• The 19th stage proved another colourful one as the riders tackled 208.5km of largely-flat roads
  • The classification leaders were looking relaxed at the start line
  • Five riders slipped up the road on the way out of Maubourguet
  • Fans of all shapes and sizes lined the roads to cheer the action along
  • The five leaders worked well together for most of the day
  • A strong tailwind ensured the pace was high
  • The peloton kept the breakaway at under three minutes
  • The weather changed markedly as the riders headed north to Bergerac
  • The tree-lined roads offered little shelter from the elements
  • Thunderous downpours made for treacherous conditions in the closing stages
  • It was all about staying safe for race leader Vincenzo Nibali
  • The pack were were keen to reel in the breakaway before the final climb
  • With the peloton fast approaching, Tom-Jelt Slagter attacked from the break
  • As Slagter was swept up, Ramunas Navardauskas then launched a counter attack
  • A crash brought down a number of riders on the run in to the finish
  • Romain Bardet was amongt those caught in the pile-up
  • Navardauskas held off the chasers to take a famous win
  • John Degenkolb pipped Alexander Kristoff in the sprint for second
  • David Lopez made it safely through the tricky conditions
  • Nibali was caught behind the late crash but held onto his overall lead

Tour de France stage 19 gallery

The 19th stage proved another colourful one as the riders tackled 208.5km of largely-flat roads