Posts Tagged ‘Shinichi Fukushima’

BANDAR PENAWAR (13 Feb, 2008) – Alberto Loddo exploded into Bandar Penawar to take Stage Five of Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 as Malaysia’s Anuar Manan floundered in the intermediate sprints to relinquish the sprinter’s green jersey to Aurlien Clerc.

Le Tour de Langkawi - LTdL 2008 Stage 5 Alberto Loddo

The win for Loddo of the Tinkoff Credit System was a sort of reply from the Italian following Danilo Hondo’s win in Stage Four yesterday and where after today, the score stood at one stage win each for the prolific sprinters. 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.

Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 Stage 3 winner Lee Won-Jae
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 »

KUALA LUMPUR – Meitan Hompo GDR aims to finish at the top of the standings in the best Asian rider for Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 which pedals off in Alor Star, Kedah on 9 Feb.

The Japanese team’s captain Shinichi Fukushima said it was important for riders to set ambitious targets and for his team, winning the Asian rider was theirs this time around.

Meitan Hompo

“I know (Ng) Yong Li has said he wants to finish in the top five – but I told him to look at finishing No. 1 in the Asian classification,” said Shinichi, at the press conference to announce 100PLUS as the official isotonic drink for this year’s LTdL. Continue Reading »