- Triple boost for Dazel’s women’s sevens side
- SA stars on track for national championships
- Bezuidenhout, Smit off to flyer at Better Ball Challenge
- Thousands of women prepare for running Challenge
- SA’s team named to do Fed Cup duty in Lithuania
- Hawtrey’s passing a big loss for SA cycling
- Nienaber back with a bang, targets another Nomads title
- Seboko best of the bunch in uphill battle in Uganda
- Davids doubles up in Summer Series
- Elkington eclipses opposition at Loch Ness
Impey stays in touch
- Updated: April 17, 2009
South Africa’s Daryl Impey retained second spot in the Presidential Tour in Turkey on Thursday.
The Barloworld rider finished with the bunch, 8min 56sec behind stage winner Olivier Kaisen of Belgium.
Kaizen, who rides for the Silence-Lotto team, clocked 3hr 15min 52sec for the 130-kilometre stage between Marmaris to Fethiye.
Another South African rider, Nolan Hoffman, with Team Stegcomputer-Neotel, also finished with the bunch.
Impey is now two seconds behind leader David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-NGC who heads the overall standings on 18:55:36.
Hoffman is 45th (32:07 adrift).
A third South African, Hoffman’s teammate, James Perry, is 1.15.02 down.
Barloworld moved up to second in the team category, 41sec behind Acqua Sapone-Caffe Mokambo who have a combined time of 56.41.35.