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April 6/98 22:31 pm - Canadians Lead U.S. Rankings, Dhaenens Dead


Posted by Editor on 04/6/98
 

U.S. National Road Standings (courtesy USA Cycling)

Men

1. Gord Fraser, Mercury, Ottawa, Ont., Canada 277 points
2. Julian Dean, Mercury, Hamilton, New Zealand 254
3. Trent Klasna, Navigators, Pine Valley, Calif. 222
4. Jonathan Vaughters, U.S. Postal Service, Englewood, Colo. 183
5. Kirk Willett, Mercury, Pullman, Wash. 135
6. Eric Wohlberg, Shaklee, Burlington, Ont., Canada 131

Women

1. Clara Hughes, Saturn, Hamilton, Ont., Canada 253 points
2. Nicole Freedman, Shaklee, Palo Alto, Calif. 245
3. Karen Kurreck, Saturn, Cupertino, Calif. 161
4. Linda Jackson, Saeco-Timex, Nepean, Ont., Canada 153
5. Marie Holjer, Jane's Cosmetics, Sweden 148

9. Leigh Hobson, Shaklee, Kitchener, Ont., Canada 100
10. Alison Sydor, Volvo-Cannondale, N.Vancouver, B.C., Canada 90



Dhaenens Dead

Rudy Dhaenens, the Belgian professional who was the world champion in 1990 (Japan) has died as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident yesterday (Sunday), while travelling to the finish of the Tour of Flanders (where he was to report on the race for television).


UCI Road Rankings (as of April 6th)

1. Laurent Jalabert (France) 2,328.00 points
2. Michele Bartoli (Italy) 1,668.00
3. Andrei Tchmil (Belgium) 1,621.00
4. Jan Ullrich (Germany) 1,589.00
5. Alex Zuelle (Switzerland) 1,474.00
6. Pavel Tonkov (Russia) 1,403.00
7. Johan Museeuw (Belgium) 1,224.00
8. Erik Zabel (Germany) 1,153.00
9. Andrea Tafi (Italy) 1,063.50
10. Davide Rebellin (Italy) 1,057.00


Tour of Basque Country, Spain

Stage 1 - Hondarribia, 116 km

1. Laurent Jalabert (France) ONCE 3:01:49
2. Davide Rebellin (Italy) Polti
3. Vladimir Belli (Italy) Festina-Lotus
4. Francesco Casagrande (Italy) Cofidis all s.t.
5. Alberto Elli (Italy) Casino at 0:18

 

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