Rui Costa wins 16th stage of Tour de France


GAP, France — Portuguese rider Rui Costa won the 16th stage of the Tour de France on today after breaking away on the last climb of a hilly trek.

Costa secured the second stage win of his Tour career, crossing the line about 40 seconds ahead of Frenchman Christophe Riblon.

Race leader Chris Froome and his Tour rival Alberto Contador were about 12 minutes behind Costa, who is not considered a contender for overall victory.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment

Click here to sign in