Tour de France: Bodnar takes revenge for Sagan and Bora-Hansgrohe with time trial victory

Maciej Bodnar and the Bora-Hansgrohe team had been waiting for a second stage victory at this year's Tour de France for a long time. Ever since stage 3 winner Peter Sagan was disqualified for dangerous sprinting on stage 4 and Rafal Majka crashed out in the Pyrenees, the German team had been lucking for revenge and redemption. Bodnar delivered in the Marseille time trial by beating fellow Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski by a single second and his Team Sky teammate Chris Froome by six seconds.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.