersey.

Phase classification:

Position Runner Equipment Time
1 M.Mohoric Victorious Bahrain 3:31:02
2 K. Asgreen Soudal Quick-Step 3:31:02
3 BO’Connor Citroen AG2R team +4s
4 J.Philipsen Alpecin-Deceuninck +39s
5 M Pedersen Lidl Trek +39s

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