Nibali: Froome was the most impressive

Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale) was one of the happy few able to withstand the ferocious pace set by Team Sky on the final climb to La Planche des Belles Filles on stage 7 of the Tour de France, and the Sicilian ended the day in 3rd place overall, 16 seconds off the yellow jersey of Bradley Wiggins.

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