Chris Froome overcomes challengers and critics in claiming Tour de France victory

Race winner Britain’s Chris Froome celebrates with the trophy as he stands on the podium at the end of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Stephane Mantey, Pool)

After three weeks of fierce racing and fending off determined challengers, Great Britain’s Chris Froome was finally able to celebrate his Tour de France victory.

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