Tour de France 2012, Stage 20: TV Coverage, Route And More

The Tour de France comes to an end on Sunday and British cyclist Bradley Wiggins of Team Sky Procycling is set to become the first British general classification winner in the event's history, winning it in the 99th edition. Sunday's Stage 20 is a mere formality for Wiggins, basically providing him with a victory lap through Paris.

Stage 20 starts off in Rambouillet, roughly 120 kilometers outside of Paris, putting the cyclists on a northeasterly path to the City of Light. As always, the race ends at the Champs-Élysées. In between those points, the cyclists will contend with two climbs, both short ones that come in as Categories 4. They are the Côte de Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse and the Côte de Châteaufort.

But after those two climbs, the course becomes relatively flat as it enters Paris. This stage finish could result in a fourth victory for Mark Cavendish, the top sprinter in the world. Still, all eyes will be on the man of the day, Bradley Wiggins, once the lap through Paris begins.

Start time: 6 a.m. MT

Estimated finish time: 9:19 a.m. MT

TV Coverage: NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m. MT. NBC will have a replay at 11 a.m. MT.

SB Nation Denver is your source for 2012 Tour de France updates on Team Garmin-Sharp, and be sure to visit cycling blog Podium Cafe as well.

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