By VeloNews Interactive
American Tyler Farrar, riding for the U.S. national team, won the eight-stage Tour de L’Abitibi stage race, which ended Sunday. Farrar won the individual time trial stage, and placed second in two other stages of the junior World Cup event. Farrar finished 16 seconds ahead of the Saturn Development team’s Oliver Stiler-Cote, with three more Saturn riders – Craig Wilcox, Jesse Anthony and the Netherlands’ Norman Meerkerk rounding out the top 5.
1. Tyler Farrar, U.S. national team, 596.2km in 13:12:27; 2. Oliver Stiler-Cote, Saturn Development, at 0:16; 3. Craig Wilcox, Saturn Development, at 0:34; 4. Jesse Anthony, Saturn Development, at 0:35; 5. Norman Meerkerk (Nl), Saturn Development, at 0:39; 6. Steven Cozza, U.S. national team, s.t.; 7. Blake Caldwell, U.S. national team, at 0:40; 8. Zak Grabowski, Saturn Development, at 0:47; 9. Ingmar De Poortere (B), Belgium-Sweet Paradise, at 0:52; 10. Nathan Mitchell, U.S. national team, at 0:58.