Kittel wins stage three of Tour de France in London

Marcel Kittel celebrated outside Buckingham Palace after winning the final English stage of the 2014 Tour de France from Cambridge to London.

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Tour De France comes to London from Cambridge

The world's most famous cycle race moves south today for a stage ending in the centre of London. The third stage of the Tour de France will take the riders from Cambridge to the capital via parts of Essex.

Vincenzo Nibali (centre) sits inside the peloton as stage two of the Tour de France passes over Holme Moss Moor, Yorkshire. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The 155km stage follows a weekend which saw at least 2.5 million people watch the teams battle through Yorkshire's city streets and country lanes.

The Tour's general director Christian Prudhomme suggested the number of spectators on stages one and two could have been as many as five million as he declared the opening to the 2014 race "the grandest Grand Depart ever".

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