2008 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin

The 2008 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin was the 24th edition of the Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin, a women's cycling stage race in France. It was rated by the UCI as a category 2.1 race and was held between 16 and 25 May 2008.[1]

2008 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
Race details
Dates16–25 May 2008
Stages9 + Prologue
Distance873.9 km (543.0 mi)
Winning time23h 55' 05"
Results
  Winner  Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) (Menikini-Selle Italia)
  Second  Judith Arndt (GER) (Team Columbia Women)
  Third  Trixi Worrack (GER) (Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung)

  Points  Angela Brodtka (GER) (Team DSB Bank)
  Mountains  Judith Arndt (GER) (Team High Road Women)
  Youth  Claudia Hausler (GER) (Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung)
  Sprints  Monica Holler (GER) (Bigla Cycling Team)
  Team Equipe Nurnberger Versicherung
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StagesEdit

PrologueEdit

16 May 2008 – Gruissan to Gruissan, 3.9 km (2.4 mi), Individual time trial[2]
Prologue Result
Rider Team Time
1   Katie Mactier (AUS) Australia national team 5' 02"
2   Ellen van Dijk (NED) Netherlands national team +1"
3   Alison Powers (USA) United States national team] +2"
General Classification after the Prologue
Rider Team Time
1   Katie Mactier (AUS) Australia national team 5' 02"
2   Ellen van Dijk (NED) Netherlands national team +1"
3   Alison Powers (USA) United States national team +2"

Stage 1Edit

17 May 2008 – Rieux Minervois to Rieux Minervois, 107 km (66.5 mi)[3]
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team 3h 15' 04"
2   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung s.t.
3   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini - Selle Italia s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini - Selle Italia 3h 20' 04"
2   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team +2"
3   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +6"

Stage 2Edit

18 May 2008 – Port La Nouvelle to Port La Nouvelle, 27 km (16.8 mi), Team time trial[4]
Stage 2 Result
Team Riders Time
1 Netherlands national team   Ellen van Dijk (NED)
  Loes Gunnewijk (NED)
  Mirjam Melchers (NED)
  Regina Bruins (NED)
35' 44"
2 Team Columbia Women   Linda Villumsen (DEN)
  Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (GER)
  Alexis Rhodes (AUS)
  Linda Villumsen (DEN)
  Judith Arndt (GER)
  Luise Keller (GER)
+6"
3 Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung   Trixi Worrack (GER)
  Charlotte Becker (GER)
  Edits Pucinskaite (LTU)
  Claudia Hausler (GER)
+8"
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women 3h 56' 00"
2   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +12"
3   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team +40"

Stage 3Edit

19 May 2008 – Lezignan Corbières to Lezignan Corbières, 111 km (69.0 mi)[5]
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Zoulfia Zabirova (KAZ) Bigla Cycling Team 2h 52' 54"
2   Angela Brodtka (GER) Team DSB Bank +46"
3   Diana Žiliūtė (LTU) Lithuania national team +1' 01"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women 6h 49' 55"
2   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +12"
3   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team +40"

Stage 4Edit

20 May 2008 – Osseja to Osseja, 101 km (62.8 mi)[6]
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 2h 52' 21"
2   Alison Powers (USA) United States national team +2' 53"
3   Emma Johansson (SWE) AA-Drink Cycling Team +3' 04"
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 9h 42' 53"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 39"
3   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +3' 55"

Stage 5Edit

21 May 2008 – Toulouges to Toulouges, 112 km (69.6 mi)[7]
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (GER) Team Columbia Women 2h 56' 51"
2   Charlotte Becker (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +2"
3   Monica Holler (SWE) Bigla Cycling Team +4"
General Classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 12h 39' 48"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 39"
3   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +3' 55"

Stage 6Edit

22 May 2008 – Rennes-les-Bains to Axat, 117 km (72.7 mi)[8]
Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Vicki Whitelaw (AUS) Australia national team 3h 10' 16"
2   Sharon Laws (GBR) Great Britain national team s.t.
3   Regina Bruins (NED) Netherlands national team +6"
General Classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 15h 50' 51"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 39"
3   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +3' 55"

Stage 7Edit

23 May 2008 – Castelnaudary to Castelnaudary, 108 km (67.1 mi)[9]
Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Zoulfia Zabirova (KAZ) Bigla Cycling Team 2h 55' 54"
2   Katharine Carroll (USA) United States national team +31"
3   Martine Bras (NED) Netherlands national team +31"
General Classification after Stage 7
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 18h 51' 43"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 39"
3   Irene van den Broek (NED) AA-Drink Cycling Team +3' 49"

Stage 8Edit

24 May 2008 – Bram to Bram, 116 km (72.1 mi)[10]
Stage 8 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (GER) Bigla Cycling Team 3h 08' 35"
2   Sara Carrigan (AUS) Lotto-Belisol Ladiesteam s.t.
3   Angela Brodtka (GER) Team DSB Bank s.t.
General Classification after Stage 8
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 22h 00' 16"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 38"
3   Irene van den Broek (NED) AA-Drink Cycling Team +3' 51"

Stage 9Edit

25 May 2008 – Limoux to Limoux, 71 km (44.1 mi)[11]
Stage 9 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women 1h 54' 56"
2   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia s.t.
3   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team s.t.
General Classification after Stage 9
Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 23h 55' 05"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 53"
3   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +4' 02"

Final classificationEdit

Rider Team Time
1   Susanne Ljungskog (SWE) Menikini-Selle Italia 23h 55' 05"
2   Judith Arndt (GER) Team Columbia Women +3' 53"
3   Trixi Worrack (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +4' 02"
4   Nicole Cooke (GBR) Great Britain national team +4' 23"
5   Irene van den Broek (NED) AA-Drink Cycling Team +4' 57"
6   Sharon Laws (GBR) Great Britain national team +5' 11"
7   Claudia Hausler (GER) Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung +5' 42"
8   Amber Neben (USA) United States national team +6' 07"
9   Linda Villumsen (DEN) Team Columbia Women +7' 06"
10   Regina Bruins (NED) Netherlands national team +7' 15"

Source[12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin ( 5/16/2008 - 5/25/2008 )". UCI. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Prologue". cyclingarchives.com. 16 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 1". cyclingarchives.com. 17 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 2". cyclingarchives.com. 18 May 2008. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  5. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 3". cyclingarchives.com. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 4". cyclingarchives.com. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 5". cyclingarchives.com. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  8. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 6". cyclingarchives.com. 22 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  9. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 7". cyclingarchives.com. 23 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  10. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 8". cyclingarchives.com. 24 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  11. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008 Stage 9". cyclingarchives.com. 25 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  12. ^ "Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (F) 2008". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 6 May 2013.

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