- Jonas Vingegaard has his race lead cut to 17 seconds by rival
- Michael Woods claims first Tour de France stage victory at 36
Tadej Pogacar continued to chisel into Jonas Vingegaard’s dwindling lead in the Tour de France, after climbing clear of the defending champion in the finish to the volcanic summit of the Puy de Dôme, overlooking Clermont-Ferrand.
As Michael Woods of the Israel‑Premier Tech team took a spectacular stage victory, his first in the Tour, Pogacar and his UAE Emirates team continued to test Vingegaard’s resolve on the steepest gradients.
Written by Jeremy Whittle at Puy de Dôme
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