Greipel wins final stage of Tour of Oman

Froome seals overall victory

Chris Froome enjoyed an untroubled final stage at the Tour of Oman to secure his second successive overall victory in the six-day stage race and so warn his Grand Tour rivals they face another season of suffering if they try to beat him in any stage race he rides.

André Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) used his power and experience on the fast tailwind assisted finish to win his third stage in Oman and take his season tally to an impressive six victories.

Greipel saw off the challenge of Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr) and an impressive Sam Bennett (NetApp-Endura) in the sprint after his loyal and hard working teammates dug deep on the finishing circuit to close down the break and several late attacks.

Froome finished safely in the peloton surrounded by his teammates and enjoyed a moment of celebration with his loyal men in black before heading to the podium to pull on the final winner's red jersey.

"I couldn't ask for much more. If at the start of the race you'd said to me I'd be here in the red jersey, I'd have taken it, definitely. That's the best case for me," Froome said.

"It's great to be able to back it up and come and defend my title. The team we've had here has been really compatible, really aggressive and wanting to make the most out of the racing. It shows that everyone has come off a good winter and that everyone is working hard to be in good shape for this. It really a pleasure to work with people who share that mentality. We've got the leader's jersey to show for it. We're really happy."

Team Sky opted to mix their race tactics during the race, catching their rivals off guard with attacks. Team Sky skillfully set up overall victory on Green Mountain on Saturday, with an attack by Sergio Henao and then a knock-out follow-up move by Froome. That is how the race was won.

"That was one of the objectives this week, to play our tactics are little bit differently and go on the offensive a little bit more than normal. I think it's really healthy for the guys and normal," Froome said, before heading back to the race hotel for another bottle of celebratory champagne and then a quick night flight home.

A day of aggressive racing

The hilly start to the 146.5km stage sparked several attacks and others moves formed on the Bousher Alamrat climb.

Five riders formed the first breakaway after 17km, with Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) and Nicholas Roche (Tinkoff-Saxo) amongst them. They were caught before the first sprint after 59km and a new attack of ten riders formed.

Michael Hepburn (Orica-GreenEdge) and Alessandro Bazzana (UnitedHealthCare) were in the move. However the peloton chased after them on the Bousher Alamrat and more attacks came behind, with Sagan and at one point Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing) testing their legs one last time.

Christopher Juul Jensen (Tinkoff-Saxo) managed to join Hepburn and Bazzana to create the final break of the day that lead the race into the three finishing circuits on the seafront Muscat Corniche. The strong headwind made them suffer but they fought on and in turn tested the resolve of the peloton and the Lotto Belisol team that was obliged to do much of the chasing.

The gap hovered at less than a minute for the final 21km on the finishing circuit and the trio was only caught in the final kilometre. However Lotto Belisol still had the riders to protect Greipel and he again finished off their hard work with an unbeatable sprint.

"It was windy just like two years ago, with a strong tailwind. It was a really fast sprint because it's also downhill, so I decided to go early because you can't go faster than your fastest," Greipel explained after celebrating his third stage win in six days of racing in Oman.

"The other teams tried to get ride of me during the stage but my teammates stayed with me on the climb. I was lucky that I had good legs today and so wasn't that far back on the climb, just maybe ten seconds. I got back on during the descent. The other teams tried but I had the best team to support me."

Riders and mechanics quickly packed up their bikes and traveled home over night to Europe, quickly bringing down the curtain on the fifth edition of the Tour of Oman and the triptych of Middle Eastern races

