Tour de France: Bardet turns fortunes around on Plateau de Beille

Romain Bardet (AG2R-La Mondiale) finally turned his fortunes around at the Tour de France with a strong ride to third place on the Plateau de Beille on stage 12. Bardet was one of 22 riders to make it into the day’s break, which included his teammate Mickaël Chérel, but was one of the few who was still there when the race hit the final climb. He put in a few digs on the final ascent but was no match when Joaquim Rodríguez made his bid for glory.

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