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Tour of Lombardy

October 15, 2005 – Quick.Step’s Paolo Bettini has taken the final stop on the ProTour, the 246km Tour of Lombardy. Liquigas’ Danilo Di Luca has now officially won the innaugural ProTour – he actually cinched the win a few weeks ago over Bettini’s team-mate Tom Boonen.


1. Paolo Bettini (Ita) Quick Step 5.56.22 (41.42 km/h)
2. Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Lampre-Caffita
3. Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC
4. Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Liberty Seguros-Würth Team 0.04
5. Davide Rebellin (Ita) Gerolsteiner 0.54
6. Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner
7. Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Lampre-Caffita
8. Martin Elmiger (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
9. Massimiliano Gentili (Ita) Naturino-Sapore di Mare
10. Santo Anza (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Adria Mobil

Final ProTour Standings:

1. Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Liquigas-Bianchi 229 pts
2. Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 171
3. Davide Rebellin (Ita) Gerolsteiner 151
4. Jan Ullrich (Ger) T-Mobile Team 140
5. Lance Armstrong (USA) Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team 139
6. Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) T-Mobile Team 136
7. Levi Leipheimer (USA) Gerolsteiner 131
8. Paolo Bettini (Ita) Quickstep 130
9. Bobby Julich (USA) Team CSC 130
10. George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team 129

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