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Tour de France 2012: Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins of Sky Procycling took the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara after Stage 7 of the 2012 Tour de France, and he never looked back. Wiggins claimed the 2012 Tour de France title on Sunday with a ride into Champs-Élysées in Paris, where he crossed the finish line three minutes and 21 seconds ahead of second place finisher, and teammate, Christopher Froome.

Wiggins also became the first Brit to ever win the Tour de France. His victory in 2012 came with two stage wins in stages 9 and 19, where Wiggins won individual time trials. 2011 champion Peter Sagan won the points title with 421 points, meaning he'll stand on the podium wearing a green jersey. Thomas Voeckler claimed the polka dotted jersey given to the event's best mountain rider, and Tejay Van Garderen will wear the white jersey, awarded to the race's top youth rider.

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