Andy Schleck was nowhere in the front lines of Tour de France 2010 Stage 18 as Mark Cavendish of Great Britain finished the Stage first with a total time of 4 hours 37 minutes and 9 seconds.
Your de France 2010 Stage 18 is a flat stage route from Salies-de-Béarn to Bordeaux, a total distance of 198 km (123 mi). This is Mark Cavendish’s fourth win during this tour and 14th stage win since he participated in Tour de France.
The top 10 in Your de France 2010 Stage 18 is: 1. Mark Cavendish (GBR) THR 2. Julian Dean (NZL) GRM 3. Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) LAM 4. Robbie McEwen (AUS) KAT 5. Oscar Freire (ESP) RAB 6. Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) SKY 7. Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) OLO 8. Jose Joaquin Rojas (ESP) GCE 9. Grega Bole (SLO) LAM 10. Ruben Perez (ESP) EUS.
With this development the chances of Andy Schleck defeating Alberto Contandor becomes slimmer as there are just two more stages left. Tour de France Stage 19 will be held tomorrow, July 24 covering a distance of 52 km (32 mi) from Bordeaux to Pauillac, 52 km (32 mi). This is an individual time trial race.
The final stage which will be the ultimate stage of all will be held on July 25 and will cover a total distance of 102.5 km (63.7 mi) covering the route Longjumeau to Paris.
Tour de France 2010 will conclude with the traditional and ceremonial finale on the Champs-Élysées. The riders take eight laps on the world’s most famous avenue before the final podium presentations.
For updates and greater detail of Tour de France 2010 do visit their official website.
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