Cavendish takes 24th Tour de France stage win in Marseille

Yellow jersey stays with Orica-GreenEdge's Gerrans

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) took the 24th Tour de France stage victory of his career, on stage 5 of the 2013 Tour in Marseille. The Briton, who is recovering from bronchitis, beat Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) and Peter Sagan (Cannondale), with Andre Greipel (Lotto Belisol) fourth. A crash with several hundred meters to go stopped much of the field from continuing to the finish line, but the riders lost no time in the GC.

Cavendish was thrilled to take his first stage of the 2013 Tour, bringing his career tally to two dozen victories here, although he had to wait through four stages to take it.

"I usually don't start winning until about the 5th stage of the Tour anyway," Cavendish said. "This has been pretty on the norm, but we were really motivated today. Orica-GreenEdge did the chasing today which was nice, for once we could sit behind and save it for the end. Jerome Pineau told me about the final climb. I knew it was always going to be difficult.

"When I turned left I immediately recognized it from one of my first races as a professional. I knew exactly what climb it was as soon as I hit it heading into Marseille, and luckily I held on and I had the whole team around me to take me to the last kilometer."

The arrow-straight final 4km turned into a drag race between lead-out squads, with Cannondale's Peter Sagan surfing trains after expending his men, and Omega Pharma going head to head with Andre Greipel's Lotto Belisol train.

"You could see how committed everybody was today for the sprint and the win," Cavendish said. "Matteo Trentin went in the final and he went really, really well. He held off two guys going on the right and took a massive turn into the last corner with Gert Steegmans on his wheel. Steegmans stayed patient and he went so fast, I have to say I didn't even really have to accelerate off his wheel. I just carried on the speed he took me to and only for the last 250 meters and that was it. We won. I'm super, super happy with the win today."

"When I saw the guy of Lotto-Belisol go, Niki Terpstra already pulled longer than he had on the schedule of the leadout," Trentin said. "So, I decided to go, because the important part was to stay in front on the last corner. It was a little bit longer than what was on the map because the map said at 500m, but it was at 570m almost. So when I arrived I was like 'Oh no, I'm too long,' but I stayed. Another guy of Lotto-Belisol went, Gert went, and then I finally stopped. I did all I could to set up Cavendish for the victory and I'm so happy with this result."

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) retained his overall lead ahead of teammates Daryl Impey and Michael Albasini, which according to directeur sportif Matt White was the team's goal. "A main objective today was to keep the yellow jersey," White said. “Whether it stayed on Simon’s back or went to Daryl didn’t come into consideration at all. Our normal plan was to lead out Gossy [Matt Goss] for the sprint. With Impey as last lead-out, there was a good chance he would take over the yellow jersey from Simon if the sprint played out as we hoped.”

But Goss didn't make the front group. "Gossy had a bad moment on a climb and was dropped 20km from the finish,” White said. “When we lost him for the sprint, we put all our energy into looking after Gerro position-wise in the finale. A lot can go wrong at the end of the stage. The boys helped keep him out of trouble.”

The team's finale wasn't without incident, however, as Impey was involved in a crash in the last 20km.“He banged his knee a little bit but was totally fine other than that,” said White. “Before we even got to him, he was back on his bike and chasing hard.”

How it unfolded

A six rider group broke away early on in the stage and built up a lead of over 13 minutes. The peloton reacted late to the threat and it was touch and go as to whether they would be caught, with the last of them, Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) being swept up by the field with only 4 km to go.

Only 195 riders took to the start in Cagnes-sur-mer. Cannondale's Ted King had hoped that the race jury would overturn its decision that he was over the time limit yesterday, but that did not happen.

The break group of the day formed just after the start with Yukiya Arashiro (Europcar), Kevin Reza (Europcar), Romain Sicard (Euskaltel), Thomas De Gendt (Vacansoleil), Anthony Delaplace (Sojasun) and Lutsenko taking off. The sextet quickly built up an enormous lead, which went all the way up to 13 minutes.

Arashiro was the best placed of the group, only 3:42 down on Gerrans. He was in the virtual yellow jersey for much of the day, with many hoping he would become the first Japanese to claim the leader's jersey.

