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Wiggins keeps overall Tour lead

July 13, 2012 at 12:33 PM   |   Comments

ANNONAY DAVEZIEUX, France, July 13 (UPI) -- Scot David Millar won the 12th stage of the Tour de France Friday and fellow Briton Bradley Wiggins, who finished 12th, kept the overall lead in the race.

Millar raced from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Annonay Daveziex in 5 hours, 42 minutes and 46 seconds.

France's Jean-Christophe Peraud was second in the 226-kilometer (140-mile) run -- longest of the tour this year.

Overall race leader Wiggins has a 2:05 advantage over countryman Christopher Froome and is 2:23 ahead of Italy's Vincenzo Nibali.

The Stage 13 run Saturday covers 217 kilometers (134 miles) over a route that is mostly flat.

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