Criterium du Dauphine: Impey wins stage 1

Kwiatkowski keeps race lead as South African champ moves into second

Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) won the high-speed finish into Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert after several late attacks on the climb above the spectacular Granget dam reduced the peloton to just 65 riders and eliminated the pure sprinters.

The South African national champion followed the right wheels in the run-in to the finish, jumping past race leader Michel Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) before sprinting along the barriers to beat Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) and Patrick Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) by several bike lengths.

Kwiatkowski finished fifth in the same time as Impey and retained the leader's yellow jersey after winning Sunday's prologue time trial. However, Impey is now just two seconds down in the overall classification. All the expected overall contenders finished in the front group.

It was Impey's fourth victory of the 2018 season. He won the overall classification of the Tour Down Under in January and the road race and time trial titles in South Africa in February. He admitted that his latest win came thanks to instinct and by overcoming the feeling that he was not on a good day.

"I actually didn't feel very good and told Alex Edmondson that he should go for the finale himself. I surprised myself at the end. I found myself in a good position and decided to go with 200 metres to go. It was a long way out but I had good legs," Impey explained post-stage.

"To beat guys like Kwiatkowski and Alaphilippe just before the Tour de France is a nice step in my career. To win at the Dauphine – it's a big race - so I'm really chuffed. Sometimes the guys think you're going to be one of the favourites but to believe it is a different thing. Today I just kept fighting to the end. It was nice to show myself that I could be there."

A nervous finale

Following Sunday's 6.6km prologue time trial, the 151 rider-peloton was keen to start road racing, with Monday's 179km rolling stage from Valence to Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert a chance for the fast finishers before the four decisive mountain stages later in the race. The race went off without Sunweb's Chris Hamilton and Laurens ten Dam, who were ill.

The break of the stage formed after just five kilometres, with Nicolas Edet (Cofidis), Brice Feillu (Fortuneo-Samsic) and Lawson Craddock (EF-Education First-Drapac) jumping away. Their lead reached six minutes after 50km of racing, with Feillu cresting the first three categorized climbs first to ensure he pulled on the blue polka-dot climbers' jersey.

After Team Sky set a steady pace, Vital Concept and Quick-Step Floors took over the chase mid-stage, reducing the gap to three minutes when the riders collected lunch at the feed zone after 77.5km. Johan Le Bon and Britain's James Knox did much of the hard work on the front in the second half of the stage, bringing the gap down to a manageable minute as the final 28km and two rolling finishing circuits approached.
Edet, Feillu and Craddock passed the finishing area with a lead of 45 seconds with the peloton determined to close them down.

The twisting country roads and some summer rain made for a nervous finish, with several crashes during the two laps. Kiel Reijnen (Trek-Segafredo) and Luke Pibernik (Bahrain-Merida) went down with 18km to race. Both got going again but Reijnen finished 12 minutes down and in serious pain after landing on his shoulder. French talent David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ) was also caught up in another spill.

Edet and Craddock were the last to be caught with 11km to go but the race soon exploded when Ivan Garcia Cortina (Bahrain-Merida) and then Dylan Teuns (BMC) attacked on the final climb with five kilometres to go. Team Sky controlled the attacks for Kwiatkowski but when Alaphilippe hit the front, the Polish rider moved too, with teammate Geraint Thomas and Michael Valgren (Astana) briefly forming what looked like a very dangerous move. However, the fast descent in the final kilometres saw the race come back together as the overall contenders and their teammates fought for position.

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) tried his luck with a solo attack with one kilometre to go but he was quickly controlled by Gianni Moscon (Team Sky).

The likes of Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept) and Phil Bauhaus (Team Sunweb) were out of contention due to the late attacks and so the stage win was very much up for grabs. Lotto Soudal did a lot of work in the final kilometres for Tiesj Benoot and Jens Keukeleire but both were swamped as the downhill run-in launched the riders at speed.

Impey carefully stayed on the wheels but was well-placed and then hit-out slightly early, coming off Kwiatkowski's wheel. It was a risky move but worked out as Alaphilippe could not match him and Ackermann lost speed after touching elbows with Kwiatkowski.

The South African had doubts about his form but his powerful sprint allowed him to win by several bike lengths, meaning there was no doubt who was the stage winner.