It was a rolling stage, with four ranked climbs, one category 3 and the rest category 4. De Gendt had come into the race with his eye on the GC and proclaiming his aim of winning on Alpe d'Huez, but illness threw him back earlier in the race. The Vacansoleil rider must have been feeling better though, as he started slowly gathering mountain points on the first two climbs.

Eventually Lotto Belisol and Argos Shimano moved in to help with the lead work, and the gap started coming down. With 75km to go it was just over seven and a half minutes. That also saw the third climb of the day, the category four Cote de la Roquebrussanne. This time it was Arashiro who sprinted out to grab the one available point.

The group finally broke with some 54 kms to go as Delaplace and Sicard could no longer keep up.

The gap was still over five minutes with 40km to go, and the sprinters saw their chance slipping away from them, and Omega Pharma-QuickStep moved up to help with the chase. The seconds ticked away until Arashiro was out of the virtual lead.

The gap dropped dramatically as the finish line approached. The four still in front continued to work together and fought hard to stay away, while behind them Orica-GreenEdge gave furious chase.

The last climb of the day was the Cote des Bastides, with about 20 km to go, not very steep but a long ascent. Although ranked category 4, it was enough to start dropping riders off the back of the field.

Arashiro attacked on the climb, as the gap dropped to 1:45. He and Reza worked together to drop their rivals, but unsuccessfully, and it looked more and more as if they would eventually be caught.

A large crash in the middle of the field took down, amongst others, Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) and Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Sharp). Both got back on their bikes, but it eliminated Kittel from a possible mass sprint finish.

The gap dropped to below a minute with just over 13 km to go. It was too much for Lutsenko, who took off, followed only by Reza. Despite their brave efforts, they too were caught.

Omega Pharma-QuickStep moved up to the front with 2km to go, hoping that Mark Cavendish could pull out his first win of this year’s race. Lotto Belisol had other plans though, riding hard for Greipel. Peter Sagan chose Greipel's rear wheel. A crash took down may riders with about 200 meters to go, totally blocking the rest of the peloton. It came down to a handful of riders, with Cavendish turning on his legendary acceleration to take an easy win. Boasson Hagen put in a strong sprint for second place ahead of Sagan, while Greipel eased off near the end, seeing he was beaten.

 

