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The 2017 Tour de France starts in Germany for the first time since its 1987 West German Grand Depart. A 14km time trial opens the race in Düsseldorf with stage 2 to also start in the German city.

The Tour de France hub page is packed with news, 21 stage previews, analysis, photos, and rider interviews ahead of the 2017 edition of the race.

Chris Froome (Team Sky) is set to return to defend his 2016 title. The British rider will be aiming for his fourth Tour de France title. Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Richie Porte (BMC Racing), and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) are expected to challenge.

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Stage 21: Groenewegen sprints to Champs-Élysées victory

LottoNL-Jumbo's Dylan Groenewegen took his first career Tour de France stage victory in style, winning the Champs-Élysées sprint ahead of André Greipel (Lotto Soudal) and Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data).

The racing heated up after a mostly processional first half of the day as the Tour peloton rolled into Paris. A break jumped clear to provide the sprint teams with a carrot on the urban circuit, with the pack upping the pace to guarantee the escapees would ultimately be reeled in to set up a bunch kick.

Quick-Step's Zdenek Stybar led a late attempt to jump clear but he was swept up to set the stage for a sprint. Groenewegen hit the front very early but held off a charging Greipel to secure the victory.

Chris Froome (Sky) rolled across the line safely a few moments later to officially seal his fourth career Tour de France overall win.

Stage 21 Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo2:25:39
2André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data
4Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
5Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin
6Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida
7Davide Cimolai (Ita) FDJ
8Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Team Fortuneo - Oscaro
9Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
10Daniele Bennati (Ita) Movistar Team

Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky86:20:55
2Rigoberto Uran (Col) Cannondale-Drapac0:00:54
3Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:20
4Mikel Landa (Spa) Team Sky0:02:21
5Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:03:05
6Daniel Martin (Irl) Quick-Step Floors0:04:42
7Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-Scott0:06:14
8Louis Meintjes (RSA) UAE Team Emirates0:08:20
9Alberto Contador (Spa) Trek-Segafredo0:08:49
10Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Sunweb0:09:25

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2016 Final General classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky89:04:48
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:05
3Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:04:21
4Adam Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange0:04:42
5Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:05:17
6Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:06:16
7Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha0:06:58
8Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida
9Daniel Martin (Irl) Etixx - Quick-Step0:07:04
10Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Tinkoff Team0:07:11

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