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TOUR DE FRANCE | Une 17e étape qui s'annonce nerveuse dans les Pyrénées

France Bleu Toulouse mercredi 23 juillet 2014 à 8:34

Valverde, Péraud et Nibali à l'arrivée à Bagnères-de-Luchon
Valverde, Péraud et Nibali à l'arrivée à Bagnères-de-Luchon © Radio France - BS

C'est une courte étape qui attend les coureurs ce mercredi. A peine 124 km qui entre Saint-Gaudens et le Pla d'Adet. Une étape qui s'annonce intense avec quatre cols au programme.

Après l'étape la plus longue mardi, les coureurs vont s'attaquer ce mercredi à l'étape la plus courte (contre-la-montre excepté) de ce 101e Tour de France. A peine 124 km de course entre Saint-Gaudens et le Pla d'Adet. Une étape qui s'annonce néanmoins redoutable. Quatre difficultés sont en effet au programme. Tout va commencer au 50e kilomètre avec ensuite un enchaînement de montées et de descentes sans plage de répit. Le peloton va affronter le Portillon, Peyresourde, le Col de Val Louron-Azet (trois cols de première catégorie) puis une arrivée en altitude au Pla d'Adet, montée classée en hors catégorie.

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