Who won the Tour de France 2013?

Tour de France winner 2013 - Photo by Marianne Casamance

Tour de France winner 2013 – Photo by Marianne Casamance

Question: Who won the Tour de France in 2013?

Answer: The overall Tour de France winner this year was the British Team SKY rider Chris Froome.

Froome who held the yellow jersey as race leader for the majority of this years tour, had long been considered the favorite to take the title in the events 100th year and scoop the 2013 winners prize money.

Following Sir Bradley Wiggins victory in 2012, Chis Froome becomes only the second British cyclist in history to win the Tour de France.

In addition to finishing 1st in the overall race, Chris also took second place in the tours King of the Mountains category behind Columbia’s Nairo Quintana.

The centennial tour began on the French island of Corsica on Saturday, June 29 and finished on the Champs Élysées in Paris on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

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