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Here come the Colombians

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Stage 13 Rodez – Revel
The Renault-Elf team of Cyrille Guimard dominated the 1984 Tour to such an extent that its riders were taking it in turns to win stages, including Pierre-Henri Mentheour in Rodez.

But four days later, it was Luis Herrera’s turn to capture the headlines on Alpe d’Huez as he became the first Colombian to win a Tour stage. After that, Laurent Fignon took charge all the way to Paris, finishing with more than 10 minutes in hand over Bernard Hinault.

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