Clasica Almeria - Spain

Wilfried Nelissen (Bel, Lotto) won today's (Feb 17) one-day 171km Clasica Almeria (Cat 1.4) in Spain.

Nelissen sprinted out of a lead group of six. Second was Asier Guenetxa (Sp, Euskadi) and third Jesper Skibby (Den, TVM).Earlier Australian Neil Stephens (ONCE) made a 130km solo break, being caught 7km from the finish.


 1. Wilfried Nelissen (Bel, Lotto) 171km in 4.04
 2. Asier Guenetxea (Sp, Euskadi)
 3. Jesper Skibby (Den, TVM)
 4. Jeremy Hunt (GB, Banesto)
 5. Federico Colonna (It, Mapei)
 6. Angel Edo (Sp Kelme-Artiach)
 7. Gian Matteo Fagnini (It, Saeco)
 8. Michael Blaudzun (Den, Rabobank)
 9. David Etxebarria [Echevarria] (Sp, ONCE)
10. Peter Van Petegem (Bel, TVM)      all s.t.
45 Miguel Indurain (Sp, Banesto)