Talansky wins Critérium du Dauphiné

Talansky holds off Contador to win Critérium du Dauphiné as Froome cracks

Mikel Nieve saved the day for Sky Team, winning the final stage of the Criterium du Dauphine atop Courchevel on a day that saw the race explode with a thrilling finale. Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) used his participation in a break group to win the overall title, holding off a last-ditch attack from Alberto Contador, while former leader Chris Froome cracked and slipped out of the top ten.

Second on the stage was Romain Bardet (AG2R) with Adam Yates (Orica-GreenEdge) in third. Talansky finished fourth, and burst into tears upon hearing that the time gap was enough to give him the victory.

"You put your whole life into something, the sacrifices, the training ... it’s moments like this that makes it all worthwhile," Talansky said after the finish. "Just one moment like this makes you forget about all the rest."

Alberto Contador, who led the race coming into the final stage, was forced to ride without teammates for most of the stage, and fought valiantly to defend his jersey. In the end he finished 1:15 after Nieve and 1:06 behind Talansky.

The final GC saw Talansky win the over Contador by 27 seconds with Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Lotto Belisol), at 35 seconds.

A break to the end

As expected the race exploded into live at the very start on the decisive stage. A large group broke away shortly after the day’s first climb with David Lopez, Mikel Nieve, Richie Porte (Sky), Tanel Kangert, Lieuwe Westra (Astana), Dani Navarro, Yoann Bagot (Cofidis), Adam Yates (Orica GreenEdge), Igor Anton, John Gadret (Movistar), Romain Bardet, Alexis Gougeard, Jean-Christoph Péraud (Ag2r-La Mondiale), Thomas Voeckler (Europcar), Jurgen Van den Broeck, Tony Gallopin, Pim Ligthart (Lotto Belisol), Kristjan Koren (Cannondale), Tejay van Garderen (BMC), Yuriy Trofimov (Katusha), Ryder Hesjedal, Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) and Bartosz Huzarski (NetApp-Endura).

Talansky was the biggest threat, as he came into the stage third overall, only 31 seconds behind second-placed Chris Froome (Sky) and 39 seconds down on leader Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo).

A gap of 3:20 put the American in the virtual yellow jersey – which was naturally not to the liking of Tinkoff-Saxo and Sky, who teamed together to lead the chase.

Froome was determined to reclaim the jersey, which he had given up the day before and attacked out of the peloton on the second ascent, the cat. 1 Col de Saisies, taking three teammates with him. Contador immediately followed, but without teammates.

The favourites’ group ballooned to 17 riders, including Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and fourth-placed Wilco Kelderman (Belkin). Up ahead, Porte and Westra sat up in the escape group, waiting for their captains. The lead group topped the second climb with a 2:35 gap on the Contador group, with the peloton one minute further back.

By the time the 50km to go marker was passed, the gap between Talansky and Contador was down to under two minutes, and with 33km to go, it was just one minute. And there were two cat. 1 mountains to come, including a finish atop the Courchevel.

Hesjedal moved up to the head of the break group, putting up a high pace to help his teammate Talansky not only stay on the podium, but possibly win the race.

Nibali seized his moment and moved clear of the Contador and Froome group, with the two main rivals intent on watching each other, with the gap to Talansky’s group moving back out to two minutes.

Heavy rain started coming down on the ascent of the penultimate climb – and Contador attacked. And once more, Froome remained seated on his bike, on Thomas’ rear wheel, watching as his rival pulled away.

With 20km (and the final two climbs) still to go, Contador was alone and 2:10 behind the Talansky group. Nibali and Kelderman were between, at 1:09, and Froome behind at 2:34.

Contador bulled his way through the remnants of the early break, quickly building up the lead to a minute over Froome.

The lead group flew down the penultimate mountain, with Talansky going all out to secure the overall title. With 10km to go, Contador was still 1:11 down, with Froome nearly forgotten at 2:54.

Talansky lead a group of eight – including Van Den Broeck, who had his eye on the podium as well – onto the final climb, but Nibali and Kelderman were not far behind. With 4km still ahead of them, Contador had managed to cut the gap to 56 seconds.

Nieve jumped from the lead group, hoping to at least salvage a stage win for Sky. Kelderman moved up in chase of the lead group, as Nibali faded and fell back.

Nieve led the way into the final kilometre, as Talansky and Van den Broeck remained together.

