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Michele Scarponi (Liberty Seguros, 3rd)

Michele Scarponi (Liberty Seguros) latched onto the lead group today and finished third in the stage, which moved him up to seventh on the general classification. "The stage was much more nervous than was expected because, the end was very difficult," said Scarponi. "The team knew since the morning what could happen, and my teammates stayed close to me during the whole race. A fall in the last 30 kilometres cut the group, but Caruso, Hruska and I made it in front. From there I was ahead, because the last descent was very dangerous."

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