Brown on a roll, as Voigt triumphs at home
Graeme Brown (Rabobank) has sprinted to his second stage win of the Deutschland Tour, winning the final leg in Karlsruhe ahead of Erik Zabel (Team Milram) and Danilo Napolitano (Lampre-Fondital). As expected, the stage finished in a bunch sprint, with Brown showing superior speed again. Tour leader Jens Voigt (CSC) finished in the same time as Brown in 106th position, and carried home the final overall victory in his national tour.
"It has of course been a fantastic race for me, where everything has worked out brilliantly," said Voigt to team-csc.com. "I finished the Tour de France in great shape, and in the period in between then and here in the Deutschland Tour I did some criteriums to keep me going. I stayed serious and focused instead of partying. I've really just made sure I kept focus on this particular race, because I badly wanted to do well in front of my home crowd. It's always fun to win a race in Germany and especially a big one like this."
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