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Last Updated: Friday, 14 May, 2004, 16:09 GMT 17:09 UK
Petacchi wins stage again
Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi
Petacchi won his third stage of this year's race
Alessandro Petacchi won the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia in pouring rain.

The Italian, of the Fassa Bortolo team, won a sprint finish at the end of a 164km run from Spoleto to Valmontone.

It was Petacchi's third stage victory of this year's race, coming ahead of Germany's Olaf Pollack with Alejandro Alberto Borrajo of Argentina third.

Gilberto Simoni retained the overall lead ahead of Saturday's 214km seventh stage from Frosinone to Montevergine di Mercogliano.


Stage six results:
1. Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo 4:00:55
2. Olaf Pollack (Ger) Gerolsteiner
3. Alejandro Alberto Borrajo (Arg) Ceramiche Panaria
4. Eddy Mazzolini (Ita) Saeco
5. Andrus Nauduzs (Lat) Domina Vacanze
6. Fred Rodriguez (US) Acqua & Sapone
7. Andrus Aug (Est) Domina Vacanze
8. Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak
9. Robbie McEwen (Aus) Lotto-Domo
10. Michael Albasini (Swi) Phonak all same time

Overall:
(after six stages)
1. Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco 27:35:30
2. Damiano Cunego (Ita) Saeco 13 secs behind
3. Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Landbouwkrediet 21
4. Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Alessio-Bianchi 29
5. Gerhard Trampusch (Aus) Acqua & Sapone 41
6. Giuliano Figueras (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria 45
7. Dario David Cioni (Ita) Fassa Bortolo 52
8. Serhiy Gonchar (Ukr) De Nardi 58
9. Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Vini Caldirola 1:05
10. Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita) Saeco 1:06




SEE ALSO
McEwen wins sprint finish
13 May 04  |  Cycling
Petacchi claims second win
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Simoni takes lead in Italy
11 May 04  |  Cycling
Cunego claims stage victory
10 May 04  |  Cycling
Petacchi wins Giro sprint
09 May 04  |  Cycling
McGee clinches prologue
08 May 04  |  Cycling


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