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Tom Danielson leads Vuelta a Burgos

Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) has moved into the overall lead in Spain’s Tour de Burgos, after winning the 15km fourth stage time trial on Saturday. Danielson covered the 15km course in 17:09, edging out teammate Danny Pate by 10 seconds. Pate is now in second place in the overall standings, trailing Danielson by four seconds and one second ahead of Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d’Epargne). Stage 4[nid:96487] 1. Tom Danielson (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, 15km in 17:09 2. Danny Pate (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, at 0:10 3. Alexei Markov (RUS), Katusha, at 0:16

Danielson's strong time trial gave him the stage and the race lead.

Danielson’s strong time trial gave him the stage and the race lead.

Photo: Graham Watson

Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) has moved into the overall lead in Spain’s Tour de Burgos, after winning the 15km fourth stage time trial on Saturday.

Danielson covered the 15km course in 17:09, edging out teammate Danny Pate by 10 seconds. Pate is now in second place in the overall standings, trailing Danielson by four seconds and one second ahead of Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d’Epargne).

Stage 4

Danielson takes over the leader's jersey.

Danielson takes over the leader’s jersey.

Photo: Graham Watson

1. Tom Danielson (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, 15km in 17:09

2. Danny Pate (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, at 0:10

3. Alexei Markov (RUS), Katusha, at 0:16

Overall

1. Tom Danielson (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, 11:48:27

2. Danny Pate (USA), Garmin-Slipstream, at 0:04

3. Alejandro Valverde (ESP), Caisse d’Epargne, at 0:05