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Saturday, 8 July, 2000, 17:54 GMT 18:54 UK
Stage eight in pictures
Joke
Best climber Paolo Bettini (right) jokes overall leader Alberto Elli prior to the start of the eighth stage.
Leaders
Best sprinter Marcel Wust (centre) follows overall leader Alberto Elli (right) and best young rider Salvato Commesso.

Alberto Elli
Overall leader Alberto Elli of Italy rides in the pack during the eighth stage.

Spectators
Spectators, some of them dressed as monks, cheer as the pack rides by.

Wurst
Marcel Wust (left) wins the pack's sprint ahead of Erik Zabel to retain the best sprinter's green jersey.

Erik Dekker
Erik Dekker of the Netherlands reacts as he crosses the finish line to win the eighth stage.

Alberto Elli
Overall leader Alberto Elli of Italy waves on the podium as he retains the yellow jersey.
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