January 22/00 10:05 am - Tour Down Under, Kidnapping, Lance Award
Posted by Editor on 01/22/00
Tour Down Under, Australia
Stage 5 - Gawler to Tanunda 156 km
1 Erik Zabel (Ger) Telekom 3:41:43
2 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco - Gaggia at 0:02
3 Jacob Moe Rasmussen (Den) Memory Card-Jack & Jones 0:03
4 Emmanuel Magnien (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux
5 Allan Davis (Aus) United Water - AIS
6 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Farm Frites
7 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Sunsmart - Mitsubishi
8 Allan Johansen (Den) Memory Card-Jack & Jones
9 Christopher Jenner (NZL) Credit Agricole
10 Franck Pencole (Fra) Credit Agricole all s.t.
1 Gilles Maignan (Fra) Ag2R - Prevoyance 16:57:09
2 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Credit Agricole at 0:14
3 Steffen Wesemann (Ger) Telekom s.t.
4 Ludovic Turpin (Fra) Ag2R - Prevoyance 0:18
5 Sandy Casar (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:24
6 Dominique Rault (Fra) Big Mat-Auber93 0:25
7 Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Telekom 0:28
8 Mathew Stephens (GBR) Linda McCartney 4:11
9 Rene Jorgensen (Den) Memory Card-Jack & Jones 5:46
10 Emmanuel Magnien (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 10:51
Former Columbian pro Oliviero Rincon has been kidnapped. Three armed kidnappers took him from his parents home on January 20th (Thursday). There is no word yet of the demands of the kidnappers.
Another Award to Armstrong
Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has won another award - the 2000 Jesse Owens International Trophy. In international balloting, Armstrong beat out U.S. track sprinter (running, that is) Maurice Greene with 90 votes to 59.