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Matthews wins Stage Ten, Tour de France 2016

12th July 2016

Michael Matthews

Michael Matthews, Orica-BikeExchange, in the 2014 Giro d'Italia, by PaoNu, Flickr, Licence CC BY 2.0

Michael Matthews (Orica Bike Exchange) won Stage 10 today, in Revel, after a finishing circuit up a climb to the Lac de Saint-Ferréol and back to town. As predicted in our stage 10 guide, Peter Sagan came second.

The day's 15-man breakaway was whittled down to a final seven riders in the closing kilometres - Peter Sagan, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Sam Dumoulin, Greg van Avermaet, Daryl Impey, Michael Matthews, and Luke Durbridge.

This is a video of the closing stages of Stage 10:

CyclingNews has the full race results and overall standings.

This is the Stage 10 highlights video.

Stage by stage guide to the Tour de France 2016

Mont St-Michel

The 2016 Tour de France begins at Mont St Michel, in the Manche département of France. It tackles the Pyrenees before the Alps, and as always there's a final processional stage to Paris.

Read our stage by stage guide to the Tour de France 2016.

Stage 11, Tour de France 2016: Carcassonne to Montpellier


Carcassonne, by Nelson Minar, Licence CC BY-SA 2.0

Stage 11 of the 2016 Tour is a flat stage for the sprinters, over 162.5km from Carcassonne to Montpellier. Setting off from Carcassonne, it goes east, between the Canal du Midi and the Mediterranean to the south, and the Montagne Noire to the north. This is wine country, and much of the race is on small roads through vineyards, visiting villages such as Saint-Chinian and Murviel-lès-Béziers. There are two Category 4 climbs early in the stage, the Côte de Minerve and the Côte de Villespassans; the intermediate sprint is at Pézenas. It's likely to be a bunch sprint to the finish line at the Altrad Stadium in Montpellier. Read about Stage 11, Tour de France 2016.

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