13 Jul 2009

Tour leader unchanged after stage 9 on Le Tour

6:45 pm on 13 July 2009

Italian Rinaldo Nocentini still holds the tour leader's yellow jersey on the Tour de France, with main peloton containing all the race favourites finishing 34 secongs behind the ninth stage winner Frenchman Pierrick Fedrigo.

Nocentini to keep his 6 seconds lead on Spain's 2007 champion Alberto Contador with seven time champion Lance Armstrong, Contador's Astana teammate, is still in third place overall eight second off the lead.

New Zealand riders Hayden Roulston and Julian Dean are in 90th place and 129th respectively.

Monday is a rest day.