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Petacchi great in green in Wolvertem-Meise

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Sven Nys takes on the post-Tour criterium

Sven Nys takes on the post-Tour criterium
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Alessandro Petacchi displays his green jersey in Wolvertem-Meise

Alessandro Petacchi displays his green jersey in Wolvertem-Meise
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The trio on the podium.

The trio on the podium.
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Alessandro Petacchi with Miss Coast Belgium.

Alessandro Petacchi with Miss Coast Belgium.
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Ivan Basso at the head of the pack.

Ivan Basso at the head of the pack.
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Tyler Farrar awaits the start.

Tyler Farrar awaits the start.
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Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Doimo) speeds through the criterium

Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Doimo) speeds through the criterium
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Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Transitions)

Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Transitions)
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A nice big beer after a hard night's work

A nice big beer after a hard night's work
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The crowd swarms the podium

The crowd swarms the podium
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Petacchi enjoying his time in the post-Tour criteriums.

Petacchi enjoying his time in the post-Tour criteriums.
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Ivan Basso in his maglia rosa.

Ivan Basso in his maglia rosa.
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Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Transitions) in the criterium action.

Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Transitions) in the criterium action.
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The green rocket in action: Alessandro Petacchi

The green rocket in action: Alessandro Petacchi
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Petacchi sprays the crowd

Petacchi sprays the crowd
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Jurgen Van den Broeck (Omega Pharma-Lotto)

Jurgen Van den Broeck (Omega Pharma-Lotto)
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The action in Wolvertem-Meise

The action in Wolvertem-Meise
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Basso and Petacchi pose on the start line.

Basso and Petacchi pose on the start line.
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Petacchi signs autographs for the adoring crowd

Petacchi signs autographs for the adoring crowd
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Petacchi wins the Wolvertem-Meise criterium.

Petacchi wins the Wolvertem-Meise criterium.
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Alessandro Petacchi looking good in green.

Alessandro Petacchi looking good in green.
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Ivan Basso, Alessandro Petacchi and Jurgen Van den Broeck imbibe in some of the local brew.

Ivan Basso, Alessandro Petacchi and Jurgen Van den Broeck imbibe in some of the local brew.
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Results

#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
2Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
3Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo

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