The Swiss Christoph Sauser wins the first stage of Transalp Germany. Recall that Sauser is the winner of the last two editions.
After 73 km was then the world champion marathon to win even if it is not so obvious was the victory given that his competition came very close with David George and Matthias Bettinger who have disputed the victory until the final climb where Sauser him loose. Closes at the second place Bettinger and third George (RSA).
In the women's race victory for Landtwing Milena ahead Pia Sundstedt and Schmidt Silke. Tomorrow the second stage which will take riders from Pfronten Lermoos in Austria. They will have to cycle for 78 km facing a drop of 2,295 meters.
|Ordine d'arrivo, Man Race:
1. Sauser Christoph 1976 CH-Sigriswil 3:05.47,6
2. Bettinger Matthias 1984 Breitnau Team Centuiron Vaude 3:06.59,7
3. George David 1976 RSA -Cape Town Nedbank Team 360life 3:07.07,6
4. Dietsch Thomas 1974 F-Ingersheim Team Bulls 3:08.09,9
5. Geismayr Daniel 1989 A-Dornbirn Team Centuiron Vaude 3:10.10,9
6. Knox Max 1987 RSA -Sabie 3:11.08,2
7. Litscher Thomas 1989 - Offenburg 3:11.21,8
8. Kaufmann Markus 1981 Meckenbeuren Team Centuiron Vaude 3:11.22,1
9. Claes Frans 1983 B-Heverlee 3:11.22,3
10. Platt Karl 1978 GER -Osthofen Team Bulls 3:14.29,3
|Ordine d'arrivo, Woman Race:
1. Landtwing Milena 1981 CH-St. Moritz Team Centuiron Vaude 3:43.12,9
2. Sundstedt Pia 1975 Freiburg CRAFT - ROCKY MOUNTAIN Team 3:44.58,5
3. Schmidt Silke 1987 Ottobrunn notebooksbilliger.de 3:47.13,9
4. Brandau Elisabeth 1985 Schonaich 3:53.05,0
5. Eiberweiser Mona 1991 Freiburg 3:53.50,4
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