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Tour of Britain Stages 1-6 – Sparling Wins Most Combative Jersey

by pedalmag.com
September 17, 2011 (Wells, Britain) – Canada’s Jamie Sparling (Team Raleigh) earned the Most Combative Jersey at the Tour of Britain’s 146km Stage 6 on Friday from Taunton to Wells, won by race leader Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank. Sparling sits 76th overall with two stages to go. Here are some brief results from the first six stages.

Results

Stage 1 – Sept. 11 – Peebles to Dumfries – 170.3km  
1. Mark Cavendish (Gbr) HTC-Highroad 4:41:06
2. Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad
3. Theo Bos (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
4. Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
5. Geraint Thomas (Gbr) Sky Procycling

76. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 0:25  

Stage 2 – Sept. 12 – Kendal to Blackpool – 130km
Cancelled – unsafe weather conditions

Stage 3 – Sept. 13 – Stoke-on-Trent – 140.3km
1. Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 3:23:42
2. Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team
3. Geraint Thomas (Gbr) Sky Procycling
4. Stephen Cummings (Gbr) Sky Procycling
5. Mark Cavendish (Gbr) HTC-Highroad

74. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 12:12

Stage 4 – Sept. 14 – Welshpool to Caerphilly – 180km
1. Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo 4:32:22
2. Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
3. Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team NetApp
4. Ian Bibby (Gbr) Motorpoint
5. Boy Van Poppel (Ned) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling

69. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 2:11

Stage 5 – Sept. 15 – Exeter to Exmouth – 180km
1. Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad 4:17:38
2. Mark Cavendish (Gbr) HTC-Highroad
3. Robert Forster (Ger) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling
4. Geraint Thomas (Gbr) Sky Procycling
5. Andrew Fenn (Gbr) An Post-Sean Kelly

74. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 0:17

Stage 6 – Sept. 16 – Taunton to Wells – 146km
1. Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 3:19:02
2. Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar
3. Leopold Koenig (Ger) Team NetApp
4. Jan Barta (Cze) Team NetApp
5. Steve Cummings (Gbr) Sky Procycling

72. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 1:24 – – – Most Combative Rider Jersey

GC after Stage 6
1. Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 20:13:18
2. Leopold Koenig (Ger) Team NetApp 0:28
3. Daniel Lloyd (Gbr) Garmin – Cervelo 0:29
4. Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Leopard Trek 0:31
5. Steve Cummings (Gbr) Sky Procycling 0:32

76. Jamie Sparling (Can) Team Raleigh 17:01





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