Navardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France

Jul 25, 2014 4:02 PM

BERGERAC, France (AP) - Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas has won the 19th Stage of the Tour de France in a breakaway in a downpour into the town of Bergerac.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey and is expected to take it home with him when the three-week cycling showcase ends Sunday.

The Garmin-Sharp rider stole away from the pack late in the trek northward from Maubourguet to Bergerac.

The top standings didn't change.

A final shakeout comes Saturday with this year's only individual time trial. Nibali leads his closest rival by more than seven minutes, but the quest for the last two podium spots is tight. Only 15 seconds separates Thibaut Pinot, Jean-Christophe Peraud and Alejandro Valverde.

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