UAE Team Emirates (France) - Press Release: McNulty the key-man takes third.
Tadej Pogačar won his third stage in this Tour de France in a thrilling finale, crossing the finish line first on Peyragudes.
The stage saw the riders face the Pyrenees again with a shark-toothed profile from Saint-Gaudens to Peyragudes over 129km.
Despite UAE Team Emirates showing up at the start with only four men after Marc Soler’s forced retirement yesterday and Rafal Majka today following a muscle injury, the UAE squad lit up the stage.
Results 17th stage:
- Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) 3h25’51 “
- Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) s.t.
- Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates) +32 “
General classification after the 17th stage:
- Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) 67h53’54 ”
- Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) + 2’18 “
- Geraint Thomas (INEOS Grenadiers) + 4’56 “