Keyword: Chris Froome
The 32-year-old British cyclist came in 54 seconds ahead of Rigoberto Urán at the end of the final stage of the race into Paris where the convoy of one of the most prestigious cycling races in the world was routed through the Grand Palais with the riders racing under the famous glass roof, originally erected in 1897 for the universal exposition at the turn of the century.
The 31-year-old became the first British three-time winner as he climbed the podium on the Champs-Elysées at the end of the 103rd, three-week tour.
The British cyclist rode a rain-soaked final stage to Paris after a three-week race when he was the target of regular attacks over drugs use claims.
The British cyclist, the target of doping allegations for his strong performance in the celebrated race, begins last stage Sunday with 1'.12" lead.