Voeckler satisfied with Giro

French rider Thomas Voeckler, known for his hearty breakaways, has lived up to his reputation in the centenary Giro d'Italia, which finished on Sunday in Rome. The captain of Bbox-Bouygues Telecom went off the front many times during the three-week Grand Tour through Italy, and even though he wasn't rewarded by a stage win still found the race satisfying.

"Generally, the outcome [of the Giro] is positive," said Voeckler. "With a stage win, of course, it would have been magnificent. But only seven teams won a stage at this Giro, so we shouldn't be ashamed."

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