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The start of the Hong Kong Cycle Classic 2004, with in the frontrow Olympic Champions: Scott McGrory and Brett Aitken and World Champions: David Millar, Bruno Risi and Franz Stocher. (Photo: Francis Cerny, Nikon Camera)
race was in the center of Hong Kong, the start and finish were in front of the
Photos, by Francis Cerny and Cor Vos:
with the Hong Kong skyline as background.
course went around the Expo Centre one of the famous landmarks of Hong Kong.
peloton passing the high buildings of downtown Hong Kong, in the middle, David
Masahiko Mifune in the jersey of the Marco Polo Cycling Club Hong Kong.
Masahiko Mifune winning the first Hong Kong Cycle Classic.
The Olympic and World Champions before the start of the race:
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Warming-up. David Millar. Franz Stocher. Scott McGrory.
Tim Wilson. Dragon dance. The Champions at the start.
After the first lap.
Oceania Champion, Chris Bradford pulling the frontgroup.
David Millar missed the break.
Kam Po Wong (at the right) also missed the break
Scott McGrory in the frontgroup.
David Millar gave up.
Franz Stocher pulling the peloton.
After the race:
Winner Masahiko Mifune giving an interview.
Masahiko Mifune with the cup.
The reception after the race at the Dutch consulate general residence.