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Le Tour – Stage 20 C’est Fini

Tour de FranceRambouillet to Paris Champs-Élysées

Distance: 120 kilometers.

The parade into Paris. The only real questions left are will Mark Cavendish take his fourth Paris stage win in a row, and who will win La Lanterne Rouge.

Britian has a lot to cheer today – Bradley Wiggins and Christopher Froome have finished in first and second place in the Tour, and SuperManx, Mark Cavendish won his 23rd Tour stage. Cavendish moves into sole possession of fourth place in total tour stage wins, and achieved his fourth consecutive win in Paris.

Wiggins took 87 hours, 34 minutes, and 47 seconds to finish the 3488 kilometer [2167.34 mile] race. He has been close before only to be sidelined by injuries in accidents, so this isn’t a fluke. anymore than Cadel Evans’s win last year. There is minimal crowd control, and they race on public roads in various states of repair. Being lucky is almost as important as riding fast.

Yellow Jersey Bradley Wiggins ( GB – SKY – 101 ) [Yellow] 87h 34′ 47″
Green Jersey Peter Sagan ( Svk – LIQ – 057 ) [Green] 421 points
Polka Dot Jersey Thomas Voeckler ( Fra – EUC – 021 ) [Polka Dot] 135 points
White Jersey Tejay Van Garderen ( USA – BMC – 009 ) 5 [White]

Team: RadioShack-Nissan ( 011-019 ) [Yellow numbers]
Stage winner: Mark Cavendish ( GB – SKY – 103 )
Super Combative: Chris Anker Sorensen ( Den – STB – 178 ) [Red numbers]
Φ Jimmy Engoulvent ( Fra – SAU – 093 ) + 3h 57′ 36″ [La Lanterne Rouge]

Top Ten:

1 Bradley Wiggins ( G B – SKY – 101 )
2 Christopher Froome ( G B – SKY – 105 ) + 03′ 21”
3 Vincenzo Nibali ( Ita – LIQ – 051 ) + 06′ 19”
4 Jurgen Van Den Broeck ( Bel – LTB – 111 ) + 10′ 15”
5 Tejay Van Garderen ( USA – BMC – 009 ) + 11′ 04”
6 Haimar Zubeldia ( Esp – RNT – 019 ) + 15′ 41”
7 Cadel Evans ( Aus – BMC – 001 ) + 15′ 49”
8 Pierre Rolland ( Fra – EUC – 029 ) + 16′ 26”
9 Janez Brajkovic ( Slo – AST – 181 ) + 16′ 33”
10 Thibaut Pinot ( Fra – FDJ – 146 ) + 17′ 17”

The Rest of the Riders:

