Tour de France Bastille Day stage under threat after storm damage

The use of the Col d’Agnès is in doubt after several sections were washed away in flash floods

The peloton on the Col d'Agnes on stage 14 of the 2011 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

The organisers of the Tour de France will have to draw up a plan B for one of the race’s key stages in the Pyrenees after violent storms provoked landslides that swept away several sections of the road from Aulus-les-Bains towards the Col d’Agnès.

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