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Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step5:31:51 
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling  
3Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
4André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol  
5Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
6Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha  
7Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
8Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp  
9Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun  
10Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team  
11Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
12John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
13Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge  
14Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
15Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
16Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
17Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
18Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
19Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
20Julien El Fares (Fra) Sojasun  
21Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
22Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
23Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
24Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
25Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
26Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol  
27Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
28Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling  
29Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
30Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
31Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
32Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
33Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
34Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
35Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
36Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
37Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
38Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha  
39Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
40Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling  
41Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
42Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun  
43Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
44Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol  
45Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
46Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team  
47Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
48Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team  
49Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
50Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
51Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling  
52Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
53Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
54Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
55Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
56Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
57Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
58John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
59Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha  
60Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
61Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
62Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
63Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar  
64Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar  
65Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar  
66Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida  
67Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
68Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
69Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
70Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun  
71Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
72Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
73Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
74Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
75Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
76Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
77José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team  
78Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Lampre-Merida  
79Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
80Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
81Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
82Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
83Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
84Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
85Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
86Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard  
87Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
88Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
89Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
90Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
91Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
92Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
93David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling  
94Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
95Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling  
96Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
97Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
98Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
99Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling  
100Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
101Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
102Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol  
103Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp  
104Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp  
105Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr  
106Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ.fr  
107Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
108Laurent Didier (Lux) RadioShack Leopard  
109Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team  
110Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
111Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
112Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
113Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha  
114Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard  
115Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
116Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team  
117Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr  
118Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
119Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge  
120Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
121Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
122Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
123Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard  
124Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
125Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar  
126Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha  
127Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun  
128Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar  
129Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team  
130Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
131Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
132Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol  
133Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha  
134Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha  
135Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard  
136Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
137Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
138Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
139Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
140Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
141Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun  
142Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
143Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
144Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr  
145Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
146Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
147Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team  
148Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team  
149Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
150Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun  
151Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun  
152Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar  
153Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
154Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
155Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:52 
156Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr  
157Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:07:23 
158Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:07:43 
159Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
160Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:08:57 
161Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
162Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr0:10:08 
163Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
164Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
165Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
166Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun  
167Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
168Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
169Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
170Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
171William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr  
172Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp  
173Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp  
174Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha  
175Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
176Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
177Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
178Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
179Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
180Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
181Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
182Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling  
183David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp  
184Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
185Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
186Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
187Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
188Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
189Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
190Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
191Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
192Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar  
193Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar  
194David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar  
195Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:13:00 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step45 pts
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling35 
3Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling30 
4André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol26 
5Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida22 
6Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha20 
7Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi18 
8Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp16 
9Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun14 
10Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team12 
11Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale10 
12John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano8 
13Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge6 
14Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
15Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge2 
Intermediate Sprint - Lorgues, km.102.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team20 pts
2Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team17 
3Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun15 
4Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar13 
5Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi11 
6Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar10 
7André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol9 
8Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha8 
9Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling7 
10Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step6 
11Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team5 
12Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol4 
13Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 
14Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
15Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol1 
Mountain 1 - Côte de Châteauneuf-Grasse (Cat.3) km. 22.0
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 pts
2Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun1 
Mountain 2 - Col de l'Ange (Cat. 4) km. 93.0
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
Mountain 3 - Côte de la Roquebrussanne (Cat. 4) km. 154.0
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar1 
Mountain 4 - Côte des Bastides (Cat. 4) km. 198.0
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling5:31:51 
2Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
3Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp  
4John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
5Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
6Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
7Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
8Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
9Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
10Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
11Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
12Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
13Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
14Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
15Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
16Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling  
17Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard  
18Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr  
19Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
20Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
21Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
22Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun  
23Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
24Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
25Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar  
26Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr  
27Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun0:10:08 
28Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp  
29Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
30Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
31Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
32Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
33Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
34Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar  
35Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:13:00 
Most combative rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omega Pharma-Quick Step16:35:33 
2Orica Greenedge  
3Vacansoleil-Dcm  
4Cannondale Pro Cycling  
5Team Argos-Shimano  
6Sky Procycling  
7Ag2R La Mondiale  
8Sojasun  
9Lotto-Belisol  
10Euskaltel-Euskadi  
11Katusha  
12Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
13Movistar Team  
14Lampre-Merida  
15Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
16Radioshack Leopard  
17Garmin - Sharp  
18BMC Racing Team  
19Team Europcar  
20Belkin Pro Cycling  
21Astana Pro Team  
22FDJ  
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge18:19:15 
2Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge  
3Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge  
4Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:00:01 
5Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
6Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling0:00:03 
7Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling  
8Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling  
9Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:09 
10Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
11Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
12Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
13Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:17 
14Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp  
15Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol  
16Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
17Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp  
18Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
19Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:20 
20Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team  
21Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
22Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team  
23Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:25 
24Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida  
25Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Lampre-Merida  
26Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:00:26 
27Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
28Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
29Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
30Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard0:00:28 
31Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha  
32Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
33Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha  
34Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard0:00:29 
35Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard  
36Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
37Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard  
38Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:33 
39Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
40Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:34 
41Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:37 
42Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
43Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
44Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
45Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:42 
46Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr  
47Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr  
48Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team0:00:56 
49Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team  
50Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team  
51Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:04 
52Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
53John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
54Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
55Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun0:01:10 
56Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun  
57Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun  
58Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:13 
59Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar  
60Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:15 
61Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:16 
62Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:20 
63Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
64Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:24 
65Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
66Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
67Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
68Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:01:44 
69Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:01:57 
70Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun0:03:39 
71Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar0:03:42 
72Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:04:32 
73Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:04:36 
74Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:44 
75Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:05:00 
76Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ.fr0:05:01 
77Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:05:04 
78Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun0:05:24 
79Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha0:05:30 
80Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard0:05:31 
81Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:05:51 
82Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:06:12 
83Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun0:06:48 
84Julien El Fares (Fra) Sojasun  
85Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar0:07:47 
86Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:06 
87Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:08:35 
88Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:08:52 
89Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:09:03 
90Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling0:09:18 
91Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:09:40 
92Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha0:09:46 
93Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:09:49 
94Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:09:57 
95David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp0:10:25 
96Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
97Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun0:10:29 
98Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:10:51 
99Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:10:56 
100Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha0:11:24 
101Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:13:00 
102Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team0:13:03 
103Laurent Didier (Lux) RadioShack Leopard0:13:29 
104Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:13:36 
105Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team0:13:41 
106Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team0:13:47 
107Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard0:13:50 
108Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:14:03 
109Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling0:14:07 
110Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:14:15 
111Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:14:30 
112Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard0:14:33 
113Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:14:46 
114Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:14:47 
115Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha0:15:21 
116Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun0:16:09 
117Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
118Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:17:35 
119Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
120Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:17:36 
121Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol0:18:02 
122Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:18:25 
123Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:18:49 
124Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:18:54 
125Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:19:13 
126Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:19:21 
127Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:20:32 
128David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling0:21:17 
129José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team0:21:29 
130Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:21:51 
131André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:22:22 
132Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:22:29 
133Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:22:32 
134Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:22:33 
135Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:22:54 
136John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:22:56 
137Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:23:13 
138Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling0:23:50 
139Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:23:53 
140Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha0:24:15 
141Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:24:21 
142Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:24:48 
143David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar0:25:28 
144Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:26:01 
145Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:26:34 
146Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:26:50 
147Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
148Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
149Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:27:02 
150Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:27:15 
151Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr0:27:19 
152Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp0:27:20 
153Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:27:24 
154Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol0:27:30 
155Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:27:35 
156Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar0:27:44 
157Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:27:47 
158Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
159Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:28:00 
160Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:28:05 
161Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:28:12 
162Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:28:14 
163Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:29:13 
164Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:29:14 
165Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp0:29:52 
166Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:31:26 
167Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:31:56 
168Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr0:32:04 
169Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:33:23 
170Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:34:30 
171Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:34:49 
172Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:34:56 
173Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr0:35:00 
174Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team0:35:17 
175Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:36:08 
176Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling0:36:11 
177Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:36:41 
178Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:37:14 
179Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar0:37:21 
180Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:37:22 
181William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr0:37:27 
182Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:37:30 
183Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling0:37:45 
184Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:37:52 
185Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp0:37:57 
186Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:38:05 
187Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha0:38:16 
188Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:38:44 
189Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
190Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
191Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar0:38:53 
192Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:39:06 
193Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:40:31 
194Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:40:39 
195Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:46:13 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling111 pts
2Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step76 
3Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha76 
4André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol65 
5Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling58 
6Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano57 
7Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team53 
8Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team43 
9Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step41 
10Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team40 
11Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge34 
12Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team32 
13Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard30 
14Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun30 
15David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp30 
16Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale30 
17Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun29 
18Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi29 
19Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge27 
20Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team26 
21Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team26 
22Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol24 
23Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step22 
24Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida22 
25Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team20 
26Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale20 
27Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida19 
28Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar18 
29Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team17 
30Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team17 
31David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar17 
32Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team17 
33Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp16 
34Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol16 
35Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar15 
36Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun15 
37Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale15 
38Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun13 
39Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi13 
40Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge13 
41Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar13 
42Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale11 
43Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge11 
44Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi11 
45Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling10 
46Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar10 
47Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff9 
48Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida8 
49John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano8 
50Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step8 
51Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team8 
52Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr8 
53Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano8 
54Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi7 
55Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
56Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team5 
57Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff4 
58Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team4 
59Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step3 
60Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team3 
61Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
62Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun1 
63Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling1 
64Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar10 pts
2Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge5 
3Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
4Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
5Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
6Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar2 
7Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team2 
8Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team2 
9Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun2 
10Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun2 
11Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar1 
12Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
13Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling1 
14Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol1 
15Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling1 
16Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun1 
17David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar1 
18Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step18:19:16 
2Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:00:16 
3Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team0:00:19 
4Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:25 
5Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:33 
6Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:41 
7Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr  
8Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:03 
9Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun0:03:38 
10Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:04:59 
11Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:05:03 
12Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard0:05:30 
13Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling0:09:17 
14Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:09:39 
15Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:09:48 
16Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:09:56 
17Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:10:55 
18Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:14:46 
19Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun0:16:08 
20Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:19:12 
21Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:22:53 
22John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:22:55 
23Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:26:00 
24Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp0:27:19 
25Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar0:27:43 
26Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:28:04 
27Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:28:13 
28Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:29:13 
29Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp0:29:51 
30Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:34:29 
31Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr0:34:59 
32Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:37:21 
33Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:38:43 
34Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar0:38:52 
35Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:40:30 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Orica Greenedge54:05:53 
2Sky Procycling0:00:03 
3Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:09 
4Garmin - Sharp0:00:17 
5Movistar Team0:00:20 
6Lampre-Merida0:00:25 
7BMC Racing Team0:00:26 
8Radioshack Leopard0:00:28 
9Katusha  
10Vacansoleil-Dcm0:00:33 
11Belkin Pro Cycling0:00:37 
12FDJ0:00:42 
13Astana Pro Team0:00:56 
14Ag2R La Mondiale0:01:04 
15Sojasun0:01:10 
16Team Europcar0:01:13 
17Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:20 
18Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:24 
19Cannondale Pro Cycling0:01:57 
20Lotto-Belisol0:13:00 
21Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:17:35 
22Team Argos-Shimano0:53:30 

 

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