Date: July 28, 2012

Ormsby ninth at Austrian Open

Denmark&aposs Thorbjorn Olesen maintained his three-shot lead at the Lyoness Open after a bogey-free third round, while Australia&aposs Wade Ormsby is tied for ninth. Olesen carded a four-under 68 on Friday to move to 16 under overall at the Diamond Country Club in Atzenbrugg, Austria. The 22-year-old is three strokes ahead of Sweden&aposs Rikard Karlberg, who hit four birdies in his final six holes to score a six-under 66. France&aposs Benjamin Hebert managed the best round of the day, draining nine birdies in his eight-under 64. Hebert rose 17 spots on the leaderboard in to a tie for third at 12 under with compatriot Thomas Levet, Austria&aposs Bernd Wiesberger and Richard Bland of England. Next best are Oliver Wilson of England and Ireland&aposs Shane Lowry, tied for seventh at 10 under. A group of four players Ormsby, Gregory Bourdy of France, Scotland&aposs Chris Doak and Argentina&aposs Emiliano Grillo are a further shot back. Of the other Australians, David McKenzie shares 17th at seven under, while Brett Rumford is tied for 28th at minus four. Olesen heads into Saturday&aposs final round in a great position to win his second European Tour title. His first came at the Sicilian Open in April and he also made a mark on the world stage after finishing in a tie for ninth at last week&aposs Open Championship. Click for LIVE SCORES