Tour de France 2012 Stage 17 Results: Alejandro Valverde Takes The Stage

Stage 17 of the 2012 Tour de France is over, as the riders completed their 143.5 km (89 mile) route from Bagneres-de-Luchon to Peyragudes. Alejandro Valverde completed the stage in the top spot with a time of 4:12:11, just 19 seconds ahead of Bradley Wiggins and Christopher Froome.

Finishing up in second place keeps Wiggins as the wearer of the coveted yellow jersey, as he's still in the overall individual top spot in the Tour de France through 17 stages.

Here are the results of Thursday's Stage 17 of the 2012 Tour de France:

Stage Results

  1. Alejandro Valverde, Movistar
  2. Chris Froome, Sky, at 0.19
  3. Bradley Wiggins, Sky, s.t.
  4. Thibaut Pinot, FDJ, at 0.22
  5. Pierre Rolland, Europcar, at 0.26

General Classification

  1. Wiggins
  2. Froome, at 2.05
  3. Nibali, at 2.41
  4. Van Den Broeck, at 5.53
  5. Van Garderen, at 8.30

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