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Tour de France 2015 race overview
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Chris Froome (Team Sky) won his second Tour de France with a consistent performance throughout the three-week race. The 2013 winner took the lead during the stage 10 finish in La Pierre-Saint-Martin and never surrendered the race lead.
Nairo Quintana (Movistar) attacked the maillot jaune Chris Froome during the penultimate day on the climb of l'Alpe d'Huez and clawed back 1:20 from the race leader, but he fell 1:38 short of taking the lead. Movistar's Alejandro Valverde kept third, 5:25 down, with 2014 winner Vincezo Nibali (Astana) in fourth at 8:36. Two-time Tour winner Alberto Contador finished fifth this year, 9:48 behind Froome.
Men's Top 10
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky||84:46:14|
|2||Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team||0:01:12|
|3||Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team||0:05:25|
|4||Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team||0:08:36|
|5||Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo||0:09:48|
|6||Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo||0:10:47|
|7||Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek Factory Racing||0:15:14|
|8||Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling||0:15:39|
|9||Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale||0:16:00|
|10||Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar||0:17:30|
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