Galimzyanov wins in Belgium

Wed, 30 Mar 17:02:00 2011

Kutusha rider Denis Galimzyanov claimed victory on stage two of the Driedaagse De Panne in Koksijde, Belgium.

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The 24-year-old Russian edged HTC-Highroad’s John Degenkolb into second place after a tight field sprint finish tothe 219km stage, with Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) completing the podium.

The result saw Lieuwe Westra (Vacansoleil-DCM) move into the overall lead of the three-day tour, as Omega Pharma-Lotto’s overnight leader Andre Greipel finished a full five minutes behind Galimzyanov and plummeted down the general classification.

Driedaagse De Panne stage two results

1. Denis Galimzyanov (RUS) Katusha Team 5:08:18

2. John Degenkolb (DEU) HTC-Highroad

3. Peter Sagan (SVK) Liquigas-Cannondale

4. Tomas Vaitkus (LTU) Pro Team Astana

5. Romain Feillu (FRA) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team

6. Aidis Kruopis (LTU) Landbouwkrediet

7. Russell Downing (GBR) Sky Procycling

8. Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) FDJ

9. Jimmy Casper (FRA) Saur - Sojasun

10. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL) Team RadioShack


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