Impey is the first South African to win a Tour de France stage since Robbie Hunter 12 years ago. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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South African Daryl Impey added an individual stage win to his Tour de France happy memories when he prevailed at the end of a long breakaway from St. Etienne Sunday.Slovenia's Jan Tratnik took third place, 10 seconds behind as France's Julian Alaphilippe retained the overall lead after 170.5 kilometers, with the top guns enjoying an easy day on a bumpy stage nine.The three-time Vuelta a Espana stage winner crashed after 8 kilometers and was first attended to by the race's medical staff as he lay facedown.Impey, the first African rider to wear the yellow jersey, is the first South African to win a Tour de France stage since Robbie Hunter 12 years ago.Monday's 10th stage is a 217.5-kilometer ride from St. Flour to Albi, where the race will enjoy its first rest day Tuesday.
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