June 26/02 12:37 pm - RAAM Report, Tour of Cataluny (final GC), Ontario Awardsards, Birthday
Posted by Editoress on 06/26/02
Courtesy Avery Burdett
At 12:38 today June 25th, 34 year old Austrian, Wolfgang Fasching arrived in Pensicola, Florida to win this year's Race Across America. He completed the 2,991 mile route in 9 days 3hrs and 38 minutes.
Canadian, Mike Lau of the Ottawa Bicycle Club arrived at the Arkadelphia, Arkansas checkpoint at 5pm with 616 miles left to ride. Mike is in 9th position of the remaining 11 riders. Six of the original starters have dropped out. Mike is aiming to become only the second Canadian ever to complete RAAM.
Tour of Catalunya
1. Roberto Heras (Esp) US Postal Service 17:27:20
2. Aitor Garmendia (Esp) Team Coast 0:31
3. Luis Perez (Esp) Team Coast 0:44
4. Mikel Zarrabeitia (Esp) ONCE-Eroski 0:51
5. Fernando Escartin (Esp) Team Coast 1:00
6. Leonardo Piepoli (Ita) iBanesto.com 1:04
7. David Plaza (Esp) Team Coast 1:38
8. Francisco Mancebo (Esp) iBanesto.com 1:47
9. Benjamin Noval (Esp) Relax-Fuenlabrada 1:48
10. Jose Antonio Garrido (Esp) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria 1:51
23. Christian Vandevelde (USA) US Postal Service 7:28
44. George Hincapie (USA) US Postal Service 20:43
67. Matthew White (Aus) US Postal Service 33:46
72. Michael Barry (Can) US Postal Service 37:20
88. Chann Mcrae (USA) US Postal Service 50:31
95. Tom Boonen (Bel) US Postal Service 1:01:27
96. Tom Steels (Bel) Mapei-Quick Step 1:03:23
To to Catherine Vipond & Derek Zandstra on being selected as 2002 recipients of the James Worrall Athlete Development Award!
Happy Birthday to........ Brant Lyon, celebrating today.