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Best Pictures from the Tour de France - Part 2

By Rediff Sports Desk
July 28, 2015 14:54 IST
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The 102nd edition of the Tour de France saw Britain's Chris Froome pedal to victory, and in so doing, became only the second Briton to achieve the feat.

Team Sky's Froome beat Nairo Quintana, who won the white jersey for the best Under-25 rider, by 1:12 after resisting the Colombian's late charge in the Alps.

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Froome had to face a few adversities en route the win and that added more drama to the race.

Rediff.com gives you a flashback of the beautiful moments from the Tour de France this year.

Fans cheers the pack of riders during the 201-km (124 miles) 16th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Bourg-de-Peage to Gap, France on July 20

Fans cheers the pack of riders during the 201-km (124 miles) 16th stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Bourg-de-Peage to Gap, France on July 20. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The peloton passes down the Rue de la Liberation during stage seven from Livarot to Fougeres on July 10

The peloton passes down the Rue de la Liberation during stage seven from Livarot to Fougeres on July 10. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, race leader's yellow jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 167-km (103.7 miles) 10th stage

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, race leader's yellow jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 167-km (103.7 miles) 10th stage from Tarbes to La Pierre-Saint -Martin, France on July 14. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

A peleton rides during Stage 13, a 198.5 km stage between Muret and Rodez, in Rodez, France, on July 17

A peloton rides during Stage 13, a 198.5 km stage between Muret and Rodez, in Rodez, France, on July 17. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver of Spain and Team Katusha celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 12, a 195 km stage between Lannemezan and Plateau de Beille, France, on July 16

Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver of Spain and Team Katusha celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 12, a 195 km stage between Lannemezan and Plateau de Beille, France, on July 16. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

The peloton makes the descent of the Col de la Croix de Bauzon during Stage 15 from Mende to Valence, in La Souche, France, on July 19

The peloton makes the descent of the Col de la Croix de Bauzon during Stage 15 from Mende to Valence, in La Souche, France, on July 19. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

The peloton rides through the French countryside during the sixteenth stage, a 201km stage between Bourg de Peage and Gap, on July 20

The peloton rides through the French countryside during the sixteenth stage, a 201km stage between Bourg de Peage and Gap, on July 20. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Cycling supporters play instruments as rider pass by during 8th stage from Rennes to Mur-de-Bretagne, France, on July 11

Cycling supporters play instruments as rider pass by during 8th stage from Rennes to Mur-de-Bretagne, France, on July 11. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Chris Froome (left) celebrates his Tour de France victory with Team Sky on July 26

Chris Froome (left) celebrates his Tour de France victory with Team Sky on July 26. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain (right), the race leader's yellow jersey, cycles near the Arc de Triomphe during the 109.5-km (68 miles) final 21st stage on Sunday

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain (right), the race leader's yellow jersey, cycles near the Arc de Triomphe during the 109.5-km (68 miles) final 21st stage on Sunday. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
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