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2016 Tour de France

The 2016 Tour de France event was the 103rd held. The race distance was 3,529 km (2,193 miles). The race started in Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, on 2 July 2016, and concluded with the Champs-Élysées stage in Paris, on 24 July.

A total of 198 riders from 22 teams entered. The winner of the general classification was the UK rider Chris Froome of Team Sky, his third win in four years. He finished 2min 52sec ahead of French rider Romain Bardet (AG2R) and Colombia's Nairo Quintana (Movistar) 3min 8sec behind. The winner of the green jersey was Peter Sagan (SVK) of the Tinkoff team with 470 points. The winner of the polka-dotted jersey for he best mountain climber was also from team Tinkoff, the Polish rider Rafał Majka with 209 points.

Chris Froome, winners of the 2016 Tour de France Chris Froome, winners of the 2016 Tour de France

General Classification (final placings)

  1. Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky
  2. Romain Bardet (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 4' 05"
  3. Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 4' 21"
  4. Adam Yates (GBR) Orica–BikeExchange + 4' 42"
  5. Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 5' 17"

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