Settimana Internazioale Coppi e Bartali – Stage 2

Photo: Bettini

Columbian rider Jose Serpa (Androni Giocattoli) has won the second stage of the Coppi e Bartali over Italians Fortunato Baliani and Ricardo Ricco. A small break of six riders formed on the Monte Trebbio climb which proved to be decisive in the stage win. Ricco seemed motivated to prove himself after a 20 month doping violation as well as the exclusion of his Ceramica Flaminia team from the Giro D’Italia in May. He attacked repeatedly during the stage but came up just short of the win in the end.

Stage 2 Results
1 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli 4:11:09
2 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Miche
3 Riccardo Ricco’ (Ita) Ceramica Flaminia
4 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Miche
5 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago – CSF Inox

General classification after stage 2
1 Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo_______________6:26:02
2 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
3 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli___0:00:08
4 Riccardo Ricco’ (Ita) Ceramica Flaminia
5 Damiano Caruso (Ita) De Rosa – Stac Plastic_______0:00:09

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s