American cyclist Lance Armstrong remained third overall at the conclusion of the 10th stage of the Tour of France on Tuesday.

Armstrong is behind second Alberto Contador from Spain and first place Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy who stayed six seconds ahead of Contador and eight seconds ahead of Armstrong, ESPN reported today.

Mark Cavendish from the U.K. won the 10th stage.

The 10th stage is a 120.8 mile stage that goes across the streets of Limoges to finish in Issoudin.

Stage 11 will kick off Wednesday. It is a flat 119.3 mile stage that cuts across the plains of central France on largely narrow and winding country roads ending in Saint-Fargeau.