Tour de France 2016 Stage 21: Greipel hits jackpot at Champs-Elysees, Froome wins overall

andre greipel 2016 tour de franceAt 113 kilometres, the closing stage of the Tour de France lead from Chantilly to Parijs. With Froome in yellow, Sagan in green, Majka in the polka dot, and Yates in white, there is only one victory left: stage victory. André Greipel outsprints Peter Sagan and Alexander Kristoff to take his first win in the 2016 Tour de France. Overall win is for Chris Froome. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 21st stage Tour de France

1. André Greipel (ger)
2. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
3. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
4. Edvald Boasson Hagen (nor) s.t.
5. Michael Matthews (aus) s.t.
6. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.
7. Ramunas Navardauskas (lit) s.t.
8. Christophe Laporte (fra) s.t.
9. Sam Bennett (irl) s.t.
10. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (rsa) s.t.

Final GC 2016 Tour de France

1. Chris Froome (gbr)
2. Romain Bardet (fra) + 2.52
3. Nairo Quintana (col) + 3.08
4. Adam Yates (gbr) + 3.29
5. Richie Porte (aus) + 4.14
6. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 5.03
7. Louis Meintjes (rsa) 5.45
8. Daniel Martin (irl) + 5.49
9. Joaquim Rodriguez (spa) + 5.58
10. Roman Kreuziger (cze) + 6.16

11. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 13.13
12. Sergio Henao (col) + 18.51
13. Fabio Aru (ita) + 19.20

Race report
After the start in Chantilly Chris Froome pays a visit to the team car to collect beer bottles for of his team-mates. Later on they toast with champagne. Yes, it’s party time in La Grande Boucle.

Once in Paris Burghardt, Costa, Craddock, Teklehaimanot, Roy, Feillu, Gougeard and Barta break clear. Burghardt gets dropped after a mechanical, while Teklehaimanot goes solo with 15 kms remaining.

When the pack is bunched again Lutsenko attacks and Van Avermaet bridges the gap. With one lap to go it’s all together again.

Greipel outsprints Sagan and Kristoff on the Champs-Elysees.

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