The first Lithuanian to ever win a stage in the race, Navardauskas (Garmin-Sharp) wins stage 19 of the race in a downpour. This stage’s course runs from Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour to Bergerac, a distance of 129.6 miles (208.5 km). Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) is second, and Jean-Christophe Peraud (Ag2r La Mondiale) arrives in third.
I gave it my all. My teammates worked really hard for me. I took a risk — you have to try — and it worked.