Home favourite Fränk Schleck wins Tour de Luxembourg

Fränk Schleck won the overall of the Tour de Luxembourg stage race Sunday in Luxembourg City. Team Saxo Bank's Luxembourg Champion took the stage victory in Diekirch yesterday to gain classification lead.

German Andreas Klöden (Astana) finished second overall at 10 seconds, Italian Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil) in third at 1:32.

Schleck's Danish teammate Matti Breschel won the final stage, 160.4 kilometres from Mersch.

Breschel's Saxo Bank team controlled the race after the final climb of Clausen. A group of 35 riders, including Romain Feillu (Agritubel) and Baden Cooke (Vacansoleil), contested the sprint. Alexandre Usov (Cofidis) and Marcato finished second and third, respectively, in the sprint.

Breschel's last win came in Spain's Volta a Catalunya stage two to Roses.

Schleck won the Tour of California's stage Escondido in February. It was the first time he took victory the Tour de Luxembourg. His brother Andy won Friday's stage to Differdange.

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