Navardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France

Jul 26, 2014, 05:00 IST | AFP

Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas stole a march on a disjointed peloton to escape to victory at Bergerac on the 19th stage of the Tour de France yesterday

Bergerac: Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas stole a march on a disjointed peloton to escape to victory at Bergerac on the 19th stage of the Tour de France yesterday.

Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas
Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas

The Garmin rider made his attack 13km from home on a short fourth category climb, passing his teammate Tom-Jelte Slagter before holding on in driving rain all the way to the finish.

German John Degenkolb won the sprint for second seven seconds back with two-time stage winner Alexander Kristoff of Norway third.

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