The Swiss rider Simon Pellaud (Swiss selection) on Wednesday, the ninth and last stage in the wielerronde van Hainan (Chn/2.BC) to his name. The race for the Italian rider Fausto Masnada (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec).
Pellaud had after 181,9 km between Changjiang and Danzhou five seconds ahead of a group of five riders. The Dutchman Peter Schulting was the fastest of the pursuers. The Italian Lorenzo Rota was third. Joeri Stallaert finished in 38th place.
In the end, was placed Masnada at the top, for the Swiss Gino Mäder, and the Frenchman Julien El Fares. Masnada, Tuesday’s stage winner, follows on the hall of fame, his countryman Jacopo Mosca. (belga)