International Thuringen Rundfahrt Der Frauen

 

The fourth stage of the Thuringen Rundfahrt was a 23.3km individual time trial.  German rider Hanka Kupfernagel (German National Team) was the fastest around the course in 32m 27s.  In second place was Dutch rider Regina Bruins (Cervelo) at 32m 37s, whilst GC leader, Russian rider Olga Zabelinskaja (Safi Pasta Zara Manhattan) finished third on 32m 53s.

 

Regina Bruins second in time trial at International Thuringen Rundfahrt Der Frauen


 
Following the ITT there was a little bit of movement in the General Classification. Olga Zabelinskaja retained her first place, but Lithuanian rider, Edita Pucinskaite (Gauss RDZ ORMU) moved into second place, whilst Noemi Cantele (HTC Columbia) remained in third place.
 
Emma Silverside (Red Sun Cycling) climbed one place to 32nd position.  However Lizzie Armistead (Cervelo) and one other rider did not start the ITT leaving a field of 69 riders.

STAGE FOUR RESULTS

1 Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) Germany 0:32:27  
2 Regina Bruins (Ned) Cervélo Test Team 0:00:10  
3 Olga Zabelinskaja (Rus) Safi-Pasta Zara 0:00:26  
4 Ganna Solovey (Ukr) Ukraine 0:00:27  
5 Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling 0:00:34  
6 Irene van den Broek (Ned) Netherlands 0:01:01  
7 Sarah Düster (Ger) Cervélo Test Team 0:01:03  
8 Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) HTC-Columbia Women 0:01:04  
9 Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Germany 0:01:09  
10 Latoja Brulee (Bel) Red Sun Cycling Team 0:01:12  

 

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

1 Olga Zabelinskaja (Rus) Safi-Pasta Zara 9:57:20  
2 Edita Pucinskaite (Ltu) Gauss RDZ ORMU 0:02:55  
3 Noemi Cantele (Ita) HTC-Columbia Women 0:03:00  
4 Irene van den Broek (Ned) Netherlands 0:03:37  
5 Elena Kuchinskaya (Rus) Gauss RDZ ORMU 0:03:52  
6 Marta Bastianelli (Rus) Fenixs-Petrogradets 0:07:13  
7 Charlotte Becker (Ger) Cervélo Test Team 0:07:27  
8 Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling 0:09:42  
9 Iris Slappendel (Ned) Cervélo Test Team 0:10:22  
10 Adrie Visser (Ned) HTC-Columbia Women 0:11:10

 

Race report thanks to VeggieVelo http://www.vcac.vegfolk.co.uk/

 

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