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Last Updated: Sunday, 27 July, 2003, 08:46 GMT 09:46 UK
Tour de France finale photos
People in yellow jerseys turn out to celebrate the centenary Tour De France
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Cyclists turn out in droves on the Champs Elysees before the start of the final stage to celebrate the centenary Tour
Lance Armstrong signals five Tour titles during the last leg of the race
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Overall leader Lance Armstrong sets out on the final leg of the Tour knowing he is on his way to a fifth Tour title
Robbie McEwen rides alongside Lance Armstrong on the final stage
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But green jersey holder Robbie McEwen (left) must beat compatriot Baden Cooke if he's to seal the sprinters' crown in Paris
Ullrich concedes the race to Lance during the final stage
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Jan Ullrich concedes the race to Armstrong and settles for second, their head-to-head having proved the highlight of the Tour
Lance Armstrong arrives in Paris
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With Tour etiquette dictating Ullrich will not attack, the race leader enjoys a casual ride along the Seine into Paris
Armstrong drinks champagne with his US Postal domestiques
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As the riders near the Champs Elysees Lance is flanked by his US Postal team-mates, who have been instrumental in his win
The peloton race past the Eiffel Tower in Paris
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The peloton race past the Eiffel Tower with the finish of the 2003 Tour now in their sights
The riders head down the Champs Elysees in Paris
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The riders must complete ten 6.5km laps of the city, including two intermediate sprints, before the stage and the Tour is over
Jean-Patrick Nazon wins the final stage
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In the traditional final surge for the finish Jean-Patrick Nazon (left) sneaks past the top sprinters to win the final stage
Robbie McEwen and Baden Cooke battle it out on the line
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But it takes a photo to separate Robbie McEwen and Baden Cooke on the line as they battle it out for the sprinters' title
Armstrong celebrate on the podium in Paris
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Armstrong stands on the podium in Paris to celebrate his record-equalling fifth Tour title
The jersey winners join Armstrong on the podium
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Armstrong is joined by best sprinter Baden Cooke (left), best climber Richard Virenque and best young rider Denis Menchov




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