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In the final stage to favor the sprinters before the Tour concludes in Paris, Mark Cavendish was the quickest across the finish line. The Briton beat out Norway’s Alexander Kristoff and Peter Sagan of Slovakia.
There were two winners on Friday at the Tour de France. Dutchman Tom Dumoulin won the 13th stage, a time trial. and Chris Froome added potentially valuable seconds to his overall lead.
Sagan won the 183km second stage of the tour, a hilly stage, and as a result was given the yellow jersey that is worn by the current leader of the tour
Peter Sagan won a second stage at the Tour de France as Chris Froome stretched his overall lead. Sagan beat Froome to the line after they were part of a four-man breakaway that surprised the Briton’s main rivals.
Defending champion Chris Froome again reached the first rest day at the Tour de France wearing the leader’s yellow jersey. But the Team Sky rider’s lead over main rival Nairo Quintana is much narrower this time around.
The ninth stage of the Tour de France saw wild weather conditions, with Dutchman Tom Dumoulin coming out on top, while Britain’s Chris Froome remains in charge.
Reigning champion Chris Froome seized the yellow jersey on Saturday after the Team Sky rider claimed the eighth stage of the Tour de France with a bold downhill attack.
As the Tour entered the Pyrenees, the man of the day was once again a Briton from the African Dimension Data team – Stephen Cummings. But the big news was an inflatable arch near the finish line.
Make that three Tour stage victories at this year’s edition of cycling’s premier race for Mark Cavendish. Ahead of the Pyrenees, the English speedster had the last laugh on Germany’s Marcel Kittel in a final sprint.
Mark Cavendish has joined Bernard Hinault in second on the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners. The British rider pipped Andre Greipel of Germany to take Monday’s third stage, his second success of the race.
Mark Cavendish surged to victory in a crash-marred opening stage at the Tour de France on Saturday. The British rider claimed his 27th career stage win and will wear the leader’s yellow jersey for the first time.