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Andre Greipel of HTC-Columbia wins another round at the 2010 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey. He bested Angelo Furlan and Claudio Cucinotta with a sprint.

Jan Schaffrath, sports director of HTC-Columbia, shares that it was a tough day but the team did what they came to do and did a splendid job, “A lot of climbing, particularly in the last 20 kilometres, but André stuck in there and we finally got the win”.

Schaffrath described the stage as similar to a heart rate monitor because of the numerous climbs marked on the course, “The longest was about three kilometers. The last sprint was a little bit dangerous, though, and came after another little climb in the final kilometers, but André held on and then did a great sprint.”

Schaffrath noted the strong efforts made by Gert Dockx and Aleksejs Saramotins as well. He adds that tomorrow’s stage will be more challenging but remains…

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