Alberto Contador wins Tour de France

Spain is on a roll

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.

New York Times


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