VIDEO: Fans raced for Le Tour finish in Sheffield

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The race for the finish line began hours before the Tour de France Grand Depart left York for Sheffield - with fans turning up at the crack of dawn to line the route, writes Graham Walker,

Thousands of people took their place for the final hundred meters while Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali was still dreaming the dream over breakfast.

Tour de France 2014 Stage 2 winner Arena 
Vincenzo Nibali
Tour de France 2014 Stage 2 winner Arena Vincenzo Nibali

They came from just down the road, from all over the country and even abroad to welcome bike hereos in the steel city.

 

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