Weekly recap | 17 - 23 June

Jun 24, 2019, 15:31 PM

Last week's events:


Le Tour de Suisse

15 - 23 June | Suisse


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⚊ WHAT HAPPENED ? ⚊

He is young, he is lightweight but already a big name in cycling. Colombian Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) has added victory at the Tour de Suisse to his Paris-Nice win back in March. The 22-year-old embarked on the Swiss stage race to support Geraint Thomas, but when his team leader abandoned following a crash in stage four, the Colombian found himself in the limelight. He took over the leader’s jersey from Slovak Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) in the sixth stage, won the mountainous seventh stage, and remained in yellow through to the 9th and final stage, in which he finished third behind a commanding Hugh Carthy (EF Education First) and his nearest rival in the General Classification Rohan Dennis (Bahrain-Merida). Forced to sit out the Giro d’Italia after a crash, Bernal has shown he is in great shape before the Tour de France where he will be supporting Thomas but where anything can happen…


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