Race leader Frendo claims stage 2 of Crocodile Trophy

Australian Mark Frendo claimed his second Crocodile Trophy stage during a marathon from Cairns into Lake Tinaroo and defended his overall leader's jersey. He increased his race lead, winning ahead of the Austrian pro-road racer Josef Benetseder and the Canadian Marathon National Champion Cory Wallace. Liesbeth Hessens was the fastest woman for the second day in a row, showing a strong performance on the gruelling climbs through the Dinden National Park.

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Men stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mark Frendo (Aus)3:29:56
2Josef Benetseder (Aut) Team Eybl0:01:03
3Cory Wallace (Can) Kona-MBC0:07:12
4Wolfgang Krenn (Aut) Zwillingscraft Stevens - SC Knauf Liezen0:11:24
5Jiri Krivanek (Cze) Prestige0:13:48
6Matthew Page (GBr) A Cycling/Pivot0:17:05
7Steve Rankine (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans0:22:05
8Paul Mashford (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans0:33:46
9Bart Duraj (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home LoansRow 8 - Cell 2
10Patrick Schörkmayer (Aut) Team-Beniva0:41:13
11Sander Cordeel (Bel)0:41:14
12Adam Cobain (Aus) Amy Gillet Foundation0:45:27
13Bevan Spratt (NZl)1:00:31
14Alessandro Bianchi Perugini (Ita) asd s.martino emmedue bikepoint2:00:48
DNFJan Fojtik (Cze) Symbio+ GiantRow 14 - Cell 2
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Women stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liesbeth Hessens (Bel)4:31:08
2Maria Cristina (Ita) GS Cicli Matteoni FRW1:12:28
3Anne-Mette Mortensen (Den) Team Fit 4 Run1:35:39
4Giordana Sordi (Ita) SKYsport-Italy1:42:03
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M1 stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1333:52:01
2Johan Schrauwen (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?0:06:55
3Kristof Schrauwen (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?0:14:35
4Huub Tankink (Ned) GT-YellowWings Racing0:47:19
5Jürgen Hofer (Aut)0:56:59
6Vincent Baert (Bel) One life. Live it!0:57:19
7Martin Wisata (Aut) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing1:01:52
8Matthew Moroney (Aus)1:06:17
9Andreas Ueberrhein (Ger) Mountainbike-Freiburg1:16:20
10Bart Couckuyt (Bel)1:16:57
11David Vermander (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?2:06:09
12Kurt Hannes (Bel)2:50:34
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M2 stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Hans Planckaert (Bel) Smart Cycling Team3:51:49
2Hamish Morrin (NZl)0:21:08
3Peter Mühl (Aut)0:27:12
4Dennis Valerius (Ned) Jobkitchen.be0:38:21
5Kristof Roelandts (Bel) One life. Live it!0:46:15
6Phil Welch (GBr) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing0:50:04
7Andy Tubbs (USA) andy tubbs0:58:25
8Wolfgang Mader (Aut) Dreamteam Tirol1:07:43
9Zbigniew Mossoczy (Pol) Wertykal bikeBoard1:12:21
10Kurt Alderweireldt (Bel)1:13:09
11Steve Bunton (NZl) Cervo Rosso / Flat Out Forty1:20:51
12Georg Vinczencz (Aut) Radsport Waldherr1:21:54
13Christian Wenger (Aut) bikepalast1:26:39
14Giovanni Montini (Ita) SKYsport-Italy1:31:26
15Robert Waters (GBr)1:34:57
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M3 stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Selkrig (Aus) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing4:21:12
2Simon Gillett (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation0:42:27
3Gerhard Grassmugg (Aut) Rofa-Sport Graz1:05:04
4Radim Novotny (Cze) Prestige1:15:03
5Daniele Bertozzi (Ita) GS Cicli Matteoni FRW1:22:24
6Robert Topfer (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation1:26:07
7Chris Wessels (Aus)2:10:35
8Andrew Wily (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation2:24:57
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Teams stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Franz Schmidhofer (Aut) race4two - carinthia5:27:55
1Mario Slabe (Aut) race4two - carinthiaRow 1 - Cell 2
2Guy Palinckx (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 11:13:14
2Luc Peeters (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 1Row 3 - Cell 2
2Marc Coninx (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 2Row 4 - Cell 2
2Drik Oostvogels (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 2Row 5 - Cell 2
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Teams 2 stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brendon Skerke (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans CA4:36:24
