TRIESENBERG-MALBUN, Liechtenstein -- Frank Schleck attacked
during a grueling climb to win the fourth stage of the Tour de
Suisse on Tuesday and take the leader's yellow jersey from CSC
teammate Fabian Cancellara.
Schleck completed the 104-mile stage from Nauders to
Triesenberg-Malbun in Liechtenstein in 4 hours, 20 minutes, 37
seconds. It was his fifth career stage victory.
Vladimir Efimkin of Russia was second, 32 seconds back. Jose
Angel Gomez Marchante was third, 42 seconds behind.
"I was scared for a while I wouldn't be able to maintain my
rhythm," Schleck said. "It was a bit of a risk I took. I'm really
here to prepare myself for the Tour de France and wanted to test
The fifth stage heads back to Switzerland.