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54th Grand Prix du Midi-Libre - 2.1

France, May 22-26, 2002

2001 Results    Preview    Stage List    Start List    Past winners

The Stages

  • Stage 1 - May 22: Salses-le-Château - Carcassonne, 191.5 km
  • Stage 2 - May 23: Carcassonne - Villefranche-de-Rouergue, 205.5 km
  • Stage 3 - May 24: Onet-le-Château - Rodez ITT, 19 km
  • Stage 4 - May 25: Saint-Léons - Sète, 200.5 km
  • Stage 5 - May 26: Anduze - L'Espérou-Mont Aigoual, 172 km

Preview

This year's Grand Prix du Midi Libre, from May 22-26 will see both Lance Armstrong and Laurent Jalabert at the start in Salses-le-Château in the eastern Pyrenees. The race route will consist of five stages, including a 19 km time trial from Onet-le-Château to Rodez on stage 3, followed by the toughest stage from Saint-Léons - Sète (stage 4) which finishes on Mont St-Clair. The final stage to L'Esperou's Mont-Aigoual is also a mountain top finish.

Start List

Fassa Bortolo                          iBanesto.com
 
1 Fabio Baldato (Ita)                  11 Dariusz Baranowski (Pol)
2 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr)               12 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita)
3 Serguei Ivanov (Rus)                 13 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa)
4 Nicola Loda (Ita)                    14 Adolfo Garcia (Spa)
5 Sven Montgomery (Swi)                15 Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Spa)
6 Kim Kirchen (Lux)                    16 Denis Menchov (Rus)
7 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita)                17 David Navas Chica (Spa)
8 Tadej Valjavec (Slo)                 18 Unai Osa (Spa)
 
Cofidis                                ONCE-Eroski
 
21 Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz)               31 Rene Andrle (Cze)
22 Andreï Kivilev (Kaz)                32 David Arroyo (Spa)
23 Claude Lamour (Fra)                 33 Jose Azevedo (Por)
24 Angelo Lopeboselli (Ita)            34 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita)
25 David Moncoutie (Fra)               35 Xavier Florencio (Spa)
26 Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol)              36 Igor Gonzalez De Galdeano (Spa)
27 Jean-Michel Tessier (Fra)           37 Jorg Jaksche (Ger)
28 Daniel Atienza (Spa)                38 Marcos Anton Serrano (Spa)
 
US Postal Service                      Domo-Farm Frites
 
41 Lance Armstrong (USA)               51 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz)
42 David Clinger (USA)                 52 Jans Koerts (Ned)
43 Roberto Heras (Spa)                 53 Tomas Konecny (Cze)
44 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor)            54 Koos Moerenhout (Ned)
45 Floyd Landis (USA)                  55 Bram Tankink (Ned)
46 Victor Hugo Pena (Col)              56 Max Van Heeswijk (Ned)
47 Jose Luis Rubiera (Spa)             57 Richard Virenque (Fra)
48 Matthew White (Aus)                 58 Piotr Wadecki (Pol)
 
Team CSC Tiscali                       Euskaltel-Euskadi
 
61 Olivier Asmaker (Fra)               71 Mikel Artetxe (Spa)
62 Geert Van Bondt (Bel)               72 Unai Etxebarria (Ven)
63 Paul Van Hyfte (Bel)                73 Igor Flores (Spa)
64 Laurent Jalabert (Fra)              74 Iker Flores (Spa)
65 Nicolas Jalabert (Fra)              75 Inaki Isasi (Spa)
67 Bjarke Nielsen (Den)                76 David Herrero (Spa)
68 Nicki Sorensen (Den)                77 Cesar Solaun (Spa)
                                       78 Julen Fernandez (Spa)
 
Credit Agricole                        Ag2R Prevoyance
 
81 Frederic Bessy (Fra)                91 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus)
82 Florent Brard (Fra)                 92 Ludovic Turpin (Fra)
83 Thor Hushovd (Nor)                  93 Christophe Oriol (Fra)
84 Ludovic Martin (Fra)                94 Olivier Trastour (Fra)
85 Christophe Moreau (Fra)             95 Christophe Agnolutto (Fra)
86 Anthony Morin (Fra)                 96 Andy Flickinger (Fra)
87 Benoît Poilvet (Fra)                97 Stephane Berges (Fra)
88 Jonathan Vaughters (USA)            98 Nicolas Portal (Fra)
 
