Paris-Nice: Bouhanni wins stage 4 in Romans-sur-Isère

Matthews remains in yellow

There were no elbows, head-butts or relegations as Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) executed a perfectly timed and clean sprint to win stage 4 of Paris-Nice in Romans-sur-Isere.

The Frenchman blasted out of the Cofidis-led peloton to win the sprint over Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo) and Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal).

"My teammates did a fantastic job. There were still four of them with me in the finale," Bouhanni said. "I was a little bit vengeful after my disqualification [on stage 2 -ed]. It was at the back of my mind. I had been disappointed so far. In the first sprint, Arnaud (Demare) outwitted us. The next day I was disqualified. That's sport. We all want to win stages.

"I'm really glad to have won especially after the work done by my teammates. My form is growing little by little and Paris-Nice is the ideal preparation for my big objective, which is Milan-San Remo."

Race leader Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) finished in fifth behind Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) to hold onto the maillot jaune with a 14-second lead over Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin), with Patrick Bevin of Cannondale remaining in third 19 seconds back.

For Matthews, the stage was one of the last chances for the sprinters before the race ascends the Mont Ventoux on Friday, and the wear began to show as Orica-GreenEdge fought to control the stage.

"Today was about saving energy," Matthews said. "I was really tired after yesterday. It was only 100 km but they were really tiring. So today was about saving strength and keeping out of trouble as there were several crashes in the bunch. Tomorrow is another hard day but I think I can get over the Ventoux. If that's the case and there's a few sprinters left, I'll be among those who stand a good chance. Between the GC and another stage win? I'm really going to take it day by day."

How it unfolded

After a stage 3 truncated due to snow, the peloton was motivated to race on a lumpy 195.5km stage from Julienas to Romans-sur-Isere, and France's biggest showman Thomas Voeckler (Direct Energie) led the way in the day's breakaway.

He was joined by Matthew Brammeier (Dimension Data), Florian Vachon (Fortuneo Vital Concept) and Evaldas Siskevicius (Delko Marseille Provence) but the peloton kept them to only a few minutes, knowing that a category 2 Côte de Saint-Uze with 32km to go would provide a springboard for attacks.

Indeed, the climb caused drama out front and in back, as Voeckler surged and jettisoned his companions, and a crash in the peloton put Sky's Geraint Thomas, among others, on the floor. The sprinters suffered in particular - Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) suffered a mechanical, Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quickstep) and Arnaud Demare (FDJ) were dropped. Demare later abandoned the race.

Over the top, Dimension Data's Nathan Haas tried to go on the attack as the breakaway dangled at less than a minute, but misjudged a bend and went off the verge into a farmer's field.

Voeckler persisted out front, but was fading, and his teammate Sylvain Chavanel joined an attack by Sep Vanmarcke (LottoNl-Jumbo) and Delio Fernández Cruz (Deklo Marseille Provence KTM) that would eventually catch and drop Voeckler, replacing him as leaders on the road.

With 7km to go, the trio had just 15 seconds and the reduced peloton behind still had rivals Matthews, Bouhanni, and Kristoff, whose Katusha team drove the pace to reel in the leaders.

It was a red sea at the head of the peloton with 2km to go as Katusha and Cofidis desperately tried to catch the breakaway, but the trio ahead were having none of it. Vanmarcke and Chavanel did most of the work and looked to be pulling it off, but with less than a kilometre to go Katusha swept past with Bouhanni tucked in just behind.

