TechPowered By

More tech

Caruso good for Liberty

By:
Jeff Jones, Bikeradar.com
Published:
May 15, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 20:31 BST
Edition:
Giro d'Italia Cycling News for May 15, 2006
Giampaolo Caruso (Liberty Seguros)

Giampaolo Caruso (Liberty Seguros)

view thumbnail gallery

Liberty Seguros-Wurth had a mixed day in Stage 8 of the Giro d'Italia, with Giampaolo Caruso riding...

Liberty Seguros-Wurth had a mixed day in Stage 8 of the Giro d'Italia, with Giampaolo Caruso riding very well to finish fourth in the stage and move up to eighth overall, but crashes and injuries plaguing the other riders. Caruso finished 45 seconds behind winner Ivan Basso, beating favourites such as Gilberto Simoni, Danilo Di Luca, Paolo Savoldelli, and Serguei Gonchar.

On the other hand, Michele Scarponi did not have a good day. He crashed at kilometre zero and although he didn't suffer too many injuries, he was not strong on the final climb and lost 2'34 to Basso, and is now in 15th overall at 4'47.

Daniel Navarro, who up until yesterday had ridden a good race, suffered from the injury he sustained yesterday: a broken fourth finger in his right hand. Team doctor Sergio Quilez will try to keep Navarro in the race with a bandage to avoid the pain.

Back to top

Tags:
race news Giro d'Italia