Thüringen Rundfarht 2007
Schmölln, Time Trial 18.6km
Neben (Team Flexpoint) sprinted into the yellow jersey during the 18.6km
time trial, 10 seconds ahead of Judith Arndt (T-Mobile). Noemi Cantele
(Bigla Cycling) drops to third 2 minutes behind.
time trial from Schmölln was relatively flat, there was just the climb
out of the town half way but was this didn’t trouble any of the riders.
The fastest time didn’t come until towards the top 20 on general
classification. Sara Carrigan (Australian National Team (AIS)) complete
the course in a time of 28 minutes 41.523 seconds and held 1st
place for 29 seconds before the Raleigh Lifeforce Creation team’s
fastest time trailers finished. Christiane Soeder, Karin Thürig and
Priska Doppmann all finished
faster with Amber Neben the only rider to upset the 1,2 3.
There was a dramatic incident in the time trial. Edita Puckinskaite (Équipe Nürnberger Versicherung) seemed to stall as she rolled off the starting ramp, falling off half way down and landed hard, her bike frame split in two and she landed hard. Medics were on the scene quickly, but Puckinskaite was taken to hospital for checks on head, face and possible dental injuries. WomensCycling.net wishes Puckinskaite a speedy recovery.
Results - Top 10
General Classification Top 10
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