Tour de France 2013 standings: Christopher Froome adds to lead

Bryn Lennon

The Brit is still holding strong at the top of the Tour de France standings after 12 stages. Here's the rest of the top 10.

With 12 stages complete, Great Britain's Chris Froome is still the leader at the 2013 Tour de France. Froome maintained his three minute, 25 second lead over Spain's Alejandro Valverde. The rest of the top-10 riders maintained their places, as well.

Marcel Kittel of Germany won the 218 kilometer Stage 12 race, his third stage victory of the 2013 Tour. Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish in the final seconds of the race to take home the victory. Stage 13 will get underway from Tours on Friday morning, ending 173 kilometers later in Saint-Amand-Montrond.

Peter Sagan remains in the points lead (green jersey) with 307 points. Cavendish is in second with 211 points. Movistar Team holds the team lead with a four-minute, 34-second lead over Team Saxo-Tinkoff.

Here are the top-10 standings for the 2013 Tour de France. You can find the full classification here.

Rank Rider Team Time Gap
1. Chris Froome Sky Procycling 47h 19' 13''
2. Alejandro Valverde Movistar Team 47h 22' 38'' + 03' 25''
3. Bauke Mollema Belkin Pro Cycling 47h 22' 50'' + 03' 37''
4. Alberto Contador Team Saxo-Tinkoff 47h 23' 07'' + 03' 54''
5. Roman Kreuziger Team Saxo-Tinkoff 47h 23' 10'' + 03' 57''
6. Laurens Ten Dam Belkin Pro Cycling 47h 23' 23'' + 04' 10''
7. Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 47h 23' 57'' + 04' 44''
8. Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas Movistar Team 47h 24' 31'' + 05' 18''
9. Rui Alberto Costa Movistar Team 47h 24' 50'' + 05' 37''
10. Jean-Christophe Péraud AG2R La Mondiale 47h 24' 52'' + 05' 39''

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