Tour de France 2020: Kragh Andersen solos to glory, Roglic still leader

Søren Kragh Andersen solos to victory in the 19th stage of the Tour de France. He attacks in a strong lead group with 15 kilometres out and powers to glory. Primoz Roglic keeps the yellow jersey. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 19th stage Tour de France 2020

1. Søren Kragh Andersen (den)
2. Luka Mezgec (slo) + 0.53
3. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.
4. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) s.t.
5. Oliver Naesen (bel) s.t.
6. Nikias Arndt (ger) s.t.
7. Luke Rowe (gbr) + 0.59
8. Sam Bennett (irl) + 1.02
9. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
10. Matteo Trentin (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 19
1. Primoz Roglic (slo)
2. Tadej Pogacar (slo) + 0.57
3. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 1.27
4. Richie Porte (aus) + 3.06
5. Mikel Landa (spa) + 3.28
6. Enric Mas (spa) + 4.19
7. Adam Yates (gbr) + 5.55
8. Rigoberto Uran (col) + 6.05
9. Tom Dumoulin (nld) + 7.24
10. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 12.12

Race report
Remi Cavagna breaks clear after 4 kilometres. Dylan van Baarle tries to bridge across with Guillaume Martin, Geoffre Soupe, Cyril Barthe and Max Walscheid, but without success.

Cavagna opens up a maximum gap of 3 minutes.

After the intermediate sprint Benoît Cosnefroy, Luke Rowe and Pierre Rolland bridge across to the lone leader. More riders rejoin the front of the race before they are brought back.

Attacks continue until Naesen, Van Avermaet, Sagan, Bauer, Rowe, Kragh Andersen en Bennett open up a gap of 1 minute, while Mezgec, Arndt, Stuyven and Trentin bridge across.

Trentin attacks on an uphill with 15 kilometres to go, while Kragh Andersen counters when the climb flattens out. The Dane opens up a comfortable gap and powers to triumph.

Roglic finishes safely in the bunch to extend his stay in the lead of the Tour de France.

Other interesting reads:
KOM classification
points classification

Tour de France 2020 stage 19: routes, profiles, more

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