2009 Danmark Rundt

The 2009 Danmark Rundt was a men's road bicycle race held from 29 July to 2 August 2009. It was the 19th edition of the men's stage race, which was established in 1985. The race was won by Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang of Team Saxo Bank, making this his second consecutive victory in the race. Maurizio Biondo of Ceramica Flaminia finished second by just three seconds with Roger Hammond of Cervélo third.

2009 Danmark Rundt
2008–2009 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates29 July - 2 August
Stages6
Distance830.5 km (516.0 mi)
Winning time19h 42' 03
Results
Winner  Jakob Fuglsang (Denmark) (Team Saxo Bank)
  Second  Maurizio Biondo (Italy) (Ceramica Flaminia–Bossini Docce)
  Third  Roger Hammond (Great Britain) (Cervélo TestTeam)

Points  Matti Breschel (Denmark) (Team Saxo Bank)
Mountains  Troels Vinther (Denmark) (Team Capinordic)
Youth  Rasmus Guldhammer (Denmark) (Team Capinordic)
  Team Team Saxo Bank
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ScheduleEdit

Stage Route Distance Date Winner
1 Hirtshals > Rebild 175 km 29 July   Matti Breschel
2 Aars > Aarhus 190 km 30 July   Nicki Sørensen
3 Aarhus > Vejle 185 km 31 July   Jakob Fuglsang
4 Korsør > Køge 115 km 1 August   Jeremy Hunt
5 (ITT) Roskilde > Roskilde 15.5 km 1 August   Maurizio Biondo
6 Ringsted > Frederiksberg 150 km 2 August   Sebastian Siedler

TeamsEdit

Fifteen teams took part in the 2009 race. Team Columbia-HTC was due to compete but withdrew as it was unable to field a team.

Final classificationsEdit

Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang won the race by three seconds from Maurizio Biondo after a solo victory in stage 3 on the Kiddersvej climb in Vejle.[1] Although Biondo was able to contest the race on the individual time trial, Fuglsang was able to maintain his lead on the final stage.[1] Roger Hammond was placed third.

The points winner was Matti Breschel with Troels Vinther the winner of the mountains classification for best climber. Rasmus Guldhammer won the white jersey for the best young rider award and Allan Johansen was awarded the fighters award for the race. Team Saxo Bank won the overall team competition by seven seconds from Cervélo with Team Capinordic in third place.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b De 20 første udgaver af Post Danmark Rundt, Danmarks Cykle Union. Retrieved 2012-08-25.