Tour de France 2019: Caleb Ewan sprints to victory, Alaphilippe keeps yellow

The 16th stage of the Tour de France is a predominantly flat out-and-back race in Nîmes. Caleb Ewan outguns Elia Viviani and Dylan Groenewegen, while Julian Alaphilippe stays in the overall race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 16th stage Tour de France 2019

1. Caleb Ewan (aus)
2. Elia Viviani (ita) s.t.
3. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
4. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
5. Niccolò Bonifazio (ita) s.t.
6. Michael Matthews (aus) s.t.
7. Matteo Trentin (ita) s.t.
8. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.
9. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
10. Andrea Pasqualon (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 16
1. Julian Alaphilippe (fra)
2. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 1.35
3. Steven Kruijswijk (nld) + 1.47
4. Thibaut Pinot (fra) + 1.50
5. Egan Bernal (col) + 2.02
6. Emanuel Buchmann (ger) + 2.14
7. Mikel Landa (spa) + 4.54
8. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 5.00
9. Rigoberto Uran (col) + 5.33
10. Richie Porte (aus) + 6.30

13. Nairo Quintana (col) + 9.30

Race report
Gougeard and Rossetto jump clear, while Wiśniowski, Bak and Ourselin bridge across. The five race to a lead of 2 minutes before the peloton takes them on a leash.

With 25 kilometres remaining Fuglsang is forced to pull out after a crash.

The attackers are reeled in inside the last 3 kilometres before Ewan outsprints Viviani and Groenewegen.

Another interesting read: route 16th stage 2019 Tour de France.

Tour de France 2019 stage 16: route, profile, more

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Caleb Ewan

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