1Jon Standage (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans CA4:36:25
2Isaac Tonello (Aus) AMDF - Australian Mitochondrial Disease Federation0:28:04
2David Stallan (Aus) AMDF - Australian Mitochondrial Disease FederationRow 3 - Cell 2
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Elite men general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mark Frendo (Aus)5:00:10
2Josef Benetseder (Aut) Team Eybl0:10:42
3Cory Wallace (Can) Kona-MBC0:11:02
4Wolfgang Krenn (Aut) Zwillingscraft Stevens - SC Knauf Liezen0:13:03
5Jiri Krivanek (Cze) Prestige0:21:17
6Matthew Page (GBr) A Cycling/Pivot0:26:02
7Steve Rankine (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans0:27:02
8Paul Mashford (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans0:40:59
9Bart Duraj (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans0:44:17
10Patrick Schörkmayer (Aut) Team-Beniva0:50:26
11Adam Cobain (Aus) Amy Gillet Foundation0:56:52
12Sander Cordeel (Bel)1:02:58
13Bevan Spratt (NZl)1:16:05
14Alessandro Bianchi Perugini (Ita) asd s.martino emmedue bikepoint2:29:17
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Elite women general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liesbeth Hessens (Bel)6:25:02
2Maria Cristina (Ita) GS Cicli Matteoni FRW1:28:02
3Anne-Mette Mortensen (Den) Team Fit 4 Run1:58:33
4Giordana Sordi (Ita) SKYsport-Italy2:00:14
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M1 general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mario Farberbock (Aut)5:30:06
2Johan Schrauwen (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?0:06:16
3Kristof Schrauwen (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?0:17:53
4Huub Tankink (Ned) GT-YellowWings Racing1:01:09
5Martin Wisata (Aut) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing1:13:46
6Jürgen Hofer (Aut)1:14:46
7Vincent Baert (Bel) One life. Live it!1:19:02
8Andreas Ueberrhein (Ger) Mountainbike-Freiburg1:31:07
9Bart Couckuyt (Bel)1:40:32
10Matthew Moroney (Aus)1:43:46
11David Vermander (Bel) Houtambacht - Who killed Joe?3:05:04
12Kurt Hannes (Bel)3:12:55
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M2 general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Hans Planckaert (Bel) Smart Cycling Team5:38:27
2Hamish Morrin (NZl)0:19:36
3Dennis Valerius (Ned) Jobkitchen.be0:38:52
4Phil Welch (GBr) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing0:52:04
5Kristof Roelandts (Bel) One life. Live it!0:55:09
6Andy Tubbs (USA) andy tubbs1:08:48
7Peter Mühl (Aut)1:17:34
8Zbigniew Mossoczy (Pol) Wertykal bikeBoard1:20:30
9Kurt Alderweireldt (Bel)1:28:59
10Steve Bunton (NZl) Cervo Rosso / Flat Out Forty1:38:21
11Christian Wenger (Aut) bikepalast1:39:28
12Georg Vinczencz (Aut) Radsport Waldherr1:41:46
13Robert Waters (GBr)1:47:20
14Giovanni Montini (Ita) SKYsport-Italy1:52:11
15Wolfgang Mader (Aut) Dreamteam Tirol1:58:05
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M3 general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Selkrig (Aus) Il Pastaio / Rocky Trail Racing6:08:42
2Simon Gillett (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation0:59:18
3Daniele Bertozzi (Ita) GS Cicli Matteoni FRW1:24:50
4Gerhard Grassmugg (Aut) Rofa-Sport Graz1:24:59
5Robert Topfer (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation1:50:10
6Radim Novotny (Cze) Prestige2:04:33
7Chris Wessels (Aus)2:53:46
8Andrew Wily (Aus) Amy Gillett Foundation3:12:23
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Masters general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Franz Schmidhofer (Aut) race4two - carinthia7:35:41
1Mario Slabe (Aut) race4two - carinthiaRow 1 - Cell 2
2Drik Oostvogels (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 21:17:31
2Marc Coninx (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 20:00:04
3Guy Palinckx (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 10:00:27
3Luc Peeters (Bel) One Eight Five Vets 1Row 5 - Cell 2
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Men open general classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brendon Skerke (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans CA6:23:38
1Jon Standage (Aus) Tenni's - Cairns Home Loans CA6:23:39
2Isaac Tonello (Aus) AMDF - Australian Mitochondrial Disease Federation0:34:21
2David Stallan (Aus) AMDF - Australian Mitochondrial Disease FederationRow 3 - Cell 2

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