19 July 2012, Thursday, 14:47
author: Dmitriy Slezin
In France a legendary cycle race «Tour de France» proceeds. The 16th stage from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon of 197 km was saddened in the extent by loss in Russian "Katusha" team. The sportsman of Ufa cycling centre "Agidel" Vladimir Gusev got to a blockage and broke a collar bone. Thus, well-known "Tour" is finished for Vladimir.
Frenchman Thomas Voeckler from « Europcar» won the 16th stage.
The best of Russians Denis Menshov from "Katusha" keeps the 16 place in the general offset of race falling behind the leader for 21 seconds.