Tour of Oman: Van Avermaet wins stage 3

Belgian beats Rui Costa and Lutsenko to take overall lead

Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) won the charge up the Wadi Dayqah Dam to claim victory on stage 3 of the Tour of Oman. Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) was second with Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) taking third for the second consecutive day.

The stage win saw Van Avermaet move up from second overall to take hold of the race leader's jersey. Lutsenko moved up to second at 11 seconds and former race leader Nathan Haas, who finished seven seconds down, dropped to third with at 14 second gap.

Astana led a vicious charge up the final climb, which topped out 8.5km from the finish. BMC quickly moved to the front of the field and kept up the blistering pace, helping their captain to the win. Van Avermaet managed to rip clear on the drag towards the finish, crossing the line with a significant gap over his rivals.

"I am always happy to win and especially in Oman after so many years. I think the team did a perfect job. We came at the right moment on the descent with 3km to go, and they put me in a perfect position so I could wait for the perfect moment," Van Avermaet said. "It was at the hardest point of the climb that I went full gas, and I just hoped that no one could follow and that's what happened so I was really happy that I could cross the line first.

"It was a hard finish, but I knew it from 2013 when I was second here. I had better legs this time though as I was able to go at the moment that I wanted to and then it was about getting to the finish as fast as possible and hoping that nobody could follow. It was a good finish for me and a really nice win. It was also nice for me to finish off the good work of the team.

"It's a nice extra to take the leader's jersey, and we will see what happens, but for the moment, I am really happy with this stage win. That was the most important thing for me."

Second-place finisher Costa called it “a good result which is important for my morale: in the past two weeks I felt sick, I'm not at the top of the fit, but this performance confirms that I'm on the good way to a high level".

The stage was marked by a long breakaway with Loic Chetout (Cofidis), Xandro Meurisse (Wanty-Groupe Gobert), Wouter Wippert (Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij) and Nicholas Schultz (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA). They got away within the first five kilometers and the last were caught again with only 20 kilometers left.

After finishing second on the stage 2 sprint, Van Avermaet left nothing to chance. His team took charge in the final kilometres and he rode to his first win of the season with an easy margin in a difficult finale. He crossed the line with a three-second lead over the next four riders, with yesterday's winner Haas leading in the next group at seven seconds.

How it unfolded

The peloton rolled out from the University of Technology on what promised to be a hot 175.9 kilometres to the Wadi Dayqah Dam. Missing was Sunweb’s Soren Kragh Andersen, who suffered a concussion after two heavy crashes in stage three.

A break group formed almost immediately, with Loic Chetout (Cofidis), Xandro Meurisse (Wanty-Groupe Gobert), Wouter Wippert (Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij) and Nicholas Schultz (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) building up a one-minute gap after only five kilometres.

The gap had jumped to nearly five minutes after the first of three ranked climbs and the first intermediate sprint. That was getting too much for the field, so they pulled it back down to 3:10 with 100 km to go, and it dropped as low as 2:20 before going back up to three minutes as the climbing started with 75 km left.

The gap dropped again as the hills went on. The Quriyat climb with 48 km to go proved too much for Wippert, who had to drop from the lead group.

Soon there were only two. Chetout won the final intermediate sprint. Having already won the two climbs and the first sprint as well, he felt he could spare himself the final and fell back. That left Meurisse and Schultz with a 1:30 gap and 35 km to go.

That gap fell quickly as the final 9.4% gradient climb up the Wadi Dayqah Dam approached. The day’s final official climb came at 10 km from the line, topping out 1.5 km later. And with 20km to go, Meurisse and Schultz were caught by the field, Katusha-Alpecin having set a very high pace to reel them in.

The field charged up the climb, dropping riders mercilessly off the back. Astana dominated the proceedings, crossing over the top first with Jan Hirt, Omar Fraile and Tanel Kangert.

