Christophe Laporte ended the host’s drought of stage winners while he surged out of the peloton in the finale of the nineteenth level and claimed his maiden win at the Tour de France on Friday.

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 Just days earlier than the race results in Paris, Laporte spared the blushes of French riders who had no longer tasted a victory all month.

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 Only twice in race records has France no longer produced a degree winner, in 1926 and 1999.

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 Laporte made he circulate after a trio of breakaway riders changed into caught with 1.5 kilometers left inside the 188.

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Five-kilometer flat level to Cahors in southwestern France.

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On paper, the stage was regarded as attractive for pure sprinters but Laporte made the most of the mild uphill segment to the end to deny them

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A help rider for race leader Jonas Vingegaard at Jumbo-Visma, Laporte received ahead of Jasper Philipsen and Alberto Dainese.

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It became the 5th stage win this month for the amazing Dutch crew that also includes Wout van Aert.

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 The flexible rider from Belgium did not compete for the stage win on Friday, offering the threat to Laporte.

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