A spectacular day in the mountains was experienced in stage 14 of the 110th edition of the Tour de France, which turned into a fantastic duel between Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) and Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), however, the two greats Favorites for the title were surprised in the final descent by Carlos Rodríguez (Ineos Grenadiers), who risked the descent to surprisingly win the stage that reached Morzine.

The young Spanish cyclist won by just 5 seconds, in a 151.8-kilometre super mountainous day held this Saturday between the French towns of Annemasse and Morzine les Portes du Soleil. Second came the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar (Team UAE Emirates) and third came the Danish Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma), second and third respectively.

“It’s an incredible feeling. Being here is; win even more I still can’t believe it. Very grateful to my team and my colleagues for all their work, for their support, for believing in me. I look forward to making your work worthwhile in the next stages as well. I went up as best I could, and then on the descent when I caught up with them I pushed hard to the end, taking risks”, said Rodríguez, the third Spaniard to prevail in this gala edition, after Pello Bilbao and Ion Izagirre

As for the Colombians, the beetles did not have their best day, in which Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) from Zipaquire was the best, entering the finish line in box 30, more than 20 minutes behind the winner, his teammate, Carlos Rodriguez.

Regarding the general classification, the Danish Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) kept the jersey jaune for another day, ahead of the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) and the Spanish Carlos Rodríguez (Ineos Grenadiers). Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) is the best beetle in 24th place.

The day began quickly in the fight for the breakaway, and was abruptly stopped by a massive fall at kilometer 5.5 before which the race management decided to neutralize the test to allow the medical services to attend to those injured.

After the incident, Antonio Pedrero (Movistar Team) and Louis Meintjes (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty) withdrew immediately; shortly after taking the test again, the Colombian Esteban Chaves (EF Education-EasyPost) did the same.

The French round will continue this Sunday, July 16, with stage 15, another 179-kilometre mountainous day between Les Gets les Portes du Soleil and Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc, with a final climb.

Source: Revista Mundo Ciclístico