Thomas Voeckler cruised to his second stage victory when he won Stage 16 on Wednesday in the 2012 Tour de France.
Voeckler won the 122.4-mile stage from Pau to Bagnères-de-Luchon by 1'40" over Chris Anker Sørensen. Overall leader Bradley Wiggins was close to the riders chasing him on Wednesday and he finished with that group which allowed him to keep the yellow jersey. Wiggins leads Team Sky teammate Chris Froome by 2'05".
The top American rider in the standings, Tejay van Garderen, is now in sixth place overall, passing his BMC teammate Cadel Evans. He is 7'55" behind Wiggins. After Stage 16, Van Garderen also extended his lead to 3'48" over Thibault Pinot in the young rider classification.
For updated standings, visit http://tourdefrance.nbcsports.com/standings.
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