Goss wins Giro stage; Cavendish, Phinney in crash
HORSENS, Denmark (AP) -- Matthew Goss of Australia won the third stage of the Giro d'Italia on Monday, while world champion Mark Cavendish and overall leader Taylor Phinney were involved in a crash in the high-speed sprint finish.
Phinney maintained the overall lead, since times are neutralized when there are crashes at the end of flat stages.
Cavendish, who won stage 2 Sunday, fell hard on his left shoulder but got up and carried his bike across the finish.
Details on Phinney were not immediately available.
Italian rider Roberto Ferrari appeared to cause the crash by cutting Cavendish off.
Goss finished in 4 hours, 20 minutes, 53 seconds. Lucas Haedo of Saxo Bank finished second and Tyler Farrar of Garmin-Barracuda was third, both with the same time