Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin became the winner of the 37-kilometer race with separate start.
Despite yesterday’s terrible terrorist attack in nice, Big loop organizers decided not to cancel the 13-th stage. Dumoulin included in the extended list of favorites of the day – champion of the Netherlands in the time trial managed to perfectly distribute the force, bringing the nearest pursuer more than one minute.
The leader of the General standings Christopher froome once again confirmed its unlimited universalism – the Briton finished just behind Cumulina, creating a more than comfortable lead in the fight for the yellow Jersey. A week before the end of the race the main competitor of Nair Quintana froome behind the leader Sky for almost three minutes.
Tomorrow the Tour de France flat stage over rough terrain. A good chance to win will be at the gap and the sprint teams will try to play the finish in Villard-Les-Dombes in their scenario.
Results of 13th stage:
1. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands, Giant-Alpecin) Is 50,15
2. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) Is 1.03
3. Nelson Olivier (Portugal, Movistar) – 1,31
4. Jerome Koppel (France, IAM) – 1,35
5. Rohan Dennis (Australia, BMC) – 1,41
Overall standings after the 13th stage:
1. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) – 58:02,51
2. Bauke Mollema (Netherlands, Trek-Segafredo) – 1,47
3. Adam Yates (UK, Orica-BikeExchange) – 2,45
4. Nair Quintana (Colombia, Movistar) At 2.59
5. Alejandro Valverde (Spain, Movistar) – 3,17