France's Julian Alaphilippe celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the tenth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Annecy and Le Grand-Bornand, French Alps, on July 17, 2018.
/ AFP / Marco BERTORELLO
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Julian Alaphilippe claimed France's first victory on this year's Tour de France when he climbed impressively to win the 10th stage Tuesday, a 158.5-kilometer ride from Annecy to Le Grand Bornand. Quick-Step Floors rider Alaphilippe crossed the line to an exuberant reception from the French fans at the end of a stage where the main race contenders held fire.Belgium's Greg van Avermaet was part of the breakaway group with Alaphilippe and finished fourth to maintain his grip on the yellow jersey.Alaphilippe, one of France's hottest prospects, had went solo in the Col de la Colombiere, the last of five categorized climbs, and he never looked back.
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