Chris Froome takes first post-Tour de France criterium; wins big hat

The three-time Tour winner finished ahead of Greg Van Avermaet and Rafal Majka in the Aalst Criterium on Monday

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There's no rest for Chris Froome (Team Sky) after winning his third Tour de France. Less than 24 hours after rolling across the line on the Champs Élysées in victory at the 2016 Tour, the Brit was lining up for the first of the traditional post-tour criteriums.

Wearing his yellow jersey, along with King of the Mountains winner Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) in his polka-dots, to absolutely no-one's surprise Froome took victory at the Nartour Criterium in Aalst, Belgium.

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