11 Andréas Klöden ( Ger – RNT – 015 ) + 17′ 54”
12 Nicolas Roche ( Irl – ALM – 079 ) + 19′ 33”
13 Christopher Horner ( USA – RNT – 014 ) + 19′ 55”
14 Chris Anker Sorensen ( Den – STB – 178 ) + 25′ 27”
15 Denis Menchov ( Rus – KAT – 131 ) + 27′ 22”
16 Maxime Monfort ( Bel – RNT – 016 ) + 28′ 30”
17 Egoi Martinez ( Esp – EUS – 035 ) + 31′ 46”
18 Rui Alberto Costa ( Por – MOV – 163 ) + 37′ 03”
19 Eduard Vorganov ( Rus – KAT – 139 ) + 38′ 16”
20 Alejandro Valverde ( Esp – MOV – 161 ) + 42′ 26”
21 Jérôme Coppel ( Fra – SAU – 091 ) + 45′ 43”
22 Sandy Casar ( Fra – FDJ – 141 ) + 46′ 52”
23 Michael Rogers ( Aus – SKY – 108 ) + 54′ 52”
24 Michele Scarponi ( Ita – LAM – 041 ) + 58′ 37”
25 Ivan Basso ( Ita – LIQ – 052 ) + 59′ 44”
26 Thomas Voeckler ( Fra – EUC – 021 ) + 01h 04′ 41”
27 Peter Velits ( Svk – OPQ – 199 ) + 01h 05′ 10”
28 Laurens Ten Dam ( Ned – RAB – 157 ) + 01h 05′ 39”
29 Jelle Vanendert ( Bel – LTB – 119 ) + 01h 08′ 26”
30 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo ( Esp – MOV – 162 ) + 01h 09′ 19”
31 Alexandre Vinokourov ( Kaz – AST – 189 ) + 01h 15′ 21”
32 Levi Leipheimer ( USA – OPQ – 191 ) + 01h 16′ 29”
33 Steven Kruijswijk ( Ned – RAB – 152 ) + 01h 16′ 52”
34 Richie Porte ( Aus – SKY – 107 ) + 01h 20′ 49”
35 Daniel Martin ( Irl – GRS – 065 ) + 01h 25′ 23”
36 Rein Taaramae ( Est – COF – 081 ) + 01h 27′ 52”
37 Gianpaolo Caruso ( Ita – KAT – 132 ) + 01h 28′ 32”
38 George Hincapie ( USA – BMC – 005 ) + 01h 30′ 38”
39 Gorka Izaguirre Insausti ( Esp – EUS – 034 ) + 01h 32′ 19”
40 Fredrik Kessiakoff ( Swe – AST – 187 ) + 01h 34′ 33”
41 Rafael Valls Ferri ( Esp – VCD – 128 ) + 01h 37′ 57”
42 Peter Sagan ( Svk – LIQ – 057 ) + 01h 38′ 37”
43 Andriy Grivko ( Ukr – AST – 184 ) + 01h 38′ 41”
44 Jean-Christophe Peraud ( Fra – ALM – 071 ) + 01h 40′ 44”
45 Amaël Moinard ( Fra – BMC – 006 ) + 01h 41′ 00”
46 Philippe Gilbert ( Bel – BMC – 004 ) + 01h 41′ 35”
47 Dominik Nerz ( Ger – LIQ – 055 ) + 01h 42′ 12”
48 Pierrick Fedrigo ( Fra – FDJ – 142 ) + 01h 42′ 39”
49 Michael Schär ( Sui – BMC – 008 ) + 01h 43′ 53”
50 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho ( Por – STB – 177 ) + 01h 47′ 14”
51 Yury Trofimov ( Rus – KAT – 138 ) + 01h 47′ 31”
52 Jens Voigt ( Ger – RNT – 018 ) + 01h 50′ 41”
53 Vladimir Karpets ( Rus – MOV – 166 ) + 01h 51′ 43”
54 Fabrice Jeandesboz ( Fra – SAU – 095 ) + 01h 52′ 28”
55 Maxime Bouet ( Fra – ALM – 072 ) + 01h 52′ 30”
56 Edvald Boasson Hagen ( Nor – SKY – 102 ) + 01h 52′ 34”
57 Johnny Hoogerland ( Ned – VCD – 123 ) + 01h 55′ 30”
58 Marcus Burghardt ( Ger – BMC – 002 ) + 01h 57′ 39”
59 Davide Malacarne ( Ita – EUC – 028 ) + 01h 57′ 45”
60 Christian Vande Velde ( USA – GRS – 068 ) + 01h 58′ 38”
