November 28, 2014
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - American David Zabriskie won the time trial in the fifth stage of the Tour of Missouri and took the overall lead.
Zabriskie, riding for Garmin-Slipstream, completed Friday's flat, fast 19-mile course in 36 minutes and 30 seconds.
Finishing 30 seconds behind, Gustav Larsson, of Team Saxo Bank, finished second.
American Tom Zirbel, of Bissell Pro Cycling, finished third and Marco Pinotti, of Team Columbia-HTC, finished fourth.
With close sprint finishes in the first four stages of the weeklong race, the time trial created the first gaps in the overall standings. Juan Jose Haedo and Thor Hushovd led before Friday's time trial.
Next the riders race 110.3 miles from Chillicothe to St. Joseph on Saturday and then finish with a circuit stage in Kansas City on Sunday.
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