Froome Wins Stage 8 of Tour de France, Takes Yellow Jersey

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07/7/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
Chris Froome on the Tour de France podium Fotoreporter Sirotti

Froome Wins Stage 8 of Tour de France, Takes Yellow Jersey

Sky has blown open the Tour de France 2013. Two of its riders, Chris Froome and Richie Porte, have taken the first two positions in Stage 8, the first high mountain stage of this year’s Tour. Froome won the 195-km ride from Castres to Ax 3 Domaines in 5:03:18. Porte finished second at 0:51, and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished third at 1:08. Froome is the new maillot jaune.

a long descent to the finish. Will those who began the Tour as GC contenders recover from today’s shellacking and mount attacks on Froome? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!

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