Froome Takes Stage 5 and Overall Lead in Criterium du Dauphine Libere

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06/7/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
Chris Froome took the overall Criterium du Dauphine lead and received the yellow jersey on the podium Fotoreporter Sirotti

Froome Takes Stage 5 and Overall Lead in Criterium du Dauphine Libere

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken the lead in the Dauphine Libere. The Briton surged away from the group of favorites to overtake Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) and Matthew Busche (RadioShack-Leopard) and win Stage 5, a mountainous, 139-km ride from Gresy-sur-Aix to Valmorel, in 3:28:39. Contador outsprinted Busche for second at 0:04.

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