Flahaut powers to win over Estonians

Kirsipuu, PĆ¼tsep fall shy on home soil

The Estonian Cycling Weekend kicked off with the Tallinn-Tartu Grand Prix 2010, won by Denis Flahaut from France (ISD Continental Team) from a sprint over Jaan Kirsipuu (CKT TMIT – Champion System) and Erki Pütsep (Estonian National Team).

Denis Flahaut praised his team who did great job. "We are trying to get the maximum from tomorrows' event as well, but it is going to be difficult," said Flahaut.

Jaan Kirsipuu said he did not have a very good day. "I did not feel very strong and I think I got the maximum out of the race. I was in a right place at the right time," adds Kirsipuu.

The weather was quite good for a cycling race. The sky was cloudy and wind rather supported the riders. Although there was many attempts to get away the group always caught the breaks. Tanel Kangert (Estonian National Team) was probably the most aggressive rider who went along with every attempt to leave the group and was eventually captured few kilometers before the finish line.

Estonian Cycling Weekend continues tomorrow with SEB Tartu Grand Prix 2010, a UCI Europe Tour class ME 1.1 event. The race will be held on the city circuit in Tartu, the second biggest city in Estonia.

Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Denis Flahaut (Fra) ISD Continental Team3:53:38 
2Jaan Kirsipuu (Est) CKT TMIT - Champion System  
3Erki Pütsep (Est) Estonia  
4Reijo Puhm (Est)  
5Normunds Lasis (Lat) Latvia  
6Vytautas Kaupas (Ltu) Continental Team Differdange  
7Sylwester Janiszewski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
8Simas Kondrotas (Ltu) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
9Alo Jakin (Est) Estonia  
10Fabio Donesana (Ita) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
11Ardy Utar (Est) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
12Toms Skujins (Lat)  
13Silver Schultz (Est)  
14Darijus Dzervus (Ltu) Lithuania  
15Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Team HTC - Columbia  
16Caspar Austa (Est) Estonia  
17Aliaksandr Sinelnikau (Blr) Belarus  
18Kamil Migdol (Pol) Poland  
19Jakub Tomkiewicz (Pol) Legia - Felt  
20Alexei Tsikhanau (Blr) Belarus  
21Mariusz Woznicki (Pol) Legia - Felt  
22Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Poland  
23Kanstantsin Shkreddau (Blr) Belarus  
24Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Lithuania  
25Igor Abakoumov (Bel) ISD Continental Team  
26Paavo Paajanen (Fin) Finland  
27Indulis Bekmanis (Lat)  
28Joonas Henttala (Fin) Finland  
29Karlo Aia (Est)  
30Joris Boillat (Swi) CKT TMIT - Champion System  
31Dariusz Gluszak (Pol) Poland  
32Mart Ojavee (Est) CKT TMIT - Champion System  
33Kamil Zielinski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
34Gabriel Leppik (Est) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
35Ingus Eislers (Lat) Latvia  
36Kristjan Heinrand (Est)  
37Adrian Honkisz (Pol) Poland  
38Alessandro Bertuola (Ita) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
39Dmitrijs Sorokins (Lat) Latvia0:00:04 
40Vladimiras Kokorevas (Ltu) Lithuania  
41Yauheni Lahun (Blr) Belarus0:00:06 
42Mihkel Jüri (Est)0:00:07 
43Kristaps Safranovics (Lat) Latvia  
44Janis Keišs (Lat)  
45Aurimas Varna (Ltu) Lithuania  
46Esko Ööpik (Est)  
47Yauhen Sobal (Blr) Belarus  
48Risto Raid (Est)  
49Denys Karnulin (Ukr) ISD Continental Team  
50Eerik Idarand (Est) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
51Tanel Kangert (Est) Estonia  
52Gert Joeaar (Est) Estonia  
53Roger Beuchat (Swi) CKT TMIT - Champion System  
54Zydrunas Savickas (Ltu) Lithuania  
55Martin Puusepp (Est) Kalev Chocolate Team - Kuota  
56Joonas Jogi (Est)0:00:11 
57Markku Ainsalu (Est) Estonia  
58Rostislav Mykhaylov (Ukr) ISD Continental Team  
59Ervin Korts-Laur (Est) Estonia  
60Artis Pujats (Lat)  
61Yury Yurchanka (Blr) Belarus  
62Siarhei Novikau (Blr) Belarus  
63Mika Simola (Fin) Finland0:00:16 
64Maksym Polischuk (Ukr) ISD Continental Team0:00:18 
65Priit Prous (Est) Estonia0:00:22 
66Lukasz Modzelewski (Pol) Legia - Felt  
67Janis Rezins (Lat)  
68Mikhail Besaha (Blr) Belarus  
69Andzs Flaksis (Lat)  
70Adam Dudziak (Pol) Legia - Felt0:00:31 
71Maksym Vasilyev (Ukr) ISD Continental Team  
72Alexandre Usov (Blr) ISD Continental Team  

 

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