Egan Bernal is ready to turn into the main Colombian to win the Tour de France subsequent to completing Saturday’s penultimate stage in the yellow pullover.

Convention manages that the race chief isn’t tested on Sunday’s to a great extent processional last stage to Paris.

Bernal, 22, will turn into the most youthful Tour victor for a long time, with Ineos partner Geraint Thomas in second.

Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk climbed to third as Julian Alaphilippe blurred on an Alpine stage won by Vincenzo Nibali.

Italian Nibali, champ of the Tour de France in 2014, was in the sunrise and assaulted again on the move to the completion at Val Thorens, winning by 10 seconds from Spain’s Alejandro Valverde.

Bernal and Thomas, who won a year ago’s Tour, completed stage 20 a couple of moments later, going too far affectionately intertwined, with colossal smiles on their countenances. They came into the race as joint pioneers for Ineos and, giving the two of them achieve the completion in Paris on Sunday, will end it first and second in the general order.

“We’re presently near making it official,” said Bernal. “There’s one phase left in any case, regularly, if everything goes well, I can say that I’ve won my first Tour.

“It’s amazing. I simply need to get to the end goal in Paris and after I’ll be more quiet.


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