LONDON (AFP) – The Lithuanian Gediminas Bagdonas (An Post Sean Kelly) won Saturday’s next to the last stage of the 2011 Tour of Britain, raced between Bury St. Edmunds and Sandringham (199.7 km) in southern England.
Rabobank’s Lars Boom retains the leader’s jersey headed into the two-stage final day, which includes an 8.8km individual time trial and a circuit race in central London.
Bagdonas outsprinted a group of six riders for the win.
1. Gediminas Bagdonas (LIT / An Post Sean Kelly)
2. Ian Wilkinson (GBR) st
3. Mathieu Claude (FRA) st
4. Stijn Neyrinck (BEL) st
5. Richard Handley (GBR) at 4s.
1. Lars Boom (NED / Rabobank) 24h47: 58.
2. Leopold Koenig (GER) 28.
3. Daniel Lloyd (GBR) 29.
4. Linus Gerdemann (GER) 31.
5. Steve Cummings (GBR) 32.