Tour of Qatar 2009: Stage 1. Katusha Team third

February 1, 2009 at 15:20 Leave a comment

Stage 1

Tour fo Qatar: Stage 1

Britain’s triple Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has the
leader’s jersey after winning the first stage of the Tour of Qatar, a 6km time-trial.

Wiggins, riding for American team Garmin, crossed the line first in six minutes and 34 seconds, just ahead of the Netherlands’ Hans Dekkers.

Garmin finished the 6 km course in 6′34″, one second faster than Quick Step and two seconds better than the russian squad Katusha.

For Katusha Cycling Team, which mainly chases the sone sprint finishes, it is a very good performance.

Garmin also topped the team standings – for the time of the fifth rider in each team to finish – ahead of Quick Step.

General classification leader Wiggins said:
“We made some real good preparation in Girona last for this. We wanted to put some details into it, even though we did not have the super big-guns here – Dave, Millar, Vande Velde and all those guys – but we still wanted to keep up the reputation that we are a good team time trial squad.”

The second stage, a 134km race, takes place on Monday.

1 Garmin 6:34.92
2 Quick step +1
3 Katusha +2

Results

1 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream            6.34 (54.822 km/h)
2 Hans Dekkers (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream
3 Kilian Patour (Fra) Garmin - Slipstream
4 Michael Friedman (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
5 Huub Duyn (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream
6 Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step                          0.01
7 Steven De Jongh (Ned) Quick Step
8 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step
9 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step
10 Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Quick Step
11 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step
12 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha                  0.02
13 Alexander Serov (Rus) Team Katusha
14 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha
15 Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Team Katusha
16 Alexei Markov (Rus) Team Katusha
17 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream          0.04
18 Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank
19 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank
20 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank
21 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Rabobank
22 Marc De Maar (Ned) Rabobank
23 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank
24 Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank
25 Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas
26 Murilo Fischer (Bra) Liquigas
27 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas
28 Gianni Da Ros (Ita) Liquigas
29 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas
30 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas
31 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia-Highroad         0.05
32 Gregory Henderson (NZl) Team Columbia-Highroad
33 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Team Columbia-Highroad
34 Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team Columbia-Highroad
35 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team Columbia-Highroad
36 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team Columbia-Highroad
37 Michael Barry (Can) Team Columbia-Highroad
38 Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Team Columbia-Highroad
39 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervélo TestTeam                0.06
40 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervélo TestTeam
41 Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam
42 Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam
43 Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam
44 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam
45 Martin Reimer (Ger) Cervélo TestTeam
46 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                0.08
47 Cédric Pineau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
48 Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale
49 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
50 Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
51 Renaud Dion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
52 José Luis Arrieta Lujambio (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale
53 Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Silence - Lotto
54 Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence - Lotto
55 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Silence - Lotto
56 Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence - Lotto
57 Leif Hoste (Bel) Silence - Lotto
58 Cycril Lemoine (Fra) Skil-Shimano                   0.09
59 Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil-Shimano
60 Robert Wagner (Ger) Skil-Shimano
61 Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil-Shimano
62 Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Skil-Shimano
63 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.                 0.10
64 Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - N.G.C.
65 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
66 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
67 Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
68 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - N.G.C.
69 Servais Knaven (Ned) Team Milram                    0.13
70 Robert Förster (Ger) Team Milram
71 Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram
72 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram
73 Thomas Fothen (Ger) Team Milram
74 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram
75 Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil-Shimano                      0.14
76 Robbie Williams (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling        0.16
77 Daniel Braunsteins (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
78 Rhys Pollock (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
79 Joseph Lewis (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
80 Dean Windsor (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
81 Peter Mc Donald (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
82 Markus Zberg (Swi) BMC Racing Team                  0.18
83 Taylor Tolleson (USA) BMC Racing Team
84 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team
85 Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team
86 Jackson Stewart (USA) BMC Racing Team
87 Abdelbaset Hannachi (Alg) Doha Team                 0.20
88 Omar Hasanin (Syr) Doha Team
89 Rafaa Chitioui (Tun) Doha Team
90 Aymen Ben Hassine (Tun) Doha Team
91 Badr Banihammad (UAE) Doha Team
92 Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen        0.22
93 Kristof Goddaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
94 Frederick Nolf (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
95 Sven Renders (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
96 Stijn Neirynck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
97 Maarten Neyens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
98 Moosa Said (Qat) Doha Team
99 Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step                     0.24
100 Antonio Cruz (USA) BMC Racing Team
100 Stuart Shaw (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
100 William Frischkorn (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
100 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) AG2R La Mondiale
104 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervélo TestTeam               0.26
105 Joon Yong Seo (Kor) Meitan Hompo - GDR             0.29
106 Kazuya Okazaki (Jpn) Meitan Hompo - GDR
107 Sung Baek Park (Kor) Meitan Hompo - GDR
108 Mickaël Damiens (Fra) Meitan Hompo - GDR
109 Yasuharu Nakajima (Jpn) Meitan Hompo - GDR
110 Guillaume Pont (Fra) Meitan Hompo - GDR
111 Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Meitan Hompo - GDR
112 Masaaki Kikuchi (Jpn) Meitan Hompo - GDR
113 Kevin Van Impe (Bel) Quick Step                    0.35
114 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Silence - Lotto               0.36
115 Ashley Humbert (Aus) Drapac Porsche Cycling
116 David Deroo (Fra) Skil-Shimano                     0.38
117 Mitchell Docker (Aus) Skil-Shimano
118 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.                0.39
119 Florian Stalder (Swi) BMC Racing Team              0.40
120 Farid Belhani (Alg) Doha Team                      0.41
121 Tareq Esmaeili (Qat) Doha Team
122 Chad Beyer (USA) BMC Racing Team                   0.44
123 Stijn Joseph (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen
124 Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen     0.45
125 Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram                   0.55
126 Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus) Team Katusha              1.01
127 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Team Katusha
128 Ben Swift (GBr) Team Katusha                       1.14
129 Bart Dockx (Bel) Silence - Lotto                   1.21
130 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence - Lotto            1.24
131 Claudio Corioni (Ita) Liquigas                     1.27
132 Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram                    1.31
133 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.            1.33
134 Ricardo Van Der Velde (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream    2.07
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