• The fans were out in force as Team Sky took on the final stage in the mountains
  • Thomas Voeckler began the day on a mission to secure the polka dot jersey
  • Alejandro Valverde pushed on solo out of the breakaway in a bid for victory
  • Visibility was low on the Port de Bales
  • Froome and Wiggins followed to take second and third, solidifying their leading positions
  • The peloton gradually began to thin out as the stage wore on
  • ...But Valverde held on at the finish to take the win by 19 seconds
  • Wiggins was once again surrounded by team-mates on the climbs
  • On the steep ramps up to Peyragudes Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins powered clear
  • Wiggins returned to the podium...
  • ...Another significant step closer to Paris

Tour stage 17 gallery

The fans were out in force as Team Sky took on the final stage in the mountains