Tour of Algeria's (Tour d'Algérie) first stage took place this Monday, from the Algerian city of Alger to Ain Defla, and consisted of 149km (92 miles). The second stage will be held this Tuesday from the cities of Aïn Defla - Chlef, 100.00 km (62 miles).
Prior to winning this stage, the explosive 20-year-old Natnael had won first place at the 2011 Tour of Gabon's stage six contest.
Second Stage - Tour of Algeria
June 28, 2011 – The second stage of Tour of Algeria is won by cyclist Azzeddine Laagab of Algeria, with a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 59 seconds. Trailing just behind Laagab, is Frederic Lubach of France, who took second place with a time of 2 hours, 30 minutes, and 15 seconds, while third place went to the Algerian Youcef Reguigui, who trailed Lubach's time with just 4 seconds.
The third stage of the tour will be held this Wednesday between the Algerian towns of Chlef and Tiaret (167 km).
Third Stage - Tour of Algeria
June 29, 2011 – Third stage of the tour is won by Youcef Reguigui of Algeria, who covered a distance of 167 kilometers in 4 hours, 14 minutes and 44 seconds, just barely edging out the Moroccans Tarik Chaoufi, and Jelloul Adil, who came in second and third respectfully.
Stage 4 will be held this Thursday, from the cities of Tiaret to Khemis Miliana, a distance of 161 km (100 miles).
General Individual Classification
1) Lagab Azzedine (GS Tankers, Alg) 10h 14'45 "2
2) Jelloul Adil (Mor), 10h 14'26 "
3) Natnael Berhane (Eri), 10 h 14'45
Overall Team Standings:
1) Algeria 30h 45'12 "2.
2) Morocco: 30h 45 '31 "3.
3) Eritrea: 30h 45 '31 "
Fourth Stage - Tour of Algeria
June 30, 2011 – Third stage of the tour is won by Frédéric Lubach of France, with a time of 3 hours, 37 minutes and 34 seconds. Second and third place positions were won by Martijn Knol of Netherlands, and Algeria's Youcef Reguigui. Meanwhile, Eritrea's Natnael Berhane, Dawit Haile Araya, and Daniel Teklehaimanot, all came in 6th, 7th and 8th places respectfully.
Stage 5 will be held this Friday, from the Algerian cities of Ain Defla to Chrea, and will consist of 111km.
Fifth Stage - Tour of Algeria
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