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Tour de France Results 2012: Thibaut Pinot Wins Stage 8

Thibaut Pinot, the youngest rider in the 2012 Tour de France, won Stage 8 on Sunday.

Pinot, the 22-year-old Frenchman, won by 26 seconds over Cadel Evans and fellow countryman Tony Gallopin. Pinot's climb during the 157.5-kilometer (98-mile) stage from Belfort, France, to Porrentruy, Switzerland, allowed Bradley Wiggins to retain the yellow jersey. Wiggins finished fourth in Stage 8 and still has a 10-second lead on Evans. Vincenzo Nibali, who finished fifth on Sunday is in third place overall, 16 seconds behind Wiggins.

Evans' BMC teammate and Queens native George Hincapie has fallen to 50th overall and trails Wiggins by 20'09". Christopher Horner is the American who is the highest in the current standings at 14th. He is 3'43" behind the leader.

Pinot moved up to 13th win the win and is 3'41" behind Wiggins.

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