Paris-Nice: Cousin wins stage 5 in Sisteron

Breakaway narrowly takes the stage

Direct Energie's Jerome Cousin claimed a cagey victory in stage 5 of Paris-Nice, playing a smart strategic finale with breakaway companion Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin). With the peloton charging behind, Cousin calmly waited until the final 200 metres to make his move, powering to the line well ahead of the German.

The sprint was led home just four seconds later, with André Greipel (Lotto Soudal) taking third.

Race leader Luis Leon Sánchez (Astana) maintained his position on the stage, while Cousin's day-long efforts in the breakaway also earned him the polka dot jersey for taking the mountains classification lead. Sánchez leads Wout Poels (Team Sky) in the overall by 15 seconds, with Quick-Step Floors' Julian Alaphilippe and Movistar's Marc Soler another 11 seconds back.

"I had cramps towards the end," Cousin said. "The goal was to go for the breakaway and take the KOM jersey. I did not spare my efforts and we had a tacit agreement that if I went for the climbs they would leave me alone on the flat. Now when I saw that the victory was possible I worked hard to go after the Katusha rider and I played with his balls a little. That's the way I won. I'm so generous in my efforts all year and I was beaten in similar circumstances so many times before that I decided to maneuver differently for once and see if it worked. I didn't steal this.

"Last year I raced for only 30 days," Cousin said. "It's a great comeback. We've now won two stages, It's important for the team, but I must recover because I'm also supposed to be helping Lilian Calmejane make it into the top 10."

How it Unfolded

The 165km stage from Salon-de-Provence to Sisteron looked on paper like another likely day for the sprinters. The race included four categorised climbs, but with the final climb, the category 3 agent of Cote de la Marquise, topping out 13km from the finish, the sprinters' teams had this day marked down as another opportunity.

Those plans were laid to rest by Cousin and Politt, who bid adieu to the peloton early in the day when they joined Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) and Julien El Fares (Delko Marseille Provence KTM) off the front. Of the breakaway quartet, El Fares was the best-placed rider in the general classification, sitting in 54th place and 4:04 down on race leader Sánchez.

Cousin won the race to the top of the Pointu, taking seven KOM points for his efforts and giving himself a good shot of taking the jersey by the end of the day. The leaders' advantage swelled to 4:30 near the top of the category 1 Col de Legarde-d'Apt 76.5km into the day, and Cousin again scored maximum points, adding 10 more and taking his tally to a classification-leading 17. He added another point at the top of the penultimate climb of the day, the category 3  Col du Négron, which climbed for 5.9km at an average of three per cent.

From there, the riders faced a long descent to the finale of the stage, which featured a another short climb in the form of the Côte de la Marquise. The leaders hit the finishing circuit together, and with 19km to go they passed the finish line in Sisteron for the first time. Politt, Edet, Cousin, and El Fares came into Sisteron and took the bell with the gap standing at 2:15.

Politt attacked the breakaway with 15km to go, leaving his three former escapee partners to try and drag him back. Cousin attacked the chasing trio on the drag up to de la Marquise and was able to bridge to Politt just short of the final KOM, where he added a few more points to his tally.

Politt and Cousin then took the final descent together, with Politt supplying most of the power as Cousin ignored his pleas to come forward. Politt attacked several more times but could not jettison Cousin, and they came into the final kilometre together.

Politt jumped first, but his power was depleted by that point, and Cousin easily countered the move, leaving Politt in his wake as the German shook his head in disgust.

