Van der Poel wins opening stage at Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire

Dutchman wins bunch sprint with late kick

Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon-Circus) shook off his crash in the Tour of Flanders, rebounding to top speed to take out the opening stage of Circuit Cycliste Sarthe on Tuesday.

The Dutch champion out-sprinted Boris Vallee (Wanty-Gobert) and Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept) in the bunch kick to take the race lead over Roy Goldstein (Israel Cycling Academy), who claimed eight seconds worth of bonus sprints in the breakaway. Van der Poel leads Golstein by two seconds, wtih Vallee in third two further seconds adrift.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Corendon-Circus4:18:07 
2Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
3Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
4Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
5Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
6Justin Jules (Fra) Wallonie Bruxelles  
7Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
8Manuel Belletti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
9Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
10Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie  
11Tony Hurel (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
12Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
13Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
14Xavier Cañellas Sanchez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
15Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
16Jordan Arley Parra Arias (Col) Manzana Postobon  
17Mathias De Witte (Bel) Roompot-Charles  
18Jhonatan Restrepo Valencia (Col) Manzana Postobon  
19Romain Hardy (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
20Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
21Julien Mortier (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
22Flavien Maurelet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
23Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
24Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
25Patrick Müller (Swi) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
26Oscar Riesebeek (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
27Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
28Bagdonas Gediminas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale  
29Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
30Andrea Vendrame (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
31Laurent Pichon (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
32Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
33Arjen Livyns (Bel) Roompot-Charles  
34Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie  
35Juan Felipe Osorio Arboleda (Col) Manzana Postobon  
36Bram Welten (Ned) Arkéa Samsic  
37Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
38Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
39Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie  
40Roy Goldstein (Isr) Israel Cycling Academy  
41Eliot Lietaer (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
42Huub Duijn (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
43Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
44Nick van der Lijke (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
45Aaron Verwilst (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
46Quentin Pacher (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
47Mauricio Moreira (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
48Julien Trarieux (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
49Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
50Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
51Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
52Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
53Bryan Steve Gomez Peñaloza (Col) Manzana Postobon  
54Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
55Anthony Maldonado (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
56Nelson Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
57Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
58Alexander Cataford (Can) Israel Cycling Academy  
59Jerome Baugnies (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
60Yoann Paillot (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
61Stijn Devolder (Bel) Corendon-Circus  
62Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
63Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
64Arthur Vichot (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
65Mathijs Paasschens (Ned) Wallonie Bruxelles  
66Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
67Emiel Planckaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
68Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
69Marcel Meisen (Ger) Corendon-Circus  
70Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
71Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
72Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Corendon-Circus  
73Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
74Morné Van Niekerk (RSA) St Michel-Auber 93  
75Rudy Barbier (Fra) Israel Cycling Academy  
76Matthias Brändle (Aut) Israel Cycling Academy  
77Mattia Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
78Sebastian Mora Vedri (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
79Clément Carisey (Fra) Israel Cycling Academy  
80Diego Antonio Ochoa Camargo (Col) Manzana Postobon0:00:18 
81Julian Fernando Cardona Henao (Col) Betplay Cycling Team  
82Bryan Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie  
83Omar Alberto Mendoza Cardona (Col) Manzana Postobon0:00:21 
84Otto Vergaerde (Bel) Corendon-Circus0:00:24 
85Brenton Jones (Aus) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:00:25 
86Kevyn Ista (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles0:00:26 
87Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:35 
88Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:00:50 
89Yohann Gene (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:12 
90Matteo Malucelli (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
91Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:17 
92Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:01:20 
93Philipp Walsleben (Ger) Corendon-Circus0:03:06 
94Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:59 
95Cyril Gautier (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel0:04:16 
96Leonardo Fedrigo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec0:04:36 
97Alan Banaszek (Pol) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:44 
98Ludwig De Winter (Bel) Wanty-Gobert0:05:10 
99Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel-Auber 930:05:28 
100Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:08:45 
101William Bonnet (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Corendon-Circus4:17:57 
2Roy Goldstein (Isr) Israel Cycling Academy0:00:02 
3Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Gobert0:00:04 
4Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:00:05 
5Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel0:00:06 
6Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:08 
7Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:10 
8Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
9Justin Jules (Fra) Wallonie Bruxelles  
10Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
11Manuel Belletti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
12Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
13Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie  
14Tony Hurel (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
15Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
16Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
17Xavier Cañellas Sanchez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
18Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
19Jordan Arley Parra Arias (Col) Manzana Postobon  
20Mathias De Witte (Bel) Roompot-Charles  
21Jhonatan Restrepo Valencia (Col) Manzana Postobon  
22Romain Hardy (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
23Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
