Tour De France 2012: Thomas Voeckler Wins Stage 10, Bradley Wiggins Retains Overall Lead

LOCHIEU, FRANCE - JULY 11: Thomas Voeckler of France riding for Europcar descends the Col du Grand Columbier en route to winning stage ten of the 2012 Tour de France from Macon to Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine on July 11, 2012 in Lochieu, France. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

After Thomas Voeckler won Stage 10 of the 2012 Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins still has the yellow jersey.

Thomas Voeckler of France won Stage 10 of the 2012 Tour de France on Wednesday, climbing the Colombier and finishing three seconds faster than the second-place Michele Scarponi of Italy. Voeckler led a five-rider breakaway.

Jens Voigt finished third in one of the most difficult climbs in pro cycling.

Belgium's Bradley Wiggins retained the yellow jersey, despite attacks from reigning champion Cadel Evans, Italy's Vincenzo Nibali and Jurgen Van Den Broeck of Belgium.

Evans is 1:53 back of Wiggins in second place overall. Christopher Froome, Wiggins' teammate, trails him by 2:07 and is in third. Nibali is in fourth place, behind by 2:23. At 3:02 behind Wiggins, Russia's Denis Menchov is in fifth.

Full standings for the Tour de France can be found at NBCSports.com.

For more on the Tour de France, please be sure to check out our blog Podium Cafe and the main page at SB Nation for all the latest news and updates.

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