Colombian biker Egan Bernal (Ineos team, England) won the Tour de France (Cycling cycle around France) 2019 when finishing the last leg from Rambouillet. Paris is 128km long in the first group.
After the 20 stage, Bernal’s car (22 years old) holds the yellow shirt with a total time of 79 hours 52.52 minutes, less than the one behind is teammate Geraint Thomas (England) 1.11 minutes.
This means that Bernal just needs to cross the finish line of the last race ended at the Champs-Élysées in Paris to officially win the Tour de France 2019.
In the last leg, Bernal played very carefully and did not make any mistakes to finish in the first group with a time of 3 hours 4.08 minutes, thereby officially crowning the Tour de France 2019.
His total achievement is 82 hours 57 minutes, less than 1 minute 11 seconds compared to the second place is teammate Geraint Thomas (England).
Bernal became the first Colombian racer in the history of winning the Tour de France – the most prestigious bicycle race in the world. Bernal also went down in history when he became the youngest driver to win the Tour de France for more than 100 years.
Bernal’s victory broke the dominance of English riders at the Tour de France for the past five years.
The race for the Tour de France Golden Shirt this year was really exciting and very dramatic with a total of 5 owner changes. In the first two stages, the yellow jersey belonged to Dutch driver Mike Teunissen (Jumbo – Visma team).
French biker Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step team) holds the yellow shirt for the next three stages before going to Giulio Ciccone (Italy, Trek – Segafredo) in stages 6 and 7.
From stage 8 to 18, the Yellow Shirt returned to the driver Julian Alaphilippe, but he was “torn off” by Bernal in the 19th stage. After this stage, Bernal kept the Yellow Shirt until finishing at the Champs-Élysées Boulevard and ascended the throne. the enemy.
Speaking after his coronation at the Tour de France, Bernal said: “Today (July 28, local time) I am the happiest guy in the world. I have just won the Tour de France but I still cannot believe it. I would like to thank my teammates for helping me along the way. “