Froome wins eighth stage of Tour de France

AX-3-DOMAINES, France Sat Jul 6, 2013 12:06pm EDT

Team Sky rider Christopher Froome of Britain celebrates as he wins the 195 km eight stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Castres to Ax 3 Domaines July 6, 2013. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Team Sky rider Christopher Froome of Britain celebrates as he wins the 195 km eight stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Castres to Ax 3 Domaines July 6, 2013.

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AX-3-DOMAINES, France (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome won the eighth stage of the Tour de France, 195 kms from Castres to Ax-3-Domaines, on Saturday.

Australian Richie Porte was second and Spain's Alejandro Valverde finished third.

(Editing by John Mehaffey)

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