Racing 14 Juli 2019
De Gendt wins Tour stage 8
The rider from Team Lotto-Soudal conquests the stage after a whole day in the breakaway.
One of the best escapees of the peloton took the win in the eighth stage of the Tour de France today. After riding a whole day in the breakaway , Thomas De Gendt accelerated at 70 kilometres from the finish line and left his fellow escapee De Marchi behind. Alaphilippe and Pinot came very close, but De Gendt managed to keep the two behind him.
Thomas De Gendt: “We really wanted to have someone in the breakaway today. The first attack in the peloton was the right one to form the break of ...