Rambouillet Paris Champs-Élysées
stage 20 120KM
|17:29||Wiggins 53rd in the stage: 1st overall!|
Bradley Wiggins led the peloton to the one kilometre to go mark and then the lead out for the final sprint of the 99th Tour began. With his work for the day done, the rider in the yellow jersey positioned himself in the peloton and finished the 20th stage in 53rd place. He was in a group that was nine seconds behind the stage winner, Mark Cavendish.
Wiggins has become the first British winner of the Tour de France!
|17:26||The top five in stage 20|
The late challenge from Goss faded in the final 50 metres and he was overtaken by Sagan who has finished second behind the world champion. The top five of stage 20 is:
1. Mark Cavendish (GBR) SKY
2. Peter Sagan (SVK) LIQ
3. Matt Goss (AUS) OGE
4. Juan José Haedo (ARG) STB
5. Kris Boeckmans (BEL) VCD
|17:24||Sky reign supreme!|
Sky has won on every level today! Cavendish started his sprint almost from the Place de la Concorde. Goss was on his wheel to challenge but he could do nothing to overcome the world champion.
Sky wins the final stage and the overall title of the 2012 Tour de France.
|17:23||Wiggins begins the lead-out|
Wiggins has led the peloton under the 'Flamme Rouge'. Orica-GreenEdge is coming up to challenge for the sprint but it's Boasson Hagen ahead of Cavendish out of hte final turn.