It was one of those 'good news, bad news' days for Team Gerolsteiner Tuesday at the Giro. The good news was that Sven Krauss was rewarded for his breakaway effort with an eighth place finish. "Of course it was great to be represented in the leading group. Sven paid attention and rode a strong race," said directeur sportif Christian Henn. Unfortunately, that wasn't all the news out of the bubbling-water camp. Davide Rebellin crashed on a descent near the end of the stage. "His knee is really open. Davide must have injured himself on the guardrail," according to Henn. "We'll have to see whether he can keep on riding." Meanwhile the Italian can take advantage of the rest day to recover.
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