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Dowsett wins Giro time trial; Nibali takes lead

Updated: May 11, 2013, 1:08 PM ET
Associated Press

SALTARA, Italy -- Alex Dowsett won the individual time trial in the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday after favorite Bradley Wiggins was slowed by a puncture and only managed second.

Vincenzo Nibali, Wiggins' main rival for the title, took the overall lead from Benat Intxausti after finishing fourth.

"I had a really good time trial," Nibali said. "It seemed designed for me, with so many curves and several ups and downs. I kept up the pace with all my strength, in view ...

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