Dubai Tour: Viviani wins final stage to secure overall victory

Cavendish held up by crash in final kilometre

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) won the final stage of the Dubai Tour in a bunch sprint to secure final overall victory. The Italian came from a long way back in the finishing straight to overhaul Marco Haller (Katusha-Alpecin) at the line, while Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sport) claimed third.

The run-in was marred by a crash in the final kilometre that saw Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) come down. The incident also ruined Dylan Groenewegen’s chances and forced Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) to a standstill. The Manxman emerged unscathed from the incident but was unable to play any part in the sprint.

Marcel Kittel’s trying opening race in Katusha-Alpecin colours continued on the final day of the Dubai Tour, and he could only manage 6th on the stage after losing contact with his lead-out amid the confusion of the late crash. Two of Kittel’s teammates ended up sprinting for placings just ahead of him, with Haller taking second and Rick Zabel placing fifth.

Viviani, by contrast, has made a seamless transition to life at Quick-Step Floors and has struck up a fine understanding with Fabio Sabatini, who was previously a teammate at Liquigas. Sabatini helped to pilot Viviani through a rather chaotic final kilometre on Saturday, putting him in position to sprint for the stage win and to secure final overall victory.

“I needed all of my teammates for the last kilometres, and Saba did an amazing job again. He always knows when I’m on his wheel,” Viviani said. “We only just missed the crash, and Saba led me towards the front. I think with 50 metres to go, I realised I could win.”

Viviani had begun the day just two seconds ahead of Magnus Cort (Astana) in the general classification, but understood that he could not afford to base his final sprint around the Dane. In the end, it was a rather fragmented bunch finish. After Lotto-Soudal led into the final kilometre, Cofidis took up the reins before the crash removed their leader Bouhanni from contention.

Katusha-Alpecin had strength in numbers towards the front, but Kittel was unable to link up successfully with his lead-out amid the tumult, and it was ultimately Haller and Zabel who led the line for the team in red, vying with Jempy Drucker (BMC) as the sprint opened.

In the final 50 metres, however, Viviani emerged at Haller’s shoulder and powered past to claim a fine victory. Like the Italian, Blythe was closing rapidly in the final metres, but he had to settle for third, while Drucker held on for fourth.

Magnus Cort could only manage 8th in the sprint, which meant that when the bonuses were factored in, Viviani had claimed the overall victory by 12 seconds. Stage 4 winner Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) placed third overall a further two seconds back.

“It’s amazing,” Viviani said of his overall win. “This morning I was really stressed, but with a two-second lead it was really all or nothing. If we sprinted just to control the others, then would lose. Our hope was that a break would go early without any GC guys, and then we could focus on the sprint, and that’s what happened.”

Cort, meanwhile, declared himself satisfied with second overall and the white jersey of best young rider. “Maybe I hoped for a better result in today’s stage, but I’m happy to keep second and the white jersey,” he said. “The crash slowed me down a little, but it also took away riders who were in front of me. I was too far back to do a great sprint.”

How it unfolded

At just 132 kilometres in length and on a pan flat, largely urban course, the Meraas stage of the 2018 Dubai Tour was always likely to finish in a bunch sprint, but that did not mean there was a lack of willing attackers on the final day of the five-day race.

Daniel Pearson (Aqua Blue Sport) was the first rider on the offensive, going clear alone inside the opening kilometres, though he was glad to be joined by reinforcements shortly afterwards as Sun Xiaolong (Mitchelton-BikeExchange), Quentin Valognes (Novo-Nordisk) and Nasser Almemari (Team UAE) bridged across.

The quartet struck up a decent working alliance, establishing a maximum lead of 4:40 before the sprinters’ teammates – and Bram Tankink of LottoNL-Jumbo, in particular – set about reducing that gap to more manageable dimensions.

While Valognes was in the process of picking up enough intermediate points to win the sprint classification, his Novo Nordisk teammate Christopher Williams endured a rather more trying day as he was forced to abandon the race after an early crash.

The escapees had a shade over a minute in hand on the bunch as they entered the final 25 kilometres, and it was at this juncture that Pearson decided to try his luck alone. The Welshman fought gamely but with UAE-Team Emirates joining the pursuit behind, his solo effort never looked like going the distance.

Just as the peloton was on the point of capturing Pearson inside the final 9 kilometres, the Mitchelton-BikeExhange duo of Jacob Hennessy and Robert Stannard went on the offensive. They shot past Pearson and opened a lead of 13 seconds over the bunch before they, too, were brought to heel with 3km to go.

Bahrain-Merida hit the front as the pace ratcheted up ahead of the sprint, with Vincenzo Nibali prominent, before LottoNL-Jumbo took over in support of Groenewegen. The Dutchman’s hopes evaporated in the crash inside the final kilometre, however, and instead it was Viviani who claimed the stage and overall victory to bring his running tally for the season to three wins.

