Livner, Margalit claim Tour d’Israel title

After four days of intense racing, the GO-PRO team duo proved their worth with a scintillating performance over the 646-kilometer route.

By JEREMY LAST
March 14, 2010 11:35
Niv Livner and Ran Margalit (in yellow) win first

bikers tour de israel 311. (photo credit: Ron Shelef)

 
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Israelis Niv Livner and Ran Margalit were celebrating over the weekend after winning the first edition of the Tour d’Israel in Eilat.



After four days of intense racing, the GO-PRO team duo proved their worth with a scintillating performance over the 646-kilometer route which began on Monday in Kfar Giladi and finished on Friday in Israel’s southernmost city.

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They passed the finish line after completing the final 148km stage from Mitzpe Rimon to Eilat in four hours, 37 minutes and eight seconds; producing an overall time of 19:09:09.45 hours.

Second place went to Tzachi Boigan and Anton Michalov, while international triathlon champions Dan and Ran Alterman finished third.

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