Queen stage in the Alps – Roglic plays who loses wins at the top of the Col de la Loze

The only passage of the Tour de France over 2,000 meters confirmed that the Slovenian was the boss. Miguel Angel Lopez won solo this 17e stage and climbs on the podium of the general.

Primoz Roglic was fifteen seconds behind Pogacar, in a final knife, on a vertiginous slope.

Primoz Roglic was fifteen seconds behind Pogacar, in a final knife, on a dizzying slope.

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Finally! Finally the 107e edition of the Grande Boucle gave rise to a real mano a mano between leaders. These clashes between bosses of the platoon rid of their servants, who make their salt. To do this, the organizers had to find a monstrosity, in the form of a cycle track placed on a ski slope above Méribel. The 17e stage did not make huge gaps between the contenders for the podium, but the others died – the twentieth, Warren Barguil, lost more than seven minutes. It also had the merit of establishing a hierarchy, which might not quite be fixed from here to Paris.

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