Tour de France Results 2012: Chris Froome Wins Stage 7, Bradley Wiggins Takes Yellow Jersey

Chris Froome was a surprise winner during Stage 7 of the Tour de France on Saturday, pulling ahead over the final 100 meters to edge 2011 Tour winner Cadel Evans by two seconds.

Bradley Wiggins, who finished in third place, also two seconds behind Froome, did enough to earn the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara had worn the yellow jersey since the end of the prologue. Evans is in second place behind Froome, trailing by 10 seconds.

The top 10 finishers for Stage 7 follow:

1. Chris Froome: 4:58:35
2. Cadel Evans: +0:02
3. Bradley Wiggins: +0:02
4. Vincenzo Nibali: +0:07
5. Rein Taaramae: +0:19
6. Haimar Zubeldia: +0:44
7. Pierre Rolland: +0:46
8. Janez Brajkovic: +0:46
9. Denis Menchov: +0:50
10. Maxime Monfort: +0:56

For more coverage of the 2012 Tour de France, please be sure to check out Podium Cafe and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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