Ivanov wins stage 14 as Nocentini clings on to yellow

Sergei Ivanov, Tour de France 2009, stage 14

Serguei Ivanov used all his experience to out-wit a break away group of 11 riders and take stage 14 of the Tour de France in to Besançon today.

The Russian national champion hit his rivals with a perfectly timed attack from just outside the 10km to go banner and soloed to the finish line. His lead quickly went up to 30 seconds as the tired legs he'd left behind struggled to match his time trialling skills. 

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