Tour de France 2019 Favourites stage 20: GC battle on mega-long climb

Geraint Thomas - Tour de France 2019 Favourites stage 20The 20th stage is the last chance for GC riders. Whether to move up in the top 10 or to attack the maillot jaune, it has to happen on the climb to Val Thorens. (Slideshow route/profile)

The route features just one climb as the race is shortened due to landslides caused by bad weather. It boils down to the ascent to Val Thorens, which rises steadily for 33.4 kilometres. With gradients hovering around 5.5%, the final haul up of the Tour should suit the likes of Geraint Thomas and Steven Kruijswijk.

Favourites 20th stage 2019 Tour de France

*** Steven Kruijswijk, Geraint Thomas, Egan Bernal
** Mikel Landa, Rigoberto Uran, Simon Yates, Emanuel Buchmann
* Bauke Mollema, Vincenzo Nibali, Nairo Quintana, Daniel Martin, Enric Mas

Take a look at the route of the 20th stage on the Tour de France.

Tour de France 2019 stage 20: profile and climb

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