8th Coppa d'Oro Citta de Pesaro - 1.6

Italy, August 26, 2001

Bridesmaid Davis finally gets one

By Brian Stephens, AIS team

Yesterday was the 8th Coppa d'Oro Citta de Pesaro over 161km. It is an Elite / Under 23 international race. Allan Davis had a win after being close on many occasions this year. It is his last race with us before going to Mapei to do some test races for the the next few weeks. He won from a group of 11 which split off the front of and 18 man break including Jeremy Yates who rode a great race in support of Allan.

Results - 161 km

1 Allan Davis (QAS) AIS Australia/NZ Mapei Aqua     3.46.03 (42.734kph)
2 Allan Oras (Est) Bedogni
3 Francesco Mazzantini (Ita) Valdarno
4 Marco Bompadre (Ita) Centri Calzat
5 Davide Griso (Ita) Brunero
17 Jeremy Yates (Nzl) AIS Australia/NZ Mapei Aqua      9.42
153 starters, 21 finishers