Lifestyle & Belief

Britain's Chris Froome wins the 100th Tour de France

The Brits made it a double at the Tour de France, winning cycling's coveted title for the second year in a row with Sunday's victory by Chris Froome.

Britain's Bradley Wiggins won the three-week road race in 2012.

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Froome, 28, dominated rivals throughout most of the Tour after finishing second to Wiggins last year, according to The Associated Press.

He rode into Paris in style, sporting the yellow leader's jersey he earned following Stage 8 and finishing more than four minutes ahead of Colombian Nairo Quintana, who won the jersey for best young rider.

Froome, a Briton born in Kenya, won three of the race's 21 stages.

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"Crossing the line with (the) guys brought tears to my eyes," he told ITV4 after the race. "I expected it to be big, but this is something else."

Marcel Kittel of Germany won the final stage Sunday, with Mark Cavendish third in a furious sprint down Paris' Champs-Elysees at sunset after an unusual late-afternoon start.