Friday, July 21st | Stage 19 | 222.5km

Embrun / Salon-de-Provence

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Michael Matthews: "A dream come true"

interview15.07.2017Stage 14- Blagnac / Rodez

“It went as expected. We rode all day. We kept the breakaway so close, I knew I'd very few team mates at the end, but still I had 2-3 guys with me in the final. It's a sweet day. Last time here, two years ago, I had four broken ribs. It was the stage I targeted before I crashed. To come back and win is a dream come true.”

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Michael Matthews: "Keep the smile going"

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  • Michael Matthews dethrones the Olympic champion

    Set to substitute his arch-rival Peter Sagan who outclassed him on stage 3 in the first uphill sprint finish, Michael Matthews beat Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet in Rodez where the Belgian found the confidence by outsprinting Sagan two years ago. The Australian gave Sunweb a second straight victory after Warren Barguil made it in Foix. The steep finish favoured Chris Froome to move back into the yellow jersey.

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