Monday, May 10, 2010

2010 Giro d'Italia, Stage 3 Results

Middleburg, 10 May: The flat stage from Amsterdam to Middelburg, 224 km, became a chaotic stage thanks to winds, narrow roads, and crashes in the peloton. The result was that the head of the peloton had only has 26 riders when it reached Middleburg. Begian rider Wouter Weylandt won the sprint and the pink jersey moved to the shoulders of Alexandre Vinokourov. The majority of the peloton finished almost eight minutes back.

It was a little bit dangerous [in the finale]," said Weylandt afterwards, referring to the last left-hand corner before the finish line. "I was thinking Greipel would go for it there so I immediately went through the middle of the corner." Greipel was visibly angry following the stage, and took out his rage on the stage winner. “You didn't do anything at all, you rotten dumbass,” he said and threatened the Belgian with his fist, complaining that the Quick Step rider had not participated in the work in the front group.

"I hadn't planned to take the (pink) jersey so soon, it's only possible because of the work of my teammates. In this situation we will be much more motivated for the team time trial on Wednesday", said Vinokourov.

Cadel Evans, in the pink jersey, was caught up in a crash and found himself in the second group. "It's very frustrating. You do everything you can to avoid crashes but when five crash in front of you and they take you out from behind, what can you do?" said Evans. Evans had to do the most work at the front of his group, which had no BMC teammates in it, as he tried to minimize his time losses. He didn't get much help and is now 43 seconds behind Vinokourov.

Nibali is the first Italian rider in the GC at -5 from Vinokourov; Scarponi at -16, and Basso at -18.

Saxo Bank's Grand Tour debutante, Richie Porte, who now sits in second on general classification during his first year in the ProTour ranks will be in a good position to take the overall lead on Wednesday when the 33 km team time trail from Savigliano to Cuneo takes place.

Christian Vande Velde has had to abandon the Giro after a crash today, possibly with a broken collarbone. Vande Velde also crashed and abandoned during Stage 3 of the Giro last year. What bad luck.

Photos: Bettini

GC Results (in full so you can see the huge resulting split times):
1 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana 10:07:18
2 Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank
3 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions 0:00:01
4 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:05
5 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:07
6 Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:10
7 Andre Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia
8 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 0:00:12
9 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:00:15
10 Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank 0:00:16
11 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
12 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 0:00:17
13 Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 0:00:18
14 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
15 Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram 0:00:21
16 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step
17 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram 0:00:24
18 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:25
19 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 0:00:26
20 Laurent Didier (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:00:28
21 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini
22 Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank 0:00:29
23 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana 0:00:42
24 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:43
25 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:00:44
26 Adam Hansen (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:45
27 Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank 0:00:46
28 Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank 0:00:50
29 Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:00:56
30 Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:00
31 Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:03
32 Tiziano dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:08
33 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:11
34 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 0:01:13
35 Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:21
36 Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Astana 0:01:22
37 Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:26
38 David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:27
39 Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:29
40 William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:01:35
41 Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:01:36
42 Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Team HTC - Columbia 0:01:40
43 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team
44 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank 0:01:41
45 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 0:01:45
46 Nicki Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:51
47 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:01:57
48 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Astana 0:02:00
49 Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:06
50 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:02:07
51 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto 0:02:15
52 Robert McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha 0:02:19
53 Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank 0:02:28
54 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone 0:04:22
55 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:28
56 Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:34
57 Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:41
58 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions 0:04:44
59 Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:04:47
60 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli 0:05:00
61 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:05:01
62 Gregory Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:05:02
63 Sacha Modolo (Ita) COG 0:06:09
64 Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 0:06:20
65 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:06:49
66 Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Rabobank 0:08:16
67 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:08:18
68 Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:08:20
69 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:08:22
70 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step
71 Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step 0:08:27
72 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:08:30
73 Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram 0:08:33
74 Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank 0:08:35
75 Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne 0:08:37
76 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:08:39
77 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:08:40
78 Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne
79 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 0:08:42
80 Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:08:43
81 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team
82 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team
83 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 0:08:44
84 Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto
85 Anthony Ravard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:08:45
86 Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo Test Team
87 Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana 0:08:47
88 Sebastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
89 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:08:48
90 Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Garmin - Transitions 0:08:51
91 Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:08:52
92 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
93 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:08:53
94 Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana
95 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:08:54
96 Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale 0:08:56
97 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto
98 Remi Cusin (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne 0:08:59
99 Craig Lewis (USA) Team HTC - Columbia 0:09:02
100 Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto
101 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:09:03
102 Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Androni Giocattoli 0:09:04
103 Alessandro Bertolini (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
104 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:09:06
105 Francesco Failli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:09:07
106 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions
107 Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram
108 Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team
109 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:09:08
110 Inigo Cuesta Lopez (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:09:10
111 Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:09:11
112 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:09:13
113 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
114 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
115 Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Team Katusha 0:09:14
116 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia
117 Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step
118 Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick Step 0:09:15
119 Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne
120 Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
121 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:09:16
122 Simone Stortoni (Ita) COG
123 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step
124 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
125 Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team HTC - Columbia 0:09:17
126 Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
127 Andrei Amador Bikkazakova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne 0:09:19
128 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 0:09:20
129 Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
130 Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto
131 Yury Trofimov (Rus) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
132 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 0:09:22
133 Johann Tschopp (Swi) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:09:23
134 Mickael Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne
135 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:09:24
136 Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step 0:09:25
137 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha
138 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:09:26
139 Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne
140 Florian Stalder (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:09:27
141 Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto
142 Manuel Belletti (Ita) COG
143 Chris Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:09:28
144 Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:09:29
145 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) COG 0:09:30
146 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:09:32
147 Kalle Kriit (Est) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne 0:09:33
148 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team 0:09:36
149 Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 0:09:39
150 Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) COG
151 Carlos Jose Ochoa (Ven) Androni Giocattoli 0:09:40
152 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne 0:09:41
153 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram
154 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto
155 Evgeni Petrov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:09:43
156 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 0:09:45
157 Mathieu Claude (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:09:48
158 Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank
159 Edward King (USA) Cervelo Test Team
160 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli 0:09:49
161 Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:09:53
162 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 0:09:59
163 Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne 0:10:00
164 Marco Frapporti (Ita) COG 0:10:02
165 Dario Andriotto (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:10:14
166 John Murphy (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:10:28
167 Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram 0:10:47
168 Andrea Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:10:50
169 Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank 0:10:51
170 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team
171 Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:11:03
172 Alan Marangoni (Ita) COG 0:11:04
173 Cayetano Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone 0:11:08
174 Alberto Loddo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:12:30
175 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank 0:12:35
176 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:12:41
177 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli
178 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 0:12:42
179 Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step 0:12:45
180 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:13:01
181 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 0:13:02
182 Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:13:26
183 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:14:20
184 Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:14:26
185 Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:14:38
186 Federico Canuti (Ita) COG 0:15:05
187 Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:15:41
188 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions 0:15:59
189 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:16:02
190 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne 0:16:09
191 Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) COG 0:16:43
192 Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:17:49
193 Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:19:44
194 Jack Bobridge (Aus) Garmin - Transitions 0:19:56
195 Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale 0:20:07
196 Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto 0:20:21

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1 comment:

  1. Never have I wanted a wearer of the Maglia Rosa to trip and fall off stage more than today! Vino gets an asterisk beside his name in my book!