Tour de France 2016: Stage 20 – Izaguirre rides a demon descent to save Movistar’s pride

The last mountain stage of this year’s Tour de France and while attacks on the maillot jaune over the five climbs would have been welcome, I can’t imagine they were expected by anyone watching today. So it was the race for a top 10 place and a stage win and this fight didn’t disappoint. First on the descent to Morzine, Movistar’s Ion Izaguirre outraced outstanding descenders IAM’s Jarlinson Pantano and Astana’s Vincenzo Nibali to take a fast and furious stage win. There were some changes in the top 10 but not the top 5 positions in the GC.

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