July 14/98 11:51 am - Hamburger takes Yellow Jersey
Posted by Editor on 07/14/98
Tour Stage 3
An early nine rider break, containing Bo Hamburger (Casino) and Stuart Oâ€šGrady (Gan) reached a maximum gap of seven and a half minutes before the Telekom team of race leader Erik Zabel went to the front of the peleton to reel them in. However, the breakaway manged to stay clear, with Jens Heppner (Telekom) taking the stage, and Hamburger the yellow jersey. Oâ€šGrady is no second in the general classification. Oâ€šGrady actually started the day in front of Hamburger, but Intermediate Sprint time bonuses gave Hamburger enough time to take the leaderâ€šs jersey.