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Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride.
Chris Froome has virtually secured his third Tour de France title, holding on to his overall lead in the last competitive stage, won by Spain’s Ion Izagirre.
British rider Mark Cavendish claimed his 30th Tour de France victory and fourth in this year’s race when he left sprint rival Marcel Kittel trailing at the end of the 14th stage on Saturday.
Chris Froome turned the screw on his Tour de France rivals when he took second place in Friday’s individual time trial behind Tom Dumoulin amidst heightened security following the deadly Nice terror attack.
The seventh stage of the Tour de France ended in farcical fashion on Friday when an inflatable arch deflated and slowed down several riders and sending Briton Adam Yates crashing to the ground.
Belgian Greg van Avermaet has claimed the overall leader’s yellow jersey after winning the fifth stage of the Tour de France at the end of a long breakaway as Alberto Contador appeared to suffer from crash-related injuries.