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41st Six Days of Bremen - 6D

Germany, January 13-18, 2005

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Day 4 - January 16

Madsen, McGrory and Gilmore injured

Track riders Jimmi Madsen (Denmark) and Scott McGrory (Australia) have been hospitalised on Sunday, January 16 after a heavy crash on night 4 of the Bremen Six. Both riders suffered various injuries which were going to be examined. The Swiss rider Marvulli suffered lighter injuries.

The first night of Bremen Six Day, Thursday 13, saw Belgian Matthew Gilmore (Chocolade Jacques-T Interim) crash heavily. The teammate of Andreas Kappes was diagnosed with a vertebrae crack in his back, which made him abandon the event. The winner of the Munich Six Day will be examined at the Gent University Hospital today.


Standings after night 4

1 Bruno Risi/Kurt Betschart (Swi)                204 pts

1 lap behind

2 Andreas Beikirch/Robert Bartko (Ger)           257
3 Robert Slippens/Danny Stam (Ned)               257

2 laps behind

4 Marco Villa (Ita)/Iljo Keisse (Bel)            268
5 Juan Curuchet/Walter Perez (Arg)               204

3 laps behind

6 Franco Marvulli/Alexander Aeschbach (Swi)      247

5 laps behind

7 Jimmi Madsen (Den)/Scott Mcgrory (Aus)         181

10 laps behind

8 Lars Teutenberg/Christian Lademann (Ger)       197

12 laps behind

9 Leif Lampater/Guido Fulst (Ger)                161

14 laps behind

10 Gerd Dörich/Frank Kowatschitsch (Ger)         86

15 laps behind

11 Franz Stocher (Aut)/Christian Grasmann (Ger)  67

Abandoned: Matthew Gilmore (Bel) 
(Andreas Kappes (Ger) continues as a reserve)

Neutralised after crash: Jimmi Madsen (Den)/Scott Mcgrory (Aus) 
and Franco Marvulli (Swi)