Dennis wins 3rd stage to take Tour of Alberta lead

Updated: September 6, 2013, 10:29 PM ET
Associated Press

DRUMHELLER, Alberta -- Australia's Rohan Dennis won the third stage of the Tour of Alberta on Friday to take the overall lead with two legs left.

Dennis, riding for Garmin-Sharp, won the 105-mile stage from Strathmore to Drumheller in 3 hours, 55 minutes, 31 seconds. American Brent Bookwalter of BMC was second in the same time.

Dennis took an 18-second leader over Bookwalter in the overall standings.

Australia's Cadel Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, was 21st overall for BMC -- 17:11 behind.


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