Posts Tagged ‘Stage 3’
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Baguashan – Team Type 1 helped Shawn Milne move within striking distance of successfully defending his title during Stage 3 Tuesday at the Tour de Taiwan.
Picture by Greg Chang, PhotoSport International.
Milne climbed into third place overall – just six seconds off the overall lead – following the challenging 73-mile (117.4 km) race that featured a plenty of uphill riding in the last 12 miles. Continue Reading »
Seoul’s Cycling Lee Won-Jae took the 3rd stage of the Le Tour de Langkawi with France’s Matthieu Sprick holding the leader’s yellow jersey for a third day in a row. Lee attacked during the last 4km to the finish line and lead by 6 seconds before he was caught again in the last 3km. His second attempt in the last 1km was successful. made him finish the stage with a lead of 5 seconds.
Go go Seoul cycling! On my left, Park Sung Baek (2nd place in Asian overall rider as of Stage 3) and on the most right is Stage 3 winner Lee Won-Jae Continue Reading »
BANTING (11 Feb, 2008) – Malaysia’s Anuar Manan created sporting history for the hosts when he sensationally finished second in Stage 3 today to claim the nation’s first-ever green jersey on a day when South Korean Lee Won Jae won his first stage in Le Tour de Langkawi.
Anuar won all three intermediate sprints and was aiming for a storming finish in Banting when he was caught by Won Jae one kilometer from the end. The duo paved the way for a remarkable day for the Asian riders who took up the top five spots today. Continue Reading »
According to Chee Sen, Koji Fukushima, one of the five who break away from the peleton and finish the race 1 min ahead of the rest, was riding half way and he saw the “9 inch nails bed”, he took his socks and shoes off and wanting to try it out. Immediately, there were 2 officers trying to stop him from doing that.
Pictures by Chee Sen
Highlights from the third stage of the 2008 Tour of Qatar.
Action and interviews from the Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under.
Featuring comment from Phil Liggett, stage winner Allan Davis, overall leader Mark Renshaw, and Brit rider Jeremy Hunt.
Source: TDU Website
It was an all Australian day on the Tour Down Under today with Queensland’s Allan Davis (Australia-UniSA) claiming stage three honours and Mark Renshaw (AUS – Credit Agricole) wresting back the overall lead in the event.
Davis, who is the only rider to have contested all ten Tour Down Under events, has been close in every stage so far with fourth place on Stage 1 and third yesterday, but today he proved unbeatable as he powered clear in a furious final sprint. He crossed the line in a time of 3hr13min49sec holding off Renshaw and Canberra’s Mathew Hayman (Rabobank) who finished second and third for an Australian cleansweep of the podium.
“The win was a great relief, but I just want to thank UniSA,” said Davis. “We had Wes (Sulzberger) in the break all day which made our job pretty easy behind him and then the boys did a great job in the last four kilometres.” Continue Reading »
Live commentary by Gerard Knapp, with reporting from Paul Verkuylen and Greg Johnson
Immediately after the finish, Allan Davis from UniSA – Australia said, “mate, it’s a big relief (to get the stage win). I’d like to thank my team-mates from UniSA. The boys did a great job and I’d like to thank all of them.” Davis said coming into Continue Reading »