The Tour of Oman arguably marks the end of the early season. Things will get much more serious next weekend in Belgium at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and then the week after at Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico. Spring is now in the air.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol3:25:41 
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr  
3Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura  
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha  
5Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
6Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
7Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
8Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge  
9Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team  
10Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale  
11Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky  
12Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
13Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
14Sébastien Hinault (Fra) IAM Cycling  
15Christopher Jones (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
16Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
17Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
18Oscar Gatto (Ita) Cannondale  
19Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling  
20Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp - Endura  
21Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
22Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
23Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
24Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
25Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
26Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Team Katusha  
27Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
28Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
29Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
30Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
31Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Team Katusha  
32Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
33Sergio Henao Montoya (Col) Team Sky  
34Jos Van Emden (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
35Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team  
36Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
37Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky  
38Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
39Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
40Steve Chainel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
41Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale  
42Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Tinkoff-Saxo  
43Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
44Arthur Vanoverberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
45Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
46Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Fdj.fr  
47Sébastien Turgot (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
49Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
50Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
51Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol  
52Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Fdj.fr  
53Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
54Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling  
55Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing  
56Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
57Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team Katusha  
58Johann Tschopp (Swi) IAM Cycling  
59Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
60David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp - Endura  
61Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale  
62Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge  
63Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
64Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
65Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha  
66Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
67Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
68Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
69Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
70Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling  
71Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
72Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Orica GreenEdge  
73Andy Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
74Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
75Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing  
76Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
77Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek Factory Racing  
78Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp - Endura  
79Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team Sky  
80Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
81Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto Belisol  
82Karsten Kroon (Ned) Tinkoff-Saxo  
83Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
84Stefano Locatelli (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
85Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
86Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha  
87Jesse Sergent (NZl) Trek Factory Racing  
88Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr  
89David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky  
90Dario Cataldo (Ita) Team Sky  
91Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
92Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:00:20 
93Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Fdj.fr0:00:22 
94Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
95Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
96Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
97Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:25 
98Frantisek Padour (Cze) Team Netapp - Endura0:00:28 
99Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp - Endura0:00:29 
100Hayden Roulston (NZl) Trek Factory Racing  
101Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha  
102Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
103Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
104Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
105Stijn Devolder (Bel) Trek Factory Racing  
106Lucas Euser (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
107Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale  
108Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale  
109Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale  
110Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
111Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
112Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEdge  
113Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky0:00:44 
114Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Team Netapp - Endura  
115Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:51 
116Kevin Ista (Bel) IAM Cycling0:00:57 
117Nicolas Roche (Irl) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:11 
118Matti Breschel (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
119William Bonnet (Fra) Fdj.fr0:01:12 
120Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp - Endura0:01:14 
121Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale  
122Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:42 
123Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Belisol0:02:17 
124Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
125Laurent Mangel (Fra) Fdj.fr0:02:54 
126Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
127Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:03:31 
128Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:03:36 
129Damien Gaudin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:52 
130Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:01 
131Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team0:04:49 
132Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:05:32 
133Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team Sky0:10:10 
134Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
135Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
136John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
DNFNicola Ruffoni (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
DNFMaxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
DNFGert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
DNFDmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
DNFLeigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
Sprint 1 - Al Amerat
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team3 pts
2Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise2 
3Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Team Katusha1 
Sprint 2 - Matrah Corniche (1st crossing)
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team3 pts
2Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge2 
3Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo1 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol15 pts
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr12 
3Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura9 
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha7 
5Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo6 
6Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF5 
7Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team4 
8Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge3 
9Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team2 
10Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale1 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr3:25:41 
2Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura  
3Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
4Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
5Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale  
6Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
7Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
8Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
9Arthur Vanoverberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
10Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
11Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
12Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
13Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team Katusha  
14David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp - Endura  
15Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
16Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team  
17Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
18Stefano Locatelli (Ita) Bardiani CSF  
19Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr  
20Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:00:22 
21Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha0:00:29 
22Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale  
23Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale  
24Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:42 
25Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:02:17 
26Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:03:31 
27Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team0:04:49 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team10:17:03 
2Team Katusha  
3Lotto Belisol  
4Cannondale  
5Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
6Bardiani CSF  
7BMC Racing Team  
8Team Sky  
9Team Netapp - Endura  
10IAM Cycling  
11Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
12FDJ.fr  
13UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team  
14Orica Greenedge  
15Astana Pro Team  
16Tinkoff-Saxo  
17AG2R La Mondiale  
18Trek Factory Racing  
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky22:02:26 
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:26 
3Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:00:31 
4Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:48 
5Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:57 
6Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:01 
7Sergio Henao Montoya (Col) Team Sky0:01:19 
8Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:25 
9Johann Tschopp (Swi) IAM Cycling0:01:32 
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha0:01:34 
11Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Fdj.fr0:01:50 
12Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:01:51 
13Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:53 
14Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge0:01:58 
15Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling  
16Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
17Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp - Endura0:02:15 
18Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Orica GreenEdge0:02:21 
19Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing0:02:29 
20Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team Sky0:02:44 
21Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr0:02:45 
22Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol0:02:52 
