Rogers (Tink0ff-Saxo) of Australia wins stage 16 in his tenth Tour de France race. The course spans 147.576 miles (237.5 km) from Carcassonen to Bagneres-de-Luchon. Thomas Voeckler and Vaasil Kiryienka take the second and third spots respectively. Rogers says:
Every cyclist’s dream is to win a stage at the Tour de France. I can’t describe the joy I felt in the last 500 metres … I hope I don’t have to wait another 10 years to experience it again.