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August 01, 2006

Gusev takes Tour of Germany prologue

Eurosport | Gusev upstages German one-two

With a little help from the weather, Discovery Channel's Vladimir Gusev took the prologue at the 2006 Tour of Germany. Gusev was 9 one-hundredths faster than T-Mobile's Linus Gerdemann, and 1 second faster than German TT champion Sebastian Lang of Gerolsteiner.

Defending Deutschland Tour champion Levi Leipheimer was 111th on the day, 42 seconds behind Gusev.

1) Vladimir Gusev, Discovery Channel, Russia, in 6:42
2) Linus Gerdemann, T-Mobile, Germany, same time
3) Sebastian Lang, Gerolsteiner, Germany, at :01
4) Laszlo Bodrogi, Crédit Agricole, Hungary, at :03
5) Alexei Markov, Caisse d’Epargne, Russia, at :08
6) Frédéric Finot, Française des Jeux, France, same time
7) Sébastien Rosseler, QuickStep, Belgium, s.t.
8) Iñigo Cuesta, CSC, Spain, s.t.
9) Tomas Vaitkus, AG2R, Lithuania, at :09
10) Alexandre Vinokourov, Astana, Kazakhstan, same time

Full Results


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Posted by Frank Steele on August 1, 2006 in 2006 Tour of Germany, Alexandre Vinokourov, Levi Leipheimer, Linus Gerdemann | Permalink


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