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Rujano can do no wrong

By:
Anthony Tan
Published:
May 27, 2005, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:57 BST
Edition:
Latest Cycling News for May 27, 2005

With flyweight Venezuelan Josè Rujano continuing to impress, yesterday finishing second on the stage...

With flyweight Venezuelan Josè Rujano continuing to impress, yesterday finishing second on the stage to Limone Piemonte and moving into third overall, Selle Italia-Colombia can only look forward to more of the same in the next two stages to come.

Said direttore sportivo Gianni Savio: "After today's wonderful teamwork of Josè Rujano and Ivan Parra, our team is living a magical moment. We therefore wait with anxiety for the next two days, where we will be able to put it all together."

While Rujano, a two-time winner of the Vuelta al Tachira, has proven himself in the mountains, the 23 year-old is also an excellent time trialist, finishing a close third to Australian time trial champion Nathan O'Neill on the fourth stage of this year's Tour de Langkawi. And with a seven kilometre-long climb in today's 34 km time test, the odds are in his favour.

See also: February 3 Tour de Langkawi interview with Gianni Savio - All for Rujano

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