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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Wyss wins 2009 RAAM

Swiss cyclist Dani Wyss has won the 2009 Race Across America men's under-50 solo division. Wyss arrived in Annapolis, Md., at 9:25 p.m. today, completing 3,021.3 miles of cycling in 8 days, 5 hours and 45 minutes. His average speed was 15.29 mph.

Going into the final day, Wyss had been embroiled in a duel with defending champ Jure Robic. However, the 60 minutes of penalties Robic has accumulated over the course of the race were too much for Robic to overcome.

Gerhard Gulewicz of Austria appears to be on his was to third place in the under-50 division. he has made it as far as La Vale, Md.

Daniela Figueiredo Genovesi continues to maintain her lead in the women's under-50 division. She's made it as far as though Blanchester, Ohio, while Janet Christiansen has made it to Oxford, Ohio.

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