Only about 50 riders were left in the field as they went into the closing kilometres, with BMC moving to the front and successfully carrying out their mission. The entire peloton splintered, crossing the finish line in small groups, with two of the day’s escapees finally coming in over 13 minutes down.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team4:36:04 
2Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates0:00:03 
3Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro team  
4Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
5Nathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:07 
6Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team  
7Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:09 
8Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
9Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team  
10Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
11Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
12Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:00:14 
13Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:00:17 
14Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data  
15Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
16Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
17Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
18Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
19Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:00:20 
20Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:24 
21Natnael Berhane (Eri) Dimension Data  
22Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
23Floris Gerts (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij  
24Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
25Nicolas Edet (Fra)Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
26Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
27Jacques Willem Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data  
28Benjamin Declercq (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
29Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic  
30Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:00:30 
31Scott Davies (GBr) Dimension Data  
32Peter Stetina (USA) Trek-Segafredo  
33Eros Capecchi (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
34Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
35Edward Theuns (Bel) Team Sunweb  
36Danilo Celano (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
37Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:00:36 
38Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:00:37 
39Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:39 
40Sjoerd Van Ginneken (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:00:44 
41Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data  
42Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:00:46 
43Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:00:49 
44Jon Irisarri Rincon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:50 
45Robin Carpenter (USA) Rally Cycling0:00:53 
46Casper Pedersen (Den) Aqua Blue Sport0:00:57 
47Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:09 
48Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
49Alberto Bettiol (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:12 
50Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
51Maxime Daniel (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:16 
52Elmar Reinders (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:01:17 
53Reto Hollenstein (Swi) Katusha-Alpecin  
54Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:01:25 
55Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo  
56Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling  
57Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
58Artijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb  
59Johannes Fröhlinger 9Ger) Team Sunweb0:01:27 
60Alberdi Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
61Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:01:29 
62Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
63Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo  
64Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team  
65Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
66Davide Martinelli (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
67Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro team0:01:35 
68Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:01:50 
69Nicolas Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data0:02:05 
70Simone Antonini (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:02:07 
71Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:02:18 
72Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:02:24 
73Matarranz Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro team0:02:30 
74Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana Pro team  
75Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:02:32 
76Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:02:34 
77Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:02:37 
78Marco Marcato (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:02:49 
79Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:02:55 
80Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:02:57 
81Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:03:00 
82Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) UAE Team Emirates0:03:11 
83Kristijan Ðurasek (Cro) UAE Team Emirates  
84Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
85Mcnally Mark (GBr) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
86Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
87Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport0:03:14 
88Michael Carbel Svendgaard (Den) Fortuneo-Samsic  
89Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:03:16 
90Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:29 
91Shane Archbold (NZl) Aqua Blue Sport0:03:37 
92Amaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:48 
93Kenneth Van Rooy (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:04:02 
94Yannis Yssaad (Fra) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:04 
95Justin Oien (USA) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:17 
96Julien Morice (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:05:44 
97Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
98Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:06:55 
99Aime De Gendt (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:06:57 
100Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data0:07:12 
101Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club  
102Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Sunweb0:07:14 
103Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling  
104Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors  
105Brian Van Goethem (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij  
106Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
107Bert De Backer (Bel) Vital Concept Club  
108Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro team  
109Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb  
110Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
111Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling  
112Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic  
113Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
114Eric Young (USA) Rally Cycling  
115Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
116Baptiste Planckaert (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
117Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
118Roberto Ferrari (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
119Tyler Magner (USA) Rally Cycling0:07:21 
120Pim Ligthart (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:07:22 
121Charles Bradley Huff (USA) Rally Cycling0:07:31 
122Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:12:38 
123Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vital Concept Club  
124Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:13:09 
125Wouter Wippert (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:13:39 
DNSSøren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb  
Sprint 1, Al Amerat - km 67
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit3 pts
2Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert2 
3Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1 
Sprint 2, Quriyat - km 144
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit3 pts
2Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert2 
3Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1 
Points - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team15 pts
2Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates12 
3Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro team9 
4Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida7 
5Nathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-Alpecin6 
6Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team5 
7Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert4 
8Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors3 
9Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team2 
10Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit1 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team4:36:11 
2Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:02 
3Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team  
4Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:10 
5Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
6Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
7Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:00:13 
8Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:17 
9Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
10Benjamin Declercq (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
11Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic  
12Scott Davies (GBr) Dimension Data0:00:23 
13Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
14Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:00:29 
15Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:00:37 
16Jon Irisarri Rincon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:43 
17Casper Pedersen (Den) Aqua Blue Sport0:00:50 
18Alberto Bettiol (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:05 
19Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:01:18 
20Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling  
21Artijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb  
22Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:01:22 
23Davide Martinelli (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
24Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:02:30 
25Michael Carbel Svendgaard (Den) Fortuneo-Samsic0:03:07 
26Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:22 
27Amaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:41 
28Kenneth Van Rooy (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:55 
29Yannis Yssaad (Fra) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:03:57 
30Justin Oien (USA) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:10 
31Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:06:48 
32Aime De Gendt (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:06:50 
33Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:07:07 
34Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
35Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb  
36Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
37Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling  
38Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic  
39Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:12:31 
40Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:13:02 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Astana Pro Team13:48:31 
2Bahrain - Merida0:00:18 
3Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:23 
4Trek - Segafredo0:00:39 
5Quick - Step Floors0:00:40 
6Team Dimension Data0:00:46 
7Team Katusha Alpecin0:00:51 
8Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:16 
9Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:01:25 
10Aqua Blue Sport0:01:32 
11Team Fortuneo - Samsic0:01:51 
12BMC Racing Team0:02:05 
13Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij0:02:06 
14UAE Team Emirates0:02:47 
15Team Sunweb0:03:03 
16Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:04:10 
17Vital Concept Cycling Club0:08:40 
18Rally Cycling0:09:13 
General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team12:56:44 
2Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro team0:00:11 
3Nathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:13 
4Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:00:19 
5Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:00:25 
6Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
7Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team  
8Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
9Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
10Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:33 
11Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
12Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
13Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:00:38 
14Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:00:40 
15Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates0:00:51 
16Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates0:01:08 
17Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:01:11 
18Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:01:18 
19Natnael Berhane (Eri) Dimension Data  
20Jacques Willem Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data  
21Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
22Nicolas Edet (Fra)Cofidis, Solutions Credit  
23Mark Christian (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
24Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
25Scott Davies (GBr) Dimension Data0:01:24 
26Eros Capecchi (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
27Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
28Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:01:25 
29Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:01:30 
30Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin0:01:33 
31Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:01:44 
32Floris Gerts (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:01:48 
33Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic  
34Benjamin Declercq (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
35Alberto Bettiol (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:49 
36Edward Theuns (Bel) Team Sunweb0:01:54 
37Peter Stetina (USA) Trek-Segafredo  
38Danilo Celano (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
39Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:59 
40Sjoerd Van Ginneken (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:02:08 
41Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:02:10 
42Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:02:13 
43Jon Irisarri Rincon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:02:14 
44Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team0:02:23 
45Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro team0:02:29 
46Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team0:02:36 
47Reto Hollenstein (Swi) Katusha-Alpecin0:02:41 
48Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo0:02:49 
49Casper Pedersen (Den) Aqua Blue Sport0:03:13 
50Matarranz Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro team0:03:24 
51Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana Pro team  
52Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:03:28 
53Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team0:03:29 
54Simone Antonini (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:03:31 
55Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:03:47 
56Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:04:01 
57Marco Marcato (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:04:13 
58Artijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb0:04:14 
59Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:04:18 
60Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) UAE Team Emirates0:04:35 
61Elmar Reinders (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:04:37 
62Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling  
63Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:04:39 
64Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:04:49 
65Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic  
66Amaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:05:12 
67Maxime Daniel (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:05:18 
68Robin Carpenter (USA) Rally Cycling0:05:21 
69Kenneth Van Rooy (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:05:26 
70Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo0:05:29 
71Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:05:43 
72Johannes Fröhlinger 9Ger) Team Sunweb0:05:55 
73Nicolas Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data0:06:07 
74Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:06:30 
75Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb0:06:41 
76Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:06:54 
77Alberdi Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team0:06:57 
78Mcnally Mark (GBr) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:07:13 
79Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
80Michael Carbel Svendgaard (Den) Fortuneo-Samsic0:07:16 
81Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:07:48 
82Aime De Gendt (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:08:21 
83Andrew Fenn (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport0:08:27 
84Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:08:38 
85Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling  
86Davide Martinelli (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:08:41 
87Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
88Kristijan Ðurasek (Cro) UAE Team Emirates  
89Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport0:08:42 
90Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:09:36 
91Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:09:46 
92Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:09:52 
93Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:11:23 
94Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:12:25 
95Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:12:44 
96Pim Ligthart (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:12:52 
97Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:13:31 
98Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:14:31 
99Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:14:49 
100Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:15:13 
101Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:15:15 
102Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data0:15:16 
103Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credit0:15:21 
104Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling0:15:24 
105Bert De Backer (Bel) Vital Concept Club0:15:31 
106Shane Archbold (NZl) Aqua Blue Sport0:16:03 
107Yannis Yssaad (Fra) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:16:30 
108Justin Oien (USA) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:16:43 
109Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:17:09 
110Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:17:53 
111Julien Morice (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:19:07 
112Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:19:38 
113Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic0:19:40 
114Baptiste Planckaert (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
115Eric Young (USA) Rally Cycling  
116Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb0:19:50 
117Roberto Ferrari (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:19:54 
118Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Sunweb0:20:16 
119Tyler Magner (USA) Rally Cycling0:20:24 
120Brian Van Goethem (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:21:27 
121Charles Bradley Huff (USA) Rally Cycling0:21:28 
122Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro team0:21:35 
123Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:25:04 
124Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vital Concept Club0:25:21 
125Wouter Wippert (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij0:29:15 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team27 pts
2Nathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-Alpecin21 
3Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro team18 
4Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club15 
5Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit12 
6Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates12 
7Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data12 
8Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida11 
9Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors10 
10Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo9 
11Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team7 
12Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit7 
13Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic6 
14Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data6 
15Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb6 
16Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors5 
17Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport5 
18Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert4 
19Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit4 
20Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates4 
21Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert4 
22Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
23Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team3 
24Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic3 
25Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo2 
26Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo2 
27Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport2 
28Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
29Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2 
30Brian Van Goethem (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij2 
31Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert1 
Most aggressive rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team27 pts
2Nathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-Alpecin21 
3Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro team18 
4Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club15 
5Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit12 
6Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates12 
7Mark Cavendish (GBr) Dimension Data12 
8Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida11 
9Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors10 
10Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo9 
11Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team7 
12Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credit7 
13Pierre Luc Perichon (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic6 
14Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data6 
15Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb6 
16Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors5 
17Adam Blythe (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport5 
18Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert4 
19Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credit4 
20Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates4 
21Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert4 
22Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
23Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team3 
24Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic3 
25Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo2 
26Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo2 
27Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport2 
28Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
29Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2 
30Brian Van Goethem (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij2 
31Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert1 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Groupe Gobert12:57:09 
2Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro team  
3Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data0:00:08 
4Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert  
5Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:00:13 
6Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:53 
7Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin  
8Scott Davies (GBr) Dimension Data0:00:59 
9Daniel Pearson (GBr) Aqua Blue Sport  
10Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:01:05 
11Rémi Cavagna (Fra) Quick-Step Floors0:01:19 
12Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic0:01:23 
13Benjamin Declercq (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
14Alberto Bettiol (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:24 
15Jon Irisarri Rincon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:01:49 
16Casper Pedersen (Den) Aqua Blue Sport0:02:48 
17Magnus Nielsen (Den) Astana Pro team0:03:04 
18Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin0:03:36 
19Artijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb0:03:49 
20Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling0:04:12 
21Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida0:04:24 
22Amaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:04:47 
23Kenneth Van Rooy (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:05:01 
24Michael Carbel Svendgaard (Den) Fortuneo-Samsic0:06:51 
25Aime De Gendt (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:07:56 
26Brandon Mcnulty (USA) Rally Cycling0:08:13 
27Davide Martinelli (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:08:16 
28Jordi Warlop (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
29Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:09:27 
30Nicholas Dlamini (RSA) Dimension Data0:10:58 
31Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:12:00 
32Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:14:24 
33Yannis Yssaad (Fra) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:16:05 
34Justin Oien (USA) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:16:18 
35Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:16:44 
36Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Quick-Step Floors0:17:28 
37Maxime Farazijn (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:19:13 
38Bram Welten (Ned) Fortuneo-Samsic0:19:15 
39Maximilian Richard Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb0:19:25 
40Boris Vallee (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:24:39 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Astana Pro Team38:51:57 
2Bahrain - Merida0:00:18 
3Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:23 
4Quick - Step Floors0:00:40 
5Trek - Segafredo0:01:14 
6Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:16 
7Team Dimension Data0:01:24 
8Team Katusha Alpecin0:01:29 
9BMC Racing Team0:02:26 
10Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:03:41 
11Team Fortuneo - Samsic0:04:07 
12Aqua Blue Sport0:04:10 
13Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij0:04:22 
14UAE Team Emirates0:04:33 
15Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:06:26 
16Team Sunweb0:07:36 
17Rally Cycling0:11:59 
18Vital Concept Cycling Club0:26:03 

 

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