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2011 Tour de France Photos

Stage 16: July 19, 2011

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Pictures by Fotoreporter Sirotti from Tour stage 16, Saint Paul Trois Châteaux - Gap, 162.5 km

Stage 16 finish

Thor Hushovd gets another stage win.

Fotoreporter Sirotti stationed himself on the descent of the Col de Manse and caught the riders on their way down:

Edvald Hagen and Thor Hushovd

Edvald Boasson Hagen leads Thor Hushovd. Ryder Hesjedal is just behind them.

Cadel evans and Alberto Contador

Cadel Evans lead Alberto Contador. Samuel Sanchez is just behind them.

Samuel Sanchez

There he is. Sanchez follows Contador and Evans.

Thomas Voeckler

Thomas Voeckler has been slightly gapped by the Contador move and is leading the chase to close the gap. They can't do it.

Damiano Cunego

Damiano Cunego leads Frank Schleck and Rigoberto Uran, who are part of the Voeckler group.

Ivan Basso

Basso is a timid descender and lost time today.

Andy Schleck

For Andy Schleck, who couldn't follow his brother's group down them mountain, the day was a catastrophe.

Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish finished only slightly behind the Andy Schleck group.

George Hincapie

George Hincapie makes his way to the finish after doing his part to help Cadel Evans gain time today.

Levi Leipheimer

Another day in a forgettable Tour for Levi Leipheimer.