Stage 4 of the 2010 Tour de France was a 94 mile ride through France that ended in Reims. Alessandro Ballan competed the ride in 03:34:55. He ranked #143 for the stage. The day's winner was Alessandro Petacchi. At the end of Stage 4, Alessandro Ballan now ranks #52 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:32:20 and he has a total gap of 00:03:25 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel...Read Full Story
Alessandro Ballan ranked #65 in today's stage of the Tour de France. He competed the ride in 04:52:03. He was behind stage winner Thor Hushovd by 00:02:25. At the end of Stage 3, Alessandro Ballan now ranks #53 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 14:57:25 and he has a total gap of 00:03:25 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans in third. Alessandro Ballan is riding for BMC...Read Full Story
Alessandro Ballan will race for the BMC Racing Team for the first time this season Thursday at GP Kanton Aargau-Gippingen. Read more ›The post Ballan Will Make Return At GP Kanton Aargau-Gippingen appeared first on Bike World News.Read Full Story
Alessandro Ballan expected to be released from hospital soonBMC Racing Team’s Alessandro Ballan is expected to be released from a Spanish hospital early next week, completing another stage of his recovery from a high-speed crash during training in that country last month.
Returning To Italy
BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said special medical transport is being arranged for Ballan’s return to his home in Italy. Since the accident on Dec. 20, the former world road champion...Read Full Story
Ballan Recovering After More SurgeryAlessandro Ballan is recovering well from surgery to remove his appendix, as well as scar tissue from a previous operation, BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa announced Sunday.
Recovery Timetable Not Affected
Ballan underwent surgery Wednesday night after stomach pain he first felt Tuesday did not go away. “Because the pain wasn’t that intense and continuous I thought it was a digestive problem,” the past world road champion said. “On...Read Full Story
Alessandro Ballan Wall
Alessandro Ballan (born November 6, 1979) is an Italian professional cyclist who competes in a variety of international races, including the Tour de France. Ballan has a build that's more suited for climbing but he's established himself as a serious contender in past races. Find videos, pics and articles on Alessandro Ballan here.