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79th Astico - Brenta - 1.6

Italy, September 8, 2003


By Brian Stephens, AIS U23 Team Manager

Monday, saw the running of the Astico Brenta race over 181km in the Veneto Region of Italy. The course featured one major climb of about 13 kilometres halfway through the race. The AIS Mapei Aqua Australian team included David Betts, Jon Cantwell, Nick Sanderson, Peter Dawson and Aaron Kemps.

Dave got over the climb in the front group and all the others regained on the long wet descent. Then a group of 20 odd riders went clear including Peter Dawson and Nick Sanderson. This group stayed clear and in the sprint won by Cocco Geremia, Peter Dawson was 8th and Nick 16th.

Results - 181 km

1 Cocco Geremia (Ita) Zalf Désirée Fior                  4.07.52 (43.812 km/h)
2 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Modal Faresin Maino
3 Daniele Colli (Ita) Zalf Désirée Fior
4 Marco Righetto (Ita) Trevigiani
5 Luigi Buonfrate (Ita) Marchiol Famila Frezza Site
6 Adriano Angeloni (Ita) Marchiol Famila Frezza Site
7 Elia Rigotto (Ita) Bassano 1892 Parolin
8 Peter Dawson (Aus) Australian National Team
9 Matteo Priamo (Ita) Trevigiani
10 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Marchiol Famila Frezza Site
11 Robert Nagy (Svk) Nivo Betonexpress Hungary
12 Andrea Giupponi (Ita) Mantovani Rovigo
13 Massimiliano Scipioni (Ita) 93 Promosport
14 Stefano Cavallari (Ita) Mantovani Rovigo
15 Francesco Conserva (Ita) Marchiol Famila Frezza Site
16 Nicholas Sanderson (Aus) Australian National Team
17 Jonathan Righetto (Ita) Trevigiani
18 Davide Silvestri (Ita) Bassano 1892 Parolin             0.04
19 Danius Kairelis (Ltu) Modal Faresin Maino
20 Ivano Sanzovo (Ita) Modal Faresin Maino                 0.18
21 Davide Beccaro (Ita) Trevigiani                         0.21
22 Mario Masser (Ita) Zalf Désirée Fior                    0.30
23 Daniele Masolino (Ita) Bassano 1892                     0.47
24 Jonathan Gantwell (Aus) Australian National Team 
25 Mario Serpellini (Ita) Mantovani Rovigo

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