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March 11, 2005

Freire holds lead with another sprint win at Tirreno-Adriatico

VeloNews | Freire does it again at Tirreno-Adriatico

Oscar Freire hit a railing in the last kilometer, but sprinted free of the bunch to take a 2nd consecutive stage at Tirreno-Adriatico. As he was yesterday, Laurent Brochard of Bouyges Telecom was 2nd, and Gerolsteiner sprinter Danilo Hondo was third.

Discovery's George Hincapie was 6th.

Freire holds the overall lead, 10 seconds free of Alessandro Petacchi, who was 8th today.

The day's top 10:
1. Oscar Freire, Rabobank, 5:52:07
2. Laurent Brochard, Bouygues Telecom, same time
3. Danilo Hondo, Gerolsteiner, same time
4. Emanuele Sella, Ceramica Panaria, s.t.
5. Mirco Lorenzetto, Domina Vacanze, s.t.
6. George Hincapie, Discovery Channel, s.t.
7. Ruggero Marzoli, Acqua & Sapone, s.t.
8. Alessandro Petacchi, Fassa Bortolo, s.t.
9. Fabian Wegemann, Gerolsteiner, s.t.
10. Fabrizio Guidi, Phonak, s.t.

Also:

Cyclingnews.com | 40th Tirreno-Adriatico photo gallery

Cycling4all | Tirreno-Adriatico results and standings

Posted by Frank Steele on March 11, 2005 in Alessandro Petacchi, Oscar Freire | Permalink

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