2011 Giro di Sardegna Photos - Stage 5

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Fumiyuki Beppu (RadioShack) on the attack
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Stage 5 ran from Oristano to Gesturi (174km)
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Team RadioShack riders before the start in Oristano
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Team Spidertech
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Team Androni Giocattoli
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Team Astana
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Michele Scarponi (Lampre-ISD) on the finishing climb as Jose Serpa (Androni Giocattoli) looks back
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Scarponi and Serpa
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Serpa is trying to put as much time as possible into race leader Peter Sagan
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Scarponi approaches the finish line
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD) finished third on the stage
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Sagan limits the damage.  He finished fourth on the stage.
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Robert Kiserlovski (Astana) and Emanuele Sella (Androni Giocattoli) approach the finish
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Sella, left, finished fifth on the day, Kiserlovski sixth.
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Pavel Brutt (Katusha Team)
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Group containing Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas)
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Mauro Santambrogio (BMC Racing Team)
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Beppu leads a group up to the finish
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Scarponi takes the stage win
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Sagan has done what was necessary to preserve overall victory
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Yaroslav Popovych (RadioShack) at the finish
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Serpa, Scarponi and Damiano Cunego on the podium
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Sagan wins the overall by just 3 seconds over Serpa, left, and 7 seconds over Cunego
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