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82nd Giro del Veneto - UCI 1.HC
 
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Date: 8/28/2010
82nd Giro del Veneto - UCI 1.HC
 
82nd Giro del Veneto - UCI 1.HC
Liquigas' sprinter Daniel Oss wins in the pouring rain in Castelfranco after a crash mars the finish

Liquigas' Daniel Oss led his Slovakian team mate, Peter Sagan to the finish to raise his arms in victory in the pouring rain after a crash in the final at 700 meters marred the finish. Oss and Sagan managing to avoid the mayhem and claim the victory in Castelfranco, Venice after 198 kilometers over 12 rolling circuits.

Italian's Colnago's Sacha Modolo followed at three seconds to claim third. Luca Paolini (Acqua & Sapone) and Nicholas Schnyder (Price/Custom Bikes) filled out the top 5 in that order.

The day was a fast one with Lampre/Farnese Vini and ISD/Neri setting the pace and launching their riders into the breaks on on the opening 85 kilometer leg and later on the challenging Montebelluna circuit. Lampre got Ponzi into the first break, then Cunego in another one and finally Gavazzi in the main one, with 13 athletes. But, the race came down to a mass sprint when the final escape of 13 was brought back in the final 12 kilometers.

As the pack neared the finish in Castelfranco the sky opened raining hell on the peloton making for a hectic finish. In the final kilometer with the sprint teams in full flight Francesco Ginanni Francesco of Androni Giocattoli PVC crashed on the rain slicked streets bringing down others with most of the peloton blocked from competing in the final sprint with Oss and Sagan.

The main body of the peloton finished 23 seconds later.

Liquigas' Daniel Oss on his win
 "I was in the right place at the right time, after the fall at 800 meters, Sagan and I realized we were alone, I was encouraged and took the opportunity . It 'a victory that I dedicate to all those fans who follow me. "
National team selector, Paolo Bettini was pleased with the performance of the Italian National team, "Today's race was a test ahead of the Worlds in Melbourne, the boys went well, they met, confronted, but above all they spoke with their legs. The national team in their final race was was organized to deliver Marco Marcato for the sprint; but unfortunately due to the fall in the rain he only managed 7th place."

Bettini mentioned why he chose to bring the team to the Giro del Veneto in preparation for the worlds... Franco wanted it and he told me it would be nice to gather the team for you (Società Ciclisti Padovani). He went on to comment how the parcours is similar to the Geelong test.

"The World Championship will climb more demanding hills than those of today, but the race was very good though. The kids today have all ridden well; it was still a good test ahead of the World. Because the worlds will be managed by teams like today and like today, first 85 kilometers and then a circuit to be repeated 11 times to the finish."
The president of the Società Ciclisti Padovani, Davide Faggion, was enthusiastic after the race, "Thanks to the FCI (Federazione Ciclistica Italiana) and Paolo Bettini for bringing the national team to the national historic race like the Giro del Veneto. Our invitation is obviously open for next year .. "

The race drew large crowds to Padua, with full house at the Old Market to applaud in spite of the deluge in Giorgione Square, and the race expo, with more than 70 accredited media and young companies of Padua and Treviso as a frame: this was the '82 Giro del Veneto, not even the rain could stop. The club that organizes the race, Società Ciclisti Padovani celebrates its Centenary this year.

Lampre-Farnese Vini
Lampre-Farnese Vini tried to enliven Giro del Vento 2010, but it didn't achieve the result that it would have liked and deserved for the will shown by blue-fucsia athletes. The cyclists directed by Fabrizio Bontempi wanted to make the race as tough as possible and so they led the bunch with ISD-Neri raising the pace and joining the attacks that characterized the 12 laps on Montebelluna circuit.

When the pack was about to reach the finish in Castelfranco Veneto, when a pouring rain started to fall on the riders, making the roads wet: that's why Ginanni crashed at 700 mt to go, forcing the bunch to stop, while Oss and Sagan, who were preceding Ginanni, raced towards the finish, with victory for Oss.

For Lampre-Farnese Vini, Cunego was the best at 19th, while Lorenzetto, the main man for the sprint, crashes without consequences. Ulissi, racing in the Italian National Team, obtained the 36th place.

