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Tough final time trial sees Egan Bernal lose podium spot at Tour de Suisse

Egan Bernal racing in the stage 8 time trial at the Tour de Suisse

A challenging uphill final time trial saw Egan Bernal slip from third to fourth in the overall standings at the Tour de Suisse but the Colombian is hopeful that he has done enough to earn a spot on Ineos-Grenadiers’ team for a GC tilt at the Tour de France, which starts on June 29 in Firenze.

“It was hard. I hoped to keep the podium in this race, but this is cycling. I had a bad day on the bike,” Bernal said in a post-race interview in Villars-sur-Ollon.

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