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2012 Tour de France Results, Stage 3: Peter Sagan Captures 2nd Stage Victory

Peter Sagan, 22, has won his second stage in the 2012 Tour de France, capturing Stage 3 on Tuesday. This was his 15th overall win of the season. He won Stage 1 in Belgium on Sunday. Sagan finished the stage in 4:42:58.

The peloton was all placed at one second behind Sagan as a result of a crash coming down the final kilometer of the race.

Fabian Cancellara kept the yellow jersey and has posted a time of 14:45:30. He still holds a seven-second lead over Bradley Wiggins and Sylvain Chavanel. Garmin-Sharp's Ryder Hesjedal is still 18 seconds behind, but now he is in eighth place.

Here is the top 10 for Stage 3:

1. Peter Sagan, 4:42:58
2. Edvald Boasson Hagen, +0:01
3. Peter Velits, +0:01
4. Fabian Cancellara, +0:01
5. Michael Albasini, +0:01
6. Cadel Evans, +0:01
7. Nicolas Roche, +0:01
8. Samuel Sanchez, +0:01
9. Bauke Molema, +0:01
10. Vincenzo Nibali, +0:01

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