Gautier seals Route Adelie win

Eurosport - Fri, 02 Apr 17:00:00 2010

Cyril Gautier gave his Bouygues Telecom team a fifth victory in one week by winning the Route Adelie de Vitre in France.

CYCLING Cyril Gautier - 0

Gautier finished 38 seconds ahead of a group of four for his first victory as a professional rider, adding to Bouygues wins by Pierrick Fedrigo (overall and stage victories at the Criterium International) and Steve Chainel and Sebastien Turgot, both of whom took stages at the Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde

Bouygues' directeur sportif Ismael Mottier said: "I am very satisfied. Cyril is super happy. Today, the whole team rode like bosses. Currently, everything is going right for us."

Gautier, who hails from the local Brittany area, charged 8km from the line and held on to win.

Laurent Pichon won the sprint for second ahead of Benoit Vaugrenard.

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