An interview with David Moncoutié

Fireworks! French win on Quatorze Juillet

David Moncoutié fulfilled a nation's hopes today when he won on the French national holiday Quatorze Juillet (Bastille Day) celebrating the famous revolution in the late 18th century. The Cofidis rider is sure to enjoy the obligatory fireworks tonight, as he achieved the first French win in this Tour de France. The prospect of victory, and the cheers of his fellow countrymen alongside the road made him stay clear of his chasers all the way into the finish, as Hedwig Kröner reports.

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