Cunego tops ProTour standings

Lampre's sprint sensation Damiano Cunego has taken over the lead in the ProTour standings after the...

Lampre's sprint sensation Damiano Cunego has taken over the lead in the ProTour standings after the Tour de Suisse. The 26 year-old finished fourth overall in the race and took the lead in the competition from Australian Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto), last year's ProTour winner, who dropped three places.

The Italian rider leads the standings with 104 points, eight more than the German Andreas Klöden (Astana), who finished second in Switzerland. The winner of the Swiss tour, Roman Kreuziger, moved into third overall some 10 points behind Cunego.

Astana leads the teams classification on 145 points, followed by Caisse d'Epargne on 127 while Team CSC holds third place with 126.

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