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Wet start in Romandie

Wet start in Romandie

Wanty-Groupe Gobert was the only ProContinental team at the start of Tour de Romandie (2.WT, 25-30/04) in Aigle, home base of the UCI, this afternoon. Fabio Felline was the fastest in the short prologue (4.8km). The Italian was faster than his competitors Dowsett and Edmondson in the streets of Aigle. Our New Zealandian Dion Smith finished 77th in wet circumstances. Tomorrow the first mountain top finish in Champéry is on the program.

Results prologue

1. Fabio Felline 5'57"
2. Alex Dowsett 5'59"
3. Alexander Edmondson 6'04"
77. Dion Smith 6'25"
83. Xandro Meurisse 6'26"
92. Guillaume Martin 6'27"
93. Thomas Degand 6'28"
102. Fabien Doubey 6'30"
109. Andrea Pasqualon 6'31"
129. Frederik Veuchelen 6'35"
137. Marco Minnaard 6'42"