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Fullana & Mantecon successful in Cordoba

By:
Dave McElwaine in Fontana, California
Published:
April 01, 2009, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 18:14 BST
Edition:
MTB news & racing round-up for April 01, 2009
Marga Fullana (Massi)

Marga Fullana (Massi)

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Team Massi's Marga Fullana and Cemelorca-Trek's Sergio Mantecon won the Superprestigio Massi round...

Team Massi's Marga Fullana and Cemelorca-Trek's Sergio Mantecon won the Superprestigio Massi round in the Andalusian locality of Cordoba on Sunday.

On a cloudy morning, world champion Fullana quickly took the lead in the women's race. With no significant challengers for the duration, she won with a time of 1:20:07. Fullana finished the four-lap race more than four minutes ahead of the second placed Rocio Gamonal (Caixanova-BH) and more than six minutes ahead of Cristina Mascarreras (Conor-La Siesta).

In the men's race Sergio Mantecon (Cemelorca-Trek) and local rider Juan Pedro Trujillo (Cemelorca-Trek) set a blistering pace for five laps. The Superprestigio Massi series leader Mantecon won this third round with a time of 1:29:38. Trujillo finished second just one second behind Mantecon and Carlos Coloma was third at 41 seconds.

See Cyclingnews' full coverage of the Superprestigio Massi round in Cordoba.

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