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23rd International Bayern Rundfahrt - 2.3

Germany, May 22-26, 2002

2001 Results    Preview    Stage List    Start List     Past winners

The Stages

  • Stage 1 - May 22: Füssen-Füssen, 128.9 km
  • Stage 2 - May 22: Füssen ITT, 15.7 km
  • Stage 3 - May 23: Bad Wörishofen-Gunzenhausen, 203.9 km
  • Stage 4 - May 24: Gunzenhausen-Schwabach, 187.4 km
  • Stage 5 - May 25: Schwabach-Marktrewitz, 201.4 km
  • Stage 6 - May 26: Marktrewitz-Neumarkt/Oberpfalz, 162.8 km


The International Bayern-Rundfahrt is a 2.3 category stage race, held from May 22-26. The 23rd edition will take the riders over a 900km long parcours, from Füssen in Allgäu, over Bad Wörishofen, Gunzenhauzen, Schwabach and Marktredwithz to the finish in Neumarkt/Opf.

The profile of the six stages has been altered and even though the parcours holds no real topographic difficulties, there are quite a few Cat. 1 and 2 climbs, and stage five which leads the peloton through the heights of the Fränkischen Jura, with a 1st category climb in Steinwald to be crossed twice.

The open question remains as to which sprinters will be able to leave an impression on this year's edition. Jens Voigt will for sure go for a third consecutive victory, after the great performance he put down in 2000 and 2001.

Although this race is on at the same time as the Giro and the Tour of Belgium, the organizers have attracted a very nice field for the start and it promises to be a very interesting race. Deutsche Telekom of course with Zabel, according to many already close to a fantastic form in preparation for the Tour de France, surrounded by Aldag, Klier, Wesemann, Klöden and Fagnini.

Also Crédit Agricole (Voigt, O'Grady), Mapei, Gerolsteiner, Coast and Alessio, will participate. Second division's best performing team so far this season, Team EDS-fakta (Petersen, Sunderland) has slightly changed their line-up, as they were given a last-minute notice their invitation to the Tour of Belgium was cancelled because of organisational complications.

Start List

Credit Agricole                        Gerolsteiner
1 Jens Voigt (Ger)                     11 Uwe Hardter (Ger)
2 Yohann Charpenteau (Fra)             12 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu)
3 Cédric Herve (Fra)                   13 Michael Rich (Ger)
4 Christopher Jenner (Fra)             14 Tobias Steinhauser (Ger)
5 Anthony Langella (Fra)               15 Ronny Scholz (Ger)
6 Stuart O'Grady (Aus)                 16 Steffen Weigold (Ger)
Mapei-Quick Step                       EDS-fakta
21 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz)              31 Jorgen Bo Pedersen (Den)
22 Gian Paolo Cheula (Ita)             32 Morten Sonne (Den)
23 Bernhard Eisel (Aut)                33 Lennie Kristensen (Den)
24 Graziano Gasparre (Ita)             34 Scott Sunderland (Aus)
25 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger)              35 Roberto Lochowski (Ger)
26 Evgeni Petrov (Rus)                 36 Michael Skelde (Den)
Saeco-Longoni Sport                    Team Coast
41 Damiano Cunego (Ita)                51 Stefan Adamsson (Swe)
42 Justin Spinelli (USA)               52 Chr Von Kleinsorgen (Ger)
43 Nicola Gavazzi (Ita)                53 Sascha Henrix (Ger)
44 Jörg Ludewig (Ger)                  54 Rolf Huser (Swi)
45 Torsten Nitsche (Ger)               55 Alex Zülle (Swi)
46 Christian Wegmann (Ger)             56 Thorsten Wilhelms (Ger)
Team Cologne                           Team Nürnberger Versicherung
61 Björn Glasner (Ger)                 71 Artour Babaitsev (Rus)
62 Frank Klein (Ger)                   72 Harald Morscher (Aut)
63 Christian Heule (Swi)               73 Jürgen Werner (Ger)
64 Andreas Beikirch (Ger)              74 Christi Pfannberger (Aut)
65 Jörg Strauss (Ger)                  75 Holger Sievers (Ger)
66 Mario Bolz (Ger)                    76 Arkadiusz Wojtas (Pol)
Team Wiesenhof                         Index Alexia
81 Carsten Podlesch (Ger)              91 Marco Villa (Ita)
82 Marco Appler (Ger)                  92 Daniele Galli (Ita)
83 Marco Wittwer (Ger)                 93 Alessandro Guerra (Ita)
84 Andre Schulze (Ger)                 94 Marco Magnani (Ita)
85 Holger Loew (Ger)                   95 Andris Reis (Lat)
86 Jörn Reuss (Ger)                    96 Antonio Salomone (Ita)
Team Telekom                           Vlaanderen-T Interim
101 Rolf Aldag (Ger)                   111 Ben Berden (Bel)
102 Andreas Klier (Ger)                112 Geoffrey Demeyere (Bel)
103 Udo Bölts (Ger)                    113 Nico Symens (Bel)
104 Robert Bartko (Ger)                114 Wim Van Huffel (Bel)
105 Steffen Wesemann (Ger)             115 Wesley Theunis (Bel)
106 Erik Zabel (Ger)                   116 Rudolf Wentzel (Rsa)
 Palmans-Collstrop                     Team Lta-Quattro Logistics
121 Max Becker (Lux)                   131 Victor März (Ger)
122 Mario De Clercq (Bel)              132 Lars Wackernagel (Ger)
123 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel)            133 Dennis Haueisen (Ger)
124 Karl Pauwels (Bel)                 134 Sebastian Denke (Ger)
125 Danny Daelman (Bel)                135 Rene Wiesinger (Ger)
126 Tom Vanoppen (Bel)                 136 Pascal Hungerbühler (Swi)
Alessio                                German National Team
141 Stefano Casagranda (Ita)           151 Jens Lehmann (Ger)
142 Davide Casarotto (Ita)             152 Guido Fulst (Ger)
143 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita)             153 Mathias Jelitto (Ger)
144 Andrea Brognara (Ita)              154 Sebastian Siedler (Ger)
145 Aleksadar Nikacevic (Yug)          155 Andreas Müller (Ger)
                                       156 Artjom Botschkarew (Ger)
Jean Delatour
161 Stéphane Auge (Fra)
162 Christophe Edaleine (Fra)
163 Jérôme Bernard (Fra)
164 Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr)
165 Bruno Thibout (Fra)
166 Joona Laukka (Fin)

Past winners

2001 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole 
2000 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole
1999 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Deutsche Telekom
1998 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor) Chicky World
1997 Christian Henn (Ger) Team Deutsche Telekom
1996 Uwe Peschel (Ger) Germany
1995 Timo Scholz (Ger) Histor Öschelbronn
1994 Pavel Padrnos (Cze)
1993 Alexander Kastenhuber (Ger) Bayern
1992 Jacques Jolidon (Swi)
1991 Brian Walton (Can) Motorola
1990 Jörg Paffrath (Ger) Hessen
1989 Kai Hundertmarck (Ger) Nordrhein-Westfalen