Vuelta a España: Peter Sagan wins stage 3

Chaves holds race lead

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) ended his long spell of placings by winning the high-speed sprint into the centre of Málaga at the Vuelta a España.

The Giant-Alpecin team led out the sprint for John Degenkolb after a descent off the coastal highway but Sagan accelerated at the right moment with a violent kick, and with help from a tailwind, held off Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) at the line. The Frenchman finished second, with the German third. Jean-Pierre Drucker (BMC) was fourth, ahead of Maximiliano Richeze (Lampre-Merida).

Esteban Chaves (Orica-GreenEdge) finished safely in the peloton and so kept the race leader’s red jersey, five seconds ahead of Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin). Nicolas Roche (Team Sky) is third overall at 15 seconds, with his cousin Dan Martin (Cannondale-Garmin) fourth overall at 24 seconds.

It was Sagan’s first win since the Tour of California in May and his first win in a Grand Tour since the 2013 Tour de France.

“I’m very happy, I’ve got to say thanks to all my teammates because they did a good job. I’ve been trying to win for the team and I’m happy I finally did it. It’s a very nice day,” Sagan said before venting a little frustration on the teams who did not help chase the breakaway during the stage.

“Today only Orica and Tinkoff-Saxo pulled. I think we did a better job and I was very pissed that other teams didn’t pull for the sprint. Bouhanni and John Degenkolb only came in the last three kilometres. As a result we had to win today. I was on Degenkolb’s wheel and he started his sprint early, I think at 250m. He went one way and I went the other. The wind helped and it played into my hands.”

How it happened

The 158km stage included two nasty climbs and a late visit to the hills above Malaga but the stage was always expected to end with a sprint finish in the centre of Málaga, with the sprinters’ teams riding to ensure that was the case throughout the day.

Following the polemics of the team time trial and Vincenzo Nibali’s disqualification after Sunday’s finish, riders were keen to avoid any further issue at the start, with Chris Froome (Team Sky) offering a ‘no comment’ over the Italian’s expulsion. Only Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEdge) was happy to talk, pointing out that Nibali had been wrong to blame him for the crash.

After rolling out of Mijas, the break of the day formed early, with little resistance from the peloton.

Natnael Berhane (MTN-Qhubeka), Sylvain Chavanel (IAM Cycling), Omar Fraile (Caja Rural), Walter Pedraza Morales (Colombia), Martin Velits (Etixx-QuickStep), Alexid Gougeard (Ag2r), Ilia Koshevoy (Lampre-Merida) and Maarten Tjallingii (LottoNL-Jumbo) made it into the move. The peloton let them go and so they opened a three-minute lead on the slopes of the early Alto de Mijas, with Fraile leading the break over the top to take the climber’s points on the category three climb.

The gap stabilised on the long descent on the road back to Malaga, with the Orica-GreenEdge team of race leader Chaves riding tempo on the front.

The pace was steady but proved to be too much for Paolo Tiralongo (Astana). He crashed on Sunday and started the stage with 20 stitches above and below his left eye. He was determined to the start the stage but retired after 40km, accepting it was impossible to continue in the race.

After 76km Fraile was also the first to the summit of the longer Puerto de Leon climb and so took the polka dot jersey as the leader of the mountain’s competition from Walter Pedraza (Colombia), who was in the break but was only third to the summit.

The speed in the peloton picked up during the second half of the stage and the loop back to Malaga along the Mediterranean coast. Fortunately the sea breeze was light and the weather warm and sunny, limiting the dangers for the riders. Of course there were crashes, including one with 44km to go that saw Nacer Bouhanni go down with Daniele Bennati (Tinkoff-Saxo). Both had crashed on Sunday but both got up again and soon got back to the peloton.

Up front Chavanel won the intermediate sprint and so took three bonus seconds. The sprint inspired attacks in the break, with Tjallingii and Gougeard jumping away in search of further glory, while Fraile and the others faded back to the peloton, with Fraile happy to be in the polka-dot jersey and be awarded the most combative prize of the stage.

Tjallingii and Gougeard worked together and managed to push their lead to 1:40 but the peloton refused to let them go, with Tinkoff-Saxo doing much of the work behind. The Russian team upped the pace on the climb, with Giant-Alpecin also working for Degenkolb. Their efforts managed to crack Ewan, who was unable to stay with the front group.

As a result of their efforts, the break was reeled in like a fish on a line as the climb hurt the legs of Tjallingii and Gougeard. The Frenchman was the first to ease up on the climb, with Tjallingii shaking his head in a sign of pain just after as the riders entered the wide coastal highway that took them back to Malaga. Suddenly the peloton was all together and ready for the sprint.

Team Sky lead down the fast highway descent into Málaga, with a short tunnel and a sweeping bend lining out the riders going into the final two kilometres. Giant-Alpecin has three riders leading out Degenkolb and he launched his sprint at speed, with his head and shoulders bobbing in motion with his pedal stroke. However he was not fast enough to beat Sagan, who held off Bouhanni and finally hit the line first.

