(AGI) Nimes, July 20 - New Zealand's Jack Bauer (Garmin-Sharp)and Switzerland's Martin Elmiger (IAM Cycling) took the leadearly in the 15th stage of the 2014 Tour de France, 222 km fromTallard to Nimes, but they were caught by the rest of the groupin the last 50 metres. The final sprint was won by Norway'sAlexander Kristoff (Katusha). As for the general standings,Italy's Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) is firmly in the lead, with a4:37 minute lead over Spain's Alejandro Valverde. Monday willbe the second break day so far. . .