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What happened to Tonkov? (not for spoiler-whiners)(3 posts)

What happened to Tonkov? (not for spoiler-whiners)BergMann
May 24, 2003 12:02 PM
Tonkov totally dropped off all the results lists for today's stage (on Giro website and Velonews), yet I see no mention of him abandoning.

Strange, since he's been riding in the top 10, you'd think his departure would be at least worthy of a mention. Anyone know what happened to him?
Cyclingnews.com...Dwayne Barry
May 24, 2003 2:02 PM
has him as DNF, I suspect after that long and futile solo break trying to repeat last year's glorious stage win he may well have bonked and found the going tougher than he cared to take?
he retired last yearcyclopathic
May 27, 2003 4:15 AM
CCC lured him they needed big name to get invited to Giro. no surprize he didn't care. When he quit it didn't look like he bonked, he just called it quits.