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Cancellara wins ITT, takes lead at Tirreno-Adriatico

Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara (Team CSC) took the overall lead at Tirreno-Adriatico after winning Sunday’s fifth stage, a 26km time trial from Macerata to Recanati. The two-time world time-trial champion finished in 33 minutes and 41 seconds, with American David Zabriskie (Slipstream-Chipotle) second at at 0:22 and Thomas L?okvist (Team High Road) third at 0:53.

By Agence France Presse

Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara (Team CSC) took the overall lead at Tirreno-Adriatico after winning Sunday’s fifth stage, a 26km time trial from Macerata to Recanati.

The two-time world time-trial champion finished in 33 minutes and 41 seconds, with American David Zabriskie (Slipstream-Chipotle) second at at 0:22 and Thomas L?okvist (Team High Road) third at 0:53.

Results

Tirreno-Adriatico: stage 5
1. Fabian Cancellara (Swi), CSC), 26km in 33:41 (46.314 km/h)

2. David Zabriskie (USA), Slipstream-Chipotle, at 0:22

3. Thomas L?okvist (Swe), Team High Road, 0:53

4. Markus Fothen (G), Gerolsteiner, at 0:56

5. Enrico Gasparotto (I), Barloworld, at 0:59

6. Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus), Tinkoff Credit Systems, at 1:08

7. Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe), CSC, at 1:11

8. Giovanni Visconti (I), Quick Step, at 1:14

9. Linus Gerdemann (G), Team High Road, at 1:15

10. Manuel Quinziato (I), Liquigas, at 1:16

Overall (after 5 stages)

1. Fabian Cancellara (Swi), Team CSC, 26km in 18:30:47

2. Enrico Gasparotto (I), Barloworld, at 0:16

3. Thomas Lokvist (Swe), Team High Road, at 0:40

4. Linus Gerdemann (G), Team High Road, at 0:46

5. Markus Fothen (G), Gerolsteiner, at 0:53

6. Niklas Axelsson (Swe), Diquigiovanni-Androni, at 1:32

7. Erik Gustav Larsson (Swe), Team CSC, at 1:36

8. Filippo Pozzato (I), Liquigas, at 1:50

9. Alessandro Ballan (I), Lampre, at 1:51

10. Tadej Valjavec (Slo), Ag2r-La Mondiale, at 1:53