Vuelta a Espana: Simon Yates wins on Les Praeres

Mitchelton-Scott rider retakes race lead

Simon Yates (Mitchelton Scott) attacked his overall rivals in the final kilometre of the steep climb of Alto Les Praeres, to take the stage victory and the overall lead in the Vuelta a Espana, as the overall contenders finally showed their hand and fought for every second.

Yates took off from a select group which emerged on the steep farm track climb. He timed his attack perfectly, distancing his rivals to gain some precious seconds. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) finished two seconds back, with Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) third, also at two seconds. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) was fourth at five seconds, with Nairo Quintana (Movistar) fifth at seven seconds.

Former race leader Jesus Herrada (Cofidis) was dropped when the peloton split in the last 30km and lost 9:16. Yates took over the race lead ahead of the two Movistar teammates Valverde – now 20 seconds - and Nairo Quintana, who is third at 25 seconds.

“It was a very difficult stage but I chose my moment really well in the very finale,” Yates explained with satisfaction. “I didn’t look back until it flattened off a little bit. I had a bit of a gap and so I gave it everything I could to the line. I’m very happy.”

Yates appeared the strongest and smartest today, but the overall classification is still wide open before Sunday’s mountain finish atop Lagos de Covadonga, Tuesday’s 32km to Torrelavega and then the final mountain stages in Andorra.

Yates seemed upbeat about his chances on Sunday’s mountain finish.

“I remember it from 2016, that’s the only time I’ve ridden the climb. I just hope to have the same legs as today,” he said.

How it happened

The overall contenders and their teams have been criticised for playing a tactical waiting game that had allowed breakaways to stay away and lesser riders steal the spotlight and the leader’s red jersey. After being embarrassed on Friday, Movistar showed their pride and their strength and made sure they had a shot at the stage victory by working in the chase all stage.

Movistar were obliged to help Cofidis lead the chase when a six-rider break formed early on the difficult 171km mountain stage, unexpectedly featuring Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky), a threat to the overall leader.

Also there were Nicolas Roche and Brent Bookwalter (BMC Racing), Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal), Michael Woods (Education First-Drapac) and Ivan Garcia Cortina (Bahrain-Merida). It was a classy break and so needed a strong chase to keep them under control and at no more than 4:00. Imanol Erviti and Daniele Bennati did the hard work for Movistar, with four riders from Cofidis also taking turns.

The stage through the rolling hills and valleys became a pursuit match, with the peloton closing the gap in the valleys and the break pushing it back on the climbs. All the riders perhaps hoped to fight for victory but the peloton was far less generous than on other stages.

The break eventually fell apart as first Cortina dropped back to help Nibali drive the peloton to set up Ion Izagirre for an attack. Then De Gendt dropped his chain with 44km to go and so sat up, happy to have taken a haul of mountain classification points

The hard climbs took their toll and near the end and the Alto de la Falla de Los Lobos, with 26km to go, was the turning point in the stage. Bookwalter cracked and then so did Roche, leaving Kwiatkowski to go solo and power up the climb and dive down the descent to the foot of the final climb.

Herrada was already struggling and Nibali’s long turns at high speed on the climb and valley roads left him out the back at over a minute. The peloton also split under the effort but came back together. It was a sign of what was to come. With only five kilometres to go, the gradient kicked-in on a narrow farm road that would eventually turn into a concrete farm track.

Kwiatkowski was finally roped in by the favourites’ group and as the GC fight exploded, Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNL-Jumbo) was the first to jump, followed by Valverde. The road was steep and so the race was a slow but painful grind to the finish.

A small lead group, which also included Yates and Quintana, came together with just over two kilometres left to climb. Pinot was distanced but crawled his way back up, while others cracked, including Fabio Aru (UAE Team Emirates).

When Valverde closed down Kruijswijk, Quintana and Lopez were the next to go but were unable to open a big gap on the double-digit gradients. They looked the strongest and in control but Yates pulled the others up to them at the one kilometre marker and suddenly the race was wide open again.