Visibly exhausted, Contador moved out of the saddle and sprinted for the finish line, but he had lost time and finished 1:14 behind Nieve, and 1:06 after Talansky, dropping him to second. Meanwhile, further behind – much further behind – Froome came in 5:05 down.

 

 

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky3:20:29 
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:03 
3Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge0:00:05 
4Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:00:09 
5Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol  
6Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:15 
7Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:32 
8John Gadret (Fra) Movistar0:00:36 
9Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.0:00:41 
10Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:15 
11Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
12Kristjan Koren (Slo) Cannondale0:01:44 
13Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha  
14Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
15Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura0:01:51 
16Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar0:02:10 
17Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:02:38 
18Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
19Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:03:53 
20Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:05:05 
21David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky  
22Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling  
23Mickaël Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
24Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
25Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Movistar  
26Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha0:05:23 
27Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
28Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura0:08:46 
29Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky  
30Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp0:11:53 
31Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol0:12:05 
32Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.0:12:55 
33Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:33 
34Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
35Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
36Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:18:51 
37Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky0:23:52 
38Martijn Keizer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
39Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale0:25:28 
40Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale0:26:22 
41Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team0:27:11 
42Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
43Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
44Mickael Delage (Fra) Fdj.fr  
45Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team  
46Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
47Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar  
48Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
49Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol  
50Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol  
51José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar  
52Enrique Sanz Unzue (Spa) Movistar  
53Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team  
54Johannes Frohlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano  
55Sébastien Hinault (Fra) IAM Cycling  
56Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team  
57Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team Netapp-Endura  
58Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge  
59Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
60Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling  
61Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
62Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo  
63Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr  
64Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge  
65Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
66Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp-Endura  
67Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
68Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
69Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
70Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) IAM Cycling  
71Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Shimano  
72Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar  
73Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team  
74Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar  
75Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team  
76Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing  
77Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha  
78Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar  
79Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Team Katusha  
80Nicki Sørensen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo  
81Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
82Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
83Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
84Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura  
85Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
86Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
87Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team  
88Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano  
89Alex Howes (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
90Ramunas Navardauskas (Lit) Garmin-Sharp  
91Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Fdj.fr  
92Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
93Scott Thwaites (GBr) Team Netapp-Endura  
94Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
95Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
96Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar  
97Yannick Martinez (Fra) Team Europcar  
98Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
99Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha  
100Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Team Katusha  
101George Bennett (NZl) Cannondale  
102Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
103Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar  
104Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky  
105Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
106Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale  
107Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
108Dmitriy Kozontchuk (Rus) Team Katusha  
109Ralf Matzka (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura  
110Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
111Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp  
112Arthur Vichot (Fra) Fdj.fr  
113Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
114Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing  
115Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
116Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin-Sharp  
117Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) IAM Cycling  
118Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Cannondale  
119Dries Devenyns (Bel) Team Giant-Shimano  
120Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol  
121Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol0:27:23 
122Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:28:06 
123Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:29:05 
124Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:29:21 
125Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano0:29:37 
126Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky0:29:46 
127Rory Sutherland (Aus) Team Tinkoff-Saxo0:29:53 
128Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo  
Points 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol5 pts
2Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.3 
3Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar1 
Points finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky15 pts
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
3Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge10 
4Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp8 
5Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol6 
6Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
7Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team4 
8John Gadret (Fra) Movistar3 
9Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.2 
10Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo1 
Mountain 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team10 pts
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale9 
3Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.8 
4Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team7 
5Mickaël Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6 
6Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team5 
Mountain 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kristjan Koren (Slo) Cannondale15 pts
2Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale13 
3Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp11 
4Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar9 
5Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
6Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol7 
7Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge6 
8Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol5 
Mountain 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp15 pts
2Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol13 
3Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale11 
4Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky9 
5Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.8 
6Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge7 
7John Gadret (Fra) Movistar6 
8Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
Mountain finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky15 pts
