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Froome almost winning the Tour de France after keeping the yellow jersey once again

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Britain’s Chris Froome is only three days away of taking another possible victory of this year’s Tour de France. Froome has the highest chances to take the fourth Tour victory being able to keep the yellow jersey on during most of the Tour.


These results mean only one thing: Froome is now looking more than ever to set his third successive Tour de France and fourth in total, victory. This year’s victory, if he gets it, puts Froome just one win off Merckx, Anquetil, Indurain and Hinault.




Today’s stage 18 was won by French’s Warren Barguil while Froome took fourth place being unable to surpass Romain Bardet who took the third one. Bardet is now almost 23 seconds adrift of Froome taking the second place in the overall classification so far.


While Barguil will probably finish the race as the ultimate king of the Mountains, Simon Yates is clearly still leading the young rider classification being only three stages away until the end of the Tour.


Stage 18 results:


Warren Barguil (Fra/Team Sunweb): 4hrs 40mins 33secs

Darwin Atapuma (Col/Team UAE Emirates): +20secs

Romain Bardet (Fra/AG2R La Mondiale) Same time

Chris Froome (GB/Team Sky)

Rigoberto Uran (Col/Cannondale-Drapac): +22secs

Mikel Landa (Spa/Team Sky): +32secs

Louis Meintjes (SA/Team UAE Emirates): +37secs

Dan Martin (Ire/Quick-Step Floors): +39secs

Simon Yates (GB/Orica-Scott): +59secs

Alberto Contador (Spa/Trek-Segafredo): +1min 09secs



General classification:


Chris Froome (GB/Team Sky) 78hrs 08mins 19secs

Romain Bardet (Fra/AG2R La Mondiale) +23secs

Rigoberto Uran (Col/Cannondale-Drapac) +29secs

Mikel Landa (Spa/Team Sky) +1min 36secs

Fabio Aru (Ita/Astana) +1min 55secs

Dan Martin (Ire/Quick-Step Floors) 2mins 56secs

Simon Yates (GB/Orica-Scott) 4mins 46secs

Louis Meintjes (SA/Team UAE Emirates) +6mins 52secs

Warren Barguil (Fra/Team Sunweb) +8mins 22secs

Alberto Contador (Spa/Trek-Segafredo) +8mins 34secs



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