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CSC happy with Avenir

By:
Sabine Sunderland
Published:
September 06, 2005, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 21, 2009, 0:09 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for September 6, 2005

The CSC team executed a double triumph in yesterday’s fifth stage of the Tour de l’Avenir, a 22km...

The CSC team executed a double triumph in yesterday’s fifth stage of the Tour de l’Avenir, a 22km time trial, as Christian Müller won the stage and Lars Bak recaptured the yellow leader's jersey after finishing fourth

"A fantastic day for the team," said directeur sportif Scott Sunderland. "Of course Christian is extremely happy with his victory. He started early, before it started raining. Later on it also got windy, especially when Andy Schleck and Matti Breschel were out there. Luckily the rain eased up a bit when Lars Bak started, but the roads were still wet. It's fantastic to take back the yellow jersey and the whole team is on a high right now."

The team now aims to defend the jersey till the tour ends on Saturday in Blaye-les-Mines. "But we remain alert, we've still got a few hard days to go. With the form Lars is enjoying, I am positive and think he'll be able to keep up just fine on the climbs ahead." Said Sunderland.

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