The well-known cycle multi-day race "Dzhiro of d' Italy" proceeds. Behind six stages from twenty one.
Among participants of race nikolayevets Andrey Grivko (ISD) and pupil of May Day cycling Yury Krivtsov (AG2R La Mondiale).
On Monday at the third stage (Grado - Valdobiadene, 198 km) were won by Alessandro Petacchi (LPR Brakes-Farnese Vini) - 4.45.27. Grivko showed at one time with the Italian and finished 42 - m, and Krivtsov conceded to the winner of 5 minutes 42 seconds and took 161-е a place.
On Tuesday the fourth stage (Padova - San Martino di Castrozza, 162 km) was won by Danilo di Luka who too protects LPR Brakes-Farnese Vini colors. Its time 4.15.04. Andrey Grivko lost to the Italian 1.45 and crossed a virtual finishing ribbon 55 - m. Again outside the first hundred there was Krivtsov - nearly twenty minutes of loss and 128-I a position.
On Wednesday at the fifth stage (San Martino di Castrozza - to Alpa di Susie, 125 km) Russian Denis Menshov (Rabobank) - 3.15.24 caused a stir. Grivko lagged behind the winner on 5.36 and became 56 - the m Yury Krivtsov didn't shine again - 108-е a place and 15.46 losses.
On Thursday the long sixth stage (Bressanone - Maykhofen, 248 km) most quicker was overcome by Italian Michele Scarponi (Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni) - 5.49.55. Andrey Grivko lost 17 seconds and took 36-е a place, Krivtsov lagged behind on 10.27 and arrived to the finish 133 - m
In general classification above-mentioned Danilo di Luka is in the lead. The first among Ukrainians - галичанин Yaroslav Popovic from "Astana". He loses to the Italian 2.30 and closes dozen of best. Not bad Grivko - sticks to 7.56 lags and 41-е a place. Krivtsov loses to the leader more than 53 minutes and is on 147-й to a line. The star American veteran Lens Armstrong (Astana) on 25 - m a place. Its loss to the leader makes 4 minutes 13 seconds. In a system 194 racers from 198, starting at the first stage.
Dzhiro d' Italy. General classification.
After six stages. Personal offset.
1. D. di Luka (Italy) - 22.11.15
2. T. Lovkvist (Sweden)-0.05
3. M. Rogers (Australia)-0.36
... 12. Ya. Popovic (Ukraine-2.30
37. V. Gustov (Ukraine)-5.58
41. A. Grivko (Ukraine, Nikolaev)-7.56
45. D. Grabovsky (Ukraine)-8.23
62. River.Piedmont (Ukraine)-16.34
147. Yu. Krivtsov (Ukraine)-53.03
1. Astana - 65.53.09
... 11. ISD-14.09
... 15. AG2R La Mondiale-25.27