Posted by Editor on 05/30/97
GP du Midi Libre, France
Stage 4, Ales-Montpellier, 145.5 km:
1. Gordon Frazer (Canada) Mutuelle Seine et Marne 3:15:49
2. Frederic Moncassin (France) GAN
3. Adriano Baffi (Italy) US Postal Service
4. Pascal Chanteur (France) Casino
5. Arvis Piziks (Estonia) Rabobank
6. Andrei Teteriuk (Khazakstan) Lotto
7. Rolf Aldag (German) Telekom
8. Christophe Mengin (France) Francaise des Jeux
9. Thierry Gouvenou (France) Bigmat Auber 93
10. Sergei Ivanov (Russia) TVM all s.t.
1. Alberto Elli (Italy) Casino 18:29:03
2. Laurent Dufaux (Sitzerland) Festina at 8:14
3. Bart Voskamp (Netherlands) TVM 8:17
4. George Totschnig (Germany) Telekom 8:18
5. Arturas Kasputis (Lituania) Casino 8:26
6. David Plaza (France) Cofidis s.t.
7. Bo Hamburger (Denmark) TVM 11:52
8. Angel Casero Moreno (Spain) Banesto 12:24
9. Laurent Desbiens (France) Cofidis 18:26
10. Luca Gelfi (Ita) 18:39
Results from Session Three at World Track Cup in Trexlertown:
CANADIANS ADVANCE AT TRACK WORLD CUP IN TREXLERTOWN
For Immediate Release, May 30, 1997
Contact: Frank Stanley, USCF Communications Manager, (610) 395-7911;
TREXLERTOWN, Pa. -- Lehigh Valley residents Marty Nothstein, Marcelo Arrue
and Nicole Reinhart all advanced during the Friday morning session of the UCI
World Track Cup at Lehigh Valley Velodrome in Trexlertown.
Nothstein, the current world keirin champion and 1994 world match sprint
champion, won his quarterfinal in the menÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s match sprint, besting Sean Eadie
of Australia. The Trexlertown native moves on to tonightÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s semifinals where
he will meet Eyk Pokorny of Germany.
Arrue, of Alburtis, Pa., also moved into the semifinals by defeating Igor
Chtchelinski of Russia. Arrue, who placed fifth in the menÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s match sprint at
the 1996 UCI World Championships, will meet 1995 world match sprint champion
Darryn Hill of Australia in the semifinals.
Reinhart, of Macungie, Pa., moved into the quarterfinals of the womenÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s match
sprint by upsetting Canadian Lori Muenzer in the first round (Muenzer won the Repechage to move on to the quarter-finals). The 20-year-old American will face another Canadian, 1993 world match sprint champion Tanya Dubnicoff, in the quarterfinals. Another American, Jennie Reed, of Issaquah, Wash., advanced to the quarterfinals by winning her repechage round. She will face Olympic silver medalist Michelle Ferris of Australia. The womenÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s sprint event concludes Saturday.
In the morningÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s other event, Russia and the United States qualified first and second, respectively, in the team pursuit. The two nations will square off in tonightÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s final. TonightÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s session will also include the menÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s points race, featuring Olympic silver medalist Brian Walton of Canada.
The Lehigh Valley Velodrome round of the UCI World Track Cup is the second of
six events used as qualifiers for the UCI World Track Championships, scheduled for late August in Australia. Thirty-one nations are competing in Trexlertown, the first time a World Track Cup has been held in the United States since 1994.
UCI WORLD TRACK CUP, May 30, Lehigh Valley Velodrome, Trexlertown, Pa.
MenÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s Match Sprint, Quarterfinals
Darryn Hill, Australia, def. Frederic Magne, France.
Marty Nothstein, Trexlertown, Pa., def. Sean Eadie, Australia.
Eyk Pokorny, Germany, def. Lampros Vasilopoulos, Greece.
Marcelo Arrue, Alburtis, Pa., def. Igor Chtchelinski, Russia.
Semifinal pairings: Hill vs. Arrue; Nothstein vs. Pokorny.
WomenÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s Match Sprint, 1/8 Finals
Galina Enioukhina, Russia, def. Rita Razmaite, Lithuania.
Michele Ferris, Australia, def. Yumari Gonzalez, Cuba.
Felicia Ballanger, France, def. Ulrike Weichelt. Germany.
