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Result: Joaquim Rodriguez claims stage 12 of Tour de France

Team Katusha rider Joachim Rodriguez records victory in stage 12 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome retains the yellow jersey.

Team Katusha rider Joaquim Rodriguez has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France.

In the 195km stage, taking the riders from Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille, the Spaniard finished ahead of Jakob Fuglsang and Romain Bardet to claim victory.

Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver of Spain and Team Katusha celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage twelve of the 2015 Tour de France, a 195 km stage between Lannemezan and Plateau de Beille, on July 16, 2015© Getty Images

Chris Froome retained the yellow jersey after finishing alongside main challengers Nairo Quintana, Tejay van Garderen and Alberto Contador.

Today's stage represented the third and final day in the Pyrenees.

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