Posted by Editor on 04/20/03
Cycling Coach Honoured
Congrats to Neil Ross who was named High Performance Coach of the Year by the Coaches Association of Ontario at a ceremony in Toronto last weekend. Neil, a Level 4 Coach, has been working at McMaster - serving as the our Varsity Strength and Conditioning Coach while under contract with Ontario Cycling and the Canadian Sport Centre Ontario. His work in creating a National Training Centre at McMaster University and the 4 Junior National Champions who have come out of his training group in the past two years were cited as some of his accomplishments. His expertise and commitment to the training group has been tremendous and we are delighted to see that his work has been recognized through this award. He was up against the best high performance coaches in Ontario sport in being considered for this award. In being award the High Performance coach of the year, Neil is in a very elite group of coaches having been recognized by his peers as one of the best.
Amstel Gold World Cup
Men - 251 km
1 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Telekom 6:01:03
2 Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank at 0:04
3 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco
4 Davide Rebellin (Ita) Gerolsteiner
5 Matthias Kessler (Ger) Telekom all s.t.
6 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Lampre 0:06
7 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Domina Vacanze-Elitron s.t.
8 Lance Armstrong (USA) US Postal Service 0:08
9 Angel Vicioso (Esp) ONCE 0:12
10 Igor Astarloa (Esp) Saeco 0:20
11 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Fassa Bortolo 0:31
12 Gianni Faresin (Ita) Gerolsteiner s.t.
13 Laurent Dufaux (Sui) Alessio 0:46
14 Oscar Freire Gomez (Esp) Rabobank
15 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom
16 Michele Bartoli (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
17 Luca Paolini (Ita) Quick.Step-Davitamon
18 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Esp) O.N.C.E.-Eroski
19 Frank Vandenbroucke (Bel) Quick.Step-Davitamon
20 Mario Aerts (Bel) Team Telekom
21 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Marlux-Wincor Nixdorf
22 Ellis Rastelli (Ita) Gerolsteiner
23 Denis Lunghi (Ita) Alessio
24 Raimondas Rumsas (Ltu) Lampre
25 Mirko Celestino (Ita) Team Saeco
26 Oscar Pereiro (Esp) Phonak Hearing Systems
27 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) Jean Delatour
28 Romans Vainsteins (Lat) Caldirola-Sidermec-Saunier Duval
29 Marcos Serrano (Esp) O.N.C.E.-Eroski
30 Didier Rous (Fra) Brioches La Boulangère all s.t.
Women - 115 km
1 Nicole Cooke (GBR) Ausra Grodis 2:45:18
2 Olivia Gollan (Aus) Australian National Team at 0:02
3 Edita Pucinskaite (Ltu) Michela Fanini s.t.
4 Regina Schleicher (Ger) German National Team 0:04
5 Susanne Ljungskog (Swe) Aliverti-Catalunya-Kookai 0:05
6 Mirjam Melchers (Ned) Farm Frites Hartol 0:06
7 Sara Carrigan (Aus) Powerplate-Bik 0:07
8 Judith Arndt (Ger) Nurnberger s.t.
9 Zoulfia Zabirova (Rus) Prato Marathon Bike 0:08
10 Lyne Bessette (Can) Canadian National Team 0:09
11 Oenone Wood (Aus) Australian National Team 0:12
12 Nicole Brandli (Sui) Prato Marathon Bike 0:13
13 Theresa Senff (Ger) German National Team 0:14
14 Ghita Beltman (Ned) Acca Due O s.t.
15 Aline Camboulives (Fra) GS Mazza 0:15
16 Anita Valen (Nor) Powerplate-Bik 0:17
17 Nataliya Kachalka (Ukr) Team 2002 Aurora 0:18
18 Adrie Visser (Ned) Dutch National team 0:19
19 Miho Oki (Jpn) Farm Frites Hartol s.t.
20 Amber Neben (USA) Team T-Mobile 0:21
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