Tanya Dubnicoff, Canada, def. Giovanna Troldi, Italy.
Nicole Reinhart, Macungie, Pa., def. Lori Muenzer, Canada.
Magali Marie Faure, France, def. Jennie Reed, Issaquah, Wash.
Repechage winners: Reed and Muenzer.
Quarterfinal pairings: Enioukhina vs. Muenzer; Ferris vs. Reed; Ballanger vs.
Faure; Dubnicoff vs. Reinhart.
Team Pursuit Qualifying
1. Russia (Anton Chantyr, Edouard Gritsoun, Nikolai Kouznetsov, Alexei Markov), 4 mins, 18.964 secs
2. United States (Mariano Friedick, Brentwood, Calif.; Adam Laurent, Shell Beach, Calif.; Adam Payne, Newnan, Ga.; Christian VandeVelde, Lemont, Ill.), 4:24.731
3. Spain (Adolfo Alperi Plaza, Miguel Alzamora Riera, Isaac Galvez Lopez, Ivan Herrero), 4:28.050
4. Argentina (Gustavo Artacho, Angel Colla, Sebastian Donadio, Gonzalo Garcia), 4:28.777.
Finals pairings: Russia vs. United States (first and second); Spain vs.
Argentina (third and fourth).
Tour du Finistere, France
3rd stage: Pontivy to Briec-de-l'Odet, 117.1 km
1. Natalia Iouganiouk (Ukraine) 3:03:32
2. J. Polikeviciute (Lituania)
3. Z. Stagourskaia (Bielorussia)
4. H. Kupfernagel (Germany)
5. L. Belaud (France)
6. P. Rossner (Germany)
7. J. Young (USA)
8. E. Chevanne-Brunel (France)
9. V. Vonckx (Belgium)
10. P. Schuster (USA) all s.t.
1. Hanka Kupfernagel (Germany) 8:49:52
2. R. Polikeviciute at 0:29
3. P. Schuster 4:49
4. E. Chevanne-Brunel 5:44
6. Kim Langton (Canada) 5:49
Sunday (June 1st) is the beginning of Bike To Work Week in Vancouver. Rather than trying to give you a list of events and activities happening in the Vancouver area, weÃ¢â‚¬Å¡re just going to send you to the site of one of the major organizers - B.E.S.T. (Better Environmentally Sound Transportation). You can reach them at: http://sustainability.com/best/
Giro d'Italia, Italy
Stage 13, Varazze-Cuneo, 150 kms:
1. Glenn Magnusson (Sweden) Amore & Vita 3:25:04
2. Mirko Rossato (Italy) Scrigno at 0:01
3. Mario Cipollini (Italy) Saeco
4. Mario Traversoni (Italy) Mercatone Uno
5. Fabio Baldato (Italy) Maglificio MG
6. Mariano Piccoli (Italy) Brescialat
7. Nicola Loda (Italy) Maglificio MG
8. Endrio Leoni (Italy) AKI
9. Manuel Scopsi (Italy) Ros Mary
10. Enrico Cassani (Italy) Polti all s.t.
1. Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Mapei 58:47:11
2. Luc Leblanc (Fra) at 0:41
3. Ivan Gotti (Ita) 1:07
4. Andrea Noe (Ita) 1:49
5. Leonardo Piepoli (Ita) 2:37
6. Alexandre Shefer (Kaz) 2:49
7. Paolo Savoldelli (Ita) 2:51
8. Guiseppe Di Grande (Ita) 3:38
9. Gilberto Guerini (Ita) 3:58
10. Nicola Miceli (Ita) 4:09
Tomorrow is the start of the Canada Cup, in London, Ontario. Check out the race info by clicking on the Canada Cup logo on our homepage. We will be there all weekend to bring you news and results, as well as results from the Bastion Square Criterium in Victoria, B.C. If you are going to be at the Canada Cup, drop by our booth and say hi.
If you have an event happening, be sure to let us know - just drop us an e-mail so that we can post news and information on your local activities.
Be sure to check out the `97 BuyerÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s Guide - specÃ¢â‚¬Å¡s on nearly 1000 bicycles, in a searchable format. Either click on the logo on our homepage, or go directly to www.biketheweb.com
Coming next week: The Mont Ste-Anne World Cup site.
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