Warren Barguil 'living the dream' as Sunweb go from strength to strength

French star secures polka dot jersey at Tour de France for a team that is finding remarkable success in 2017

(Image credit: ASO/Thomas MAHEUX)

Team Sunweb would never have imagined a Tour de France as successful as this one – four stage wins and two classification jerseys – when the race departed three weeks ago, but the dream scenario is very much a reality for its French leader Warren Barguil.

Barguil conquered the famous Col d'Izoard to claim victory on stage 18's summit finish and effectively secure his polka-dot mountains jersey.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.