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Caleb Ewan wins stage 11 as Alaphilippe retains yellow jersey

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 18, 2019 13:23

Caleb Ewan wins stage 11 as Alaphilippe retains yellow jersey

Australian Caleb Ewan completed his set of grand tour stage victories when the pocket-sized sprinter pipped Dylan Groenewegen to the line to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France, a 167-km flat ride from Albi.The Lotto Soudal rider surged past Groenewegen in a mass sprint to prevail by a few centimetres, with Italian Elia Viviani taking third place.Riding the Tour for the first time, Ewan timed his effort perfectly to add to his solitary Vuelta stage win and his three Giro d’Italia victories.France’s Julian Alaphilippe retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey after staying safe in the bunch.There were no major changes in the overall standings but twice runner-up Nairo Quintana was involved in a pile-up some 30 kilometres from the finish.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 18, 2019 13:23

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