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Tour de l’Avenir – Stage 8, 9 Final – Bakelants Wins Overall

September 16, 2008 (Mirepoix, France) – Jan Bakelants (Bel) Belgian National Team won the overall at the Tour de l’Avenir that finished on Sunday with Rui Costa (Por) Portuguese National Team in 2nd and Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) French National Team in 3rd. Canada’s Joel Dion-Poitras (Canadian National Team) was the lone Canuck of six to finish placing 59th overall

Results

Stage 8 – September 13 – Revel to Guzet, 150.5km

1. Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) French National Team A 4:29:05
2. Alexey Kunshin (Rus) Russian National Team 1:04
3. Rui Costa (Por) Portuguese National Team 1:06
4. Marcel Wyss (Swi) Swiss National Team 1:54
5. Jarlinson Pantano (Col) Mixed Team 1:57
6. Damiano Caruso (Ita) Italian National Team 2:44
7. Jérôme Coppel (Fra) French National Team A 2:47
8. Andreï Amador (CRc) Mixed Team
9. Tejay Vangaderen (USA) US National Team 3:43
10. Jan Bakelants (Bel) Belgian National Team 3:46

43. Joel Dion-Poitras (Can) Canadian National Team 26:36
DNF Eric Boily (Can) Canadian National Team


Stage 9 – September 14 – Seix to Mirepoix, 144.5km

1. Tejay Vangaderen (USA) US National Team 3:25:14 (42.24 km/h)
2. Michel Kreder (Ned) Netherlands National Team 0:12
3. Damiano Caruso (Ita) Italian National Team
4. Simon Geschke (Ger) German National Team
5. Matteo Busato (Ita) Italian National Team
6. Cyril Gautier (Fra) French National Team A
7. Maciej Paterski (Pol) Polish National Team
8. Andreï Amador (CRc) Mixed Team
9. Mitchell Docker (Aus) Mixed Team
10. Silvar Kibur (Est) Estonian National Team

60. Joel Dion-Poitras (Can) Canadian National Team 2:59

Final GC

1. Jan Bakelants (Bel) Belgian National Team 36:44:59
2. Rui Costa (Por) Portuguese National Team 0:36
3. Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) French National Team A 0:42
4. Jérôme Coppel (Fra) French National Team A 1:36
5. Andreï Amador (CRc) Mixed Team 1:57
6. Marcel Wyss (Swi) Swiss National Team 2:06
7. Jarlinson Pantano (Col) Mixed Team 2:25
8. Tejay Vangaderen (USA) US National Team 3:13
9. Damiano Caruso (Ita) Italian National Team 3:59
10. Peter Stetina (USA) US National Team 4:22

59. Joel Dion-Poitras (Can) Canadian National Team 1:27:47





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