Le Tour 2019: Stage 21

Rambouillet to Paris, 128km

Bernal seals the overall as Ewan reigns on the Champs Elyees

Egan Bernal became the first Colombian winner of the Tour de France. The 22 year old finished the 106th edition of the race 1’11” ahead of INEOS teammate, and defending champion, Geraint Thomas, with Steven Kruijswijk (Team Jumbo-Visma) third at 1’31”.

Julian Alaphillipe (Deceuninck – Quick Step) who held the race lead for fourteen days, including 11 consecutively, finished fifth overall behind Emanuel Buchmann (BORA – hansgrohe).

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) wins on the Champs Elyees, ahead of Dylan Groenewegen (Team Jumbo-Vista) Niccolò Bonifazio (Team Total Direct Energie)
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Bernal at 22 years and 196 days became the youngest rider to win in the last 100 years and third youngest winner in the race history, after Henri Cornet (19 years and 352 days) in 1904 and François Faber (22 years 187 days) in 1909.

Stage 21 Video Summary (courtesy of ASO)

Stage 21 Results and Final General Classification