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Ullrich, Koerts among new national champions

Telekom’s Jan Ullrich was one of the many national champions crowned on Sunday, as he won the German national championship in Bad Duerrheim, Germany, breaking clear to beat teammate Erik Zabel by 10 seconds. Among the other new national champions were Ludovic Capelle (Belgium), Daniele Nardello (Italy), Didier Rous (Bonjour) and Mercury-Viatel’s Jans Koerts.

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By VeloNews Interactive wire services, Copyright 2001 AFP

Telekom’s Jan Ullrich was one of the many national champions crowned on Sunday, as he won the German national championship in Bad Duerrheim, Germany, breaking clear to beat teammate Erik Zabel by 10 seconds. Among the other new national champions were Ludovic Capelle (Belgium), Daniele Nardello (Italy), Didier Rous (Bonjour) and Mercury-Viatel’s Jans Koerts.

Results

2001 national champions

France
Didier Rous (Bonjour)

Belgium
Ludovic Capelle (AG2R)

Germany
Men: Jan Ullrich (Telekom)
Women: Petra Rossner (Saturn)

Austria
Jurgen Pauritsch (Bike Drive)

Denmark
Jakob Piil (CSC-World Online)

Spain
Men: Ivan Gutierrez (ONCE)
Women: Doria Ruano

Netherlands
Jans Koerts (Mercury-Viatel)

Switzerland
Martin Elmiger (Post Swiss)

Czech Republic
Jaromir Friede (Wustenrot-ZVVZ)

Slovakia
Jan Valach (Dukla Trencin)