Vuelta a Espana: Oliveira solos to victory in Tarazona

Breakaway sticks on transitional stage

Nelson Oliveira (Lampre-Merida) soloed to a maiden Grand Tour victory on stage 13 of the Vuelta a Espana, cleverly attacking on a long descent from a large breakaway with just under 30km to go and holding his lead to the finish in Tarazona.

Once he had opened up a gap on the descent of the final climb of the day – the third-category Alto de Moncayo – the multiple Portuguese time trial champion used his skillset and power to consolidate his lead, which continued to grow all the way to the line. Though the 26-year-old was alone against a chasing pack of over 20km, his victory was in no small part down to teamwork as Rubén Plaza and Valerio Conti did a great job of slowing the pace in the breaks and marking each and every attack.

"This is the most beautiful victory in my career," Oliveira said. "I won the Portuguese championship, such emotional successes for me, but the feelings I had today are something I can't describe.

"I think Lampre-Merida fully deserved a victory, because we approached every stage with a battling spirit and we made every stage very exciting. My sensations during the Vuelta have been good, I was in the front of the race in the queen stage, too and I tried to attack, but I could not achieve a top result, so I tried today again.

"I attacked maybe too early, but in that moment the breakaway members were recovering their energy and, being aware that, I needed to anticipate if I wanted to win, I decided to attack."

Julien Simon (Cofidis) led the thoroughly beaten remains of the 24-rider breakaway to the line for second, with Nicolas Roche (Team Sky) third, nearly four minutes ahead of the peloton but just over a minute down on the triumphant Oliveira.

On stage 12 on Thursday it was exhausting simply to watch the Giant-Alpecin and Trek Factory Racing-led peloton chase down the break – something they only managed with 200 metres to spare. Today the hilly stage was always likely to suit the baroudeurs and they went on the attack from the very start. With an early third-category climb followed almost immediately by the first-category ascent of the Alto de Beratón, it was Astana who marshalled the peloton for much of the day, merely making sure things didn’t get too out of hand.

Fabio Aru finished safely in the bunch and, following the abandon of Chris Froome on Thursday morning, the Italian saw another of his main rivals - Nairo Quintana suffer during the stage. The Colombian has been struggling with a fever and an upset stomach over the last few days and was dropped for a while on the first climb of the day. He has dropped out of the top 10 along with Louis Meintjes (MTN-Qhubeka) but that was by virtue of Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx-QuickStep), and Romain Sicard (Europcar) being in the break of the day and taking their places in the top ten thanks to the time the break gained on the peloton. All the main general classification contenders finished together in the bunch at 4:48. They will now look ahead to three days in the mountains, with three summit finishes, which are likely to be pivotal in the fight for the leader’s red jersey.

How it unfolded

The peloton lined up in Calatayud with 173 riders in its ranks after the overnight abandon of a sick Maarten Wynants (LottoNL-Jumbo). As expected, it was a fast and furious start to proceedings. With a breakaway always likely to stay away to the line, the fight to be in it was intense, with attacks, counter-attacks, and short-lived escape moves aplenty.

At one point a group of 50 dangled ahead of the peloton but it wasn’t until just over 40km in, on the lower slopes of the third-category Alto Collado de Oseja, that the break of the day began to take shape. Sylvain Chavanel (IAM Cycling), active from the start, triggered it, moving clear with Oliveira and Yukiya Arashiro (Europcar). They were soon joined by Alessandro De Marchi (BMC), Plaza, Mickael Cherel (Ag2r-La Mondiale), Jerome Coppel (IAM Cycling) and Cameron Meyer (Orica-GreenEdge), with Plaza leading the octet over the climb with a 30 second advantage.

While those riders were out front, however, one of the pre-race favourites was caught behind. Quintana, described as ‘empty’ by his team doctor after suffering from a fever and an upset stomach, was dropped on the climb and clearly in difficulty, though he did manage to regain contact.

A large chase group was forming behind and they linked up on the first-category climb of the Alto de Beratón to form a group of 24, where Plaza again took the mountains points. The new additions were: Sergio Henao and Nicolas Roche (Team Sky), Rinaldo Nocentini (Ag2r-La Mondiale), David Arroyo (Caja Rural), Yohan Bagot and Julien Simon (Cofidis), Niki Terpstra y Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx-Quick Step), Kenny Elissonde y Kevin Reza (FDJ), Valerio Conti (Lampre-Merida), Maxime Monfort (Lotto-Soudal), José Joaquín Rojas (Movistar), Stephen Cummings (MTN-Qhubeka), Romain Sicard (Europcar) and Pawel Poljanski (Tinkoff-Saxo).