"We tried to make the race tough, since we had riders in good form, such Cunego and Gavazzi, but we didn't succeed in creating the necessary selection - Fabrizio Bontempi, sport director by Lampre-Farnese Vini, said - The team performed a good race, leading the bunch and being present in the attacks. It's a pity that the rain influenced the last part of the race and that Lorenzetto crashed in the last kilometre".

82nd Giro del Veneto Results
Padua -  Castelfranco Piazza Giorgione, Veneto

198 km - 4.35.05  - 43.187 km/h
1 Oss Daniel Liq Liquigas  - 4.35.05
2 Sagan Peter Liq Liquigas  - 0:00
3 Modolo Sacha Csf Colnago - CSF Inox - 0:03

4 Paolini Luca Asa Acqua & Sapone/d'Angelo & Antenucci - 0:03
5 Schnyder Nicolas Pcb Price - Custom Bikes - 0:03

6 Sagan Juraj Liq Liquigas - 0:07

7 Marcato Marco Ita Nazionale Italia> - 0:13
8 Berdos Oleg Der De Rosa Stac Plastic   - 0:15
9 Kvasina Matija Rar Zheroquadro Radenska 
10 Meier Christian Grm Garmin - Transition   - 0:20

11 Ballan Alessandro Ita Nazionale Italia> - 0:23
12 Colbrelli Sonny Csf Colnago - Csf Inox    - 0:23
13 Bonucelli Davide Cdc Cdc Cavaliere  - 0:23
14 Camussa Piergiorgio Vbg Vorarlberg - Corratec - 0:23
15 Bailetti Paolo Flm Ceramica Flaminia  - 0:23
16 Liquori Sante Marco Flm Ceramica Flaminia  - 0:23
17 Bisolti Alessandro Csf Colnago - Csf Inox  - 0:23
18 Chiarini Riccardo Ita Nazionale Italia  - 0:23
19 Cunego Damiano Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini  - 0:23

20 Signego Alessio Ppo Team Nippo  - 0:23
21 Kostyuk Denys Isd Isd - Neri  - 0:23
22 Sokoll Christoph Vbg Vorarlberg - Corratec  - 0:23
23 Keller Jan Pcb Price - Cu - 0:23om Bikes  - 0:23
24 Rabottini Matteo Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini  - 0:23
25 Proch Walter Tfb Tecnofilm - Betonexpressz 2000  - 0:23
26 Cannone Donato Flm Ceramica Flaminia   - 0:23
27 Ratti Ari - 0:23ide Cmo Carmiooro NGC - 0:23
28 Krivtsov Dmytro Isd Isd - Neri " - 0:23"
29 Benenati Cri - 0:23iano Der De Rosa - Stac Plastic - 0:23

30 Magazzini Enrico Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini  - 0:23
31 Bodnar Maciej Liq Liquigas   " - 0:23"
32 Miyazawa Takashi Ppo Team Nippo " - 0:23"
33 Sinkewitz Patrik Isd Isd - Neri - 0:23
34 Fankhauser Clemens Vbg Vorarlberg - Corratec - 0:23
35 Hrinkow Dominik Vbg Vorarlberg - Corratec - 0:23
36 Ulissi Diego Ita Nazionale Italia " - 0:23"
37 Marangoni Alan Ita Nazionale Italia " - 0:23"
38 Ongarato Alberto Ita Nazionale Italia " - 0:23"
39 Lorenzetto Mirco Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini " - 0:23"

40 Proni Alessandro Acqua & Sapone/d'Angelo & Antenucci  - 0:23
41 Viviani Elia Liq Liquigas   " - 0:23"
42 Agnoli Valerio Ita Nazionale Italia " - 0:23"
43 Szczawinski Krzysztof Mie Miche " - 0:23"
44 Longo Borghini Paolo Isd Isd - Neri " - 0:23"
45 Visconti Giovanni Isd Isd - Neri " - 0:23"
46 Ponzi Simone Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini  - 0:23
47 Boaro Manuele Cmo Carmiooro Ngc  - 0:23"
48 Ochoa Carlos José And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc 
49 Mate Mardones Luis Angel And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc 

