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Michael Matthews takes big win in Germany

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Apr. 25, 2011

Aussie sprinter Michael Matthews once again proved his pedigree with victory Monday at the one-day Rund um Köln in Germany.

Matthews, already a winner of stages at the Tour Down Under and the Tour of Murcia, kicked to his third win in his rookie season with an impressive ride in the 1.1-ranked race.

Crossing the line second was Marcel Kittel (Skil-Shimano), with Giacomo Nizzolo (Leopard-Trek) rounding out the podium with third.

Quick results:

  • 1. Michael MATTHEWS , (AUS) Rabobank Cycling Team , at
  • 2. Marcel KITTEL , (GER) Skil-Shimano , at
  • 3. Giacomo NIZZOLO , (ITA) Leopard-Trek , at
  • 4. David KOPP , (GER) Team Kuota-Indeland , at
  • 5. Aidis KRUOPIS , (LTU) Landbouwkrediet-Colnago , at

Complete results

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