Sunday, March 10, 2013

2013 Tirreno-Adriatico, Stage 5 Results

Today's finish in Chieti:

Froome (referred to as the "keniano bianco"-white Kenyan-in Italian media) takes over the maglia azzura; top 10 GC:
1 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling 22:11:53
2 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:20
3 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team
4 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:24
5 Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard 0:00:37
6 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia 0:00:52
7 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha 0:00:55
8 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling 0:00:57
9 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:01:27
10 Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling 0:01:51

Tomorrow:  Penulitmate stage, Porto S.Elpidio-Porto S.Elpidio, 209 km with 18 short climbs totaling 3100 meters of elevation gain. The finish is suited to riders like Sagan, Moser, Pozzato, and Cancellara. The race will conclude the following day with a short individaul tme trail of 9.2 km in San Benedetto del Tronto on the Adriatic coast.

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