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Sagan takes Stage 16 of the Tour, Froome retains overall leader yellow jersey

Slovakian rider Peter Sagan on Monday won Stage 16 of the 2016 Tour de France, a 209 kilometer (130 mile) run from Moirans enMontagne in France to Berne, Switzerland.

The Tinkoff rider crossed the line in 4 hours, 26 minutes, 2 seconds, marking his 3rd individual career stage win in this year's Tour.

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He was followed by Norwegians Alexander Kristoff (Team Katusha) and Sondre Holst Enger (IAM cycling).

The top three positions in the general classification remained unchanged from Sunday.

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Briton Chris Froome (Team Sky) kept the yellow jersey after Stage 16, retaining the lead in the overall classifications

Dutch rider Bauke Mollema (TrekSegafredo) ranked second place, 0:01:47 behind the leader.

Briton, Adam Yates (OricaBikeexchange) ranked third place, 0:02:45 behind Froome.

Wednesday's Stage 17 of the Tour features a 184.5 km (115 mile) mountainous run from Berne to FinhautEmosson.

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