Cycling: Chris Froome loses overall lead in Tirreno-Adriatico
Team Sky rider falls behind Vincenzo Nibali
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Chris Froome lost his overall lead in the Tirreno-Adriatico to Italian Vincenzo Nibali on a brutal sixth stage won yesterday with a magnificent show of strength by Peter Sagan. The Slovak sprinted ahead of Nibali on the last of three ascents of Sant'Elpidio a Mare.
Froome dropped to second overall, 34 seconds behind Nibali and three seconds ahead of third-placed Rodriguez, with only today's 9.2km (just under six miles) individual time trial remaining.
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