February 14-18, 2018, Albufeira, Algarve, Road - 2.HC

Michal Kwiatkowski sealed his second career Volta ao Algarve title with his final day victory at Malhão via a breakaway. The former world champion too his stage win a handful of seconds ahead of Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Serge Pauwels (Team Dimension Data). Teammate and race leader on the morning of stage 5, Geraint Thomas, finished in the peloton 1:50 minutes down on Kwiatkowski to slip to second on the general classification.

BMC's Tejay van Garderen jumped up to third overall to fill the third place on the podium.

Stage 5 Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky4:18:02 
2Rúben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo0:00:04 
3Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data0:00:08 
4Stefan Küng (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:13 
5Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:15 
6Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:17 
7Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Sunweb  
8Julen Amezqueta Moreno (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:00:23 
9Ben Swift (GBr) UAE Team Emirates0:00:29 
10Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:35 
Final General Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky18:54:11 
2Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:01:31 
3Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:02:16 
4Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:02:22 
5Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors0:02:33 
6Jaime Roson (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:49 
7Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors0:02:50 
8Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data  
9Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:51 
10Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team0:02:54 
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