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McEwen wraps up Etoile de Besseges

Lotto’s Robbie McEwen (Lotto) locked up the overall title at the Etoile de Besseges on Sunday, after finishing second in the fifth and final stage. The Australian finished behind AG2R’s Jaan Kirsipuu, the Estonian’s second win in two days. copyright AFP2002

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Lotto’s Robbie McEwen (Lotto) locked up the overall title at the Etoile de Besseges on Sunday, after finishing second in the fifth and final stage.

The Australian finished behind AG2R’s Jaan Kirsipuu, the Estonian’s second win in two days.

copyright AFP2002

Results

Stage 5, Sauve-Besseges
1. Jaan Kirsipuu (Est), AG2R 150Km in 3:21:41;
2. Robbie McEwen (Aus), -Lotto s.t.;
3. Steffen Radocchla (GER s.t.;
4. Endrio Leoni (I), s.t.;
5. Andrus Aug (Est s.t.;
6. Oscar Cavagnis (I), s.t.;
7. Jimmy Casper (F), s.t.;
8. Leaic Oliver (F), s.t.;
9. Jean Patrick Nazon (F), s.t.;
10. Thor Hushovd (N), s.t..

Final overall
1. Robbie McEwen (Aus), Lotto 16:48:40;
2. Andrea Ferrigato (I), at 08;
3. Lorenzo Bernucci (I), at 20;
4. Frédéric Guesdon (F), at 30;
5. Thor Hushovd (N), at 31;
6. Marcus Ljungqvist (S), at 31;
7. Lars michaelsen (Dk), at 33;
8. Nico Mattan (B), at 35;
9. Bruno Thibout (F), at 35;
10. Jean Patrick Nazon (F), at 35.