Report: Another Greipel for André Greipel


Germany’s André Greipel, (Lotto-Belisol) carried on his winning streak from the Tour Down Under in the Tour of the Mediterranean and leads the race won by Jon Locke in 2012.

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André Greipel won the first stage of the UCI 2.1 ranked stage race, Limoux-Gruissan over 141 kilometres, his fourth win of the season after winning three stages in the Tour Down Under. Greipel beat Aussie Matt Goss who had failed to find a way to beat him on his home turf and again in France, was unable to find an answer to the German’s speed in the sprint.

Stage 1
1. André Greipel, Lotto-Belisol
2. Matteo Pelucchi, IAM Cycling
3. Maxime Daniel, Sojasun
4. Giacomo Nizzolo, RadioShack
5. Jurgen Roelandts, Lotto-Belisol
6. Mathieu Drujon, BigMat-Auber 93
7. Klaas Lodewyck, BMC
8. Moreno Hofland, Blanco
9. Thor Hushovd, BMC
10. Raymond Kreder, Garmin-Sharp


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