23 May 2011

Horner wins Tour of California

6:41 pm on 23 May 2011

The New Zealand cyclist Greg Henderson has finished a close third in the final stage of the Tour of California after winning stage three.

The 39-year-old American Chris Horner, won after leading the race for the final five days and finishing the eighth stage in the main group.

Horner, the oldest rider in the event, held off compatriot and team mate Levi Leipheimer by 38 seconds with another American, Tom Danielson, third overall.

Henderson was 46th, seven places ahead of another New Zealander Jeremy Vennell in the field of 126.