Rasmussen Wins; Landis Falters; Pereiro Takes Yellow Jersey

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07/22/2006| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Rasmussen Wins; Landis Falters; Pereiro Takes Yellow Jersey

Michael Rasmussen (Rabobank) has won Stage 16 of the Tour de France.

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In the overall, Pereiro leads Sastre by 1:50 and Kloden by 2:29. Stage 17 will be the 2006 Tour?s final Alpine stage, and it could change the standings again. The 200.5-km ride from St. Jean de Maurienne to Morzine-Avoriaz will feature the Category 1 Col des Saisies, the Category 2 Col des Aravis, the Category 1 Col de la Colombiere, and the hors categorie Col de Joux Plane. After the Joux Plane, the riders will descend to the finish. Will the standings change yet again? Check in at http://www.roadcycling.com/ and find out!

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