Stage 8: Mâcon - Saint-Étienne

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Stage Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Description: The road to Saint-?Étienne will have a sweet perfume of Beaujolais wine on its first part but t’ose not keen to climb will then suffer a real way of the cross. Having to face the Croix de Montmain, the Croix de Thel, the Croix Paquet, the Croix de Part and the côte d’Aveize. They will witness all types of climbs. On the menu: 3 800 metres of ascending elevation!
Distance: 200
Departs: Mâcon, France
Arrives: Saint-Étienne, France
Stage Type: Road Race
Classification: Medium Mountain

Breakaway specialist Thomas de Gendt was rewarded with a stage victory after his efforts shaking off his breakaway companions, and then holding off the peloton. He withstood a late attack by Julian Alaphilippe and Thibaut Pinot by just a handful of seconds.

Stage 8 results are now in.


Stage Profile for Stage 8: Mâcon - Saint-Étienne
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