Honchar wins Stage 7 time trial; Landis second

Updated: July 8, 2006, 4:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

RENNES, France -- Serhiy Honchar won a time trial Saturday to become the first Ukrainian to take the race leader's yellow jersey in Tour de France history, and American Floyd Landis placed second in the stage to move into second place overall.

Honchar, a T-Mobile rider and a former world time trial champion, was by far the strongest rider in Saturday's 32-mile race against the clock. He finished more than a minute ahead of Landis. Sebastian Lang of Germany was third.


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