efe-epaTourmalet, France

French cyclist Thibaut Pinot has won stage 14 of the Tour de France on Saturday.

The Groupama-FDJ team rider, Pinot, completed the 117.5 km stage from Tarbes to Tourmalet Bareges in a total time of three hours, 10 minutes and 20 seconds.

Fellow Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe of team Deceuninck-Quick-Step came in second, six seconds off the pace. He remains in the yellow jersey as the leader of the general classification.

Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma) finished Saturday’s stage third, the same spot he holds in the overall standings.

Briton Geraint Thomas (Ineos) could not hold the pace in the final stretch and fell to the eighth place, but he managed to maintain the second spot in the general classification.

Meanwhile, Ineos’ 22-year-old Colombian rider Egan Bernal retained the white jersey for the best young cyclist, finishing the stage fifth.

On Sunday, stage 15 will cover a 185-km route from Limoux to Foix Prat d’Albis. EFE-EPA

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