Dyson holds share of lead at Russian Open

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MOSCOW – Simon Dyson shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to share the lead on the opening day of the Russian Open.

Dyson is tied with Rikard Karlberg and Liang Wen-chong.

Karlberg bogeyed the opening two holes but recovered with five birdies and an eagle on the long eighth. Liang, whose only European Tour title came six years ago, bogeyed the 12th but had six birdies.

Matthew BaldwinJames MorrisonAlessandro Tadini and Javier Colomo were one stroke behind.