Tuesday, March 12, 2013
2013 Tirreno-Adriatico, Vincenzo Nibali Wins
The stage winner was Tony Martin who rode the 9,2 km course in 10:25 (avergage of 53.0 km/h).
The race was won yesterday on the very difficult Porto Sant’Elpidio stage when he wrestled the maglia azzurra away from Froome and brought a 34 second lead over Froome into today's stage. Nibali doesn't mind cold and rain which is the forecast for Sunday's Milan-Sanremo. With his current form, race instincts, and bad weather he shrugs off, he will be a favorite.
Top 10 ITT, final stage:
1 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:10:25
2 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:00:06
3 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team 0:00:10
4 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard 0:00:12
5 Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:14
6 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:00:15
7 Hayden Roulston (NZl) RadioShack Leopard 0:00:20
8 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:21
9 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling 0:00:23
10 Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team
12 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:00:26
Top 10 GC:
1 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team 28:08:17
2 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:00:23
3 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:52
4 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:53
5 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha 0:00:54
6 Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard 0:01:21
7 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia 0:02:03
8 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team 0:02:42
9 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida 0:03:19
10 Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:03:35
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