Tuesday’s 209km fourth stage is from Estepona to Vejer de la Frontera and could see a second consecutive Sagan win after his long drought. The stage concludes with a short but steep climb four kilometres from the finish and twisting roads to the line. It seems perfect for a second Sagan surge.

Full results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo4:06:46 
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
3John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
4Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
5Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida  
6Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka  
7Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
8Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek Factory Racing  
9Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling  
10Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
11Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
12Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
13Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
14Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
15Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia  
16Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
17Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step  
18José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
19Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky  
20Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida  
21Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team  
22Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
23Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge  
24Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
25Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky  
26Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team  
27Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
28Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
29Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
30Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky  
31Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step  
32Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
33Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
34Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
35Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
36Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha  
37Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
38Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
39Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
40Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
41Luis Mas (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
42Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar  
43Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
44Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
45Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
46Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
47Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
49Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky  
50Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
51Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step  
52Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar  
53Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-Alpecin  
54Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
55Carlos Quintero (Col) Colombia  
56Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
57Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
58Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
59Daniel Martin (Irl) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
60Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
61Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha  
62Iljo Keisse (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
63Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
64Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar  
65Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
66Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
67Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
68Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team  
69Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
70Olivier Le Gac (Fra)  
71Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
72Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
73Rodolfo Torres (Col) Colombia  
74Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky  
75Kenny Elissonde (Fra)  
76Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
77Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
78Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
79Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia  
80Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka  
81Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia  
82Ricardo Vilela (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
83Lorenzo Manzin (Fra)  
84Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Team Europcar  
85Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team  
86Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge  
87Larry Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
88Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
89Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar Team  
90Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Team Katusha  
91Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida  
92Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
93Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
94Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
95Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling  
96Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
97Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
98Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar  
99Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
100Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
101Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
102Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
103Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
104Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
105Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
106Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
107David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
108Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
109Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
110Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
111Alex Cano (Col) Colombia  
112Thomas Degand (Bel) IAM Cycling  
113Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
114Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek Factory Racing  
115Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
116Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling0:00:27 
117Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
118Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
119Laurent Pichon (Fra)  
120Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
121Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
122Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar0:00:30 
123Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:46 
124Maarten Wynants (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:53 
125Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha0:01:14 
126Fabio Duarte (Col) Colombia  
127Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
128Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo  
129Brayan Ramirez (Col) Colombia  
130Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
131Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
132Matej Mohoric (Slo) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
133Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
134Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
135Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
136David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
137Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step  
138Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team  
139Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
140Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team0:01:35 
141Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
142Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
143Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia  
144Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka  
145Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky  
146Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky  
147Johan Van Summeren (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
148Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka  
149Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha  
150Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
151Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
152Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar  
153Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
154Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
155Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team0:02:12 
156Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:02:13 
157Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:02:15 
158Jussi Veikkanen (Fin)  
159Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling0:02:37 
160Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:02:54 
161George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
162Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky0:03:26 
163Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
164Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
165Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin0:06:02 
166Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo  
167Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:08:40 
168Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida  
169Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:08:59 
170Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
171Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:15:42 
172Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
173Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing  
174Songezo Jim (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
175Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
176Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
177Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha  
178Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing  
179Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida  
180Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra)  
181Mickael Delage (Fra)  
182Arnaud Courteille (Fra)  
183Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Team Europcar  
184Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
185Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar  
186Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
187Kévin Reza (Fra)  
188Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
189Zico Waeytens (Bel) Team Giant-Alpecin  
190Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha  
191Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale0:26:49 
DNFFabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing  
DNSMarcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
DNFPaolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
Intermediate sprint
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling4 pts
2Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2 
3Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo25 pts
2Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits20 
3John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin16 
4Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team14 
5Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida12 
6Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka10 
7Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge9 
8Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek Factory Racing8 
9Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling7 
10Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo6 
11Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step5 
12Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal4 
13Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo3 
14Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
15Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia1 
Mountain 1 - Alto de Mijas, km. 14
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3 pts
2Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling2 
3Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka1 
Mountain 2 - Puerto del León, km. 76
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA10 pts
2Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka6 
3Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia4 
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling2 
5Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
Most aggressive rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team LottoNL-Jumbo12:20:18 
2Team Giant-Alpecin  
3Etixx - Quick-Step  
4Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
5Team Sky  
6Movistar Team  
7Lotto Soudal  
8Astana Pro Team  
9BMC Racing Team  
10Trek Factory Racing  
12Orica GreenEdge  
14Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
15AG2R La Mondiale  
16Team Katusha  
18Team Europcar  
19MTN - Qhubeka  
20IAM Cycling  
21Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge8:04:01 
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin0:00:05 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky0:00:15 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:00:24 
5Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:35 
6Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:00:36 
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:38 
8Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:00:40 
9Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
10Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:47 
11Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:00:51 
12Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar  
13Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
14Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:52 
15Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:55 
16Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:04 
17Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
18Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step  
19Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
20Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky0:01:06 
21Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:14 
22Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
23Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step0:01:22 
24Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:23 
25Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
26Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
27George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
28Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing0:01:31 
29Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
30Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr0:02:01 
31Olivier Le Gac (Fra) FDJ.fr0:02:07 
32Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team0:02:08 
33Ricardo Vilela (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
34Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin0:02:17 
35Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
36Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
37Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek Factory Racing  
38Rodolfo Torres (Col) Colombia0:02:20 
39Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Team Europcar0:02:22 
40Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia0:02:36 
41Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar0:02:39 
42José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:03:01 
43Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team0:03:04 
44Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Team Katusha  
45Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
46Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo0:03:10 
47Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:03:21 
48Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:03:28 
49Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar0:03:34 
50Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling0:03:41 
51Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:59 
52David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step0:04:18 
53Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team0:04:32 
54Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
55Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
56David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:34 
57Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:04:37 
58Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:04:40 
59Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:04:51 
60Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha0:05:15 
61Marcel Aregger (Swi) IAM Cycling  
62Jérôme Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar  
63Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:05:18 
64Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia0:05:23 
65Alex Cano (Col) Colombia  
66Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:05:42 
67Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:05:46 
68Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling0:06:31 
69Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar0:06:43 
70Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:07:23 
71Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
72Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
73Carlos Quintero (Col) Colombia  
74Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenEdge  
75Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
76Thomas Degand (Bel) IAM Cycling  
77Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team0:07:51 
78Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha0:08:37 
79Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
80Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:08:58 
81Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek Factory Racing0:09:13 
82Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida  
83Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
84Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
85Larry Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
86Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
87Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:09:19 
88Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team0:09:26 
89Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.fr0:09:40 
90Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:09:46 
91Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka0:09:51 
92John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin0:09:55 
93Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky0:09:59 
94Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
95Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
96Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:10:03 
97Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia0:10:04 
98Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:10:27 
99Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
100Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:10:35 
101Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:45 
102Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:10:48 
103Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-Alpecin0:10:49 
104Maarten Wynants (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:52 
105Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:10:53 
106Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step0:11:02 
107Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky0:11:34 
108Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka  
109Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky0:12:39 
110Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:13:00 
111Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge0:13:25 
112Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:13:38 
113Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar Team0:13:45 
114Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr0:13:55 
115Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha0:14:19 
116Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team0:14:31 
117Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling0:14:37 
118Luis Mas (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:15:11 
119Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
120Iljo Keisse (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
121Diego Rosa (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
122Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida  
123Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
124Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:15:17 
125Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar  
126Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha  
127Jay Robert Thomson (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka  
128Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:15:38 
129Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
130Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
131Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:15:56 
132Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin0:16:01 
133Fabio Duarte (Col) Colombia0:16:25 
134Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
135Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step  
136Brayan Ramirez (Col) Colombia  
137Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team  
138Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step0:16:31 
139Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team0:16:38 
140Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia0:16:46 
141Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky  
142Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
143Johan Van Summeren (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:52 
144Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
145Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:17:26 
146Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:20:48 
147Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:20:52 
148Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:20:58 
149Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
150Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
151Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
152Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
153Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
154Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:21:04 
155Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
156Lorenzo Manzin (Fra)  
157Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka  
158Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
159Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
160Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling0:21:25 
161Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr0:21:28 
162Matej Mohoric (Slo) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:22:12 
163Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:22:33 
164Pavel Brutt (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:22:43 
165Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ.fr0:23:05 
166Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:23:11 
167Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team0:23:16 
168Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre-Merida0:23:57 
169Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:24:09 
170Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin0:25:41 
171Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEdge0:26:34 
172Songezo Jim (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:26:38 
173Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Trek Factory Racing0:27:06 
174Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar0:27:18 
175Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr0:27:22 
176Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo0:28:58 
177Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:28:59 
178Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:29:50 
179Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:29:55 
180Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:30:59 
181Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
182Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Team Europcar  
183Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
184Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha0:32:36 
185Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha0:32:37 
186Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:36:40 
187Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre-Merida0:36:46 
188Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra)  
189Zico Waeytens (Bel) Team Giant-Alpecin0:37:06 
190Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:38:08 
191Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale0:47:53 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge25 pts
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo25 
3Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin20 
4Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits20 
5Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky16 
6John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin16 
7Daniel Martin (Irl) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team14 
8Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team14 
9Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha13 
10Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida12 
11Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team10 
12Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team10 
13Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka10 
14Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky9 
15Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge9 
16Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek Factory Racing8 
17Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha7 
18Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM Cycling7 
19Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team6 
20Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo6 
21Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky5 
22Nikolas Maes (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step5 
23José Gonçalves (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
24Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling4 
25Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team4 
26Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal4 
27Romain Sicard (Fra) Team Europcar3 
28Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo3 
29Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka2 
30Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
31Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2 
32Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
33Miguel Angel Rubiano (Col) Colombia1 
34Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA13 pts
2Walter Pedraza (Col) Colombia7 
3Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka7 
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling4 
5Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge3 
6Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin2 
7Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team2 
8Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky1 
9Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1 
10Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
Combination classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge7 pts
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin11 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sky16 
4Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling145 
5Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale213 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult

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