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Tour jury overturn 15 second deficit from stage ten

Richard Tyler
July 15, 2009, 14:23 BST,
July 15, 2009, 18:04 BST
Latest Edition Cycling News, Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Bradley Wiggins (Garmin-Slipstream) crosses the finish line in Andorre Arcalis.

Bradley Wiggins (Garmin-Slipstream) crosses the finish line in Andorre Arcalis.

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Leipheimer and Wiggins return to 4th and 5th on GC

The Tour de France race jury took the decision on Wednesday morning to cancel the 15 second deficit that had opened in the peloton in the final kilometres of stage 10 to Issoudun.

Levi Leipheimer (Astana) and Bradley Wiggins (Garmin-Slipstream) had found themselves caught in the second group yesterday. However, today's decision to nullify the time gap returns the riders to 4th and 5th on general classification, respectively.

Revised general classification after stage 10
1 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 39:11:04  
2 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 0:00:06  
3 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana 0:00:08  
4 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 0:00:39  
5 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 0:00:46  
6 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana 0:00:54  
7 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 0:01:00  
8 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 0:01:24  
9 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:49  
10 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 0:01:54  
11 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:16  
12 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC 0:02:21  
13 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:02:25  
14 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas 0:02:40  
15 Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:45  
16 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:02:52  
17 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:02  
18 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence - Lotto 0:03:07  
19 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia - HTC 0:03:16  
20 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 0:03:49  

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