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Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie3:57:25 
2Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:02 
3André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal0:00:04 
4Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team  
5Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
6Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott  
8Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb  
9Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
10Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo  
11Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
12Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe  
13Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Direct Energie  
14Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe  
15Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
16Laurent Pichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
17Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb  
18Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
19Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data  
20Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
21Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
22David De La Cruz (Spa) Team Sky  
23Brenton Jones (Aus) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
24Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe  
25Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe  
26Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
27Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
28Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
29Jarlinson Pantano (Col) Trek-Segafredo  
30Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data  
31Diego Rosa (Ita) Team Sky  
32Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky  
33Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
34Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
35Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
36Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
37Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors  
38Dan Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates  
39Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
40Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb  
41Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie  
42Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
43Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:00:13 
44Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team  
45Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Mitchelton-Scott  
46Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
47Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data  
48Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
49Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky  
50Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott0:00:16 
51Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
52Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:18 
53Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg) Movistar Team0:00:21 
54Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
55Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
56Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team  
57Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
58Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie  
59Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
60Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
61Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
62Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team  
63Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo0:00:26 
64Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin  
65Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team  
66Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
67Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
68Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo  
69Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
70Paul Martens (Ger) LottoNL-Jumbo  
71Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
72Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
73Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
74Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
75Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Team Sunweb  
76Omar Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
77Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo  
78Simon Gerrans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:00:40 
79Natnael Berhane (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:45 
80Mathew Hayman (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:01:19 
81Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain-Merida0:01:21 
82Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:37 
83Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:44 
84Warren Barguil (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
85Cyril Gautier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:57 
86Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:01 
87David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky0:02:06 
88Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:09 
89Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie0:02:38 
90Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:02:43 
91Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:02:48 
92Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
93Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:02:54 
94Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:19 
95Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Groupama-FDJ0:03:43 
96Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Groupama-FDJ  
97Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo  
98Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:03:51 
99Mitchell Docker (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:04:26 
100Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:05:11 
101Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe  
102Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data0:07:41 
103Robert Gesink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
104Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team  
105Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
106Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
107Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
108Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal  
109Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors  
110Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Soudal  
111Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
112Michael Valgren (Den) Astana Pro Team0:09:10 
113Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky  
114Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
115Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
116Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky  
117Ben Swift (GBr) UAE Team Emirates  
118Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:09:38 
119Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:11:36 
120Rory Sutherland (Aus) UAE Team Emirates  
121Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
122Tom-Jelte Slagter (Ned) Dimension Data  
123Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
124Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
125Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
126Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
127Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
128Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Katusha-Alpecin  
129Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
130John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo  
131Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
132Tom Scully (NZl) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
133Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe  
134Amael Moinard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
135Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
136Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
137Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Groupama-FDJ  
138Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
139Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
140Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin  
141Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
142Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
143Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie0:11:44 
DNSMarco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin  
DNSMaxime Bouet (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
DNSLars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
DNSDylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
DNFAmund Grøndahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo  
DNFEdward Theuns (Bel) Team Sunweb  
DNFDaniel McLay (GBr) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
Sprint 1 - Revest-du-Bion, km. 94.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin3 pts
2Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM2 
3Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Sprint 2 - Sisteron, km. 156
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin3 pts
2Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie2 
3Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie15 pts
2Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin12 
3André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal9 
4Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team7 
5Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates6 
6Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits5 
7Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott4 
8Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb3 
9Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale2 
10Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo1 
Col du Pointu (Cat. 2) km. 49
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie7 pts
2Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM5 
3Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 
4Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin2 
5Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic1 
Col de Lagarde-d'Apt (Cat. 1) km. 76.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie10 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits8 
3Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM6 
4Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin4 
5Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie3 
6Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic2 
7Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
Col du Négron (Cat. 3) km. 106
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie4 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
3Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM1 
Côte de la Marquise (Cat. 3) km. 152
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie4 pts
2Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin2 
3Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin3:57:27 
2Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team0:00:02 
3Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
4Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe  
5Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
6Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb  
7Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data  
8Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb  
9Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team  
10Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
11Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team  
12Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie  
13Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team  
14Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Team Sunweb  
15Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:42 
16Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:02:52 
17Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:03:49 
18Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe0:05:09 
19Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:07:39 
20Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:08 
21Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:11:34 
22Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie0:11:42 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Direct Energie11:52:23 
3Team Sunweb  
4Team Sky  
6Quick-Step Floors  
7Astana Pro Team0:00:13 
8Dimension Data  
9AG2R La Mondiale0:00:16 
10Lotto Soudal0:00:21 
14UAE Team Emirates  
15BMC Racing Team0:00:35 
16Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:38 
17Delko Marseille Provence KTM  
18Movistar Team0:00:47 
21Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:08:03 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team17:45:26 
2Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky0:00:15 
3Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:00:26 
4Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team  
5Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:00:34 
6Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:35 
7Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:00:42 
8Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
9Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky0:00:48 
10Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott  
11Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott  
12Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:54 
13Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:57 
14Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:01:00 
15David De La Cruz (Spa) Team Sky0:01:15 
16Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:19 
17Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:26 
18Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:27 
19Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Mitchelton-Scott0:01:29 
20Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:01:30 
21Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:33 
22Dan Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates0:01:36 
23Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:01:50 
24Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
25Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:56 
26Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:02:06 
27Jarlinson Pantano (Col) Trek-Segafredo0:02:11 
28Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team0:02:14 
29Cyril Gautier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:15 
30Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:02:21 
31Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:02:41 
32Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:02:42 
33Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team0:02:44 
34Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott0:02:47 
35Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:02:55 
36Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe0:03:00 
37Laurent Pichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:03:02 
38Natnael Berhane (Eri) Dimension Data0:03:17 
39Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain-Merida0:03:26 
40Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie0:03:28 
41Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:40 
42Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:03:52 
43Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data0:03:53 
44Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team0:04:01 
45Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:04:02 
46Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:04:10 
47Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin0:04:17 
48Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:20 
49Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:04:21 
50Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:29 
51Simon Gerrans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:04:41 
52Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo0:05:20 
53Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg) Movistar Team0:05:21 
54Warren Barguil (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:05:22 
55Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Direct Energie0:05:27 
56Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:05:33 
57Omar Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:05:49 
58Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team0:05:58 
59Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb0:06:01 
60Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:06:11 
61Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team0:06:23 
62André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal0:06:54 
63Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:07:13 
64Diego Rosa (Ita) Team Sky0:07:24 
65Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:47 
66Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:23 
67Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie0:09:24 
68Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:30 
69Robert Gesink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:09:40 
70Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:09:54 
71Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team0:10:14 
72Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Team Sunweb0:10:33 
73Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:10:36 
74Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:10:39 
75Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:10:43 
76Mitchell Docker (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:11:21 
77Michael Valgren (Den) Astana Pro Team0:11:28 
78Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:12:21 
79Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data0:12:24 
80Paul Martens (Ger) LottoNL-Jumbo0:12:55 
81Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:13:08 
82Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:13:16 
83Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Mitchelton-Scott0:13:42 
84Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data0:14:03 
85Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:14:09 
86Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie0:14:32 
87Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Katusha-Alpecin0:14:40 
88Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie0:14:50 
89Amael Moinard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:15:18 
90Brenton Jones (Aus) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:15:19 
91Ben Swift (GBr) UAE Team Emirates0:15:35 
92Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:15:38 
93Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin0:15:39 
94Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:15:42 
95Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:16:02 
96Mathew Hayman (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:16:17 
97Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe0:16:25 
98Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:16:37 
99Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:16:39 
100Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:16:47 
101Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:16:50 
102Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo0:17:06 
103Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie0:17:09 
104Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:17:43 
105Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:18:16 
106Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:18:19 
107Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team0:18:21 
108Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:18:43 
109Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo0:19:21 
110Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:19:29 
111Tom-Jelte Slagter (Ned) Dimension Data0:19:56 
112Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Groupama-FDJ0:20:23 
113Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal0:20:42 
114Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:20:52 
115Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team0:20:56 
116Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Groupama-FDJ0:21:40 
117Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:22:46 
118Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:22:50 
119Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:23:09 
120Tom Scully (NZl) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:23:17 
121Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:24:37 
122David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky0:24:42 
123John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo0:25:09 
124Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:25:15 
125Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:25:23 
126Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:25:33 
127Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky0:25:53 
128Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:26:29 
129Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data0:26:36 
130Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky0:26:54 
131Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Soudal0:27:00 
132Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:27:02 
133Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe0:27:05 
134Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:27:36 
135Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:27:37 
136Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors0:27:51 
137Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:27:53 
138Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:28:04 
139Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:28:50 
140Rory Sutherland (Aus) UAE Team Emirates0:29:15 
141Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Groupama-FDJ0:32:06 
142Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data0:32:53 
143Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:33:49 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ31 pts
2André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal23 
3Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb20 
4Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors19 
5Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin18 
6Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie17 
7Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida17 
8Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Direct Energie16 
9Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team16 
10Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky15 
11Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits15 
12Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team12 
13Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors12 
14Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team11 
15Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 
16Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates10 
17Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott9 
18Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM9 
19Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe8 
20Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida7 
21Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) BMC Racing Team6 
22Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe4 
23Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale4 
24Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team3 
25Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin3 
26Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data3 
27Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team3 
28Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team3 
29Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky2 
30Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Mitchelton-Scott2 
31Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida2 
32Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM2 
33Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale2 
34Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
35Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic2 
36John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo2 
37Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM2 
38Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott1 
39Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo1 
40Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida1 
41Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie25 pts
2Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits14 
3Julien El Fares (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM12 
4Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie11 
5Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic11 
6Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin8 
7Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors4 
8Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ4 
9Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale4 
10Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM3 
11Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data3 
12Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida2 
13Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal2 
14Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) BMC Racing Team2 
15Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team1 
16Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
17Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team17:45:52 
2Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:09 
3Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:07 
4Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team0:01:48 
5Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:03:55 
6Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team0:05:32 
7Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb0:05:35 
8Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team0:05:57 
9Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:06:47 
10Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Team Sunweb0:10:07 
11Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:10:10 
12Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:10:17 
13Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data0:13:37 
14Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie0:14:06 
15Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:16:11 
16Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie0:16:43 
17Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:17:50 
18Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:22:43 
19Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:24:49 
20Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:24:57 
21Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe0:26:39 
22Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Pol) Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:27:11 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky53:18:36 
4Movistar Team0:01:45 
5Direct Energie0:02:06 
7Astana Pro Team0:02:36 
8AG2R La Mondiale0:02:42 
10BMC Racing Team0:04:10 
12Delko Marseille Provence KTM0:06:09 
13Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:06:45 
14Team Sunweb0:07:12 
15Quick-Step Floors0:07:44 
16Lotto Soudal0:10:21 
18Dimension Data0:11:19 
20UAE Team Emirates0:19:03 
21Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:19:28 
22EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:22:45 

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