Tour de France Stage 20 at a glance
PERIGUEUX, France (AP) — A brief look at the 20th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday:
The stage: A 54-kilometer (33.6-mile) individual time trial over rolling hills between Bergerac and Perigueux in southwest France.
Winner: Tony Martin. The three-time world time trial champion clobbered the field, finishing in 1 hour, 6 minutes and 21 seconds. Runner-up Tom Dumoulin, the Dutch time trial champion, crossed the line 1:39 later to finish second. Czech time trial champion Jan Barta was third, 1:47 behind.
Yellow jersey: Vincenzo Nibali further extended his lead on the penultimate stage, and holds an unassailable 7:52 lead over Frenchman Jean-Christophe Peraud going into Sunday’s largely ceremonial ride to Paris. Fellow French rider Thibaut Pinot is third, 8:24 behind.
Quote of the day: “I never think about entering history.” - Nibali, asked about winning the Tour for the first time.
Stat of the day: 30. The number of years since two Frenchmen stood on the Tour’s final podium in Paris.
Next stage: A 137.5-kilometer (85-mile) largely ceremonial procession from Evry to Paris. After nine laps of the Champs Elysees, sprinters such as Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Alexander Kristoff will look to leave their mark in the finale of the 101st Tour.