7 Nov 2009

Blackgrove holds on to lead in Tour of Southland

3:51 pm on 7 November 2009

The New Zealand cyclist Heath Blackgrove has held on to the overall lead of the Tour of Southland after today's eight stage.

American Michael Olheiser won stage eight with a time of one hour 28 minutes and six seconds.

With just one stage left to ride Blackgrove leads compatriot Jack Bauer by one minute and seven seconds.

Under 23 rider Tom Findlay is in third 1 minute and 16 seconds behind Blackgrove.