By VeloNews Interactive Wire Services, Copyright AFP 2001
Denmark’s Jakob Piil (CSC- World Online) won the 209.2km seventh stage of the Peace Race, which ran from Pilsen, Czech Republic, to Zwickau, Germany. Piil took the sprint ahead of Poland’s Zbigniew Piatek and Australian Scott Sunderland. This was Piil’s second stage win of the race, and the day’s effort moved him into third-place overall.
Germany’s Enrico Poitschke (Wiesenhof) finished 4:10 down for the day but retains the overall lead going in to Friday’s 25.8km time trial. Saturn’s Michael Barry remains in second place on the overall standings.
Copyright AFP 2001
PEACE RACE, Czech Republic. May 11-19;
1. Jakob Piil (Dan/CSC-World-Online) 209.2km in 5:19:37; 2. Zbigniew Piatek (Pl); 3. Scott Sunderland (Aus), s.t.; 4. Radoslaw Romanik (Pl); 5. Aitor Garmendia (Sp), all s.t.; 6. Kurt-Asle Arvesen (N) at 3:53.
1. Enrico Poitschke (G), Wiesenhof, 32:13:44; 2. Michael Barry (Can), Saturn, at 0:10. 3. Piil, at 0:22; 4. Zbigniew Piatek (Pl) at 0:32; 5. Sunderland, at 0:49; Romanik, s.t..; 7. Aitor Garmendia (Esp), at 1:06; 8. Uwe Peschel (G) 4:00.