Winner Greg Van Avermaet will stay at Tour de France until baby arrives

BMC's Greg Van Avermaet, winner of stage 13 of the Tour de France, says he will stay with the team until his wife goes into labour

17 July 2015
102nd Tour de France
Stage 13 : Muret - Rodez
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

If Greg Van Avermaet's pregnant wife wasn't in labour before stage 13 she might be now after the Belgian's storming win in Rodez, but the BMC rider says he will stay at the Tour de France until the baby is due.

The Classics specialist showed his versatility in the sweltering heat of southern France, holding off Peter Sagan up the final climb and over the 200 flat metres to the finish line.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.