Styby third at home

Styby third at home

Styby finnished on podium again, he took the third place in fourth GvA race in Essen, where he lives. The winner was Niels Albert.

„Albert was the best today,“ said Styby. He was at the group with Nys and Pauwels. Nys was the strongest at the end, he went over Zdenek and was second, Styby third. „Nys had a lot of power in last two laps. I made two mistakes, but I have to be satisfied with the podium. It was my maximum today.“

Ha had a great support from the fans in his hometown in Essen. He lives here most of the year. „The crowd was fantastic. When we were on the podium, they sang Happy birthday to me. It was very nice,“ said Styby, who was 24 on Friday.

Results: 1. Niels Albert, 2. Sven Nys (both Bel.), 3. Zdeněk Štybar (Cze), 4. Kevin Pauwels, 5. Dieter Vanthourenhout, 6. Bart Aernouts (all Bel.), 7. Radomír Šimùnek (Cze), 8. Enrico Franzoi (It.). GvA standings (after 4 races): 1. Albert 98 b., 2. Nys 91, 3. Štybar 86, 4. Pauwels 71, 5. Aernouts 61.

By on 12/12/2009