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Zabel picks Ullrich, Boonen

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Cycling News
Published:
June 16, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:17 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for June 16, 2006
Race:
Tour de France

Erik Zabel picks his former teammate Jan Ullrich to win the Tour de France next month. "Based on his...

Erik Zabel picks his former teammate Jan Ullrich to win the Tour de France next month. "Based on his physical qualifications, Ulle is top favourite. Nobody should be able to beat him," he told the German magazine TV Movie. "But you have to say that Ivan Basso also has a chance, after his great performance in the Giro d'Italia."

The Milram rider sees little chance to win his seventh green jersey: "I'm not the favourite. That would be Tom Boonen."

Courtesy of Susan Westemeyer

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