5 Sep 2013

Nibali regains lead

9:26 am on 5 September 2013

Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali has regained the overall lead on the Tour of Spain following the individual time trial.

Astana's Nibali completed the 38.8-kilometre rolling course in fourth place, one minute 25 seconds behind stage winner Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland, with Tony Martin of Germany second and Italy's Domenico Pozzovivo third.

As the race reaches its halfway point, Nibali leads overall by 33 seconds from Ireland's Nicolas Roche with Spain's Alejandro Valverde third.

Overnight leader Chris Horner of the United States slipped to fourth after finishing 20th in the time trial.