Friday, September 6, 2013
Dennis wins 3rd stage to take Tour of Alberta lead
DRUMHELLER, Alberta -- Australia's Rohan Dennis won the third stage of the Tour of Alberta on Friday to take the overall lead with two legs left.
Dennis, riding for Garmin-Sharp, won the 105-mile stage from Strathmore to Drumheller in 3 hours, 55 minutes, 31 seconds. American Brent Bookwalter of BMC was second in the same time.
Dennis took an 18-second leader over Bookwalter in the overall standings.
Australia's Cadel Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, was 21st overall for BMC -- 17:11 behind.