The Alps in France are harder than the Pyrenees mountains were earlier because they have steeper grades and higher altitudes but there was only a small shake up in the overall standings. Alaphilippe retained the yellow jersey by making up time descending the mountain and with assistance from a team mate. Nairo Quintana was the winner of the stage, but with only 3 more days to go, the race is still up for grabs.
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