Unlike stage 2, where Bouhanni made contact with Matthews in the mad dash for the line and was relegated, this time the Frenchman had a clean pair of wheels on the rest of the competition and won without controversy.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4:42:29 
2Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo  
3André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal  
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha  
5Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
6Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky  
7Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
8Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal  
9Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data  
10Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
11Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
12Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ  
13Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling  
14Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
15Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
16Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
17Gorka Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
18Lars Boom (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
19Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
20Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling  
21Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
22Rui Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida  
23Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Team Katusha  
24Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
25Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
26Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
27Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky  
28Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
29Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team  
30Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team  
31Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff Team  
32Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
33Oliver Naesen (Bel) IAM Cycling  
34Leonardo Duque (Col) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
35Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
36Daniel Hoelgaard (Nor) FDJ  
37Cyril Gautier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
38Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
39Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
40Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
41Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie  
42Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie  
43Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
44Antoine Duchesne (Can) Direct Energie  
45Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
46Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha  
47Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
48Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
49Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-GreenEdge  
50Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky  
51Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
52Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
53Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team  
54Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
55Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling  
56Tom Boonen (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
57Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
58Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
59Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge  
60Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) FDJ  
61Matti Breschel (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
62Bram Tankink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
63Paul Martens (Ger) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
64Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step  
65Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
66Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
67Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Tinkoff Team  
68Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
69Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie  
70Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
71Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data  
72Yury Trofimov (Rus) Tinkoff Team  
73Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling  
74Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
75Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek-Segafredo  
76Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
77Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale  
78Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo  
79Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida  
80Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo  
81Quentin Pacher (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
82Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff Team  
83Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida  
84Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ  
85Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
86Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
87David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
88Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
89Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
90Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
91José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team  
92Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data  
93Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
94Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team  
95Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek-Segafredo  
96Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Giant-Alpecin  
97Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:00:26 
98Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:01 
99Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
100Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge0:01:02 
101Grégory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo  
102Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:15 
103Michael Morkov (Den) Team Katusha0:01:17 
104Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:01:22 
105Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha0:01:26 
106Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
107Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
108Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Tinkoff Team  
109Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:28 
110Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:49 
111Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky0:03:05 
112Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha  
113Matt Brammeier (Irl) Dimension Data0:04:38 
114Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
115Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Direct Energie  
116Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie  
117Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff Team  
118Julien Loubet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
119Stefan Denifl (Aut) IAM Cycling  
120Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
121Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
122Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
123Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
124Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step  
125Marcel Kittel (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step  
126Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie  
127Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal  
128Michael Valgren (Den) Tinkoff Team  
129Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
130Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
131Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky  
132Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ  
133Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ  
134Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
135Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
136Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky  
137Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
138Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
139Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-GreenEdge  
140Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
141Luka Pibernik (Slo) Lampre - Merida  
142Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - Merida  
143Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida  
144Steven Tronet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
145Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
146George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
147Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
148Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
149Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:06:51 
150Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data  
151Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling  
152Mario Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida  
153Amets Txurruka (Spa) Orica-GreenEdge  
154Thierry Hupond (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
155Marko Kump (Slo) Lampre - Merida  
156Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha  
157Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
158Daniel Diaz (Arg) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
159Jos Van Emden (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
160Jerome Cousin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
161Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Alpecin  
162Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
163Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge  
164Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
165Daniel Mclay (GBr) Fortuneo - Vital Concept  
DNFNathan Haas (Aus) Dimension Data  
DNFArnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ  
Sprint 1 - Brindas, 80.5km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matt Brammeier (Irl) Dimension Data3 pts
2Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM2 
3Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept1 
Sprint 2 - Serrieres, 143.5km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie3 pts
2Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2 
3Matt Brammeier (Irl) Dimension Data1 
Finish - Romans-Sur-Isere, 195.5km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits15 pts
2Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo12 
3André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal9 
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha7 
5Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge6 
6Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky5 
7Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
8Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal3 
9Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data2 
10Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin1 
Mountain 1 - Col De Brouilly, 19.5km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM4 pts
2Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2 
3Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie1 
Mountain 2 - Cote de Givors, 108km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM4 pts
2Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2 
3Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie1 
Mountain 3 - Cote de Saint-Uze, 163
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie7 pts
2Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM5 
3Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 
4Nathan Haas (Aus) Dimension Data2 
5Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lotto Soudal14:07:27 
2Team Sky  
3Astana Pro Team  
4IAM Cycling  
5Movistar Team  
6Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Team Katusha  
8Team Giant-Alpecin  
9Ag2R La Mondiale  
11BMC Racing Team  
12Orica GreenEdge  
14Etixx-Quick Step  
16Direct Energie  
17Team Lotto Nl - Jumbo  
18Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
19Trek - Segafredo  
20Dimension Data  
21Lampre - Merida  
22Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:13:54 
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge14:24:15 
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:14 
3Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:19 
4Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
5Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
6Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:00:24 
7Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling0:00:25 
8Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff Team0:00:27 
9Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
10Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:00:28 
11Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:00:30 
12Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:00:31 
13Gorka Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
14Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
15Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:33 
16Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal  
17Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team  
18Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-GreenEdge0:00:37 
19Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) FDJ  
20Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky0:00:38 
21Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:40 
22Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
23Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:41 
24Tom Boonen (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:00:42 
25Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
26Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky0:00:43 
27Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha  
28Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step  
29Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:46 
30Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team0:00:47 
31Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo0:00:48 
32Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
33Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:49 
34Rui Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida  
35Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:51 
36Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:52 
37Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ0:00:59 
38Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling0:01:01 
39Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha  
40Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky0:01:03 
41Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
42Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:01:05 
43Oliver Naesen (Bel) IAM Cycling0:01:07 
44Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:09 
45André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal0:01:10 
46Quentin Pacher (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
47Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:18 
48Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:19 
49Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ  
50Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
51Antoine Duchesne (Can) Direct Energie0:01:20 
52Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
53Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:22 
54Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:23 
55Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling0:01:24 
56Matti Breschel (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:01:25 
57Paul Martens (Ger) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:01:27 
58Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data0:01:28 
59Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:01:29 
60David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step0:01:30 
61Yury Trofimov (Rus) Tinkoff Team0:01:32 
62Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff Team0:01:45 
63Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:58 
64Grégory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo0:02:12 
65Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:02:20 
66Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:02:22 
67Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge0:02:24 
68Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Tinkoff Team0:02:57 
69Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Tinkoff Team0:03:18 
70Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:31 
71Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek-Segafredo0:03:37 
72Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team0:04:07 
73Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:04:15 
74José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team0:04:30 
75Bram Tankink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:04:34 
76Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team0:04:46 
77Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:04:47 
78Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data0:04:48 
79Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin  
80Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Team Katusha0:04:50 
81Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:51 
82Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida0:04:52 
83Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky  
84Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:04:55 
85Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo0:04:57 
86Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie0:05:18 
87Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky0:05:24 
88Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:05:28 
89Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-GreenEdge0:05:37 
90Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:05:42 
91Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:05:48 
92George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:05:56 
93Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:05:59 
94Michael Morkov (Den) Team Katusha0:06:15 
95Luka Pibernik (Slo) Lampre - Merida0:06:26 
96Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:06:32 
97Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling0:06:50 
98Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:06:51 
99Marcel Kittel (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step0:06:52 
100Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team0:06:53 
101Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo0:07:00 
102Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step0:07:02 
103Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge0:07:08 
104Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:07:22 
105Leonardo Duque (Col) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:07:54 
106Daniel Mclay (GBr) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:07:56 
107Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:58 
108Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:08:07 
109Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha0:08:15 
110Marko Kump (Slo) Lampre - Merida0:08:26 
111Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha0:08:28 
112Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:08:34 
113Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky0:08:36 
114Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie0:08:41 
115Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:08:45 
116Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:53 
117Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:08:57 
118Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data0:09:19 
119Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:09:26 
120Jos Van Emden (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:09:52 
121Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:53 
122Lars Boom (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:09:59 
123Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:10:11 
124Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data0:10:15 
125Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:10:26 
126Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:10:27 
127Steven Tronet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:10:28 
128Cyril Gautier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:30 
129Daniel Hoelgaard (Nor) FDJ0:10:37 
130Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:10:48 
131Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:10:52 
132Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:11:04 
133Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:11:14 
134Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal0:11:24 
135Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha0:11:30 
136Stefan Denifl (Aut) IAM Cycling0:11:38 
137Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie0:12:10 
138Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:12:34 
139Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:13:29 
140Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ0:13:40 
141Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal0:13:45 
142Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:14:03 
143Julien Loubet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:14:45 
144Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:14:47 
145Jerome Cousin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:14:52 
146Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ0:14:53 
147Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Direct Energie0:15:07 
148Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky0:15:09 
149Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:15:18 
150Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff Team0:15:28 
151Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:15:32 
152Matt Brammeier (Irl) Dimension Data0:15:41 
153Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:15:49 
154Thierry Hupond (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:16:06 
155Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:16:49 
156Michael Valgren (Den) Tinkoff Team0:16:58 
157Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:17:06 
158Mario Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida0:17:18 
159Daniel Diaz (Arg) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:17:27 
160Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:17:30 
161Amets Txurruka (Spa) Orica-GreenEdge0:17:42 
162Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge0:21:05 
163Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling0:21:54 
164Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida0:24:37 
165Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Alpecin0:27:24 
Point classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge44 pts
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits33 
3Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky22 
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha14 
5André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal13 
6Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin12 
7Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo12 
8Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Trek-Segafredo12 
9Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling9 
10Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie9 
11Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM8 
12Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team8 
13Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team6 
14Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky6 
15Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team5 
16Tom Boonen (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step5 
17Matt Brammeier (Irl) Dimension Data4 
18Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo4 
19Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
20Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team3 
21Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie3 
22Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal3 
23Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling3 
24Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal3 
25Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin3 
26Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling3 
27Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 
28Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept3 
29Matthias Brandle (Aut) IAM Cycling3 
30Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie2 
31Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data2 
32Steven Tronet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2 
33Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2 
34Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
35Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin1 
36Thierry Hupond (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM1 
37Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida1 
Mountain classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM15 pts
2Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie9 
3Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team4 
4David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
5Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal4 
6Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept4 
7Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
8Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team4 
9Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept4 
10Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 
11Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky2 
12Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team2 
13Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie2 
14Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo2 
15Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal1 
16Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM1 
17Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling1 
18Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team1 
19Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida1 
Team classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team43:13:54 
3Astana Pro Team  
4Orica GreenEdge0:00:19 
5Team Lotto Nl - Jumbo0:00:23 
6Team Sky0:00:28 
7IAM Cycling0:00:33 
8Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:44 
10BMC Racing Team0:00:50 
11Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:53 
12Ag2R La Mondiale0:00:55 
13Lotto Soudal0:01:05 
15Direct Energie0:01:22 
16Etixx-Quick Step0:01:23 
17Lampre - Merida0:02:17 
18Trek - Segafredo0:02:22 
19Dimension Data0:02:41 
20Team Katusha0:05:07 
21Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:05:38 
22Fortuneo - Vital Concept0:15:46 


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