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Roglic wins Tour de France 19th stage

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IANS Laruns (France)
Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic (Lotto Jumbo) won the 19th stage of the Tour de France, while Welshman Geraint Thomas (Sky) retained the leader's yellow jersey.
The 28-year-old Roglic gave his opponents a lesson during Friday's descent down the Col d'Aubisque and later on the flat stretch, reports EFE news agency.
The former ski-jumper covered the 200.5km (124.5mi) between Lourdes and Laruns in 5 hours, 28 minutes, 17 seconds.
Thomas came second, 18 seconds off the pace, followed by France's Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale).
In the General Classification, Thomas leads Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) by 2 minutes, 5 seconds, and has a 2:24 advantage over Roglic, who overtook defending champion Chris Froome for third place.
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First Published: Jul 28 2018 | 2:14 PM IST

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