Behind twelve stages from twenty one. We will remind that among participants of race nikolayevets Andrey Grivko (ISD) and the pupil of May Day cycling Yury Krivtsov (AG2R La Mondiale).
On Tuesday at the tenth stage (Kuneo - Pinerolo, 262 km) for the third time on present "Dzhiro" were won by Danilo di Luka (LPR Brakes-Farnese Vini) - 6.30.43. Andrey Grivko lost to the Italian 6.35 and finished 51 - the m Krivtsov lagged behind on 35.12 and took 143-е a place.
On Wednesday the eleventh stage (Turin - Arenzano, 214 km) most quicker was passed by British Mark Cavendish (Team Columbia-Highroad) - 4.51.17. Grivko showed the same time, but on the finish was 51 - Yury Krivtsov lost m to the winner 3.47 and became 108 - m
On Thursday at the twelfth stage - cutting (Sestri Levante - Riomazhzhiore, 60,6 km) a victory were celebrated by Russian Denis Menshov (Rabobank) - 1.34.29. Grivko lost to it 5.51 and took 36-е a place. Quite good race was given out by Krivtsov who conceded to the winner 6.44 and took place on 46-й to a line of the final protocol. We will note 13-е a place of the legendary American Lens Armstrong from "Astana".
In general classification after twelve stages Denis Menshov is in the lead. The best among Ukrainians - галичанин Yaroslav Popovic from "Astana". He loses to the Russian 7.11 and goes 14 - m. Grivko has 23.58 lags and 39-е a place. Krivtsov concedes to the leader nearly two hours and is on 139-й to a line. The well-known Lens Armstrong closes dozen of best. Its loss to the leader makes 6 minutes 34 seconds. 186 racers from 198, starting at the first stage functioned.
Dzhiro d' Italy. General classification.
After twelve stages. Personal offset.
1. D. Menshov (Russia) - 50.27.17
2. D. di Luka (Italy)-0.34
3. L. Lefeymer (USA)-0.40
... 14. Ya. Popovic (Ukraine)-7.11
35. V. Gustov (Ukraine)-21.38
39. A. Grivko (Ukraine, Nikolaev)-23.58
54. D. Grabovsky (Ukraine)-43.03
138. Yu. Krivtsov (Ukraine)-1.54.16
1. Astana - 150.45.38
... 12. ISD-49.07
... 14. AG2R La Mondiale-1.12.10