23David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp - Endura0:03:10 
24Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:03:17 
25Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:03:31 
26Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:03:34 
27Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team0:03:35 
28Steve Chainel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:50 
29Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale0:03:57 
30David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky0:04:12 
31Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing0:04:14 
32Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:04:15 
33Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto Belisol0:04:25 
34Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:04:34 
35Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:05:02 
36Christopher Jones (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:05:06 
37Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:16 
38Stefano Locatelli (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:05:30 
39Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:05:40 
40Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp - Endura0:05:52 
41Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:05:55 
42Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:06:06 
43Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
44Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:06:27 
45Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Belisol0:06:31 
46Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:06:34 
47Jesse Sergent (NZl) Trek Factory Racing0:07:09 
48Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale0:07:13 
49Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale0:07:14 
50Nicolas Roche (Irl) Tinkoff-Saxo0:07:53 
51Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:08:42 
52Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale0:08:47 
53Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:09:13 
54Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:09:39 
55Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha0:10:01 
56Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:10:18 
57Matti Breschel (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:11:55 
58Lucas Euser (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:12:57 
59Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling0:13:06 
60Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:13:23 
61Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge0:14:12 
62Arthur Vanoverberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:14:21 
63Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Team Katusha0:14:25 
64Dario Cataldo (Ita) Team Sky0:14:28 
65Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:15:04 
66Frantisek Padour (Cze) Team Netapp - Endura0:15:14 
67Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:15:21 
68Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:15:22 
69Oscar Gatto (Ita) Cannondale0:15:23 
70Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing0:16:39 
71Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:19:30 
72Andy Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing0:20:01 
73Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale0:21:45 
74Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale0:21:57 
75Laurent Mangel (Fra) Fdj.fr0:23:27 
76Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling0:24:11 
77Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp - Endura0:24:58 
78Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:25:10 
79Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:25:14 
80Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale0:25:17 
81Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek Factory Racing0:25:23 
82Karsten Kroon (Ned) Tinkoff-Saxo  
83Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:25:29 
84Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team Sky0:25:32 
85Hayden Roulston (NZl) Trek Factory Racing0:25:41 
86Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Team Netapp - Endura0:25:47 
87Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge0:25:48 
88Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:26:09 
89Stijn Devolder (Bel) Trek Factory Racing0:26:58 
90Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:27:39 
91Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team0:28:15 
92Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:28:30 
93Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:28:40 
94André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:28:42 
95Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team Katusha0:28:48 
96William Bonnet (Fra) Fdj.fr0:29:05 
97Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky0:29:12 
98Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:29:27 
99Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:29:55 
100Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr0:30:21 
101Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:30:23 
102Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:30:33 
103Jos Van Emden (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:30:43 
104Sébastien Hinault (Fra) IAM Cycling0:30:55 
105Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:30:57 
106Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Fdj.fr0:30:58 
107Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Team Netapp - Endura0:31:11 
108Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Team Katusha0:31:34 
109Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:31:55 
110Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:32:08 
111Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling0:33:11 
112Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:33:18 
113Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:33:43 
114Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:33:46 
115Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha0:33:47 
116Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:34:03 
117Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:34:20 
118Sébastien Turgot (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:34:21 
119Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:34:30 
120Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:35:00 
121Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:35:02 
122Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky0:35:05 
123Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team0:35:19 
124Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:35:22 
125Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha0:38:57 
126Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEdge0:39:10 
127Kevin Ista (Bel) IAM Cycling0:39:24 
128Damien Gaudin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:39:32 
129Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:39:45 
130Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:39:53 
131Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:40:16 
132Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura0:40:28 
133Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Fdj.fr0:40:57 
134Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:45:34 
135John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:51:17 
136Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:53:40 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol45 pts
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr34 
3Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale28 
4Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha24 
5Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team21 
6Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise18 
7Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky15 
8Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team15 
9Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
10Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura10 
11Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF9 
12Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise9 
13Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team9 
14Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team8 
15Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team8 
16Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF8 
17Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team8 
18Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha7 
19Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge7 
20Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Belisol7 
21Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky7 
22Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team7 
23Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team6 
24Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team6 
25Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo6 
26Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale5 
27Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha5 
28Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise5 
29Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF5 
30Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team4 
31Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Fdj.fr4 
32Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team4 
33Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team4 
34Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF4 
35Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
36Steve Chainel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
37Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge3 
38Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp - Endura3 
39Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team3 
40Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team3 
41Kevin Ista (Bel) IAM Cycling3 
42Sergio Henao Montoya (Col) Team Sky2 
43Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling2 
44Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise2 
45Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge2 
46John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team2 
47Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Tinkoff-Saxo1 
48Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Bardiani CSF1 
49Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale1 
50Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Team Katusha1 
51Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing1 
52Stijn Devolder (Bel) Trek Factory Racing1 
53Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo1 
54Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team1 
55Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team1 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale22:04:19 
2Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Fdj.fr0:00:52 
3David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp - Endura0:01:17 
4Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:01:38 
5Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:03:09 
6Stefano Locatelli (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:03:37 
7Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:04:41 
8Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale0:05:20 
9Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale0:05:21 
10Arthur Vanoverberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:12:28 
11Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:13:29 
12Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale0:20:04 
13Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:23:36 
14Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team Katusha0:26:55 
15Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Fdj.fr0:28:28 
16Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:28:30 
17Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:30:02 
18Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:30:15 
19Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling0:31:18 
20Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:31:50 
21Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:31:53 
22Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:33:07 
23Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:33:09 
24Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team0:33:26 
25Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Team Katusha0:37:04 
26Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:38:23 
27Sam Bennett (Irl) Team Netapp - Endura0:38:35 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky66:11:00 
2IAM Cycling0:02:30 
3AG2R La Mondiale0:03:02 
4Orica Greenedge0:03:07 
5BMC Racing Team0:03:56 
6Lotto Belisol0:04:18 
7Team Katusha0:04:42 
8Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:05:48 
9Team Netapp - Endura0:06:21 
10Astana Pro Team0:06:26 
11Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:07:00 
12Tinkoff-Saxo0:07:01 
13Trek Factory Racing0:07:15 
14UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:11:19 
15Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:13:08 
16Cannondale0:14:29 
17FDJ.fr0:17:38 
18Bardiani CSF0:24:48 

 

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