“This is a really important step up,” Viviani said. “I came to Quick-Step thinking I wanted to be one of the best sprinters in the world, and I think this is a good start. The result is 90% about the team, the work they did was amazing and the tactics were great. Brian [Holm] did a great job in the team car.”

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors3:05:28 
2Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin  
3Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
4Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
5Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
6Marcel Kittel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
7Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
8Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team  
9Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk  
10Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
11Marco Coledan (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
12Amund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo  
13Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team  
14Tyler Magner (USA) Rally Cycling  
15Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling  
16Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
17Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team  
18Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
19Loïc Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
20Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
21Nazaerbieke Bieken (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange  
22Yousif Mirza Al-Hammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates  
23Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
24Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
25Eugert Zhupa (Alb) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
26Michel Kreder (Ned) Aqua Blue Sport  
27Brian Kamstra (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk  
28Francisco Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
29Samuel Jenner (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange  
30Simone Bevilacqua (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
31Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
32Kristijan Koren (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
33Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
34Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
35Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
36Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
37Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors  
38Majed Albloushi (UAE) UAE National Team  
39Boy van Poppel (Ned) Trek-Segafredo  
40Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
41Riccardo Minali (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
42Mehdi Benhamouda (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk  
43Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
44Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
45Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
46Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
47Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
48Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team  
49Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
50Luca Pacioni (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
51Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
52Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
53Eric Young (USA) Rally Cycling  
54Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling  
55Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team  
56Grega Bole (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
57Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk  
58Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
59Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange  
60Jacob Hennessy (GBr) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:00:53 
61Robert Stannard (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange  
62Bram Tankink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
63Jakub Mareczko (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
64Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:00:53 
65Khalid Mayouf (UAE) UAE National Team  
66Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
67Liam Bertazzo (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
68Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
69Matteo Bono (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
70Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
71Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport0:00:53 
72Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport  
73Umberto Poli (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk  
74Anass Ait El Abdia (Mar) UAE Team Emirates  
75Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Dimension Data  
76Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:01 
77Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
78Brad Huff (USA) Rally Cycling  
79Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo0:01:15 
80Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo  
81Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
82Robin Carpenter (USA) Rally Cycling  
83Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:25 
84Fuwen Xue (Chn) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:01:28 
85Saif Alkaabi (UAE) UAE National Team0:01:31 
86Zhandos Bizhigitov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:33 
87Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
88Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
89Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data  
90Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data  
91Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:01:33 
92Mark Renshaw (Aus) Dimension Data  
93Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data  
94Julien Vermote (Bel) Dimension Data  
95Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:01:33 
96Alex Dowsett (GBr) Katusha-Alpecin  
97Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
98John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo  
99Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
100David Per (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:01:44 
101Mekseb Debesay (Eri) Dimension Data0:02:11 
102Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo0:02:17 
103Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
104Marco Mathis (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:03:10 
105Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors25 pts
2Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin16 
3Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport11 
4Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team8 
5Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin6 
6Marcel Kittel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin5 
7Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida4 
8Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team3 
9Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk2 
10Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors1 
Sprint 1 - Al Mamzar Beach Park, km. 73.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange5 pts
2Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk3 
3Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team2 
4Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport1 
Sprint 2 - Union Flag, km. 104.8
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk5 pts
2Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange3 
3Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport2 
4Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2Quick-Step Floors  
3BMC Racing Team  
4Astana Pro Team  
5Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
7Aqua Blue Sport  
8Team Novo Nordisk  
9Rally Cycling  
10Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
11UAE Team Emirates  
15Dimension Data  
16UAE National Team0:00:53 
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors19:05:46 
2Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team0:00:12 
3Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:00:14 
4Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:17 
5Loïc Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:18 
6Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:20 
8Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team0:00:24 
9Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
10Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
11Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
12Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data0:00:25 
13Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:00:33 
14Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling0:00:34 
15Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team0:00:35 
16Michel Kreder (Ned) Aqua Blue Sport  
17Marcel Kittel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:38 
18Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:50 
19Amund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:11 
20Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:01:27 
21John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo0:01:30 
22Mark Renshaw (Aus) Dimension Data0:01:42 
23Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:01:46 
24Boy van Poppel (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:02:09 
25Nazaerbieke Bieken (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange0:02:35 
26Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
27Francisco Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team0:02:36 
28Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk0:02:53 
29Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:03:03 
30Julien Vermote (Bel) Dimension Data0:03:07 
31Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:03:11 
32Tyler Magner (USA) Rally Cycling0:03:17 
33Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:03:22 
34Samuel Jenner (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:03:23 
35Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:03:35 
36Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:39 
37Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:03:41 
38Jacob Hennessy (GBr) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:03:49 
39Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:55 
40Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:04:07 
41Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:10 
42Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:15 
43Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:04:52 
44Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:05:27 
45Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:05:33 
46Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:05:46 
47Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:06:01 
48Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin0:06:25 
49Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:06:35 
50Kristijan Koren (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:07:12 
51Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team0:07:48 
52Riccardo Minali (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:08:01 
53Brian Kamstra (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk  
54Mehdi Benhamouda (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:08:05 
55Robert Stannard (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange  
56Brad Huff (USA) Rally Cycling  
57Anass Ait El Abdia (Mar) UAE Team Emirates  
58Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
59Mekseb Debesay (Eri) Dimension Data0:08:07 
60Jakub Mareczko (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:08:17 
61Luca Pacioni (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
62Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:08:36 
63Eugert Zhupa (Alb) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:09:01 
64Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:08 
65Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo0:09:20 
66Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team0:09:27 
67Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:29 
68Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:09:38 
69Bram Tankink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:08 
70Liam Bertazzo (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:11:06 
71Marco Coledan (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:11:12 
72Matteo Bono (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:11:27 
73Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:11:31 
74Yousif Mirza Al-Hammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates0:12:09 
75Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:12:10 
76Simone Bevilacqua (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:12:13 
77Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:12:14 
78David Per (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:12:27 
79Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Dimension Data0:12:36 
80Alex Dowsett (GBr) Katusha-Alpecin  
81Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport0:12:39 
82Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:12:44 
83Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:12:55 
84Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling0:13:11 
85Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team0:13:49 
86Grega Bole (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:13:52 
87Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:13:59 
88Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors0:14:16 
89Eric Young (USA) Rally Cycling0:14:42 
90Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo  
91Robin Carpenter (USA) Rally Cycling0:15:10 
92Umberto Poli (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk0:15:20 
93Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport0:15:59 
94Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:16:33 
95Majed Albloushi (UAE) UAE National Team0:17:02 
96Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:18:43 
97Zhandos Bizhigitov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:19:16 
98Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange0:19:25 
99Toms Skujins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo0:20:07 
100Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:20:40 
101Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:22:58 
102Marco Mathis (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:23:19 
103Saif Alkaabi (UAE) UAE National Team0:24:29 
104Khalid Mayouf (UAE) UAE National Team0:27:51 
105Fuwen Xue (Chn) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:29:29 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors71 pts
2Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team43 
3Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo42 
4Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida40 
5Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data33 
6Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits25 
7Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates24 
8Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport20 
9Marcel Kittel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin16 
10Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin16 
11Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk14 
12Loïc Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team13 
13Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team13 
14Riccardo Minali (Ita) Astana Pro Team13 
15Simone Bevilacqua (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia12 
16Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo11 
17Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team11 
18Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange10 
19Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk8 
20Yousif Mirza Al-Hammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates7 
21Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin6 
22John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo6 
23Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo6 
24Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits5 
25Jacob Hennessy (GBr) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange5 
26Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport5 
27Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk4 
28Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team4 
29Eric Young (USA) Rally Cycling4 
30Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team3 
31Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport3 
32Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling2 
33Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport2 
34Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport2 
35Fuwen Xue (Chn) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange2 
36Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors1 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk14 pts
2Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team12 
3Simone Bevilacqua (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia12 
4Loïc Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team10 
5Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange10 
6Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk8 
7Yousif Mirza Al-Hammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates7 
8Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits5 
9Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport5 
10Nasser Almemari (UAE) UAE National Team3 
11Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport3 
12Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling2 
13Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport2 
14Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport2 
15Fuwen Xue (Chn) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange2 
Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team19:05:58 
2Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:05 
3Loïc Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:06 
4Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:08 
5Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:12 
6Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling0:00:22 
7Amund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:59 
8Nazaerbieke Bieken (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange0:02:23 
9Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin  
10Samuel Jenner (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:03:11 
11Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:03:29 
12Jacob Hennessy (GBr) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:03:37 
13Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:03:58 
14Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:04:40 
15Tom Bohli (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:05:21 
16Riccardo Minali (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:07:49 
17Brian Kamstra (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk  
18Mehdi Benhamouda (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:07:53 
19Robert Stannard (Aus) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange  
20Anass Ait El Abdia (Mar) UAE Team Emirates  
21Jakub Mareczko (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:08:05 
22Luca Pacioni (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia  
23Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team0:09:15 
24Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:09:26 
25Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:11:19 
26Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:11:58 
27Simone Bevilacqua (Ita) Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:12:01 
28David Per (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:12:15 
29Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:13:47 
30Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors0:14:04 
31Umberto Poli (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk0:15:08 
32Quentin Valognes (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:18:31 
33Xialong Sun (Chn) Mitchelton-BikeExchange0:19:13 
34Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:20:28 
35Marco Mathis (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:23:07 
36Saif Alkaabi (UAE) UAE National Team0:24:17 
37Khalid Mayouf (UAE) UAE National Team0:27:39 
38Fuwen Xue (Chn) Mitchelton-Bikeexchange0:29:17 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1BMC Racing Team57:18:30 
3UAE Team Emirates0:01:15 
5Quick-Step Floors0:02:25 
8Dimension Data0:04:07 
9Astana Pro Team0:04:11 
11Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:05:06 
12Aqua Blue Sport0:07:04 
13Rally Cycling0:09:15 
14Team Novo Nordisk0:10:17 
15Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia0:15:55 
16UAE National Team0:42:55 

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