LA PLAGNE, France — Frenchman Laurent Fignon, the Tour de France cycling champion in 1983 and 1984, won his first stage in three years in this event Wednesday, while Pedro Delgado of Spain slightly increased his overall lead.
Fignon outsprinted Anselmo Fuerte of Spain on the final climb of this 115-mile, 21st stage from Bourg d'Oisans to La Plagne. Both were timed in 6 hours 7 minutes 5 seconds.
Fabio Parra of Colombia was third, 39 seconds behind, and Delgado finished fourth, 57 seconds back. Stephen Roche of Ireland was fifth, 1:01 off the pace.
In the overall standings, Delgado has a time of 96:40:30. He leads Roche by 39 seconds and Charles Mottet of France by 3 minutes 12 seconds.