Guillaume Martin doesn't expect to stay second in Tour de France GC after breakaway move depletes him of energy

The Cofidis rider is impressing for the second consecutive Tour de France

Guillaume Martin
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All of a sudden, the French are in with a chance of having a home rider finish on the podium of the Tour de France.

Guillaume Martin started the day in ninth, 3-57 off the top-three and being talked about as a good bet to secure a top-10.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.