24Julien Mortier (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
25Flavien Maurelet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
26Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
27Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
28Patrick Müller (Swi) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
29Oscar Riesebeek (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
30Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
31Bagdonas Gediminas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale  
32Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
33Andrea Vendrame (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
34Laurent Pichon (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
35Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
36Arjen Livyns (Bel) Roompot-Charles  
37Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie  
38Juan Felipe Osorio Arboleda (Col) Manzana Postobon  
39Bram Welten (Ned) Arkéa Samsic  
40Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
41Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
42Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie  
43Eliot Lietaer (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
44Huub Duijn (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
45Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
46Nick van der Lijke (Ned) Roompot-Charles  
47Aaron Verwilst (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
48Quentin Pacher (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
49Mauricio Moreira (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
50Julien Trarieux (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
51Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
52Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
53Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
54Bryan Steve Gomez Peñaloza (Col) Manzana Postobon  
55Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
56Anthony Maldonado (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
57Nelson Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
58Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Arkéa Samsic  
59Alexander Cataford (Can) Israel Cycling Academy  
60Jerome Baugnies (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
61Yoann Paillot (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93  
62Stijn Devolder (Bel) Corendon-Circus  
63Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
64Arthur Vichot (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
65Mathijs Paasschens (Ned) Wallonie Bruxelles  
66Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
67Emiel Planckaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
68Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
69Marcel Meisen (Ger) Corendon-Circus  
70Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
71Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
72Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Corendon-Circus  
73Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Gobert  
74Morné Van Niekerk (RSA) St Michel-Auber 93  
75Rudy Barbier (Fra) Israel Cycling Academy  
76Matthias Brändle (Aut) Israel Cycling Academy  
77Mattia Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
78Sebastian Mora Vedri (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
79Clément Carisey (Fra) Israel Cycling Academy  
80Diego Antonio Ochoa Camargo (Col) Manzana Postobon0:00:25 
81Julian Fernando Cardona Henao (Col) Betplay Cycling Team0:00:28 
82Bryan Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie  
83Omar Alberto Mendoza Cardona (Col) Manzana Postobon0:00:31 
84Otto Vergaerde (Bel) Corendon-Circus0:00:34 
85Brenton Jones (Aus) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:00:35 
86Kevyn Ista (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles0:00:36 
87Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:45 
88Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:01:00 
89Yohann Gene (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:22 
90Matteo Malucelli (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
91Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:27 
92Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:01:30 
93Philipp Walsleben (Ger) Corendon-Circus0:03:16 
94Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:09 
95Cyril Gautier (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel0:04:26 
96Leonardo Fedrigo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec0:04:46 
97Alan Banaszek (Pol) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:54 
98Ludwig De Winter (Bel) Wanty-Gobert0:05:20 
99Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel-Auber 930:05:38 
100Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:08:55 
101William Bonnet (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Corendon-Circus25 pts
2Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Gobert20 
3Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel16 
4Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale14 
5Roy Goldstein (Isr) Israel Cycling Academy13 
6Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko Marseille Provence KTM12 
7Justin Jules (Fra) Wallonie Bruxelles10 
8Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Roompot-Charles9 
9Manuel Belletti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec8 
10Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM7 
11Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ7 
12Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie6 
13Tony Hurel (Fra) St Michel-Auber 935 
14Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise4 
15Diego Antonio Ochoa Camargo (Col) Manzana Postobon4 
16Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
17Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ3 
18Xavier Cañellas Sanchez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
19Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Diego Antonio Ochoa Camargo (Col) Manzana Postobon16 pts
2Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel-Auber 936 
3Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
4Mattia Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec2 
5Philipp Walsleben (Ger) Corendon-Circus2 
6Roy Goldstein (Isr) Israel Cycling Academy1 
7Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM1 
Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Corendon-Circus4:17:57 
2Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:10 
3Xavier Cañellas Sanchez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
4Jordan Arley Parra Arias (Col) Manzana Postobon  
5Jhonatan Restrepo Valencia (Col) Manzana Postobon  
6Julien Mortier (Bel) Wallonie Bruxelles  
7Patrick Müller (Swi) Vital Concept-B&B Hotel  
8Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
9Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
10Andrea Vendrame (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
11Arjen Livyns (Bel) Roompot-Charles  
12Juan Felipe Osorio Arboleda (Col) Manzana Postobon  
13Bram Welten (Ned) Arkéa Samsic  
14Aaron Verwilst (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
15Mauricio Moreira (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
16Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
17Bryan Steve Gomez Peñaloza (Col) Manzana Postobon  
18Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
19Nelson Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
20Mathijs Paasschens (Ned) Wallonie Bruxelles  
21Emiel Planckaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
22Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
23Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
24Morné Van Niekerk (RSA) St Michel-Auber 93  
25Mattia Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec  
26Julian Fernando Cardona Henao (Col) Betplay Cycling Team0:00:28 
27Otto Vergaerde (Bel) Corendon-Circus0:00:34 
28Leonardo Fedrigo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec0:04:46 
29Alan Banaszek (Pol) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:54 
30Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:08:55 

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