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Frenchman wins in Cameroun

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Jean-François Quénet in La Roche-sur-Yon
Published:
October 06, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:53 BST
Edition:
Latest Cycling News, October 6, 2008

Frenchman Thomas Rostollan of AVC Aix-en-Provence won the eighth edition of the Grand Prix cycliste...

Frenchman Thomas Rostollan of AVC Aix-en-Provence won the eighth edition of the Grand Prix cycliste Chantal Biya. He preceded compatriot and teammate Florent Barle by three minutes.

Apanews.net reports that the final of three stages went to German Serge Herz. The first African rider in the final general classification was Flaubert Douanla of the SNH team. Douanla is from Cameroun. About 70 riders started the 470-kilometre affair, with teams from Cameroun, Germany, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Congo, Ivory Coast, France, Italy and Slovakia.

(Additional editorial assistance provided by Antonio J. Salmerón.)

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