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Hesjedal takes 5th in Clasica San Sebastian

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photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com
© 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain
01.08.2009

Canadain cyclist Ryder Hesjedal finished fifth at the San Sebastian Classic one-day race on Saturday.

Hesjedal, from Victoria, finished the 337-kilometre course in five hours 30 minutes, seven seconds behind winner Carlos Barredo of Spain.

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Roman Kreuziger of the Czech Republic was second, Mickael Delage of France was third and Peter Velits of Slovakia finished fourth.

Hesjedal, a member of the Garmin-Slipstream team, finished 49th overall last week at the 2009 Tour de France.

THE CANADIAN PRESS