Check the Tour de France highlights in this post and check the best moments of this great tour. This month is running the Tour de France 2016, and you won’t lose a second from it. Enjoy the highlights. Also, have a look at our previous posts about planning a visit to Euro Disney with kids and places to visit with kids: Leeds.
Tour de France highlights: Great Emotions!
The competition began on July 2 and has given many emotions at all. Soon it began with the opening, giving Cavendish his 27th victory in the Tour de France, beating Marcel Kittel and Peter Sagan in the sprint.
Enjoy the other Tour de France highlights and check for yourself the great emotions it gave to all of us.
Sagan wins and wears the yellow jersey for the 1st time
World champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) won the 2nd stage of the Tour de France, and for the first time wearing the yellow jersey leader. Cyclist proved to be surprised by the victory, saying that only when finished the race he realized that the other cyclists were behind.
Cavendish wins again and equals of Hinault brand
The winner of the first stage again wins the third stage, after a hard-fought sprint. The victory was so fierce that it was only set after a showdown with photophinish. German Greipel still raised his arms to celebrate, but the image confirmed the victory of the British. Definitely, one of the best Tour de France highlights.
Kittel wins sprint of the longest stage of 2016
Marcel Kittel wins by millimeter the sprint of the 4th stage of the Tour de France. Note that it is the longest stage of the competition, with 237.5 kilometers.
Kittel collapses because of the extreme effort
After his victory, and soon after cut the target, the cyclist falls after a great effort that the proof required.
Van Avermaet wins and conquers the yellow jersey
Greg Van Avermaet won the 5th stage of the Tour de France (the first to include mountains) with more than 5 minutes ahead, which earned him the much acclaimed yellow jersey.
Cavendish wins for the 3rd time and reaches 29 wins
Mark Cavendish won three victories, with the victory of the 6th stage. Cavendish overtook Bernard Hinault but needs more 6 wins to surpass the record of Eddy Merckx.
Cummings wins after a solitary attack in the 7th stage
Stephen Cummings won the seventh stage of the Tour de France after traveling 162,5km between L’Isle Jourdain and Lac de Payolle in 3h48min09s, being the fourth victory of the British in the season. One of the best Tour de France highlights.
Froome wins queen stage and conquers leadership
Chris Froome won the queen stage and the overall lead. After a killer performance on the descent, which ensured advantage of 13 seconds, he conquers the yellow jersey, and also the overall score ranking.
Colombian Pantano conquers 1st victory in Tour de France
Colombian Jarlinson Pantano won the biggest victory of his career by winning the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
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