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Costa triumphs as Froome, Contador avoid disaster

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Yellow jersey holder Chris Froome hit out at rival Alberto Contador after both narrowly avoided crashing during a dramatic finale to the 16th stage of the Tour de France won by Portuguese Rui Costa on Tuesday. 

Portugal's Rui Alberto Costa celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 16th stage of the Tour de France --a 168 km ride from Vaison-La-Romaine to Gap -- on July 16, 2013.

Movistar rider Costa soloed to victory at the end of the undulating 168 km ride from Vaison-La-Romaine to Gap after a late but timely attack on the final climb of the day, the 9.5 km-long Col de Manse.

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