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Menchov wins stage; Lance lags behind

Updated: May 14, 2009, 2:18 AM ET
Associated Press

ALPI DI SIUSI, Italy -- Lance Armstrong is still a long way from regaining the form that won him a record seven consecutive Tour de France titles.

The Texan finished nearly three minutes behind the leaders in the grueling uphill finish that concluded the fifth stage of his first Giro d'Italia on Wednesday. Armstrong dropped from sixth to 22nd overall, 3 minutes, 34 seconds behind new race leader Danilo Di Luca.

"I knew that we would be behind so we just had to ride our tempo and limit ...

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