Jul 19, 4 years ago

Another 8 more stages to go; yellow jersey still firmly on Nibali’s shoulders

Another 8 more stages to go; yellow jersey still firmly on Nibali’s shoulders

Vincenzo Nibali claimed his third stage victory on the 2014 Tour de France to ensure the overall leader’s yellow jersey firmly on his shoulders. The 29-year old Italian, finished the 197.5 km 13th stage with 10 seconds lead on yesterday at Chamrousse to increase his overall lead to more than three minutes.

Nibali is the current favorite to clear the tour victory as reigning champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador have crashed out of the race in 5th and 10th stages respectively.

Overall standards after the 13th stage

1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy) 56 hrs 44 minutes 03 seconds
2. Alejandro Valverde (Spain) +3 minutes 37 seconds
3. Romain Bardet (France) +4 minutes 24 seconds
4. Thibaut Pinot (France) +4 minutes 40 minutes
5. Tejay Van Garderen (USA) +5 minutes 19 minutes

The 21-stage, 3664-kilomters journey of the 101th edition of the Tour de France will be ended in French capital on 27th July.

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