May 28/98 1:21 am - Giro Stage 2, Stage 5 of Prutour cancelled
Posted by Editor on 05/28/98
Giro dâ€šItalia Stage 12 - San Marino to Carpi Km.202
1 ROUX Laurent FRA 4:37:08
2 SMETANINE Serguei RUS s.t.
3 PIERDOMENICO Germano ITA s.t.
4 HVASTIJA Martin SLO 0:02
5 LANFRANCHI Paolo ITA s.t.
6 GUIDI Fabrizio ITA s.t.
7 ZINTCHENKO Andrei RUS s.t.
8 JAERMANN Rolf SUI s.t.
9 RUBIERA J. Luis ESP s.t.
10 MARTIN PEDRIGUERO M.A ESP 0:42
Stage 5 of the Prutour Cancelled
The fifth stage of the Prutour today was cancelled after the death of one of the police officers in the escort. The race was cancelled 55 km into the stage and racers were taken to the finish by car. The prize money for todays stage will be donated to the family of the officer who was killed.