For the fifth year in a row, a Spanish rider has won the Tour de France. Alberto Contador is now a three time winner of the Tour—this year edging out his rival, Andy Schleck of Luxembourg. Lance Armstrong, a seven-time winner, completed his final Tour, finishing 23rd. Canadian Ryder Hesjedal of Victoria placed seventh, Canada’s best showing since 1988, when Steve Bauer came in fourth.
Alberto Contador wins Tour de France
Spain is on a roll