Bradley Wiggins retains lead

Updated: June 7, 2012, 3:44 PM ET
Associated Press

LA CLAYETTE, France -- British rider Bradley Wiggins consolidated his lead in the Criterium du Dauphine by winning the fourth stage Thursday, retaining the yellow jersey for a fourth day in the warm-up race for the Tour de France later this month.

Wiggins completed the 33-mile time trial from Villie-Morgon to Bourg-en-Bresse in 1 hour, 3 minutes, 12 seconds. Tony Martin of Germany and Michael Rogers of Australia were second and third.

The Tour begins June 30 in Liege, Belgium.


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