Impey explained he is no betting man but it would be unwise to bet against him on Tuesday's 180km hilly stage from Montebrison to Belleville, north of Lyon.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott4:24:26 
2Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors  
3Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe  
4Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
5Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky  
6Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
8Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
9Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb  
10Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team  
11Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
12Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
13Alex Howes (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
14Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
15Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
16Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
17Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
18Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
19Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
20Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
21Romain Hardy (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
22Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
23Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors  
24Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
25Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
26Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
27Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
28Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
29Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
30Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
31Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott  
32Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates  
33Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky  
34Michael Valgren (Den) Astana Pro Team  
35Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJ  
36Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe  
37Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data  
38Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
39Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
40Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin  
41Jasha Sütterlin (Ger) Movistar Team  
42Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
43Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
44Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
45Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team  
46Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
47Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Trek-Segafredo  
48Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
49Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data  
50Sergei Chernetski (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
51Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
52Marco Minnaard (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
53Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky  
54Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
55Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
56Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Bora-Hansgrohe  
57Warren Barguil (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
58Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data  
59Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
60Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
61Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
62Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
63Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
64Rob Power (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
65Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin  
66Daniel Moreno (Spa) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00:22 
67Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:40 
68Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team  
69Amael Moinard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
70Stephen Cummings (GBr) Dimension Data  
71Maxime Bouet (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
72Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:19 
73Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bahrain-Merida  
74Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
75Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data  
76Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
77Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky  
78Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky  
79Neilson Powless (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo  
80Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team  
81Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
82Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
83Jaime Castrillo (Spa) Movistar Team  
84Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe  
85Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Katusha-Alpecin  
86Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
87Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe  
88Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Lotto Soudal0:02:35 
89Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo  
90Jorge Arcas (Spa) Movistar Team  
91Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe  
92Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
93Carlos Verona (Spa) Mitchelton-Scott  
94Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Bahrain-Merida  
95Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain-Merida  
96Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
97Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
98Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
99Arnaud Courteille (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
100Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:02:51 
101Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky  
102Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo0:02:56 
103Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:28 
104Brendan Canty (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
105Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo  
106Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
107Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
108Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:46 
109Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
110Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
111Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Groupama-FDJ  
112Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
113Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data0:04:34 
114Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data  
115Patrick Bevin (NZl) BMC Racing Team  
116Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
117Laurent Pichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
118Rory Sutherland (Aus) UAE Team Emirates  
119Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
120Jos van Emden (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
121Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
122Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
123Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb  
124Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
125Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
126Quentin Pacher (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
127Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
128Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin  
129Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Bora-Hansgrohe  
130Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo  
131Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
132Damien Howson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:04:52 
133Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:04:54 
134Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:06:06 
135Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb  
136Corentin Ermenault (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:06:36 
137Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:06:46 
138Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
139Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
140Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-Alpecin  
141Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
142Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb  
143Manuele Mori (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
144Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
145James Knox (GBr) Quick-Step Floors0:06:51 
146Bruno Armirail (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:08:52 
147David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
148Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
149Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:09:45 
150Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:12:09 
151Rúben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo  
DNSChristopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb  
DNSLaurens ten Dam (Ned) Team Sunweb  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott25 pts
2Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors22 
3Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe20 
4Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal18 
5Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky16 
6Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits14 
7Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team12 
8Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert10 
9Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb8 
10Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team6 
Col de Leyrisse (Cat 2), km. 9
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic5 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 
3Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale2 
4Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Col de Désaignes (Cat. 3), km. 46
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic2 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Côte de Saint-Agrève (Cat. 3), km. 54
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic2 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Côte de Terrière (Cat. 4), km. 89.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Côte de la Croix de Marlet (Cat. 4), km. 139
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Côte du Barrage de Grangent (Cat. 4), km. 163
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Côte du Barrage de Grangent (Cat. 4), km. 175
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky1 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe4:24:26 
2Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
3Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team  
4Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
5Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
6Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
7Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
8Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
9Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky  
10Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
11Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team  
12Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data  
13Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
14Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
15Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
16Rob Power (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
17Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:40 
18Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:01:19 
19Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky  
20Neilson Powless (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo  
21Jaime Castrillo (Spa) Movistar Team  
22Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:35 
23Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
24Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
25Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:02:51 
26Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:28 
27Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo  
28Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
29Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:03:46 
30Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:04:34 
31Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
32Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
33Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin  
34Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb0:06:06 
35Corentin Ermenault (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:06:36 
36Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-Alpecin0:06:46 
37Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb  
38James Knox (GBr) Quick-Step Floors0:06:51 
39Bruno Armirail (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:08:52 
40David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
41Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1AG2R La Mondiale13:13:18 
2Quick-Step Floors  
3Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
4Lotto Soudal  
5UAE Team Emirates  
6BMC Racing Team  
7EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
8Team Sky  
9Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
12Movistar Team  
13Astana Pro Team  
17Dimension Data  
20Vital Concept Club0:05:10 
22Team Sunweb0:05:53 
General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky4:31:51 
2Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott0:00:02 
3Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky0:00:03 
4Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors0:00:07 
5Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:00:08 
6Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:00:09 
7Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky  
8Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:11 
9Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb0:00:13 
10Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:00:15 
11Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
12Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:00:16 
13Michael Valgren (Den) Astana Pro Team  
14Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
15Jasha Sütterlin (Ger) Movistar Team0:00:17 
16Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:18 
17Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data  
18Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Trek-Segafredo0:00:19 
19Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:20 
20Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
21Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:00:21 
22Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott  
23Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
24Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:00:22 
25Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:23 
26Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
27Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
28Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:00:24 
29Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
30Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:25 
31Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:26 
32Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
33Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:27 
34Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
35Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
36Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00:28 
37Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates0:00:29 
38Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Bora-Hansgrohe  
39Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJ  
40Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin  
41Alex Howes (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00:30 
42Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
43Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:31 
44Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:32 
45Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:33 
46Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
47Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:00:34 
48Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:35 
49Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:36 
50Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
51Sergei Chernetski (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
52Rob Power (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
53Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:37 
54Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
55Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
56Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:00:39 
57Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:44 
58Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data0:00:45 
59Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:46 
60Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
61Marco Minnaard (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:47 
62Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin  
63Warren Barguil (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:00:49 
64Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:52 
65Stephen Cummings (GBr) Dimension Data0:00:58 
66Romain Hardy (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:00 
67Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:05 
68Daniel Moreno (Spa) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:01:07 
69Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:15 
70Maxime Bouet (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:16 
71Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:24 
72Amael Moinard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:32 
73Neilson Powless (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:33 
74Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:01:37 
75Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe  
76Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky  
77Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:38 
78Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky0:01:41 
79Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team0:01:42 
80Jaime Castrillo (Spa) Movistar Team  
81Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
82Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:01:49 
83Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:55 
84Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bahrain-Merida0:01:57 
85Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Katusha-Alpecin0:01:59 
86Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:02:04 
87Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:02:10 
88Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo0:02:41 
89Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:46 
90Jorge Arcas (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:54 
91Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Bahrain-Merida0:03:01 
92Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky0:03:04 
93Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:03:07 
94Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Lotto Soudal0:03:09 
95Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain-Merida0:03:10 
96Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:03:11 
97Carlos Verona (Spa) Mitchelton-Scott0:03:12 
98Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo0:03:19 
99Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:03:26 
100Arnaud Courteille (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:03:28 
101Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:03:30 
102Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:03:42 
103Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:56 
104Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:04:04 
105Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
106Brendan Canty (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:04:06 
107Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Groupama-FDJ0:04:08 
108Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:14 
109Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:04:18 
110Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:21 
111Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:04:24 
112Jos van Emden (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:35 
113Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:04:37 
114Patrick Bevin (NZl) BMC Racing Team0:04:39 
115Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:04:47 
116Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:04:48 
117Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
118Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:04:49 
119Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Bora-Hansgrohe0:05:01 
120Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin0:05:02 
121Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:05:03 
122Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:05:07 
123Rory Sutherland (Aus) UAE Team Emirates0:05:08 
124Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data  
125Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo  
126Quentin Pacher (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:05:12 
127Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:05:14 
128Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:05:15 
129Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
130Damien Howson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:05:16 
131Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb0:05:19 
132Laurent Pichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:05:25 
133Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:05:30 
134Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb0:06:30 
135Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:06:48 
136Corentin Ermenault (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:06:53 
137Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:07:08 
138Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb0:07:09 
139Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:07:18 
140Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:07:20 
141Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-Alpecin0:07:21 
142Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:25 
143Manuele Mori (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:07:27 
144James Knox (GBr) Quick-Step Floors0:07:32 
145Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:07:44 
146Bruno Armirail (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:18 
147David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:25 
148Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:09:33 
149Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:10:19 
150Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:12:53 
151Rúben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo0:22:07 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky31 pts
2Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott25 
3Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors22 
4Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe20 
5Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal18 
6Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits14 
7Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team12 
8Jos van Emden (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo12 
9Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky10 
10Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert10 
11Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb8 
12Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal8 
13Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team6 
14Patrick Bevin (NZl) BMC Racing Team6 
15Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo5 
16Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors4 
17Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Lotto Soudal3 
18Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky2 
19Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic9 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits8 
3Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale2 
4Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky1 
5Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky4:31:54 
2Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:00:12 
3Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:17 
4Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:00:20 
5Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
6Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:00:21 
7Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:22 
8Pierre Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:23 
9Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:24 
10Pascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:30 
11Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
12Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:32 
13Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:33 
14Rob Power (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
15Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:43 
16Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:49 
17Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:12 
18Neilson Powless (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:30 
19Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky0:01:34 
20Jaime Castrillo (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:39 
21Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
22Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:43 
23Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:03:04 
24Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:03:23 
25Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:03:39 
26Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:53 
27Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:04:01 
28Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
29Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:11 
30Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:04:45 
31Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin0:04:59 
32Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:05:11 
33Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:05:12 
34Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb0:06:27 
35Corentin Ermenault (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:06:50 
36Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb0:07:06 
37Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-Alpecin0:07:18 
38James Knox (GBr) Quick-Step Floors0:07:29 
39Bruno Armirail (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:15 
40David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:22 
41Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:09:30 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky13:35:45 
2Lotto Soudal0:00:17 
3BMC Racing Team0:00:19 
4Quick-Step Floors0:00:22 
7Movistar Team0:00:44 
9Astana Pro Team0:00:48 
10EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00:50 
12Dimension Data0:00:54 
13AG2R La Mondiale0:00:56 
15UAE Team Emirates0:01:18 
16Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:27 
17Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:41 
21Vital Concept Club0:06:09 
22Team Sunweb0:06:41 


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