Egan Bernal wins 2019 Tour de France as Caleb Ewan wins final Sprint

Egan Bernal clinched victory in the Tour de France after parading into Paris safely in the overall leader's yellow jersey, becoming the first Colombian winner of cycling's greatest prize and its youngest in more than a century

 

With the sun setting behind the Arc de Triomphe, the 22-year-old Ineos rider completed the 21 stage, 3,409km marathon around France 1min 10sec ahead of 2018 champion and teammate Geraint Thomas, who came second overall, shook his hand as they crossed the finish line.

Hundreds of Colombian spectators lined the Champs Elysees to witness the eight-lap finale, where Australia's Caleb Ewan, also 22, won his third stage of the 2019 edition coming from nowhere to outsprint Dylan Groenewegen and Niccolo Bonifazio.

VIDEO: 2019 Tour de France Stage 21 Highlights

Category winners in the 2019 Tour de France

General classification Yellow jersey: Egan Bernal (COL/Ineos)

Green sprint points jersey: Peter Sagan (SVK/Bora)

Polka Dot 'King of the Mountain' points jersey: Romain Bardet (FRA/AG2R La Mondiale)

White under-25 jersey: Egan Bernal 

Best Team: Movistar

Most Combative Rider: Julian Alaphilippe (FRA/Deceuninck)

2019 Tour de France Stage 21 Top 10

1 Caleb Ewan (Aus) Lotto Soudal 3:04:08
2 Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma
3 Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Total Direct Energie
4 Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Deceuninck-QuickStep
5 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data
6 André Greipel (Ger) Arkéa Samsic
7 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott
8 Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo
9 Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Sunweb
10 Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe.

2019 Tour de France Overall General Classification

1 Egan Bernal (Col) Team Ineos 82:57:00
2 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Ineos 0:01:11
3 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:01:31
4 Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:01:56
5 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:04:04
6 Mikel Landa (Spa) Movistar Team 0:04:23
7 Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First 0:05:15
8 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:05:30
9 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 0:06:12

 
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