Magnus Cort dominated a three-man flee to grab stage 15 of the Tour de France as Geraint Thomas retained the total lead to want the yellow jersey into the glide’s remaining week.
Denmark’s Cort broke sure with Bauke Mollema and Ion Izagirre contained in the closing 6km on the flee-in to Carcassonne.
As the strongest sprinter of the trio, Cort duly held off his rivals to relate his first Tour stage grab.
Personnel Sky’s Thomas tranquil leads workforce-mate Chris Froome by one minute 39 seconds.
Dutchman Tom Dumoulin is third total, eleven 2nd additional reduction, with finest four of the the leisure six levels doubtless to want who will grab the Tour.
Following the 2nd leisure day on Monday, there are three irritating mountain levels in the Pyrenees and a particular person time trial to advance, while stage 18 is a flat direction and the closing day is a processional flee to Paris.
“It’s a long way rattling by reasonably smartly and I’m awaiting the the leisure day,” Thomas if truth be told handy BBC Radio 5 are living.
“I’m no longer even taking beneath consideration a success the Tour de France. I’m no longer even contemplating it.
“There are three gigantic days to trail and a laborious time trial to advance. I will want on daily foundation and every climb because it comes and we can stare what occurs.”
More to have a examine.