61 Cyril Gautier ( Fra – EUC – 024 ) + 01h 58′ 55”
62 Mikael Cherel ( Fra – ALM – 073 ) + 01h 59′ 53”
63 Dmitriy Fofonov ( Kaz – AST – 183 ) + 02h 03′ 55”
64 Luis-Leon Sanchez ( Esp – RAB – 155 ) + 02h 05′ 43”
65 Sébastien Minard ( Fra – ALM – 077 ) + 02h 06′ 32”
66 Jérémy Roy ( Fra – FDJ – 148 ) + 02h 10′ 17”
67 Marco Marcato ( Ita – VCD – 125 ) + 02h 11′ 36”
68 Dries Devenyns ( Bel – OPQ – 194 ) + 02h 12′ 22”
69 Simone Stortoni ( Ita – LAM – 048 ) + 02h 13′ 39”
70 Kevin De Weert ( Bel – OPQ – 193 ) + 02h 13′ 49”
71 Sylvester Szmyd ( Pol – LIQ – 058 ) + 02h 16′ 15”
72 Pieter Weening ( Ned – OGE – 209 ) + 02h 17′ 30”
73 Christophe Riblon ( Fra – ALM – 078 ) + 02h 17′ 31”
74 Jorge Azanza Soto ( Esp – EUS – 033 ) + 02h 18′ 58”
75 Guillaume Levarlet ( Fra – SAU – 097 ) + 02h 19′ 43”
76 Yaroslav Popovych ( Ukr – RNT – 017 ) + 02h 21′ 56”
77 Vasili Kiryienka ( Blr – MOV – 167 ) + 02h 22′ 02”
78 Andrey Kashechkin ( Kaz – AST – 186 ) + 02h 23′ 09”
79 Simon Gerrans ( Aus – OGE – 201 ) + 02h 24′ 35”
80 Marco Marzano ( Ita – LAM – 046 ) + 02h 24′ 46”
81 Adam Hansen ( Aus – LTB – 115 ) + 02h 25′ 29”
82 Christian Knees ( Ger – SKY – 106 ) + 02h 26′ 43”
83 Christophe Kern ( Fra – EUC – 027 ) + 02h 29′ 01”
84 Yukiya Arashiro ( Jpn – EUC – 022 ) + 02h 29′ 13”
85 Matthieu Ladagnous ( Fra – FDJ – 144 ) + 02h 33′ 14”
86 Danilo Hondo ( Ger – LAM – 043 ) + 02h 37′ 55”
87 Ruben Perez Moreno ( Esp – EUS – 036 ) + 02h 37′ 56”
88 Martin Velits ( Svk – OPQ – 198 ) + 02h 40′ 47”
89 Blel Kadri ( Fra – ALM – 076 ) + 02h 41′ 14”
90 Romain Zingle ( Bel – COF – 089 ) + 02h 41′ 44”
91 Brice Feillu ( Fra – SAU – 094 ) + 02h 41′ 50”
92 Julien Simon ( Fra – SAU – 099 ) + 02h 46′ 04”
93 Michael Morkov ( Den – STB – 175 ) + 02h 46′ 14”
94 Arthur Vichot ( Fra – FDJ – 149 ) + 02h 46′ 51”
95 Stephen Cummings ( G B – BMC – 003 ) + 02h 47′ 03”
96 Lars Bak ( Den – LTB – 112 ) + 02h 48′ 05”
97 Stuart O’Grady ( Aus – OGE – 208 ) + 02h 50′ 31”
98 Kristijan Koren ( Slo – LIQ – 054 ) + 02h 51′ 34”
99 Nicki Sorensen ( Den – STB – 179 ) + 02h 53′ 11”
100 David Zabriskie ( USA – GRS – 069 ) + 02h 53′ 26”
101 Ruben Plaza Molina ( Esp – MOV – 168 ) + 02h 53′ 35”
102 Francis De Greef ( Bel – LTB – 113 ) + 02h 53′ 52”
103 Koen De Kort ( Ned – ARG – 213 ) + 02h 54′ 13”
104 Jurgen Roelandts ( Bel – LTB – 117 ) + 02h 55′ 04”
105 Daniel Oss ( Ita – LIQ – 056 ) + 02h 55′ 24”
106 David Millar ( G B – GRS – 066 ) + 02h 55′ 24”
107 Samuel Dumoulin ( Fra – COF – 083 ) + 02h 56′ 02”
108 Luca Paolini ( Ita – KAT – 137 ) + 02h 56′ 21”
109 Manuel Quinziato ( Ita – BMC – 007 ) + 02h 56′ 27”
110 Michael Albasini ( Sui – OGE – 202 ) + 02h 57′ 20”
111 Daryl Impey ( RSA – OGE – 205 ) + 02h 57′ 29”
112 Jérôme Pineau ( Fra – OPQ – 197 ) + 02h 57′ 58”
