The Tour de France had to return to Tignes after the truncated 2019 stage, where torrential rain and a landslide prevented the riders from cycling to the Tarentaise resort. That day, on the road to Val d'Isère, the peloton was forced to put its foot down, but Egan Bernal, on the attack in the Iseran, took the Yellow Jersey he finally took all the way to Paris the next day. It was also on this stage to Tignes, one of the most eventful in the recent history of the Grande Boucle, that Thibaut Pinot was forced to retire with a painful knee. As a result, only one Tour finish has really been held in Tignes, in 2007. In the meantime, the resort has hosted the Tour de l'Avenir with two finishes in 2016 and 2018. In 2016, the stage win went to Breton rider David Gaudu, who largely built his overall victory there. In 2018, the stage win went to Spain's Fernando Barcelo.
05/07/2021 - Rest 1
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