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Milram and Gerolsteiner for upcoming races

By:
Monika Prell
Published:
July 21, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:41 BST
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Latest Cycling News, July 21, 2008

With the Tour de France currently dwarfing everything on the international calendar, it's easy to...

With the Tour de France currently dwarfing everything on the international calendar, it's easy to forget there are two stage races starting this Wednesday. In Germany the Sachsen-Tour (Tour of Saxony) kicks off from Dresden for five stages and a total of 795 kilometres including and individual time trial on stage four.

The Brixia Tour, in the north of Italy, spans the same five-day period but is marginally longer at 814 kilometres with six stages in five days. The opening day features a 150-kilometre road stage followed by a 12.3 kilometre team time trial. Both Milram and Gerolsteiner will send teams to both events.

Milram for Sachsen-Tour: Alberto Ongarato, Artur Gajek, Christian Kux, Dominik Roels, Enrico Poitschke, Martin Velits and Sebastian Schwager.

Milram for Brixia Tour: Luca Barla, Sergio Ghisalberti, Andrey Grivko, Matej Jurco and Elia Rigotto.

Gerolsteiner for Sachsen-Tour: Thomas Fothen, Johannes Fröhlinger, Tim Klinger, Volker Ordowski, Stephan Schreck, Carlo Westphal and Peter Wrolich.

Gerolsteiner for Brixia Tour: Mathias Frank, Oscar Gatto, Davide Rebellin, Matthias Ruß, Oliver Zaugg and Markus Zberg.

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