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2012 Giro d'Italia Standings: Ramunas Navardauskas Still Wears Maglia Rosa

After Stage 5 of the 2012 Giro d'Italia, Garmin-Barracuda's Ramunas Navardauskas still wears the Maglia Rosa (pink jersey), but he has just a five-second lead over his nearest opponent. That happens to be teammate Robbie Hunter, who finished in fourth-place on Stage 5. Navardauskas' time is stands at 14:45:13.

Also from Garmin, Ryder Hesjedal takes third-place overall with an 11-second gap ahead of him. Christian Vande Velde is the last Garmin racer to place in the top 10, taking eighth place with a 26-second gap ahead of him.

Matthew Harley Goss and Stage 5 winner Mark Cavendish come in at Nos. 4 and 5, respectively.

Stage 6 on Friday represents the first medium mountain stage of the Giro. This one will be a 207 km race from Urbino to Porto Sant'Elpidio.

Here is the top 10 after Stage 5 (complete standings here):

Pos. Name Country Team Time d
1 Ramunas Navardauskas LTU GRM 14:45:13 0:00
2 Robbie Hunter RSA GRM 14:45:18 0:05
3 Ryder Hesjedal CAN GRM 14:45:24 0:11
4 Matthew Harley Goss AUS OGE 14:45:26 0:13
5 Mark Cavendish GBR SKY 14:45:27 0:14
6 Geraint Thomas GBR SKY 14:45:29 0:16
7 Manuele Boaro ITA SAX 14:45:32 0:19
8 Christian Vande Velde USA GRM 14:45:39 0:26
9 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver ESP KAT 14:45:43 0:30
10 Alexander Kristoff NOR KAT 14:45:43 0:30

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