Tour Down Under: Von Hoff steels the stage in Mount Barker

Dennis retains leader's jersey

Steele von Hoff won a bunch sprint finish in Mount Barker after 145km of racing to make it two wins out of four for UniSA while a crash brought down a large group in the final 150 meters. The win is von Hoff's first WorldTour victory of his career and second of the month after defending his Australian national criterium title in Ballarat.

Von Hoff out-kicked his rivals over a long, flat straightaway, crossing the line ahead of Daryl Impey (Orica-GreenEdge) and Wouter Wippert (Drapac). Heinrich Haussler (IAM Cycling) was fourth, followed by Samuel Dumoulin (AG2R).

"Jack Bobridge was looking after me saying, 'be patient, be patient. I know these roads like the back of my hand'," von Hoff said after the stage. "I just trusted it then he delivered me in the final km under the banner and then I just sniveled and held the wheel of the trains. He told me to like (get on) Quicksteps' because with [Mark] Renshaw here there was definitely a fantastic chance and I did that and it opened up on the left hand side of the road.

"I think we're batting well above our average here: two stage wins, the ochre jersey for two days now," von Hoff said of the UniSA team. "This is fantastic, we've got such a good team here and good staff as well."

"My goal is to get back into the World Tour," von Hoff added. "The merger between Cannondale and Garmin left me behind this time but this win today will help me to go back to the highest level."

Rohan Dennis finished safely in the bunch and continues to lead his BMC teammate Cadel Evans by seven seconds in the general classification. Giant-Alpecin's Tom Dumoulin is third overall, nine seconds back, having also finished safely. Impey was the big mover on the day, improving his GC position from tenth for fourth thanks for the bonus seconds he picked at the finish line and first intermediate sprint point.


How it unfolded

As with the first three stages, the attacks during the 145km stage 4 run from Glenelg to Mt. Barker started immediately as the red flag dropped, but BMC was very protective of is GC leader Rohan Dennis and pulled back all of the early moves.

The pattern of attack and chase held until a quartet of riders sneaked away about 23km into the day. The move initially included Michael Hepburn (Orica-GreenEdge) Peter Kennaugh (Sky), Cedric Pineau (FDJ) and former race leader Jack Bobridge (UniSA).

Cannondale-Garmin's Nathan Haas, who was ninth on the first stage, put in an impressive effort to bridge to the leaders, but he was unable to make contact before the peloton, obviously pleased with the quartet up front, sat up and let the gap increase rapidly. An untimely flat eventually ended Haas' escape and he was quickly back in the field.

Just 23km into the race and the leaders had 1:50 on the peloton, and with Bobridge the best-placed general classification rider in the breakaway at 39 seconds off of Dennis' pace, the UniSA rider was once again the leader on the road.

The gap was up to 2:25 just 37km into the race, but it came down steadily on the climb up to the first KOM at Sellicks Hill at 44.2km. Bobridge grabbed the maximum points there, but by then the group's advantage was down to 1:30 under the pressure of BMC's chase.

Bobridge decided he was happy with the KOM points and the polka dot jersey, and so he sat up and allowed himself to fade back into the bunch. With the next-best GC rider in the group more than four minutes off Dennis' pace, the breakaway had a better chance to build its advantage without the UniSA rider among them.

As expected, with Bobridge gone from the group, the remaining trio's advantage started to increase. At 60km, with less than 85 km remaining, the gap was back up to 2:25. But again, BMC's domestiques flexed their muscles and started reeling the leaders back, trimming off more than a minute in less than 10km.

When the gap dipped below a minute before the first intermediate sprint of the day and its time bonuses, Pineau lost patience in the breakaway and dropped his two companions. But his attack drew out the chasing peloton and all three riders was soon back on the fold, setting up what amounted to a bunch kick for the intermediate sprint.

Orica's Daryl Impey, who started the day 10th overall just 22 seconds behind Dennis, took the three-second time bonus at the sprint line and moved just that much closer to the race leader.

