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McEwen wins fifth stage in sprint finish

Updated: June 20, 2007, 1:31 PM ET
Associated Press

GIUBIASCO, Switzerland -- Robbie McEwen won the fifth stage of the Tour de Suisse in a sprint finish Wednesday, and Franck Schleck kept the leader's yellow jersey.

McEwen edged Daniele Bennati to win the 119.8-mile stage from Vaduz, Liechtenstein, to Giubiasco in 4 hours, 55 minutes, 40 seconds. Erik Zabel of Germany was third.

The stage was marked by a lengthy breakaway by Rubens Bertogliati and Laurens Ten Dam. After other failed breakaway attempts, Bertogliati and Ten Dam succeeded ...

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