After a short visit to Belgium, the Tour headed back to France, with Julian Alaphilippe honouring the race’s return by taking the stage victory and first yellow jersey for the nation since Tony Gallopin (Ag2r La Mondiale) in 2014.
Here are the best pictures from stage three of the Tour de France 2019.
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The Tour says goodbye to Belgium…
…and heads back into France
Jakob Fuglsang monitors his injuries after crashing on stage one
Julian Alaphilippe goes on the attack
The Frenchman takes the stage victory…
…and yellow jersey
Relieving Mike Teunissen of the race lead after a career-defining couple of days
We will be back tomorrow to bring you the best photos from stage four of the 2019 Tour de France.