Posted by Editor on 03/30/01
Solano Bicycle Classic, California
David Cathcart from the Intersports team was happy to call us up and let us know that his team is now 2 for 2 at the Solano Bicycle Classic in California. Cathy Marsal took the second stage road race in a final 500 meter attack on the lead breakaway, which also included overall race leader Anne Samplonius of Intersports.
A group of 4 went away approximately a third of the way through the 117 kilometre second stage - Marsal, Ina Teutenberg and Petra Rossner (both Saturn) and Marjon Marik (Autotrader.com). They were joined by Julie Young (Autotrader.com), Kim Bruckner (Saturn) and overall leader Samplonius, and then by another group of 5 in the final 25 kilometres.
Marsal attacked with 1 kilometre to go, was brought back and attacked again in the final 500 metrers, holding on for the win. Samplonius continues to hold the yellow jersey.
Stage 2 Women
1. Cathy Marsal (Fra) Intersports
2. Cheryl Binney (USA) Procter & Gamble
3. Joanne Kiesanowski (NZL) Procter & Gamble
1. Anne Samplonius (Can) Intersports
Stage 5 - Berga to Cornella de Llobregat 152 km
1. Marco Zanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Pata 3:17:34
2. Angel Edo (Esp) Milaneza-MSS
3. Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Deutsche Telekom
4. Nicola Gavazzi (Ita) Saeco Macchine Per Caffe
5. Denis Zanette (Ita) Liquigas-Pata
6. Igor Astarloa (Esp) Mercatone Uno-Albacom
7. MartÃƒÂn Garrido (Arg) Colchon Relax-Fuenlabrada
8. Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Vini Caldirola
9. Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank
10. Ivan Sastre (Esp) Festina all s.t.
1. Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank 19:55:29
2. Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Cantina Tollo Acqua & Sapone s.t.
3. Manuel Beltran (Esp) Mapei-Quick Step at 0:07
4. Alex Zuelle (Sui) Team Coast 0:30
5. Marcelino Garcia (Esp) CSC-World Online 1:06
6. Marcos Serrano (Esp) O.N.C.E. 1:07
7. Bingen Fernandez (Esp) Euskaltel-Euskadi 1:08
8. Lance Armstrong (USA) US Postal Service 1:13
9. Leonardo Piepoli (Ita) iBanesto.Com 1:29
10. Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites 1:50
Tour of Normandy, France
Stage 4 - Cherbourg to Octeville 188 km
1 Thor Hushovd Credit Agricole 4:42:49
2 Marcus Ljunqvist Team Fakta
3 CedricLoue VC Rouen
4 Steffen Radochla Mixte FDJ-Festina
5 Bjorn Cornelissen Axa-VVZ
6 Kurt-Asle Arvesen Team Fakta
7 Werner Riedenbauer Nurnberger
8 Raimondas Vilcinskas Mroz-Supradyn
9 Cedric Herve Jean Floc:h
10 Pavel Brutt Itera all s.t.
1 Thor Hushovd Credit Agricole 14:29:00
2 Franck Pencole Big Mat-Auber 93 at 0:51
3 Anthony Morin Credit Agricole 1:05
4 Manu L'Hoir Team Fakta 1:07
5 Cedric Loue VC Rouen 1:09
6 Charles Guilbert Bonjour 1:10
7 Lenaic Olivier Jean Delatour 1:19
8 Pavel Brutt Itera 1:22
9 Olivier Trastour Jean Delatour 1:28
10 Roland Muller Post Swiss Team 1:29
Happy Birthday To...
Neil Grover - tomorrow.
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