Van Aert and Dumoulin stunned as Tour de France slips through Jumbo-Visma's fingers

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 20th stage Lure - La Planche des Belles Filles 36.2 km - 19/09/2020 - Primoz Roglic (SLO - Team Jumbo - Visma) - photo POOL/BettiniPhoto©2020
Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) rides to the finish at La Planche des Belles Filles (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Everything seemed to be going right for Jumbo-Visma in the Tour de France until Saturday evening; the team won three stages and led the race for 11 days, with Primož Roglič going into the stage 20 time trial - his speciality - with almost a minute's lead over his compatriot Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates). 

Roglič's teammates Wout van Aert and then Tom Dumoulin set the fastest times on the 36.2km course that undulated before pitching up to the summit of La Planche des Belles Filles. But after Roglič went down the start ramp it became increasingly clear that his race was going off the rails and he lost ground on Pogacar on the flats and up the climb.

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