2008 Deutschland Tour

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2008 Deutschland Tour
2008 UCI ProTour, race 13 of 15
Deutschlandtour-2008.png
Overview of the stages
Race details
Date August 29–September 6
Distance 1,408.6 km (875.3 mi)
Palmares
Winner  Linus Gerdemann (GER) (Team Columbia)
2007

The 2008 Deutschland Tour road cycling race took place from August 29 to September 6, 2008 in Germany and Austria. It was won by Team Columbia's Linus Gerdemann of Germany. It was the 32nd edition of the Deutschland Tour, and the last one as of 2011.

Stages[edit]

Prologue Kitzbühel 3.6 km Friday, August 29[edit]

Prologue Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Brett Lancaster (AUS) Team Milram 3' 59"
2  Gustav Erik Larsson (SWE) Team CSC Saxo Bank s.t
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) Team Columbia + 2"
General Classification after the Prologue
Cyclist Team Time
1  Brett Lancaster (AUS) Team Milram 3' 59"
2  Gustav Erik Larsson (SWE) Team CSC Saxo Bank s.t
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) Team Columbia + 2"

Stage 1 KitzbühelHochfügen 178 km Saturday, August 30[edit]

Stage 1 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 4h 42' 54"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 16"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana s.t.
General Classification after stage 1
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 4h 46' 57"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 2 MunichHesselberg 183 km Sunday, August 31[edit]

Stage 2 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  David de la Fuente (ESP) Scott-American Beef 3h 48' 38"
2  Pietro Caucchioli (ITA) Crédit Agricole + 1"
3  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia s.t.
General Classification after stage 2
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 8h 35' 37"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 3 HerriedenWiesloch 214.9 km Monday, September 1[edit]

Stage 3 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Leonardo Bertagnolli (ITA) Liquigas 5h 20' 34"
2  Rigoberto Urán (COL) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
3  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia s.t.
General Classification after stage 3
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 13h 56' 11"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 4 WieslochMainz 174 km Tuesday, September 2[edit]

Stage 4 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia 3h 59' 37"
2  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Silence-Lotto s.t.
3  Robert Förster (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.
General Classification after stage 4
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 17h 55' 48"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 5 MainzWinterberg 218.4 km Wednesday, September 3[edit]

Stage 5 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Gerald Ciolek (GER) Team Columbia 5h 39' 35"
2  Rubens Bertogliati (SUI) Scott-American Beef s.t.
3  Leonardo Bertagnolli (ITA) Liquigas s.t.
General Classification after stage 5
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 23h 35' 23"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 6 SchmallenbergNeuss 188.8 km Thursday, September 4[edit]

Stage 6 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Jussi Veikkanen (FIN) Française des Jeux 4h 17' 22"
2  Maxim Iglinsky (KAZ) Astana s.t.
3  Thierry Hupond (FRA) Skil-Shimano s.t.
General Classification after stage 6
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 27h 54' 45"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 7 NeussGeorgsmarienhütte 214.3 km Friday, September 5[edit]

Stage 7 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Stéphane Augé (FRA) Cofidis 4h 45' 33"
2  Thierry Hupond (FRA) Skil-Shimano s.t.
3  Mauro Da Dalto (ITA) Liquigas s.t.
General Classification after stage 7
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 32h 44' 12"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 17"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 20"

Stage 8 - September 6, 2008: >[edit]

Stage 8 Result
Cyclist Team Results
1  Tony Martin (GER) Team Columbia 39' 49"
2  Bert Grabsch (GER) Team Columbia +34"
3  Gustav Erik Larsson (SWE) Team CSC Saxo Bank +48"
General Classification after stage 7
Cyclist Team Time
1  Linus Gerdemann (GER) Team Columbia 33h 25' 18"
2  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team Columbia + 52"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Astana + 1.34"

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage
(Winner)
General classification
Points classification
Mountains classification
Young rider classification
Team classification
0Prologue
(Brett Lancaster)
Brett Lancaster Brett Lancaster not awarded Gerald Ciolek Team Milram
0Stage 1
(Linus Gerdemann)
Linus Gerdemann Linus Gerdemann Daniel Musiol Thomas Lövkvist Astana
0Stage 2
(David de la Fuente)
0Stage 3
(Leonardo Bertagnolli)
Thomas Lövkvist Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 4
(André Greipel)
0Stage 5
(Gerald Ciolek)
0Stage 6
(Jussi Veikkanen)
Astana
0Stage 7
(Stéphane Augé)
0Stage 8
(Tony Martin)

External links[edit]

2008 in Road Cycling

References[edit]