Discovery Channel Team Report

News & Results

05/22/2005| 0 comments
by Thomas Valentinsen
Paolo Savoldelli. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Paolo Savoldelli. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Discovery Channel Team Report

Savoldelli takes lead in Giro.

worked very hard to get there."


The Discovery Channel team lost its second rider of the race today when Canadian Ryder Hesjedal was unable to finish.


"We'll have to make the best of what we have," said assistant sports manager Sean Yates.  "Our main rivals are obvious and the peloton has to look out for them.  Everyone else will stare at us.  There is still a long way to go to
Milan and the team we have now is not the strongest at the moment.  We'll have to take it day by day.  One thing is certain - they have to make up the time, so we're in the driver's seat."


Tomorrow's 210 km 14th stage keeps the peloton in the mountains and features the famous 25 km Passo Stelvio, known for its 48 hairpin turns.


Complete stage 13 results

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