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Today's stage is cut in the Tour and decided on a 'chronoscalada' of 33 km

The organization has cut the penultimate stage of the Tour de France, moving from 130 kilometers to just 59 with a high end

After what happened yesterday Friday with the suspension of the 19º stage when the cyclists were facing the last part of the descent to climb the last port of the day, the organization has decided to cut and modify the route of the 20ª stage since they give bad weather with rain and snow in the final part of the stage.

The stage will start at 14.30 hours and will start at the planned point, the town of Albertville, and will end in Val Thorens.

The main change of the test is that It will not pass through the ports prior to the ski resort. Thus, after leaving Albertville the race will travel through the N90 directly to Moutiers and then towards the original end at the roundabout of the N90-D915, at 36 km from the goal, until you reach the skirts of Val Thorens, where a battle for the yellow jersey is expected in one of the most exciting Tour finals of recent years.

The young Bernal defends 48 ”of margin with respect to Alaphilippe

The final kilometers 33,5, with aat an average slope of 5,5%, They will just decide the positions of the podium of the Tour de France 2019.

Egan Bernal defends the leadership of the Tour de France with 48 seconds ahead about Julian Alaphilippe and with his partner Geraint Thomas to 1'16. " The Welsh, winner of 2018, has already said that he will work for Egan, although he will also do well to take care of his back, since he has only 12 seconds to the Dutch Kruijswijk; with Mikel Landa in sixth position.

They give snow and rain in the last port

The weather forecast announces snow and bad weather in Val Thorens and could affect the development of the stage.

After today's stage converted into 'chronoscalada' only the triumphal walk to Paris will remain.

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