Savoldelli Wins Romandy Tour Prologue
Paolo Savoldelli (Astana) has won the prologue of the Tour of Romandy for the fourth time. The two-time Giro d?Italia winner traveled over the rolling, technical, 3.5-km course in Fribourg in 4:35. Roman Kreuzinger (Liquigas) finished second at 0:05, and Chris Horner (Predictor) took third at 0:07.
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When the rain stopped, riders began to assert themselves. Horner vaulted into the lead with a 4:42, and Savoldelli took the lead and the win with his 4:35. Mizourov settled for sixth at 0:10.
In the overall, Savoldelli leads Kreuzinger by 0:05 and Horner by 0:07. Stage 1, a 157.8-km ride from La Chaux-de-Fonds to Lucens, will feature two Category 2 and two Category 1 ascents. How will the leaders fare? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!