Martinez wins a brutal Tour de France stage on the Puy Mary

Colombian rider Daniel Felipe Martinez won an intense stage 13 of the Tour de France for EF Pro Cycling on Friday.

German rider Lennard Kämna (Bora-Hansgrohe) was second on the climb up to the Puy Mary, an extinct volcano, at the end of the 191.5-kilometre parcours from Chatel-Guyon. Maximilian Schachmann, also for Bora-Hansgrohe, crossed in third.

Daniel Felipe Martinez wins stage 13.Credit:AP

Slovenian Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) extended his overall lead as defending champion Egan Bernal (Ineos-Grenadiers) of Colombia faded, losing 35 seconds.

Another Slovenian, Tadej Pogacar of Team UAE-Emirates, is now second overall, 44 seconds off the pace with Bernal in third, 15 seconds further back. Australian Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) put in a strong showing, containing his losses to lag 2 min 6 secs of the yellow jersey pace.

Reuters

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