Tour de France Standings 2012: Fabian Cancellara Maintains Overall Lead On Stage 3

Fabian Cancellara will wear the yellow jersey for a fourth straight stage, after placing fourth on Stage 3 of the 2012 Tour de France on Tuesday. Cancellara was given the same time as the peloton, one second behind winner Peter Sagan. Sagan strengthened his grasp on the green jersey in the points classification with the win.

There was little change at the top of the overall classification. Philippe Gilbert dropped out of the Top 10 after finishing over seven minutes off the lead, allowing Andreas Kloden to sneak in at No. 10 at 19 seconds behind Cancellara.

Overall Standings Top 10:

1. Fabian Cancellara, RadioShack-Nissan - 14:45:30
2. Bradley Wiggins, Sky - :7
3. Sylvain Chavenal, Omega Pharma-Quick Step - :7
4. Tejay Van Garderen, BMC Racing - :10
5. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Sky - :11
6. Denis Menchov, Katusha - :13
7. Cadel Evans, BMC Racing - :17
8. Vincenzo Nibali, Liquigas-Cannondale - :18
9. Ryder Hesjedal, Garmin-Barracuda - :18
10. Andreas Klodern, RadioShack-Nissan - :19

Points Classification Top 10:

1. Peter Sagan, Liquigas-Cannondale - 116 points
2. Fabian Cancellara, RadioShack-Nissan - 74 points
3. Mark Cavendish, Sky - 73 points
4. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Sky - 67 points
5. Matthew Harley Goss, Orica-GreenEdge - 55 points
6. André Greipel, Lotto-Belisol - 42 points
7. Michael Morkov, Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank - 40 points
8. Mark Renshaw, Rabobank - 36 points
9. Philippe Gilbert, BMC Racing - 33 points
10. Peter Velits, Omega Pharma-Quick Step - 32 points

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