Kanstantsin Sivtsov Wins Stage 8 of the 2009 Giro d'Italia

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05/16/2009| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Team Columbia-Highroad) takes the stage win after escaping from the peloton in beautiful fashion. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Team Columbia-Highroad) takes the stage win after escaping from the peloton in beautiful fashion. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Kanstantsin Sivtsov Wins Stage 8 of the 2009 Giro d'Italia

Team Columbia Clinches third 2009 Giro d'Italia win.

this time, with Mark Cavendish.

“We hope that Mark can come out to play tomorrow, and shows again that he’s the fastest sprinter in the world. The course suits him for sure and we’ll try to win another stage and keep the run of success going.”

Asked how he explained such an extra-ordinary run of victories, Stapleton said “The guys learned how to win together last year and our goal this year was to be competitive in all the big races. We showed it by winning Milan-San Remo, we’ve been good throughout the Classics and we’ve been competitive in all the major races. In the Grand Tours the eyes of the world are on cycling and for the future of the team we need to show we can do well here and well in the 2009 Tour de France, too.”

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