Romain Bardet 'gets angry' and saves his Tour de France

Having felt angry after slipping out of the Tour de France top 10 and missing out on a stage win, Romain Bardet channelled his energy into winning stage 18 - and did so with style

Romain Bardet on his way to winning stage eighteen of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Frenchman Romain Bardet saved his Tour de France with a stage win in Saint Jean de Maurienne today. He had gone into the race hoping for a top five finish.

Bardet fell down the general classification on the first big mountain stage to La Pierre-Saint-Martin, where Froome won the stage and built on his race lead. The next day, Bardet suffered in the heat and lost more to Froome and other overall contenders.

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