Tour de France: Lennard Kamna wins stage 16 as Primoz Roglic retains overall lead

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German Lennard Kamna produced a superb solo break to power to victory on stage 16 of the Tour de France as Primoz Roglic maintained the overall lead.

Bora-Hansgrohe rider Kamna, 24, pulled away on the penultimate climb of the 164km stage from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans to claim his first Grand Tour stage win.

Roglic finished almost 17 minutes later in a group of the main contenders.

He leads fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar by 40 seconds.

Kamna, whose victory also marked his team's first success at the Tour, finished one minute 27 seconds ahead of Ecuador's Richard Carapaz in second, while Swiss Sebastien Reichenbach took third place.

 

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