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Tour de France: The Lesson of Romain Bardet, Fabio Aru New Yellow Jersey

CYCLING: The French was imposed after an impressive attack by Romain Bardet on the final mountain …

Sky wanted to play, she lost. On Thursday, the English team decided to completely lock the race until the final meters. Although surrounded by his teammates, Chris Froome has allowed, at first, none of his opponents to take him. Worse, Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador have almost lost any chance of finishing in the top five overall, after being dropped by the train of the English team.

The early break has been no more successful. making the break at the Port of Balès, Stephen Cummings dropped his unfortunate partner but could not hold off the team from Sky. Taken by Landa, Froome kept a steady pace behind his team mate.  And finally, 300 meters from the finish, Romain Bardet dealt the final blow and surpassed all the other favorites. Rigoberto Uran finished second and third, the Italian champion Fabio Aru. The Italian is the new yellow jersey of the Tour. Romain Bardet is 25 seconds behind in the General Classification overall.

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