Stage 16 wrap: Pereiro gets his stage win, Evans jumps up GC

By Shane Stokes

Oscar Pereiro avenged his defeat at the hands of George Hincapie two days ago when he won today's 16th stage of the Tour de France in Pau. The Phonak rider outsprinted breakaway companions Xabier Zandio (Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne), Eddy Mazzoleni (Lampre-Caffita) and Cadel Evans (Davitamon-Lotto) to the line at the end of the mountainous 180.5 kilometre race.

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