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Giro Stage Five for Förster

Robert Förster wins Stage 5

Di Luca holds onto the Maglia Rosa

Gerolsteiner sprinter Robert Förster took the win on Stage 5, holding off Thor Hushovd and Alessandro Petacchi. GC leader Danilo Di Luca maintained the Maglia Rosa finishing in the main bunch.

Stage 5 results

  • 1 Robert Förster (Ger) Gerolsteiner 4.17.02 (40.383 km/h)
  • 2 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Crédit Agricole
  • 3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Team Milram
  • 4 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Lampre – Fondital
  • 5 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Predictor – Lotto
  • 6 Alexandre Usov (Blr) AG2r Prévoyance
  • 7 Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Ceramica Panaria – Navigare
  • 8 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Bouygues Telecom
  • 9 Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team CSC
  • 10 Oscar Gatto (Ita) Gerolsteiner

    General Classification

  • 1 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Liquigas 18.43.12
  • 2 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 0.26
  • 3 Andrea Noe’ (Ita) Liquigas 0.35
  • 4 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas
  • 5 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team CSC 0.53
  • 6 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre – Fondital 0.54
  • 7 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC 1.03
  • 8 Paolo Savoldelli (Ita) Astana 1.07
  • 9 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) Astana
  • 10 Andrey Mizourov (Kaz) Astana
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