First stage victory in the bag for Africa’s MTN-Qhubeka

Team MTN-Qhubeka’s Steve Cummings (GBR) claimed victory in the 14th stage of Le Tour de France with a dramatic finish on an airstrip on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Mende, today. With 1km to go, Cummings overtook Frenchmen Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) and Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) at a flying pace as the finish stretch descended with flowing sweeping corners.