Omar Fraile takes breakaway victory on Tour de France stage 14 as Geraint Thomas holds on to yellow

Fraile got the better of Jasper Stuyven and Julian Alaphilippe as he won stage 14, while Thomas continues to impress in the yellow jersey

Omar Fraile wins stage 14 of the 2018 Tour de France (EFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

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Omar Fraile (Astana) rode to victory on stage 14 of the Tour de France after reeling back lone breakaway rider Jasper Stuyven (Trek Segafredo) in what was a fascinating chase up the final climb of the Côte de la Croix Neuve.

In the GC battle, which ensued a good 20 minutes after Fraile crossed the line, Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) held his lead at the top of the general classification as he crossed the line with team-mate Chris Froome and rival Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) in tow.

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