TOULOUSE, France — The Tour de France rookie Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory in Stage 11 of the biking race on Wednesday, whereas Julian Alaphilippe of France saved the race chief’s yellow jersey a day earlier than the race enters the excessive mountains.
Ewan, a 25-year-old Australian, edged a fellow sprinter, Dylan Groenewegen, by a tire’s width and was awarded the victory after a photograph end. Elia Viviani positioned third.
There was a crash lower than 20 miles from the end line that left Niki Terpstra with a suspected collarbone fracture and took him out of the race. The general contenders Nairo Quintana and Richie Porte had been additionally concerned within the pileup, however obtained again on their bikes.
The battle for the overall classification is predicted to accentuate over the following 5 days, with three mountain levels and a time trial on this system. Thursday’s stage options two first class climbs.