Steve Cummings wins stage 14 of the Tour de France, as Quintana moves up to second overall

The British rider takes an exciting stage win to round off a clever move

Photo: Yuzuru Sunada

Steve Cummings (MTN-Qhubeka) won stage 14 of the Tour de France from the breakaway thanks to a clever attack under the flamme rouge.

It had looked as though the win would be decided between Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) and Romain Bardet (AG2R) as they rode clear of their breakaway companions on the final climb of the day, but a strong ride and surprise attack from the British rider gave his African team the perfect result to celebrate Mandela Day.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.