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The Independent Online
Christian Henn, of Germany, won the 120km third stage of the Tour of Denmark race between Nordborg and Haderslev yesterday. Giovanni Lombardi of Italy, who won Thursday's stage, took over the yellow jersey as overall leader from Australia's Robbie McEwen. Henn and Lombardi are both with the six-man German Telekom team. The 859km race ends in Copenhagen on 10 August.

TOUR OF DENMARK Third stage (120km, from Nordborg to Haderslev, Den) Leading placings: 1 C Henn (Ger) Telekom 2hr 37min 28sec; 2 M Skelde (Den) Post Danmark +2sec; 3 J Silvos (Lat) Oeschelbronn +11sec; 4 B Hamburger (Den) TVM same time; 5 B Holm (Den) Telekom +14sec; 6 M Kyneb (Den) Post Danmark; 7 F Guidi (It) Scrigno; 8 J Schaffrath (Ger) Telekom; 9 B Riis (Den) Telekom; 10 P Meinert (Den) US Postal all s/t. Overall standings (after three stages) 1 G Lombardi (It) Telekom 10hr 22min 55sec; 2 F Guidi +3sec; 3 R McEwen (Aus) Rabobank same time; 4 C Henn +5sec; 5 J Silvos +11sec; 6 B Hamburger +16sec; 7 P Meinert s/t; 8 L Van Bon (Neth) Rabobank +18sec; 9 B Riis +19sec; 10 A Baffi (It) US Postal +20sec.

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