Puncture in final straight leaves Elia Viviani disappointed in Tour de France sprint

Elia Viviani (left) missed out due to a puncture on stage seven
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Deceuninck-QuickStep produced the perfect demonstration of how to set up their sprinter for a bunch final in Chalons-sur-Saône, only to see the hard work they’d put in over six hours thwarted when Elia Viviani punctured as the peloton swept around the final turn 1,700 metres from the finish.