Three more riders slipped off the front following the sprint, as Ruslan Tleubayev (Astana), Maxim Belkov (Katusha) and Pieter Serry (Etixx-QuickStep) got a quick gap that they quickly built into a gap of more than two minutes.

The breakaway scooped up the next sprint points as Movistar moved the front of the chase for their man Juan Jose Lobato, digging into the leaders' advantage almost immediately. The pace of the chase has its effect on the field as well, as it split into three selections and deposited Giant-Alpecin sprinter Marcel Kittel in a group nearly four minutes back.

Tleubayev popped out of the break with just 24km when the gap was at less than a minute. Belkov and Serry continued on, but the chase brought them back in turn, making the catch with 9km to go.

Astana took advantage of the moment to launch Luis Leon Sanchez off the front behind a ferocious attack from his new teammate, Lars Boom. Boom sold out for his team leader and quickly fell off the pace, but Sanchez continued on with Movistar's Gorka Izaguirre Insausti, who tagged along with the Boom lead-out.

Orica-GreenEdge recognised how dangerous the move was and pulled the two Spanish riders back after several kilometres. On the fast descent into Mount Barker what looked to be a touch of wheels in the final 300 metres on the left hand side of the road spectacularly brought down rider who were strewn across the road. With von Hoff out in front, the former Garmin-Sharp rider proved too fast for Impey and Wippert and finished off the sprint to claim his first professional win and UniSA's second of the week.

While the GC contenders were caught up in the crash, with the accident taking place within the final three kilometres no rider lost time ahead of the queen stage to Willunga Hill.


