Stage 8 of the 2012 Tour de France has come to a close on Sunday afternoon with Thibaut Pinot taking the victory on the day, finishing up the 157.5 km trek with a time of 3:56:10, 26 seconds ahead of the second-place rider. The French-born Thibaut is the youngest rider in the 2012 Tour, and was able to pick up his first stage victory.
Bradley Wiggins still holds on to the yellow jersey after Stage 8, taking hold of the crown after Stage 7 on Saturday. Wiggins finished fourth on the stage on Sunday, behind Cadel Evans and Tony Gallopin, who finished in second and third, respectively. Evans is now second overall in the race, with Vincenzo Nibali right behind him in third place overall.