Jean Delatour                          Bonjour
 
101 Laurent Brochard (Fra)             111 Walter Beneteau (Fra)
102 Frederic Finot (Fra)               112 Franck Bouyer (Fra)
103 Cyril Dessel (Fra)                 113 Charles Guilbert (Fra)
104 Stephane Goubert (Fra)             114 Mickael Pichon (Fra)
105 Patrice Halgand (Fra)              115 Jerome Pineau (Fra)
106 Christophe Laurent (Fra)           116 Didier Rous (Fra)
107 Laurent Lefevre (Fra)              117 Fabrice Salanson (Fra)
108 Laurent Roux (Fra)                 118 Francois Simon (Fra)
 
La Francaise Des Jeux                  Phonak Hearing Systems
 
121 Sandy Casar (Fra)                  131 Denis Bertolini (Ita)
122 Baden Cooke (Aus)                  132 Christian Charriere (Swi)
123 Carlos Dacruz (Fra)                133 David Derepas (Fra)
124 Frederic Guesdon (Fra)             134 Martin Elmiger (Swi)
125 Bradley Mcgee (Aus)                135 Benoît Salmon (Fra)
126 Nicolas Fritsch (Fra)              136 Daniel Schnider (Swi)
127 Jean-Cyril Robin (Fra)             137 Alexandre Usov (Blr)
128 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra)              138 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi)
 
Bigmat.Auber 93                        Saint-Quentin Oktos
 
141 Jeremy Hunt (GBr)                  151 Stephane Barthe (Fra)
142 Patrick Jonker (Aus)               152 Christophe Rinero (Fra)
143 Xavier Jan (Fra)                   153 Pierre Bourquenoud (Swi)
144 Stephane Heulot (Fra)              154 Vincent Bader (Swi)
145 Felix Garcia Casas (Spa)           155 Eddy Lembo (Fra)
146 Alexei Sivakov (Rus)               156 Jean Nuttli (Swi)
147 Lylian Lebreton (Fra)              157 Laurent Paumier (Fra)
148 Sebastie Talabardon (Fra)          158 Frederic Gabriel (Fra)

Past winners

2001 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
2000 Didier Rous (Fra) Bonjour
1999 Benoît Salmon (Fra) Casino
1998 Laurent Dufaux (Swi) Festina
1997 Alberto Elli (Ita)
1996 Laurent Jalabert (Fra)
1995 Miguel Indurain (Spa)
1994 Jan Svorada (Svk)
1993 Maurizio Fondriest (Ita)
1992 Luc Leblanc (Fra)
1991 Gilbert Duclos Lassalle (Fra)
1990 Gerard Rué (Fra)
1989 Jérome Simon (Fra)
1988 Claude Criquielion (Bel)
1987 Patrice Esnault (Fra)
1986 Claude Criquielion (Bel)
1985 Silvano Contini (Ita)
1984 Domenique Garde (Fra)
1983 Jean René Bernaudeau (Fra)
1982 Jean René Bernaudeau (Fra)
1981 Jean René Bernaudeau (Fra)
1980 Jean René Bernaudeau (Fra)
1979 Giuseppe Saronni (Ita)
1978 Claudio Bortolotto (Ita)
1977 Wladimiro Panizza (Ita)
1976 Alain Meslet (Fra)
1975 Francesco Moser (Ita)
1974 Jean Pierre Danguilaume (Fra)
1973 Raymond Poulidor (Fra)
1972 Cyrille Guimard (Fra)
1971 Eddy Merckx (Bel)
1970 Walter Ricci (Fra)
1969 Luis Ocana (Spa)
1968
1967 Michel Grain (Fra)
1966 Jean Claude Theilliere (Fra)
1965 André Foucher (Fra)
1964 André Foucher (Fra)
1963 Fernando Manzaneque (Spa)
1962 Mies Stolker (Ned)
1961 Joseph Groussard (Fra)
1960 Valentin Hout (Fra)
1959 Jean Brankaert (Fra)
1958 Francis Pipelin (Fra)
1957 Jean Pierre Schmitz (Lux)
1956 Antonin Rolland (Fra)
1955 Miguel Poblet (Spa)
1954 Jesus Martinez (Spa)
1953 Pierre Nardi (Fra)
1952 Siro Bianchi (Ita)
1951 Raphael Geminiani (Fra)
1950 Antonin Rolland (Fra)
1949 Henri Massal (Fra)