LONDON (Reuters) – German Marcel Kittel claimed his second stage victory of the 2014 Tour de France when he comfortably won a bunch sprint on the Mall on Monday.
The riders traveled from the university town of Cambridge to the metropolis of London. To the backdrop of cheering crowds, the cyclists rode past Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Trafalgar Square’s Nelson’s Column, which commemorates British Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died fighting in the Napoleonic Wars. In London, rain cooled off the racers after their 96-mile trek.
Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali kept the yellow jersey on his back. He holds a two-second lead. The Tour de France concludes in Paris on July 27.
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