Alaphilippe gains time on Geraint Thomas at Tour de France

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Julian Alaphlippe has gained time at the Tour de France over defending champion Geraint Thomas.

It comes after the Frenchman's magnificent time trial win on stage 13.

He becomes the first cyclist to win two stages of the 2019 Tour de France.

Thomas saw last man Alaphilippe finish 14 seconds quicker than him over the 27.2km course in Pau.

Alaphilippe now leads Thomas by one minute 26 seconds heading into the final stage.

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