July 2016: Chris Froome Wins Tour de France
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of July 2016.
1. ISIS-Inspired Attacks Increasing 2. Death of Holocaust Survivor Elie Weisel 3. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced in Murder Case 4. Pokemon Go Launches 5. Violence in South Sudan 6. Portugal Tops France in Euro 2016 7. Wimbledon Winners 8. Australia's Turnbull Claims Victory 9. Theresa May: Britain's Next PM 10. North Korea Cuts U.S. Ties 11. International Court Rebukes China 12. Deadly Truck Attack in Nice, France 13. Attempted Coup in Turkey Fails 14. Henrik Stenson Wins British Open 15. Germany Gets Violent 16. Chris Froome Wins Tour de France 17. Japan Suffers Mass Stabbing 18. ISIS Kills Priest in France
- Chris Froome Wins Tour de France
- 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