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale13 
3Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge11 
4Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp9 
5Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol8 
6Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team7 
7Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team6 
8John Gadret (Fra) Movistar5 
Young rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:20:32 
2Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge0:00:02 
3Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:29 
4Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:03:50 
5Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:02 
6Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:30 
7Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:27:08 
8Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
9Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol  
10Enrique Sanz Unzue (Spa) Movistar  
11Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling  
12Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr  
13Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar  
14Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Team Katusha  
15Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
16Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano  
17Scott Thwaites (GBr) Team Netapp-Endura  
18George Bennett (NZl) Cannondale  
19Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
20Ralf Matzka (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura  
21Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:28:03 
22Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:29:02 
23Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:29:18 
24Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano0:29:34 
25Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo0:29:50 
Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Astana Pro Team10:09:49 
2Team Sky0:01:48 
3Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:10:19 
4Ag2R La Mondiale0:13:19 
5BMC Racing Team0:21:42 
6Movistar Team0:24:30 
7Team Katusha0:25:56 
8Team NetApp-Endura0:29:26 
9Garmin - Sharp0:30:51 
10Lotto-Belisol0:31:03 
11Belkin Pro Cycling0:43:13 
12Cannondale0:45:12 
13Orica GreenEdge0:46:05 
14Tinkoff-Saxo0:47:15 
15Team Europcar0:48:10 
16Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:48:38 
17Lampre - Merida0:49:53 
18IAM Cycling0:51:05 
19Trek Factory Racing1:13:11 
20FDJ.Fr  
21Team Giant-Shimano  
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp31:08:08 
2Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:27 
3Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol0:00:35 
4Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:43 
5Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:20 
6Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge0:02:05 
7Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:02:12 
8Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky0:02:59 
9Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.0:03:04 
10Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team0:03:17 
11Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura0:04:03 
12Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:04:25 
13Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:05:11 
14Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:06:31 
15John Gadret (Fra) Movistar0:06:33 
16Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:02 
17Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team0:08:37 
18Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team0:08:43 
19Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha0:09:07 
20Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:09:20 
21Mickaël Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:17:01 
22Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky0:20:15 
23Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura0:20:50 
24Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.0:20:52 
25Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp0:22:10 
26Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Movistar0:23:55 
27Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol  
28Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Trek Factory Racing0:30:04 
29Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:30:27 
30Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar0:30:30 
31David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky0:30:56 
32Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.  
33Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha0:31:21 
34Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida0:31:58 
35Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol0:33:50 
36Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:35:11 
37Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:35:18 
38Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr0:36:15 
39Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) IAM Cycling0:37:30 
40Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo0:39:21 
41Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar0:42:24 
42Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.0:42:57 
43Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:45:17 
44Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:45:28 
45Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:45:58 
46Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:47:20 
47Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team0:47:58 
48Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team0:49:28 
49Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar0:49:29 
50Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:49:56 
51Kristjan Koren (Slo) Cannondale0:52:15 
52Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:55:32 
53George Bennett (NZl) Cannondale0:56:00 
54Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar0:57:17 
55Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:58:18 
56Alex Howes (USA) Garmin-Sharp1:00:20 
57Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team1:01:02 
58Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida1:01:15 
59Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.1:01:47 
60Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar1:04:12 
61Arthur Vichot (Fra) Fdj.fr1:04:28 
62Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano1:06:02 
63Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Team Katusha1:08:50 
64Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge1:08:56 
65Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing1:10:03 
66Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team1:10:33 
67Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida1:10:38 
68Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:11:37 
69Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:12:24 
70Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team1:12:26 
71Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.1:12:40 
72Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida1:13:35 
73Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol1:13:41 
74Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:14:38 
75Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge1:17:26 
76Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale1:17:29 
77Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Trek Factory Racing1:17:44 
78José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar1:18:09 
79Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Fdj.fr1:18:21 
80Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Shimano1:19:27 
81Dmitriy Kozontchuk (Rus) Team Katusha1:20:00 
82Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team1:20:28 
83Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura1:22:18 
84Martijn Keizer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:22:45 
85Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha1:24:13 
86Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing1:26:09 
87Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:26:14 
88Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:28:11 
89Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge1:28:59 
90Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:31:41 
91Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano1:32:07 
92Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:33:12 
93Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:33:17 
94Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling1:34:27 
95Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale1:34:52 
96Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale1:35:03 
97Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar1:35:22 
98Johannes Frohlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano1:35:59 
99Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp-Endura1:37:50 
100Enrique Sanz Unzue (Spa) Movistar1:38:12 
101Yannick Martinez (Fra) Team Europcar1:41:13 
102Nicki Sørensen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo1:42:01 
103Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team1:43:10 
104Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) IAM Cycling1:43:11 
105Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing1:46:11 
106Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo1:47:02 
107Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol1:48:22 
108Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Cannondale1:49:15 
109Sébastien Hinault (Fra) IAM Cycling1:50:20 
110Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar1:50:25 
111Ralf Matzka (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura1:52:39 
112Rory Sutherland (Aus) Team Tinkoff-Saxo1:52:45 
113Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team Netapp-Endura1:53:21 
114Ramunas Navardauskas (Lit) Garmin-Sharp1:53:32 
115Scott Thwaites (GBr) Team Netapp-Endura1:55:04 
116Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:55:17 
117Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky1:57:14 
118Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin-Sharp1:59:33 
119Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.1:59:56 
120Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida2:01:18 
121Mickael Delage (Fra) Fdj.fr2:02:00 
122Dries Devenyns (Bel) Team Giant-Shimano2:02:33 
123Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp2:04:06 
124Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Team Katusha2:05:03 
125Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol2:12:58 
126Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky2:15:36 
127Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Belkin Pro Cycling Team2:21:35 
128Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky2:36:20 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky34 pts
2Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo33 
3Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team32 
4Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team29 
5Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp28 
6Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha27 
7Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team27 
8Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge23 
9Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale20 
10Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky15 
11Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha15 
12Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano15 
13Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol14 
14Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol13 
15Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team13 
16Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) IAM Cycling12 
17Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol12 
18Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling11 
19Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team11 
20Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha11 
21Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge11 
22Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing10 
23Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team8 
24Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge8 
25Yannick Martinez (Fra) Team Europcar8 
26Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team7 
27Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp6 
28Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team6 
29Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida6 
30Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team6 
31Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol5 
32Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol5 
33Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp-Endura5 
34Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha5 
35Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
36Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing5 
37Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team4 
38Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Movistar4 
39Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano4 
40Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale4 
41Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky4 
42Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Team Katusha4 
43Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.3 
44Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling3 
45John Gadret (Fra) Movistar3 
46Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura3 
47Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.3 
48Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge3 
49Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team3 
50Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team3 
51Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar3 
52Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team Netapp-Endura3 
53Arnaud Demare (Fra) Fdj.fr3 
54Arthur Vichot (Fra) Fdj.fr2 
55Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida2 
56Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura1 
57Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar1 
58Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
59Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.1 
60Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale1 
61Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale1 
Mountain classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale102 pts
2Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha64 
3Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team61 
4Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha58 
5Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp48 
6Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp48 
7Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar44 
8Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol42 
9Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling40 
10Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale39 
11Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano36 
12Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale36 
13Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo33 
14Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge31 
15Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky30 
16Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team25 
17Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky24 
18Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale23 
19Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team22 
20Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team22 
21Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar20 
22Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team20 
23Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team18 
24Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp-Endura18 
25Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol17 
26Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol17 
27Mickaël Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale16 
28Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar16 
29Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team16 
30Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team16 
31Kristjan Koren (Slo) Cannondale15 
32Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge15 
33Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.13 
34Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits.13 
35Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team12 
36Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling11 
37John Gadret (Fra) Movistar11 
38Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha10 
39Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto-Belisol10 
40David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky10 
41Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky10 
42Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar9 
43Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Movistar8 
44Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
45Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team8 
46Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team Netapp-Endura8 
47Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team7 
48Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky7 
49Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar7 
50Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Tinkoff-Saxo6 
51Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team5 
52Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura2 
53Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing2 
54Arthur Vichot (Fra) Fdj.fr1 
55Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team1 
56Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida1 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team31:08:51 
2Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:37 
3Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge0:01:22 
4Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:48 
5Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr0:35:32 
6Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team0:49:13 
7George Bennett (NZl) Cannondale0:55:17 
8Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma Quick Step Cycling Team1:00:19 
9Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida1:00:32 
10Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano1:05:19 
11Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida1:09:55 
12Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing1:25:26 
13Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano1:31:24 
14Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:32:29 
15Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:32:34 
16Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling1:33:44 
17Enrique Sanz Unzue (Spa) Movistar1:37:29 
18Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Team Tinkoff-Saxo1:46:19 
19Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol1:47:39 
20Natnael Berhane Teweldemedhin (Eri) Team Europcar1:49:42 
21Ralf Matzka (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura1:51:56 
22Scott Thwaites (GBr) Team Netapp-Endura1:54:21 
23Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:54:34 
24Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida2:00:35 
25Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Team Katusha2:04:20 
Team classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Astana Pro Team93:29:36 
2Team Sky0:18:26 
3Ag2R La Mondiale0:32:50 
4Team Katusha0:36:59 
5Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:38:05 
6BMC Racing Team0:40:01 
7Lotto-Belisol0:44:15 
8Movistar Team1:02:51 
9Garmin - Sharp1:16:15 
10IAM Cycling1:21:10 
11Omega Pharma-Quick Step1:23:36 
12Team NetApp-Endura1:25:13 
13Tinkoff-Saxo1:38:49 
14Belkin Pro Cycling1:41:14 
15Lampre - Merida1:44:05 
16Orica GreenEdge1:51:48 
17Team Europcar1:54:11 
18Cannondale1:59:19 
19Trek Factory Racing2:38:54 
20FDJ.Fr2:46:01 
21Team Giant-Shimano3:27:09 

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