Briton Froome Wins Criterium Du Dauphine

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Reuters
Britain's Chris Froome will head to the Tour de France in great heart after winning the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday.

Chris Froome

Britain's Chris Froome will head to the Tour de France in great heart after winning the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday.

Team Sky team mate Richie Porte of Australia finished second overall following the final mountain stage from Sisteron to Risoul, with Spain's Daniel Moreno in third.

The final day's racing was won by Italy's Alessandro De Marchi after taking part in a breakaway of 24 riders, with a late attack by Froome netting the overall winner second place on the stage.

Froome's victory is the third successive overall victory in the race for Britain's Team Sky, following triumphs for Briton Bradley Wiggins in 2011 and 2012.