Miguel Ángel López wins queen stage as Primoz Roglic extends his GC lead squib

  • Astana rider wins stage by 15 seconds from Primoz Roglic
  • Pogacar is third and loses 15 seconds on race leader

Miguel Angel López won stage 17 of the Tour de France at the summit of the Col de la Loze as Primoz Roglic distanced Tadej Pogacar in the brutal finale to strengthen his grip on yellow.

As the gradients at the top of the 21-kilometre climb hit 24 per cent, López was able to ride away from the other contenders for a stage win that moves the Colombian up to third overall.

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