Thor Hushovd of Credit Agricole Wins Opening TT At Tour of Catalonia (With Results)

MADRID, May 19, 2008 (AFP) - Norway's Thor Hushovd, riding with Credit Agricole, won Monday's opening stage of the Tour of Catalonia, a 3.7km individual time trial at Lloret de Mar. Hushovd finished in 4min 37sec to oust US rival George Hincapie by 6sec with Spanish hope Jose Ivan Gutierrez third fastest on the day while Spanish favourite Carlos Sastre struggled in the wet conditions. … [Read more...]