Tour de France at a glance
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - A brief look at Wednesday's 16th stage of the 99th Tour de France:
Stage: A hot day high in the Pyrenean mountains. Cyclists first scaled the Aubisque and Tourmalet passes - two of the toughest climbs in cycling - followed by the category-1 Aspin and Peyresourde passes. The last peak was almost 10 miles from the finish, before a long descent.
Winner: Thomas Voeckler of France, who dominated the 123-mile course from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon. The Frenchman led a breakaway for his second stage victory of the Tour. He also won Stage 10, raising his career total to four stages.
Yellow Jersey: Bradley Wiggins of Britain retained the race lead ahead of Sky teammate Christopher Froome, who is 2 minutes, 5 seconds behind. Italian climber Vincenzo Nibali is third, 2:23 off the pace.
Stat of the day: 4:47 - the time conceded by defending champ Cadel Evans to Wiggins during Wednesday's brutal stage.
Quote of the day: "It's pretty much the Tour de France over for me.'' - Cadel Evans conceding his hopes of winning back-to-back Tours is over.
Thursday's stage: An 89-mile trek over four categorized climbs, including the beyond classification Port de Bales, and finishing with the unprecedented summit finish at the Peyragudes ski resort.