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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Japanese rider Stage Champion, Iranian Dominant

Presumably the Tour de Taiwan 2011 be an excellent rider Iranian domination. Although the winner of stage change, but the team and rider from Iran, Tabriz Petrochemical Team (TPT), still able to reside at the top of the standings.

As happened in stage five on Thursday (03/24/2011). Encouraged to provide consolation for the sorrows of his country experienced an earthquake, the Japanese rider Shinichi Fukushima of Japan's national team shows its superiority. He ate the stage as far as 111.22 miles and takes about 2 hours 53 minutes 52 seconds. 

Although Shinichi filings as stage winner, but Mark Eibegger of the products remains the holder of the yellow jacket the general standings.

For his victory was, Shinichi felt very proud. He not only able to provide comfort for the citizens of Japan, but also because he was able to lead 1 minute 26 seconds of the rider of Korea, Park Sung Baek, displaced from position one to position 19 on the highway numbers during the Asian Games 2010 in Guangzhou, November 2010 and . Park Sung Baek record time of 2 hours 55 minutes 18 seconds on stage five and occupy the position of two stages.

"Actually I was not too good since the first day of the race. But, this morning I felt better," said Shinichi, who also once won the Tour of Japan 2004.

"In this race I wanted to give something special for Japan and the tsunami victims. With this victory, hopefully can inspire Japan soon recovered. I am happy to win the stage," said Shinichi.

In addition to winning the stage, Shinichi also won two grade numbers that are contested, namely the bridge Zhongxing Mountain and in the Taichung metropolitan park. However, because the points are taken still less than the textile rider Mehdi Sohrabi, red jacket as a mark of kings still held Mehdi climbs.

With the success of the Mehdi, he at once shortens the time gap in the general standings. He is now only 2 seconds adrift of the top standings, Mark Eibegger, who is also his team mate.

In the general standings, Eibegger record 14 hours 27 minutes 18 seconds. While Mehdi 14 hours 27 minutes 20 seconds.

Overall, there are still some more stage to be held. Stage six, on Friday (25/03/2011), will take place in the area of ​​Changhua County as far as 136 kilometers and two numbers melombakan climbs and three sprint number.

Japanese rider Stage Champion, Iranian Dominant Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Admin


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