Tour de France Stage 18: Bardet battles back to win

Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) finally had something to celebrate as he battled back from illness to win stage 18 of the Tour into Saint Jean de Maurienne. His outstanding descending off the Col du Glandon allowed him to escape from the day’s breakaway and hold off the late general classification attacks to take his maiden stage win. The race favourites remained deadlocked behind.

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