Who’s in yellow: Defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain retained the overall lead despite finishing 6 minutes, 45 seconds off the Stage 16 pace. He has an 8-second cushion over second-place Andy Schleck of Luxembourg.
Where’s Lance?: Armstrong hoped to claim his 23rd career stage win, but faded in the final 10 miles and finished sixth in Stage 16. He’s in 25th place overall, 33 minutes, 46 seconds behind Contador.