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Leipheimer wins Vuelta time trial; Contador keeps overall lead

Updated: September 20, 2008, 2:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ALTO DE NAVACERRADA, Spain -- Levi Leipheimer won the 20th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday to trim Astana teammate Alberto Contador's overall lead with one day remaining.

The 34-year-old Leipheimer finished the 10.5-mile time trial up the difficult Alto de Navacerrada climb in 33 minutes, 6 seconds. Contador was second, 31 seconds slower, and now leads his American teammate by 46 seconds.

"It was important to maintain the overall lead," Contador said. "Now, I just want to ...

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