113 Matthieu Sprick ( Fra – ARG – 217 ) + 02h 58′ 15”
114 Federico Canuti ( Ita – LIQ – 053 ) + 02h 58′ 41”
115 Kris Boeckmans ( Bel – VCD – 122 ) + 03h 02′ 57”
116 Maxim Iglinskiy ( Kaz – AST – 185 ) + 03h 03′ 38”
117 Baden Cooke ( Aus – OGE – 203 ) + 03h 04′ 30”
118 Alessandro Vanotti ( Ita – LIQ – 059 ) + 03h 04′ 39”
119 Joan Horrach ( Esp – KAT – 135 ) + 03h 06′ 27”
120 Matthew Harley Goss ( Aus – OGE – 204 ) + 03h 06′ 55”
121 Nick Nuyens ( Bel – STB – 176 ) + 03h 08′ 29”
122 Sébastien Hinault ( Fra – ALM – 075 ) + 03h 08′ 57”
123 André Greipel ( Ger – LTB – 114 ) + 03h 09′ 02”
124 Gregory Henderson ( N Z – LTB – 116 ) + 03h 13′ 06”
125 Bert Grabsch ( Ger – OPQ – 195 ) + 03h 13′ 06”
126 Anthony Roux ( Fra – FDJ – 147 ) + 03h 16′ 38”
127 Anders Lund ( Den – STB – 174 ) + 03h 17′ 07”
128 Nicolas Edet ( Fra – COF – 084 ) + 03h 17′ 16”
129 Borut Bozic ( Slo – AST – 182 ) + 03h 17′ 44”
130 Luis Angel Mate Mardones ( Esp – COF – 087 ) + 03h 18′ 11”
131 Jean Marc Marino ( Fra – SAU – 098 ) + 03h 18′ 20”
132 Marcel Sieberg ( Ger – LTB – 118 ) + 03h 19′ 36”
133 Cedric Pineau ( Fra – FDJ – 145 ) + 03h 20′ 24”
134 Pablo Urtasun Perez ( Esp – EUS – 038 ) + 03h 21′ 34”
135 Roy Curvers ( Ned – ARG – 212 ) + 03h 23′ 44”
136 Cyril Lemoine ( Fra – SAU – 096 ) + 03h 23′ 55”
137 Jonathan Cantwell ( Aus – STB – 171 ) + 03h 25′ 08”
138 Yann Huguet ( Fra – ARG – 216 ) + 03h 26′ 43”
139 Yohann Gene ( Fra – EUC – 025 ) + 03h 26′ 58”
140 Juan Jose Haedo ( Arg – STB – 172 ) + 03h 27′ 28”
141 Patrick Gretsch ( Ger – ARG – 215 ) + 03h 27′ 49”
142 Mark Cavendish ( G B – SKY – 103 ) + 03h 28′ 36”
143 Karsten Kroon ( Ned – STB – 173 ) + 03h 28′ 56”
144 Bram Tankink ( Ned – RAB – 156 ) + 03h 31′ 24”
145 Aliaksandr Kuchynski ( Blr – KAT – 136 ) + 03h 38′ 24”
146 Bernhard Eisel ( Aut – SKY – 104 ) + 03h 38′ 48”
147 Johan Van Summeren ( Bel – GRS – 067 ) + 03h 40′ 01”
148 Albert Timmer ( Ned – ARG – 218 ) + 03h 40′ 37”
149 Julien Fouchard ( Fra – COF – 085 ) + 03h 42′ 31”
150 Sebastian Langeveld ( Ned – OGE – 207 ) + 03h 50′ 12”
151 Tyler Farrar ( USA – GRS – 063 ) + 03h 54′ 45”
152 Jan Ghyselinck ( Bel – COF – 086 ) + 03h 57′ 04”
153 Jimmy Engoulvent ( Fra – SAU – 093 ) + 03h 57′ 36”

Out of the race: Everyone Finished

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2 comments

1 jamsodonnell { 07.23.12 at 5:40 am }

And now attention turns to teh Olympics, the the Vuelta. Those will be interesting racs

2 Bryan { 07.23.12 at 10:04 am }

It’s a tough schedule to make the Vuelta after the Olympics, although Froome and Wiggins did well last year, they might be a bit tired from the lack of down time. It looks to be more of Froome’s course than Wiggins’s.