Stage 4 results
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Steele von Hoff (Aus) UniSA-Australia3:24:28 
2Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
3Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling  
4Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling  
5Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
6Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
7Rudiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha  
8Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
9Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
10Koen de Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
11Jérémy Roy (Fra)  
12Roger Kluge (Ger) IAM Cycling  
13Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
14Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-Saxo  
15Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
16Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
17Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Team Katusha  
18Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
19Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha  
20Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
21Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
22Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
23Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
24Jack Haig (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
25Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
26Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
27Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida  
28Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM Cycling  
29Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
30Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
31Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
32Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
33Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
34Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal  
35Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
36Miles Scotson (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
37Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto Soudal  
38Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
39Stef Clement (Ned) IAM Cycling  
40Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky  
41Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
42Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step  
43Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step  
44Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
45Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
46Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
47Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha  
49Hayden Roulston (NZl) Trek Factory Racing  
50David Tanner (Aus) IAM Cycling  
51Jack Bobridge (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
52Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky  
53Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
54Daniel McConnell (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
55Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) IAM Cycling  
56Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
57Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team  
58Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team  
59Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
60José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
61Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team  
62Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
63Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
64Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
65Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky  
66Robert Power (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
67Davide Malacarne (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
68Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
69Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
70Marco Coledan (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
71Martin Kohler (Swi) Drapac Professional Cycling  
72Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo  
73David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
74Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
75Mark Renshaw (Aus) Etixx - Quick-Step  
76Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
77Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
78Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
79Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team  
80Juan Jose Lobato (Spa) Movistar Team  
81Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
82Rubén Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
83Lars Boom (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
84Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
85Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
86Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra)  
87Jussi Veikkanen (Fin)  
88Sébastien Chavanel (Fra)  
89George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
90Arnold Jeannesson (Fra)  
91Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
92Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
93Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha  
94Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
95Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha  
96Olivier Le Gac (Fra)  
97Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:03:20 
98Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica GreenEdge  
99Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team  
100Alex Edmondson (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
101Jordan Kerby (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling  
102Rick Flens (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
103Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
104Neil van der Ploeg (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
105Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
106Timothy Roe (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling  
107Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
108William Clarke (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:03:20 
109Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
110Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
111Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
112Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:45 
113Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
114Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
115Cédric Pineau (Fra)  
116Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
117Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
118Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky  
119Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky  
120Jack Bauer (NZl) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:04:40 
121Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:04:45 
122Graeme Brown (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling  
123Travis Meyer (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling  
124Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin0:13:23 
125Christopher Sutton (Aus) Team Sky  
126Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
127Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
128Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
129Boris Vallée (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
130Barry Markus (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
DNFLawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
Points - Ashbourne
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge5 pts
2Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky3 
3Mark Renshaw (Aus) Etixx - Quick-Step2 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha5 pts
2Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team3 
3Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step2 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Steele von Hoff (Aus) UniSA-Australia15 pts
2Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge14 
3Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling13 
4Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling12 
5Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale11 
6Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida10 
7Rudiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha9 
8Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step8 
9Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing7 
10Koen de Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin6 
Mountain classification - Sellicks Hill
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jack Bobridge (Aus) UniSA-Australia10 pts
2Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge6 
3Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky4 
4Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr2 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling3:24:28 
2Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
3Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
4Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
5Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
6Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
7Jack Haig (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
8Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida  
9Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
10Miles Scotson (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
11Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
12Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
13Robert Power (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
14Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
15Rubén Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
16Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra)  
17George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
18Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
19Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
20Olivier Le Gac (Fra)  
21Alex Edmondson (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:03:20 
22Jordan Kerby (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling  
23Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
24Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
25Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:45 
26Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky  
27Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:13:23 
28Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
29Boris Vallée (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
30Barry Markus (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
Most aggressive
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
 Cédric Pineau (Fra)  
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Katusha10:13:24 
2IAM Cycling  
3Team Giant - Alpecin  
4UniSA Australia  
5Lampre - Merida  
6BMC Racing Team  
7Ag2r La Mondiale  
8Tinkoff - Saxo  
9Lotto Soudal  
10Etixx - Quick Step  
11Trek Factory Racing  
12Team Cannondale - Garmin  
13Team Sky  
14Team Lotto NL - Jumbo  
15Movistar Team  
16Orica GreenEdge  
17Astana Pro Team  
19Drapac Professional Cycling  
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team13:41:34 
2Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:00:07 
3Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:09 
4Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge0:00:13 
5Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky0:00:15 
6Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
7Jack Haig (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
8Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step  
9Rubén Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
10Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
11Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:23 
12Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha0:00:25 
13Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
14Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida  
15Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:27 
16Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:28 
17Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM Cycling  
18George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
19Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal0:00:31 
20Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
21Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal  
22Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team  
23Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team  
24Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:37 
25Jack Bobridge (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:00:39 
26Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:00:43 
27José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:45 
28Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Team Katusha0:00:52 
29David Tanner (Aus) IAM Cycling  
30Jérémy Roy (Fra)  
31Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
32Arnold Jeannesson (Fra)  
33Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:00 
34Daniel McConnell (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
35David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step0:01:17 
36Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:24 
37Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
38Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
39Robert Power (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:01:25 
40Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:26 
41Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:34 
42Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
43Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:01:38 
44Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
45Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step0:01:52 
46Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:59 
47Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
48Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) IAM Cycling0:02:06 
49Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida0:02:09 
50Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
51Davide Malacarne (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:02:33 
52Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:41 
53Travis Meyer (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:02:42 
54Hayden Roulston (NZl) Trek Factory Racing0:02:51 
55Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling0:02:58 
56Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:03:03 
57Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:03:05 
58Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha0:03:06 
59Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling0:03:41 
60Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:03:42 
61Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:03:45 
62Olivier Le Gac (Fra)  
63Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:03:51 
64Stef Clement (Ned) IAM Cycling0:03:52 
65Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:04:08 
66Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:04:31 
67Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr0:04:44 
68Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) FDJ.fr0:04:52 
69Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin0:05:06 
70Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky0:05:11 
71Lars Boom (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:05:16 
72Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:05:18 
73Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:05:28 
74Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:05:54 
75Koen de Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:06:10 
76Timothy Roe (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:06:44 
77Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:06:57 
78Steele von Hoff (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:07:24 
79Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
80Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:30 
81Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team0:07:44 
82Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:51 
83Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr0:07:55 
84Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto Soudal0:07:57 
85Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:08:14 
86Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:08:20 
87Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:08:55 
88Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing0:09:29 
89Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky0:09:39 
90Mark Renshaw (Aus) Etixx - Quick-Step0:09:45 
91Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:09:56 
92Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:10:13 
93Roger Kluge (Ger) IAM Cycling0:10:32 
94Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:11:18 
95Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:11:32 
96Juan Jose Lobato (Spa) Movistar Team0:11:35 
97Jack Bauer (NZl) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:11:38 
98William Clarke (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:11:49 
99Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing0:12:09 
100Alex Edmondson (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:12:32 
101Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica GreenEdge0:12:44 
102Martin Kohler (Swi) Drapac Professional Cycling0:13:31 
103Rick Flens (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:14:00 
104Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:15:04 
105Graeme Brown (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:15:18 
106Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:15:46 
107Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:15:47 
108Miles Scotson (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:16:25 
109Neil van der Ploeg (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:17:53 
110Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:18:12 
111Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
112Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:18:33 
113Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky0:18:44 
114Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky0:18:51 
115Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.fr0:19:04 
116Rudiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha0:20:01 
117Marco Coledan (Ita) Trek Factory Racing0:23:24 
118Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:23:46 
119Jordan Kerby (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:25:23 
120Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:25:54 
121Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:26:52 
122Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team0:29:05 
123Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling0:31:17 
124Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:31:41 
125Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin0:35:51 
126Barry Markus (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:36:56 
127Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:38:49 
128Christopher Sutton (Aus) Team Sky0:38:51 
129Boris Vallée (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:42:02 
130Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek Factory Racing0:45:02 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge39 pts
2Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida29 
3Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team25 
4Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin25 
5Juan Jose Lobato (Spa) Movistar Team24 
6Steele von Hoff (Aus) UniSA-Australia22 
7Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha22 
8Jack Bobridge (Aus) UniSA-Australia20 
9Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling20 
10Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky19 
11Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team19 
12Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge18 
13Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step18 
14Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale17 
15Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team15 
16William Clarke (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling15 
17Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team13 
18Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling13 
19Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step12 
20Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo11 
21Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 
22Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Astana Pro Team10 
23Jack Haig (Aus) UniSA-Australia9 
24Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team9 
25Rudiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha9 
26Rubén Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team8 
27Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale7 
28Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team7 
29Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing7 
30Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin6 
31Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge6 
32Koen de Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin6 
33Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
34Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team3 
35Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky3 
36Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step2 
37Mark Renshaw (Aus) Etixx - Quick-Step2 
38Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing2 
Mountain classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jack Bobridge (Aus) UniSA-Australia20 pts
2Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team16 
3Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale12 
4Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 
5Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team8 
6Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky6 
7Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge6 
8Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge6 
9Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin4 
10Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team4 
11Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge4 
12Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky4 
13Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo2 
14Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha2 
15Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr2 
16Miles Scotson (Aus) UniSA-Australia2 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team13:41:34 
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:09 
3Jack Haig (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:00:15 
4Rubén Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
5Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida0:00:25 
6George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:28 
7Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:52 
8Robert Power (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:01:25 
9Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:26 
10Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:38 
11Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:03:45 
12Olivier Le Gac (Fra)  
13Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:03:51 
14Niccolò Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:05:28 
15Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:08:14 
16Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:08:55 
17Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing0:09:29 
18Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing0:12:09 
19Alex Edmondson (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:12:32 
20Miles Scotson (Aus) UniSA-Australia0:16:25 
21Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:18:33 
22Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky0:18:44 
23Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.fr0:19:04 
24Jordan Kerby (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:25:23 
25Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:25:54 
26Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling0:31:17 
27Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:31:41 
28Barry Markus (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:36:56 
29Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:38:49 
30Boris Vallée (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:42:02 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1BMC Racing Team41:05:36 
2Movistar Team0:00:23 
3Tinkoff - Saxo0:01:05 
4Ag2r La Mondiale0:01:13 
5UniSA Australia0:01:38 
6Etixx - Quick Step  
7Team Katusha0:01:57 
8Astana Pro Team  
9Team Cannondale - Garmin0:02:03 
10IAM Cycling0:02:04 
11Lotto Soudal  
12Lampre - Merida0:02:17 
13Orica GreenEdge0:02:56 
15Team Lotto NL - Jumbo0:04:19 
16Team Giant - Alpecin0:04:34 
17Trek Factory Racing0:04:56 
18Team Sky0:05:51 
19Drapac Professional Cycling0:07:55 


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