Spain's Luis Leon Sanchez battled through a wrist injury earlier in the week to claim the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday as the race entered the Pyrenees mountain range. The Spaniard one of a new riders who broke away in the day's final ascent, the Mur de Peguere. It was the fourth time in his career he has won a Tour stage
Britain's Bradley Wiggins is expected to keep the yellow jersey as he trailed a breakaway group that included Sanchez riders by more than 15 minutes. Peter Sagan of Slovakia finished second, a full 47 seconds behind Sanchez. France's finished third in the same time.
Sagan and two other riders managed to escape from the pack after 22 miles on the descent, though eight riders, including Philippe Gilbert, Casar and Sanchez broke away in pursuit of Sagan's trio and closed the gap significantly. The second pack caught up with the yellow jersey's group after about 34 miles.
Despite rain and cooler weather on the climb, the ascent was mostly uneventful with no major accidents in the stage.