FRANCE: (Sports Desk) In the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France, the riders had to cover a distance of 168 km from Maribal to La Roche Surfron, with Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski taking first place in four hours, 47 minutes and 33 seconds.
Ecuador's Richard Krapiz is second and Belgium's Vote van Art is third, while Slovenia's Primos Roglik continues to lead in the overall standings.
An overwhelmed Kwiatkowski, a past world road-race champion and winner of Milan-San Remo, paid tribute to Carapaz’s generosity and to what he called the “greatest team in cycling”. The 30-year-old said: “That was some day. I can’t describe how grateful I am to the whole team and to Richard. I will never forget it.