Chris Froome wins 2013 Criterium du Dauphine

Chris Froome tops podium, Criterium du Dauphine 2013, stage eight

Alessandro De Marchi (Cannondale) won the eighth and final stage of the 2013 Critérium de Dauphiné, while Chris Froome (Sky) finished second to comfortably win the yellow jersey.

De Marchi was the lone survivor of the day's break in rainy conditions in the mountains. He was nearly caught at the end when Froome and Porte (Sky) made a move in the last few kilometres, but managed to finish 24 seconds ahead of the Sky duo.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.