Cycling

SA riders shine in Bavaria

Daryl Impey (Gallo Images)
Daryl Impey (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - South African cyclists Daryl Impey and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg took the spotlight on the third stage of the Tour of Bavaria in Germany on Friday.

Impey (Orica-GreenEDGE) outclassed a strong field to win the 232.7 km stage, which ended in Grassau Neusass, while Janse van Rensburg (Giant-Shimano) finished second. Third place went to Katusha rider Alexandr Porsev.

Results after the 232.7km third stage of the Tour of Bavaria from Grassau to Neusss on Friday:


Stage

1. Daryl Impey (RSA/Orica Green) 5hr 43min 58sec, 2. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (AFS) same time, 3. Alexander Porsev (RUS) s.t., 4. Phil Bauhaus (GER) s.t., 5. Heinrich Haussler (AUS) s.t.

Selected:
97. Fabian Cancellara (SUI) at 22sec

Overall standings

1. Mathias Frank (SUI/IAM) 15hr 15min 00sec, 2. Thibaut Pinot (FRA) at 5sec, 3. Leopold Knig (CZE) 8, 4. Geraint Thomas (GBR) 14, 5. Romain Bardet (FRA) 16

Selected:
56. Fabian Cancellara (SUI) 8:34.

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