Chris Froome wins 2015 Tour de France

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Chris Froome wins 2015 Tour de France
Sunday July 26th, 2015

Chris Froome has won the 2015 Tour de France, making him the first British cyclist ever to win the race twice.

Froome, 30, was declared the winner by neutralization after he entered Sunday's final stage with a 72-second lead on the rest of the field. He had all but secured victory after holding his lead on Saturday, staving off a late effort from Nairo Quintana, who cut the lead by 32 seconds during Friday's stage. All he had to do for much of Sunday's stage, set in Paris, was finish up the course's final leg.

Froome, who races for Team Sky, won the Tour de France in 2013. He was widely regarded as the strongest rider on the tour and a favorite to win it again.

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