Tour de France stg 14 Thibaut Pinot wins

Published
21/07/2019


Frenchman Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet, while defending champion Geraint Thomas slipped further behind Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe.


A breakaway group of seven-riders dropped defending champion Thomas.


The six riders, Emanuel Buchmann, Julian Alaphilippe, Thibaut Pinot, Mikel Landa, Egan Berna, and Steven Kruijswijk closed in on the final 500-meter climb together for the spring which Pinot won.


“Since the start of the Tour I’ve been targeting this stage, this is the one I wanted, the mythical Tourmalet. We are going into the third week now, people will be tired, but this is where I feel best,” he added, on a result that left him fifth on GC, 3:12 behind Alaphilippe." said Pinot.

 

Stage 14 result
1. Thibaut Pinot (Fra/Groupama-FDJ) 3 hrs 10 mins 20 secs

2. Julian Alaphilippe (Fra/Deceuninck-Quick Step) +6secs

3. Steven Kruijswijk (Ned/Jumbo-Visma) same time

4. Emanuel Buchmann (Ger/Bora-Hansgrohe) +8secs

5. Egan Bernal (Col/Team Ineos) same time

6. Mikel Landa (Spa/Movistar) +14secs

7. Rigoberto Uran (Col/EF Education First) +30secs

8. Geraint Thomas (GB/Team Ineos) +36secs

9. Warren Barguil (Fra/Arkea Samsic) +38secs

10. Jakob Fuglsang (Den/Astana Pro Team) +53secs

GC after stage 14
1. Julian Alaphilippe (Fra/Deceuninck Quick-Step) 56hrs 11min 29secs

2. Geraint Thomas (GB/Team Ineos) +2min 2secs

3. Steven Kruijswijk (Ned/Jumbo-Visma) +2mins 14secs

4. Egan Bernal (Col/Team Ineos) +3mins

5. Emanuel Buchmann (Ger/Bora-Hansgrohe) +3mins 12secs

6. Thibaut Pinot (Fra/Groupama-FDJ) +3mins 12secs

7. Rigoberto Uran (Col/EF Education First) +4mins 24secs

8. Jakob Fuglsang (Den/Astana Pro Team) +5mins 22secs

9. Alejandro Valverde (Spa/Movistar) +5mins 27secs

10. Enric Mas (Spa/Deceuninck Quick-Step) +5mins 38secs