Gallery: Tour de France stage 20 – Froome sets up Tour win number four

Froome gets underway for a third-place ride that will increase his overall lead over Rigoberto Uran to 54 seconds

 

 

Tony Martin and a young fan, 2017 Tour de France, Marseille

 

Tony Martin lets the diminutive Chris Froome try on his time-trial helmet before the start in Marseille

 

Tony Martin's saddle, Marseille, 2017 Tour de France

 

He wasn’t smiling so much later. Sandpaper on Martin’s saddle…

 

Tony Martin, Marseille, 2017 Tour de France

…..led to a rough deal against the clock. The German finished fourth, 14 seconds down on winner Maciej Bodnar

 

 

Stade Velodrome, Marseille, 2017 Tour de FranceThe Stade Vélodrome, Marseille’s 67,000-capacity football stadium, was an incredible arena for the Tour denouement

 

Warren Barguil, 2017 Tour de FranceNo, not an intense game of thumb war, just “Wawa” Barguil reminding himself of how to tuck

 

Making the weight, Tour de France

The weigh-in: making the grade by two grams

 

Michal Kwiatkowski, Marseille, 2017 Tour de France

Red and white all over in Marseille: marvellous Michal Kwiatkowski lost to his compatriot by just one second

 

 

Mikel Landa, 2017 Tour de France, Marseille

 

Mikel Landa, quite the taxi driver for Froome this Tour, doing his best Travis Bickle impression

 

Romain Bardet, Marseille, 2017 Tour de France

 

Bardet on a ragged tip. After 3,440 kilometres of racing, the Frenchman saved his podium place by one second to Landa

 

Froome on the podium, Stade Velodrome, 2017 Tour de France

 

Chris Froome, set to win the 2017 Tour de France and his fourth edition of this great race

 

 



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