Cancellara sets up overall victory in Tour of Switzerland

Tony Martin Tour of Switzerland 2009 stage 8

Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) is set to win the Tour of Switzerland on Sunday after moving even closer to race leader Tadej Valjavec (Ag2r) with only the final 39km individual time trial around his hometown of Berne left to ride.

Cancellara finished third in Crans Montana on Saturday behind Tony Martin (Columbia) and Damiano Cunego (Lampre). Martin jumped away in the final 500 metros and held off the rest of a select group of riders but Cancellara took the bonus seconds to move up to just four seconds behind Valjavec.

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