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CSC/Saxo Bank's Sastre Wins L'Alpe d'Huez, Moves into Lead at Tour!

July 23, 2008

The Tour de France lead stayed with Zipp equipped Team CSC/Saxo Bank after Spain's Carlos Sastre won the Alpe d'Huez stage by a margin of over two minutes. Today's win moves Carlos into the yellow leader's jersey. Teammate Andy Schleck, wearing the white jersey as the Tour's best young rider, finished third on the day. Andy's older brother Frank finished fifth, moving him into second place overall. Team CSC/Saxo Bank also leads the Tour's overall team standings.

Team Garmin-Chipotle's Christian Vande Velde finished 9th on the day, placing him solidly in the top ten overall.

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