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Froome crowned Tour champion as Kittel stuns 'Cav'

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Britain's Chris Froome was crowned champion of the 100th edition of the Tour de France on Sunday as Germany's Marcel Kittel powered his way to his fourth win on the 21st and final stage. 

Britain's Chris Froome holds a glass of champagne as he celebrates his Tour de France victory in Paris during the 133.5 km final stage of the 100th Tour between Versailles and Paris on July 21, 2013. Froome was crowned champion of the 100th edition of the Tour de France as Germany's Marcel Kittel powered his way to his fourth win on the 21st and final stage on Sunday.

Team Sky's Froome, winner of three stages in this edition, claimed his maiden yellow jersey with a winning margin of 4min 20sec on second-placed Colombian Nairo Quintana of Movistar.

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