August 13-19, Heerenveen, Belgium, Netherlands, Road - 2.HC

2018 BinckBank Tour - Overview

Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) took victory on the final stage 7 of the BinckBank Tour, while Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) claimed the overall victory. Matthews out-sprinted Greg van Avermaet (BMC Racing) up the Muur van Geraardsbergen to take a clear stage win over the Belgian with Zdenek Stybar (Quick-Step Floors) finished in third once again.

Mohoric won the overall title by five seconds over Matthews and 20 seconds over Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal).

2018 BinckBank Tour stage 7 - Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb4:38:36 
2Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:01 
3Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Quick-Step Floors0:00:03 
4Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
5Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors  
6Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
7Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
8Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
9Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky  
10Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates0:00:07 
Final general classification after stage 7
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matej Mohoric (Slo) Bahrain-Merida25:13:01 
2Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb0:00:05 
3Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:00:20 
4Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors0:00:25 
5Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky0:00:34 
6Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:37 
7Søren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb0:00:39 
8Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:43 
9Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
10Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo0:00:50 

  

2018 BinckBank Tour - Overview

The WorldTour's BinckBank Tour, formerly known as the Eneco Tour, is a seven-day race held from August 13-19 in the Netherlands and Belgium. Defending champion Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) is not on the participating roster, however, four former winners are in attendance include the winner in 2016, Quick-Step's Niki Terpstra, along with his teammate and 2013 champion Zdenek Stybar. Also on the line are 2012 winner Lars Boom (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Lotto Soudal's Tim Wellens, who won in both 2014 and 2015.

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The Route:

  • Stage 1: August 13, 2018 - Heerenveen to Bolsward, 177.3km
  • Stage 2: August 14, 2018 - Venray to Venray (ITT), 12.7 km
  • Stage 3: August 15, 2018 - Aalter to Antwerpen, 166 km
  • Stage 4: August 16, 2018 - Blankenberge to Ardooie, 166.5 km
  • Stage 5: August 17, 2018 - Sint-Pieters-Leeuw to Lanaken, 204.4 km
  • Stage 6: August 18, 2018 - Riemst to Sittard-Geleen, 182.2 km
  • Stage 7: August 19, 2018 - Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure to Geraardsbergen, 215.6 km

 

 

 

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