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Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial

• Team Sky rider increases lead to 54 seconds in stage 20 time trial
• Bodnar wins penultimate stage with Uran moving top second overall

In football parlance, there was no penalty shootout here as Chris Froome finished third to the stage winner Maciej Bodnar to seal his fourth Tour de France victory.

With the harsh light of France’s south reflecting intensely off the twinkling Mediterranean, this stage resembled a 4-0 win for the three-times Tour champion, who went up early and had the game in the bag by half-time, hammering home his advantage in the final quarter, as Romain Bardet’s challenge for the yellow jersey turned into a scrap to save his place on the podium from Mikel Landa.

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