Tour de France: Uran drops from podium to sixth overall

EF Pro Cycling's Rigoberto Uran receives plenty of encouragement as he finishes ninth on stage 17 of the 2020 Tour de France, but drops from third to sixth overall
EF Pro Cycling's Rigoberto Uran receives plenty of encouragement as he finishes ninth on stage 17 of the 2020 Tour de France, but drops from third to sixth overall (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

EF Pro Cycling's Rigoberto Uran dropped from third place overall to sixth after stage 17 of the Tour de France to the top of the brutal Col de la Loze on Wednesday, but the Colombian remains optimistic that things could always change dramatically once more on stage 18 on Thursday as the race continues in the Alps.

"It was a really tough stage today, and the final part of the climb was tricky, but I just did what I always do, and I tried my best all the way to the finish," Uran said in a team press release. "We've lost quite a bit of time, but we'll keep fighting right to the end, like always."

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