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Egan Bernal of 22 years virtual winner of Tour de France

In his second participation of the Tour he has achieved victory in the most important stage test the world

The young man from Zipaquirá will be crowned tomorrow in Paris as the first Colombian to win the Tour, a milestone that many consider as the start of a new era.

Egan Bernal has become today the virtual champion of the Tour de France at the end of the last mountain stage in the Alps that was shortened to avoid what happened yesterday with the suspension of the 19th stage.

The Ineos team manages to make history by becoming the first Colombian to win the grand gala round and fourth youngest in history in achieving it with just 22 years.

The victory of the stage has been for the Italian Vincenzo Nibali with an attack that has served to arrive with 10 seconds of advantage over Alejandro Valverde, second in the stage.

This was his second participation in the Tour where only one attack was enough to take the victory.

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Tomorrow the squad will arrive in Paris in a transition stage to be crowned the official winner of the 2019 Tour de France.

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