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Lovkvist claims overall lead of Giro

Updated: May 12, 2009, 2:29 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA, Italy -- Italy's Danilo Di Luca won the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia in an uphill finish Tuesday while Lance Armstrong finished 15 seconds behind and dropped to sixth place overall.

Sweden's Thomas Lovkvist of Team Columbia-High Road was seventh and took the overall leader's pink jersey from Alessandro Petacchi of Italy. Lovkvist holds a two-second lead over Di Luca in the overall standings.

Armstrong is recovering from a broken collarbone in March and ...

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