50 Borchi - 0:23efano Der De Rosa Stac Plastic - 0:23ic - 0:23
51 Caccia Diego Isd Isd - Neri  - 0:23
52 Clarke Simon Isd Isd - Neri - 0:23
53 Cucinotta Claudio Der De Rosa - Stac Plastic - 0:23
54 Tonti Andrea Ita Nazionale Italia   - 0:23
55 Campagnaro Simone Mie Miche  - 0:23
56 Caruso Damiano Der De Rosa -  Stac Plastic - 0:23
57 Kochetkov Pavel Rar Zheroquadro Radenska  - 0:23
58 Meyer Cameron Grm Garmin - Transition   - 0:23"
59 Duggan Timothy Grm Garmin - Transition   - 0:23"
60 Bileka Volodymyr Amo Amore & Vita - Conad - 0:23
61 Fischer Murilo Antonio Grm Garmin - Transition " - 0:23"
62 Rubiano Chavez Miguel Angel Mkt Meridiana Kamen Team - 0:23
63 Montaguti Matteo Der De Rosa - Stac Plastic - 0:23
64  Stetina Peter Grm Garmin - Transition  - 0:23
65 Bertagnolli Leonardo And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc
66   Masuda Nariyuki Ppo Team Nippo  - 0:23
67   Novak Jakub Amo Amore & Vita - Conad - 0:23
68 Niemiec Przemyslaw Mie Miche " - 0:23
69 Kessiakoff Fredrik Grm Garmin - Transition  - 0:23
70 Failli Francesco Asa Acqua & Sapone D'angelo & Antenucci - 0:23
71 Pinizzotto Leonardo Mie Miche   - 0:23"
72 Gentili Massimiliano Flm Ceramica Flaminia " - 0:23"
73 Barindelli Luciano Cmo Carmiooro Ngc " - 0:23"
74 Bertuola Alessandro Kct Kalev Chocolate Team  - 0:23
75 Dall'antonia Tiziano Liq Liquigas  - 0:23
76 Solari Luca And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc
77 Ortega Didac Asa Acqua & Sapone D'angelo & Antenucci - 0:23
78 Luksevicsturs Kct Kalev Chocolate Team  - 0:23"
79 Bertogliati Rubens And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc
80 Tratnik David Rar Zheroquadro Radenska " - 0:23
81 Noe Andrea Flm Ceramica Flaminia " - 0:23"
82 Bajc Andi Rar Zheroquadro Radenska  - 0:23"
83 Zen Enrico Csf Colnago - Csf Inox " - 0:23"
84 Oberholzer Bernhard Pcb Price - Custom Bikes  - 0:23
85 Balloni Alfredo Lam Lampre - Farnese Vini " - 0:23"
86 Orto Pietro Mie Miche " - 0:23"
87 Starchyk Volodymyr Amo Amore & Vita - Conad  - 0:23
88 Borisov Vladislav Amo Amore & Vita - Conad  - 0:23
89 Colex Tepoz Bernardo Amo Amore & Vita - Conad - 0:23
90 Mirenda G. Luca Isd Isd - Neri  - 0:23
91 Zagorodny Volodymyr Mie Miche " - 0:23"
92 Golcer Jure Der De Rosa - Stac Plastic - 0:23
93 Gatto Oscar Ita Nazionale Italia  - 0:23"
94 Garofolo Vincenzo Ppo Team Nippo  - 0:23
95 Zanasca Luca Cdc Cdc Cavaliere " - 0:23"
96 Ratto Daniele Cmo Carmiooro Ngc " - 0:23"
97 Di Lorenzo Alberto Rar Zheroquadro Radenska " - 0:23"
98 Santambrogio Mauro Ita Nazionale Italia " - 0:23"
99 Belletti Manuel Csf Colnago - Csf Inox " - 0:23"
100 Frapporti Marco Csf Colnago - Csf Inox " - 0:23"
101 Wolf Fabien Pcb Price - Cu - 0:23om Bikes " - 0:23"
102 Belli Matteo Cdc Cdc Cavaliere " - 0:23"
103 Richeze Roberto Antonio Tfb Tecnofilm - Beton Expressz 2000 - 0:23
104 Pavarin Marcello Csf Colnago - Csf Inox " - 0:23"
105 Ermeti Giairo Der De Rosa - - 0:23ac Pla - 0:23ic - 0:23
106 Ginanni Francesco And Androni Giocattoli - Serramenti Pvc
Starters: 184
Abandons: 78
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