Thursday, July 23, 2009

le Tour de France Update (spoiler below)

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Another Victory For Alberto Contador
The rider in the yellow jersey has increased his lead in the general classification. Alberto Contador is the winner of the 18th stage, beating the Olympic time trial champion Fabian Cancellara by three seconds!

Contador’s Victory At 50.10km/h (that's 31.13 MPH for us Americans).
Only two riders completed the 40.5 km (25.16 miles) course at over 50km/h. Alberto Contador is now 4’11" ahead of Andy Schleck in the general classification.
Lance Armstrong finished the 18th stage in 16th place but he’s back in the top three overall. The new top five in the general classification - which is dominated by dual stage winner, Alberto Contador - is as follows:

1. Alberto Contador (ESP) AST
2. Andy Schleck (LUX) SAX - at 4’11"
3. Lance Armstrong (USA) AST - at 5’25"
4. Bradley Wiggins (GBR) GRM - at 5’36"
5. Andreas Kloden (GER) AST - at 5’38"

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