Kittel Wins Final Stage of Tour de France; Froome Claims Overall
The 2013 Tour de France is history. It ended as it began a seeming eon ago on Corsica, with Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) dusting the field. The German took a bunch sprint to win Stage 21, a flat, 133.5-km run from Versailles to Paris, in 3:06:14.
In the overall, Froome finished 4:20 ahead of Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and 5:04 ahead of Rodriguez. In the months to come, these riders and the other men of July will tackle other challenging races. The Clasica San Sebastian, the Vuelta a Espana, the World Championships, and the Giro di Lombardia lie before them. Check in at www.roadcycling.com to follow these races and others.
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