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Nibali doses effort in Tour's Alpine stage

Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) finished 3rd on the stage, 1:03 behind Contador.

Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) finished 3rd on the stage, 1:03 behind Contador. (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) leaped to seventh overall in the Tour de France Sunday thanks to his third place finish at the end of stage 15 to Verbier. Contador won the mountaintop stage and took the race leader's jersey, but Nibali was only one minute back.

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