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A photographic look at the final stage of the Tour de France

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Alphajet planes from the Patrouille de France (France's Patrol) fly over the Arc de Triomphe as the pack of riders cycles on the Champs Elysees Avenue during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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The pack of riders prepares to start the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race in front of the Chateau de Versailles (Versailles Palace) during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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The pack of riders cycles past the Arc de Triomphe during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Tour de France cycling race best sprinter Cannondale team rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia gestures as he cycles among the pack of riders during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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The pack of riders cycles past the Place de la Concorde square during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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The pack of riders cycles on the Champs Elysees avenue during the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Team Sky rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Christopher Froome of Britain, winner of the centenary Tour de France cycling race, celebrates his overall victory with team mates after the 133.5km final stage, from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Cannondale team rider and best sprinter green jersey holder Peter Sagan of Slovakia (C) celebrates on the podium after the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Argos-Shimano team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates on the podium after winning the 133.5km final stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Team Sky rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Christopher Froome (C) of Britain, winner of the centenary Tour de France cycling race, is congratulated on the podium by former Belgium cycling champion Eddy Merckx (L) and five-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain of Spain after the 133.5km final stage, from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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Team Sky rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Christopher Froome of Britain, winner of the centenary Tour de France cycling race, celebrates his overall victory on the podium after the 133.5km final stage, from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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Team Sky rider and leader's yellow jersey holder Christopher Froome of Britain (L), winner of the centenary Tour de France cycling race, kisses his girlfriend Michelle Cound as leaves the podium after the 133.5km final stage, from Versailles to Paris Champs Elysees, July 21, 2013.

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