Lovkvist will fight to keep Giro lead

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The smile on Thomas Lovkvist?s face said it all when it was announced that he was the new Giro d'Italia leader after stage four. After a difficult couple of days for Team Columbia, they were back in the pink jersey and showing just why they are one of the best teams in professional cycling.

The 25 year-old Swede was there to help Michael Rogers take the pink jersey in the finale but when the Aussie was delayed when Damiano Cunego lost his pedal, Lovkvist made sure he hung on to Di Luca, knowing he could become the new race leader.

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