July 2016: Chris Froome Wins Tour de France

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

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Chris Froome Wins Tour de France
Image of Chris Froome with Tour de France trophy
On July 24, 2016, Chris Froome wins his third Tour de France. He crosses the finish line in Paris, France with his teammates right behind him. Froome is Britain's only three-time winner of the 21-stage race. During the race, Froome built up a commanding four-minute lead, earning him the leading yellow jersey and securing his victory. He said to BBC News, "It's an absolutely amazing feeling. It feels like a privilege to be in this position. I've always had my team-mates around me."
Photo source: AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
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