Route De France 2010
Stage 4 - Judith Arndt wins TT
Saint Georges/Baulche - Saint Georges/Baulche (ITT) 24.3 km
Judith Arndt (HTC Columbia) was the fastest in the 24.3, stage 4, Individual Time Trial 15 seconds ahead of Tatiana Antoshina (Team Valdarno) and Olga Zabelinskaja (Safi Pasta Zara).
Arndt, the 2010 German TT champion looked comfortable throughout the ride to move herself just 1 second behind Annemiek van Vleuten (Nederland Bloiet) in the overall classification.
van Vleuten could only managed 9th fastest on the course. Stage 5 looks set to be a crunch race with three riders, van Vleuten, Arndt and Zabelinskaja all with a chance to take the overall.
Lizzi Armitstead (Cervelo Test Team) maintains her lead in the Young rider competition ahead of Emilia Fahlin (HTC Columbia) by 3 minutes 1 second.
Arndt (HTC Columbia) was a very happy winner of Stage 4, "It
was a good race for me," said Arndt. "I felt good
the whole way. The roads are dead here so maybe it helped that I've been
training in Australia on similar roads, but overall it was a really nice
course. A little bit windy and a few smaller hills.
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