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2012 Giro d'Italia Standings: Adriano Malori Dons Maglia Rosa After Stage 6

The 2012 Giro d'Italia has a new leader in the general classification. Adriano Malori is the new leader after finishing Stage 6 in second place, behind only Miguel Rubiano. Rubiano won Friday's mountain stage and is now fourth overall. Malori leads the race at 20:25:28 with a 15-second gap keep his nearest competitor at bay.

After occupying the top three spots after Stage 5, Garmin-Barracuda was able to maintain just the third spot with Ryder Hesjedal 17 seconds behind. Michal Golas is in second place.

Christian Vande Velde (No. 5, +0:32) and Peter Stetina (No. 7, +0:37) are the only other Garmin racers in the top 10.

Stage 7 on Saturday stays in the mountains with a ride from Recanati to Rocca di Cambio.

Here is how the top 10 stands after Stage 6:

Pos. Name Country Team Time d
1 Adriano Malori ITA LAM 20:25:28 0:00
2 Michal Golas POL OPQ 20:25:43 0:15
3 Ryder Hesjedal CAN GRM 20:25:45 0:17
4 Miguel Rubiano COL AND 20:25:58 0:30
5 Christian Vande Velde USA GRM 20:26:00 0:32
6 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver ESP KAT 20:26:04 0:36
7 Peter Stetina USA GRM 20:26:05 0:37
8 Daniel Moreno Fernandez ESP KAT 20:26:07 0:39
9 Enrico Gasparotto ITA AST 20:26:07 0:39
10 Luke Roberts AUS SAX 20:26:09 0:41

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