Wiggins stays with leaders in Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins, Lance Armstrong, Tour de France 2009 stage 9

Bradley Wiggins (Garmin) again finished in the front group with all the big overall favourites on Sunday's Tour de France stage, handling the Col du Tourmalet with relative ease, despite riding under a scorching sun.

‘Twiggo’ as he has now been dubbed for his skinny build after losing seven kilogrammes to help his climbing, is still fifth overall, just 46 seconds behind race leader Rinaldo Nocentini (Ag2r) of Italy.

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