ISD wins Bartali time trial, claims lead

New Italian-Ukrainian team ISD won the 14.3-kilometre Coppi e Bartali team time trial at the 9th...

New Italian-Ukrainian team ISD won the 14.3-kilometre Coppi e Bartali team time trial at the 9th Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali in Misano Adriatico, Italy. The eight-man team bettered Miche-Silver Cross and CSF Group-Navigare over rain-soaked roads with a time of 17:17.

Thanks to the team time trial win and a 34th placing in the morning's first stage, ISD's Oscar Gatto moved into the red general classification leader's jersey.

Team Columbia-Highroad placed fifth and the Saxo Bank team of Olympic Champion Fabian Cancellara finished in sixth, each at 22 seconds back. Silence-Lotto, the team of 2008 race winner Cadel Evans, finished in 10th at 29 seconds off of ISD.

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