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Schleck gives Ventoux fight, but misses Tour podium

Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) crosses the line.

Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) crosses the line. (Image credit: Sirotti)

Luxembourg's Fränk Schleck failed to make the final Tour de France podium after the race's last decisive day on Mont Ventoux on Saturday. He attacked his rivals at the base of the climb and succeeded in moving from sixth to fifth overall.

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