Richie Porte climbs into Tour de France top 10 on tough day for Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo leader Richie Porte on stage 6 of the 2020 Tour de France
Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) was best of the rest behind Primož Roglič and Tadej Pogačar on stage 13 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) rolled back the years on stage 13 of the Tour de France to deliver one of his best performances of the race so far.

The Australian finished 14th on the stage to the Puy Mary in the Massif Central after Daniel Martinez (EF Pro Cycling) won from the day's break. Despite losing a small amount of time to race leader Primož Roglič (Jumbo Visma) and now second-placed Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), Porte was the best of the rest and put time into all of his rivals, bar Mikel Landa (Bahrain McLaren)

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.