Tour of Normandy – Boulo best for the British Teams


French climber Matthieu Boulo (Raleigh) was best of the British teams in the Tour of Normandy after a five minute prologue won by Stefan Kung (BMC)

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Tour of Normandy – Boulo best for the British Teams

Today (Monday) saw the start of the 34th Tour de Normandie in the streets of Saint-Lô where 150 riders started the race against the clock over 3.6 kilometers of a challenging course.

Matthieu Boulo Training

Fastest was Stefan Kung (BMC Development Team) with the Swiss rider winning the prologue in 5’02” on a full TT’d bike. Team Raleigh’s Matthieu Boulo, on a road bike, lost seven seconds to the stage winner but is the teams leading contender with Mark Christian at 10 seconds.

The riders face a tough week ahead now starting with a 200km stage tomorrow (Tuesday).

Photos and more (in French) here

1 KUNG Stefan BMC Development Team SUI 05’02
2 NIKOLAEV Sergey RUS19880205 Itera Katusha RUS 05’03
3 BOHLI Tom BMC Development Team SUI 05’05

7 BOULO Matthieu Team Raleigh FRA 05’09”
14 CHRISTIAN Mark Team Raleigh 05’12
34 DOULL Owain An Post – Chain Reaction 05’16”
44 ENGLISH Felix Rapha Condor JLT IRL 05’18
46 WETTERHALL Alexander Firefighters Upsala CK SWE 05’18
54 MC LAY Daniel Lotto – Belisol U23 05’20
73 MC NALLY Mark An Post – Chain Reaction 05’22
76 HANDLEY Richard Rapha Condor JLT 05’23
80 OPIE Christopher Rapha Condor JLT 05’23
82 MOSES Thomas Rapha Condor JLT GBR 05’23
89 CUMING Michael Rapha Condor JLT GBR 05’24
99 BLAIN Alexandre Team Raleigh FRA 05’27
106 KNEISKY Morgan Team Raleigh 05’28
110 BARKER Yanto Team Raleigh 5’29
111 WILKINSON Ian Team Raleigh 05’30
127 STEPHENSON Will Rapha Condor JLT 05’33
137 JOHANSSON Frédéric Firefighters Upsala CK SWE 05’36


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