As they made their way down the long and gentle descent the leaders’ advantage pushed out above four minutes, with Astana coming to the front just to keep an eye on things. Sicard and Brambilla were the closest to Aru on GC at well over six minutes and they probably held their breakaway companions back somewhat as Astana turned up the heat with the final climb of the day – the third-category Alto del Moncayo – looming.

Brambilla took the points at the intermediate sprint to be the best placed rider overall in the break just in case the peloton and Astana team lost time. However the climb started soon after, whereupon things became less amicable and more frantic in the break. Chavanel and Oliveira went off before Poljanski opened up a decent gap for a while, cresting the climb in first place.

Poljanski was caught before the descent though, and Oliveira took another flyer, charging down the mountain at 70km/h. He managed to open up a gap which grew and grew thanks to his handy descending skills and he then channelled his time trialling strength as the gradients eased.

In the breakaway group behind Lampre played it perfectly, with Plaza and Conti doing their best to slow the pace and mark any attacks. By the time the road started to kick up again slightly with seven kliometres to go, Lampre directeur sportif Orlando Maini had drawn up alongside his rider and was barking encouragement through the driver’s window.

There was no need because Oliveira’s his lead never waned and he was able to enjoy the final few hundred metres to the line in Tarazona and savour the biggest win of his career to date.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida4:14:01 
2Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:00 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky  
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling  
5Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team  
6Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
7Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr  
8Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
9Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
10Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
11Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
12Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
13Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step  
14Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
15Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida  
16Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar  
17Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step  
18Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling  
19Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka  
20Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr  
21Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
22David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
23Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky  
24Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar0:01:11 
25Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:43 
26Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky0:04:48 
27Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky  
28Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
29Zico Waeytens (Bel) Team Giant-Alpecin  
30Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
31Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team  
32Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team  
33Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
34Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar Team  
35Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge  
36Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
37Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
38Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha  
39Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge  
40Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
41Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
42Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
43Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-Alpecin  
44Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
45Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
46Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha  
47Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
49Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
50Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
51Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
52Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Team Europcar  
53Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team  
54José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
55Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
56Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
57Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
58Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
59Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
60Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo  
61Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team  
62Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
63Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar  
64Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
65Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
66Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia  
67Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
68Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Team Europcar  
69Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
70Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
71Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step  
72Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling  
73Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
74Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Team Katusha  
75Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
76Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky  
77Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha  
78Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha  
79Johan Van Summeren (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
80Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
81Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia  
82Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
83Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team  
84Carlos Quintero (Col) Colombia  
85Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step  
86Larry Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
87Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
88Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
89Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia  
90Ricardo Vilela (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
91Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
92John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
93Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
94Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha  
95Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team  
96Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
97Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
98Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing  
99Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
100Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
101Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
102Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
103Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
104Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
105Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin  
106Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
107Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar  
108Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
109Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
110George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
111Fabio Duarte (Col) Colombia  
112Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
113Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:05:34 
114Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
115Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:06:23 
116Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:07:16 
117Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
118Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka  
119Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
120Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
121Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:07:49 
122Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar0:08:19 
123Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar  
124Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar  
125Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
126Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
127Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team  
128Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia  
129Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:08:44 
130Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka  
131Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr  
132Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.fr  
133Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
134Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr  
135Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
136Olivier Le Gac (Fra) FDJ.fr  
137Luis Mas (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
138Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
139Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
140Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
141Iljo Keisse (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
142Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
143Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky  
144Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
145Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka  
146Brayan Ramirez (Col) Colombia  
147Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:08:49 
148Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team0:09:29 
149Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling  
150Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
151Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida  
152Songezo Jim (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
153Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
154Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
155Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
156Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
157Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
158Rodolfo Torres (Col) Colombia  
159Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
160Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida  
161Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
162Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ.fr  
163Alex Cano (Col) Colombia  
164Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek Factory Racing  
165Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
166Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
167Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
168Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
169Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:11:17 
170Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:19:26 
171Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:24:37 
DNSMaarten Wynants (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
DNFMitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
DNFMattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
Intermediate sprint, km. 134.8
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step4 pts
2Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar2 
3Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida25 pts
2Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits20 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky16 
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling14 
5Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team12 
6Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale10 
7Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr9 
8Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
9Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge7 
10Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal6 
11Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida5 
12Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo4 
13Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step3 
14Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team2 
15Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida1 
16Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale-10 
Mountain 1 (Cat. 3) Alto Collado de Oseja, km. 53.6
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida3 pts
2Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida2 
3Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling1 
Mountain 2 (Cat. 1) Beratón. Alto de Beratón, km. 71.9
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida10 pts
2Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr6 
3Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar4 
4David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
5Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
Mountain 3 (Cat. 3) Alto de Moncayo, km. 143.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo3 pts
2Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky2 
3Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team1 
Most aggressive rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lampre-Merida12:44:03 
2AG2R La Mondiale0:04:43 
3Team Sky0:04:48 
4Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
5IAM Cycling  
6Etixx - Quick-Step  
7Team Europcar0:04:59 
8Movistar Team0:08:36 
9Orica GreenEdge  
10Lotto Soudal  
11Tinkoff-Saxo  
12MTN - Qhubeka  
13Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
14BMC Racing Team  
15FDJ.fr0:08:44 
16Team Giant-Alpecin0:12:24 
17Astana Pro Team  
18Team Katusha  
19Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
20Colombia  
21Trek Factory Racing  
22Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:15:25 
General classification after stage 13
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team51:33:19 
2Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:27 
3Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:30 
4Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:28 
5Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge0:01:29 
6Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:52 
7Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha0:01:54 
8Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky0:01:58 
9Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step0:02:51 
10Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar  
11Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:03:07 
12Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:04:15 
13Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:19 
14Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Team Europcar0:07:29 
15Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr0:07:46 
16Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky0:09:38 
17Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:09:50 
18Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:10:19 
19Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:10:49 
20Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team0:11:07 
21Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:12:04 
22David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:12:08 
23Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step0:20:42 
24Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky0:22:03 
25Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing0:22:07 
26Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:22:08 
27George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:25:05 
28Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:25:09 
29Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team0:26:10 
30Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:26:15 
31Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing0:27:28 
32Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida0:28:26 
33Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Team Katusha0:28:28 
34Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:29:37 
35José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:33:21 
36Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling0:33:42 
37Rodolfo Torres (Col) Colombia0:38:03 
38Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek Factory Racing0:44:47 
39Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin0:49:59 
40Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team0:50:18 
41Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team0:51:28 
42Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:51:44 
43Ricardo Vilela (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:52:53 
44Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling0:53:32 
45Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo0:54:31 
46Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:54:36 
47Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step0:55:37 
48Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha0:56:48 
49Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:58:17 
50Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:59:00 
51Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:59:32 
52Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:00:15 
53Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida1:00:39 
54Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team1:01:00 
55Larry Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling1:01:50 
56Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal1:04:30 
57Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step1:04:48 
58Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar1:05:23 
59Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky1:05:50 
60Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo1:08:16 
61Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo1:09:15 
62Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team1:10:58 
63Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia1:11:05 
64Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:12:29 
65Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1:12:30 
66Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar1:15:12 
67Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha1:15:55 
68Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin1:16:32 
69Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar1:16:34 
70Alex Cano (Col) Colombia1:16:41 
71Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar1:17:30 
72Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia1:18:45 
73Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team1:18:59 
74Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:21:28 
75Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida1:22:44 
76Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:22:45 
77Fabio Duarte (Col) Colombia1:23:43 
78Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling1:25:03 
79Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:25:25 
80Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:25:42 
81Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team1:26:45 
82Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:27:00 
83Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia1:27:01 
84Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky1:28:54 
85Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky1:29:34 
86Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team1:29:45 
87Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky1:30:47 
88Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka1:32:08 
89Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge1:32:34 
90Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step1:32:51 
91Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:33:35 
92Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:33:52 
93Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge1:34:35 
94Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling1:35:19 
95Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka1:35:20 
96John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin1:35:21 
97Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1:35:26 
98Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1:35:29 
99Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:35:55 
100Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka1:36:26 
101Carlos Quintero (Col) Colombia1:37:14 
102Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1:37:51 
103Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:38:05 
104Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:40:20 
105Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1:40:25 
106Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step1:41:03 
107Luis Mas (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1:42:32 
108Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:43:10 
109Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory Racing1:44:22 
110Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha1:44:58 
111Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:45:00 
112Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1:45:14 
113Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr1:45:18 
114Olivier Le Gac (Fra) FDJ.fr1:46:11 
115Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.fr1:46:22 
116Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:47:07 
117Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1:47:12 
118Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1:47:39 
119Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar Team1:48:26 
120Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:49:34 
121Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-Alpecin1:49:36 
122Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team1:49:41 
123Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky1:51:13 
124Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:51:32 
125Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team1:52:14 
126Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team1:53:42 
127Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka1:54:36 
128Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:56:22 
129Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka1:56:50 
130Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo1:56:53 
131Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step1:56:57 
132Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team1:59:17 
133Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge1:59:57 
134Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka2:00:03 
135Johan Van Summeren (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale2:00:09 
136Brayan Ramirez (Col) Colombia2:02:01 
137Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling2:02:58 
138Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar2:03:31 
139Songezo Jim (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka2:04:17 
140Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka2:04:25 
141Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing2:04:35 
142Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia2:05:29 
143Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ.fr2:05:38 
144Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida2:05:46 
145Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo2:05:50 
146Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr2:05:58 
147Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin2:05:59 
148Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:06:27 
149Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo2:07:09 
150Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin2:09:22 
151Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2:09:40 
152Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing2:10:42 
153Iljo Keisse (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step2:12:07 
154Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida2:12:11 
155Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2:12:55 
156Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar2:14:02 
157Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2:14:26 
158Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha2:14:40 
159Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team2:15:30 
160Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2:17:01 
161Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge2:20:52 
162Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2:25:40 
163Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Team Europcar2:25:44 
164Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida2:26:07 
165Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin2:28:06 
166Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida2:29:01 
167Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr2:34:22 
168Zico Waeytens (Bel) Team Giant-Alpecin2:38:31 
169Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale2:38:59 
170Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:52:36 
171Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing2:54:36 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge79 pts
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin74 
3Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team74 
4Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky72 
5John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin68 
6Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka65 
7Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha65 
8Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team61 
9Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team54 
10Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal51 
11Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo50 
12Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits48 
13Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha45 
14Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team44 
15Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team39 
16Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida34 
17Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team33 
18José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA33 
19Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo29 
20Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge28 
21Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing25 
22Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step25 
23Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr25 
24Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale23 
25Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo22 
26Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA20 
27Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida20 
28Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling18 
29Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky18 
30Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step17 
31Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky17 
32Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar16 
33Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida16 
34Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka15 
35Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team14 
36Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky12 
37Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step10 
38Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team10 
39Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida10 
40Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale10 
41Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale10 
42Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia9 
43Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling9 
44Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge9 
45Iljo Keisse (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step8 
46Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
47Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia8 
48Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar7 
49Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal7 
50Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge7 
51Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo6 
52Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida6 
53Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA5 
54Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team4 
55Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr4 
56Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo4 
57Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo4 
58Rodolfo Torres (Col) Colombia3 
59Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida3 
60Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step3 
61Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 
62Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo3 
63Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha2 
64Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team2 
65Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar2 
66Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team2 
67Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1 
68Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky1 
69Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory Racing1 
70Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar Team1 
71Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1 
72Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka1 
73Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida1 
74Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step-5 
75Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar-5 
76Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka-5 
77Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar-5 
78Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo-5 
79Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin-5 
80Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale-14 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA55 pts
2Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida27 
3Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team25 
4Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo16 
5Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin13 
6Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team12 
7Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr11 
8Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar11 
9Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team10 
10Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida9 
11Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky9 
12Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team8 
13Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia7 
14Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka7 
15Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida7 
16Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge6 
17Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step6 
18Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step5 
19Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha5 
20Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling4 
21Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar4 
22Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team4 
23Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo3 
24Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team3 
25Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar3 
26Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3 
27Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team3 
28Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky3 
29Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling3 
30Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step3 
31Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia3 
32Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo2 
33Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha2 
34David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
35Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Team Katusha2 
36José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
37Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
38Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar2 
39Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida2 
40Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team2 
41Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky1 
42Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
43Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1 
44Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
45Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
Combination classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin10 pts
2Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team15 
3Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge22 
4Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha28 
5Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo47 
6Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky48 
7Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team50 
8Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha53 
9Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida58 
10Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar66 
11Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team87 
12José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA89 
13Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling92 
14Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida94 
15Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky101 
16Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step115 
17Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step117 
18Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal119 
19Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo124 
20Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky126 
21Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo128 
22Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar139 
23Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia145 
24Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale147 
25Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA154 
26Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida173 
27Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team177 
28Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida186 
29Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team189 
30Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team222 
31Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale276 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky154:51:31 
2Astana Pro Team0:11:21 
3Movistar Team0:12:08 
4Team Katusha0:28:28 
5Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:36:06 
6Team Europcar0:38:27 
7Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:39:51 
8Lotto Soudal0:42:41 
9Etixx - Quick-Step0:48:28 
10Tinkoff-Saxo0:52:00 
11BMC Racing Team1:06:50 
12Trek Factory Racing1:09:33 
13Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team1:21:21 
14Colombia1:29:26 
15Lampre-Merida1:36:00 
16Team Giant-Alpecin1:50:04 
17AG2R La Mondiale1:54:16 
18IAM Cycling1:54:27 
19MTN - Qhubeka2:03:39 
20Orica GreenEdge2:22:54 
21FDJ.fr2:28:59 
22Team LottoNL-Jumbo2:33:57 

 

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