Chapeau Christopher: Froome wins Tour du France

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Chapeau Christopher: Froome wins Tour du France

Christopher Froome is the winner of the 2015 Tour du France.

He becomes the first British cyclist to win the world’s biggest bike race twice.

He celebrated on the way into Paris with his Sky teammates, the hard work done in the previous three weeks.

Three weeks, not only of intense bike racing, but of endless doping accusations, questions and hostile crowds.

Froome himself has been doused in urine and spat at, still he kept his eyes on the prize.

As the peloton hit Paris the sprinters and their teams got to work in an attempt to win the prestigious final stage in the French capital.

The German speed machine Andre Greipel proved that he is the fastest man in the peloton by winning his fourth stage.

General classification
1. Chris Froome Great Britain Sky 84:46:14’ 2.Nairo Quintana Colombia Movistar 1:12’
3. Alejandro Valverde Spain Movistar 5:25’
4. Vincenzo Nibali Italy Astana 8:36’
5.Alberto Contador Spain Tinkoff-Saxo 9:48’

Points classification
1. Peter Sagan Slovakia Tinkoff-Saxo 432

2. Andre Greipel Germany Lotto-Soudal 366

3. John Degenkolb Germany Giant-Alpecin 298

4. Mark Cavendish Great Britain Etixx-Quick Step 206

5. Bryan Coquard France Europcar 152

Mountains Classification
1. Chris Froome Great Britain Sky 119

2.Nairo Quintana Colombia Movistar 108

3. Romain Bardet France AG2R-La Mondiale 90