Posted by Editor on 05/16/97
Linda Jackson won again today at the Tour de lÃ¢â‚¬Å¡Aude. She won the stage by taking off on the early climbs after only a few kilometres. The stage was only 70 km long, but included 3 GPM cat. 1 and one GPM cat. 2 climbs. She finished approximately two minutes in front of the next rider, and extended her overall lead to about 3 minutes. There are two stages left in the Tour - 110 km tomorrow (Saturday) and the final on Sunday with 2 GPM 1 and 1 GPM 2 climbs in 130 km.
Thanks to Pierre Hutsebault of the Canadian Cycling Association for this info)
Peace Race, Czech Republic
Stage 7, Prudnik - Ovcarna, 135 km:
1. Steffen Wesemann (Ger) Telekom
2. Nikolai Kudriavtsjev (Rus) Lada at 0:28
3. Christian Henn (Ger) Telekom
4. Georg Totschnig (Aut) Telekom
5. Jens Voigt (Ger) ZVVZ Giant-AIS all s.t.
Stage 8, Opava-Pustevny, 184 km:
1. Nikolai Kudriavtsjev (Rus) Lada 5:05:00
2. Jens Voigt (Ger) ZVVZ Giant-AIS at 0:05
3. Steffen Wesemann (Ger) Telekom 0:07
4. Artur Babaitchev (Rus) Lada
5. Georg Totschnig (Aut) Telekom all s.t.
1. Steffen Wesemann (Ger) Telekom 35:24:50
2. Jens Voigt (Ger) ZVVZ Giant-AIS at 0:37
3. Christian Henn (Ger) Telekom 0:43
4. Artur Babaitchev (Rus) Lada 0:55
5. Georg Totschnig (Aut) Telekom 1:33
Tour of Asturias, Spain
Stage 4, Llanes-Gijon:
1. Sergei Smetanine (Rus) Cafis Toscaf 4:00:36
2. Hendrick Van Dyck (Bel) TVM
3. Luca Gelfi (Ita) Brescialat
4. Delmiro Peralta (Por) Boavista
5. Igor Flores (Spa) Euskadi
6. Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Scrigno
7. Unai Etxeberria (Spa) Euskadi
8. Abraham Olano (Spa) Banesto
9. Daniele Sgnaolin (Ita) Roslotto
10. Alexander Gontchenkov (Ukr) Roslotto all s.t.
1. Abraham Olano (Spa) Banesto 12:29:27
2. Fernando Escartmn (Spa) Kelme at 0:06
3. Daniel Clavero (Spa) Toscaf 0:21
4. Rafael Dmaz (Spa) Once s.t.
5. Bo Hamburger (Den) TVM 0:21
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