Tour de France: Another 3rd place for Hagen

Norwegian biker Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky Team) captured third place also on stage five of the Tour the France on Thursday. Britain’s Mark Cavendish won the stage. Germany’s Geald Ciolek came second.

Norway’s Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) came fifth, and retained the green jersey, now with 102 points, followed with Alessandro Petacchi 88, and Robbie McEven 81 points.

Swiss Fabian Cancellera retains the yellow jersey and is still in the lead overall.

Source: The Norway Post

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