Valverde and Pinot seemed dangerous and ready to attack but Yates was waiting for the right moment. He made an explosive kick as the road turned into a concrete track and then pulled away on the fun-filled road. He opened a gap that allowed him to take the win and beat his chest in celebration.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott4:19:27 
2Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:00:02 
3Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team  
4Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:00:05 
5Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:00:07 
6Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:11 
7Enric Mas (Spa) Quick-Step Floors0:00:19 
8Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00:27 
9Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:00:37 
10Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:39 
11Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:47 
12Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:00:53 
13Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:00:56 
14Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team  
15Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:02 
16Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:01:38 
17Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida0:02:27 
18Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:02:40 
19Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
20Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:03:15 
21Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe0:04:33 
22Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:04:35 
23Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:51 
24Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
25David De La Cruz (Spa) Team Sky0:04:55 
26Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:05:00 
27Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team0:05:10 
28Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team0:05:24 
29Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:05:26 
30Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky0:06:00 
31Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:06:11 
32Sergio Pardilla Bellon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:06:18 
33Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
34Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:07:06 
35Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo0:07:35 
36Hector Saez Benito (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:07:36 
37George Bennett (NZl) LottoNL-Jumbo0:07:42 
38Omar Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:07:48 
39Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:08:11 
40Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data0:08:12 
41Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:08:30 
42Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:08:43 
43Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
44Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:08:58 
45Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:16 
46Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
47Stephane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
48Luis Guillermo Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:09:35 
49Jai Hindley (Aus) Team Sunweb0:10:25 
50Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb  
51Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky0:10:44 
52Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:10:48 
53Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:11:37 
54Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
55Aritz Bagues Kalparsoro (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:12:18 
56Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo  
57Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana Pro Team0:14:11 
58Jorge Cubero Galvez (Spa) Burgos BH0:14:15 
59Damien Howson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:15:14 
60Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott0:15:36 
61Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data0:16:03 
62Louis Meintjes (RSA) Dimension Data  
63Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
64Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin  
65Igor Anton (Spa) Dimension Data0:19:41 
66Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe  
67Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
68Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:20:57 
69Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:21:01 
70Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin0:21:03 
71Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data0:21:06 
72Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:21:08 
73Reto Hollenstein (Swi) Katusha-Alpecin  
74Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias  
75Antonio Molina Canet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:21:13 
76Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
77Danny van Poppel (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo  
78Pablo Torres Muiño (Spa) Burgos BH  
79Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
80Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
81Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJ0:21:23 
82Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
83Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
84Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
85Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:21:27 
86Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
87Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
88Daniel Moreno (Spa) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:21:34 
89Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:21:59 
90Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky0:22:11 
91Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky  
92Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky  
93Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:22:19 
94Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Sunweb0:22:25 
95Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team0:22:34 
96Winner Anacona (Col) Movistar Team  
97Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team  
98Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
99Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
100Stephen Cummings (GBr) Dimension Data0:22:37 
101Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb  
102Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb  
103Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:22:46 
104Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:22:58 
105Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:23:48 
106Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team0:23:49 
107Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
108Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias  
109Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
110José Mendes (Por) Burgos BH  
111Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
112Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos BH0:23:55 
113Nelson Andres Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:24:26 
114Michael Storer (Aus) Team Sunweb0:24:42 
115Michael Albasini (Swi) Mitchelton-Scott0:24:54 
116Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:25:04 
117Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:25:32 
118Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:27:41 
119Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott0:27:58 
120Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida  
121Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
122Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data0:28:14 
123Francisco Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team0:28:25 
124Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida  
125Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
126Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
127Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain-Merida  
128Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
129Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ  
130Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:28:39 
131Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott  
132Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:28:50 
133Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:28:52 
134Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:29:25 
135Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:29:31 
136Daniele Bennati (Ita) Movistar Team0:29:33 
137Kasper Asgreen (Den) Quick-Step Floors0:29:44 
138Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:29:49 
139Jesus Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Burgos BH0:29:51 
140Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos BH  
141Jordi Simon Casulleras (Spa) Burgos BH  
142Mitchell Docker (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale  
143Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
144Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias  
145Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:30:09 
146Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:30:16 
147Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin  
148Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:30:35 
149Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:30:50 
150Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos BH0:30:58 
151Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo  
152Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias  
153Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias  
154Max Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb0:31:05 
155Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:31:08 
156Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:31:14 
157Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe0:31:50 
158Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors0:31:52 
159Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
160Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
161Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin  
162Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates  
163Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:31:56 
164Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo0:32:23 
165Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors0:32:28 
166Kenneth Vanbilsen (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:32:30 
167Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
DNSDylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky  
DNFPavel Sivakov (Rus) Team Sky  
Intermediate sprint - Blimea
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky4 pts
2Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team2 
3Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
Points Classification - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott25 pts
2Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team20 
3Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team16 
4Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ14 
5Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team12 
6Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo10 
7Enric Mas (Spa) Quick-Step Floors9 
8Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale8 
9Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida7 
10Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates6 
11Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
12Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe4 
13Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott3 
14Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team2 
15Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb1 
KOM 1 - Puerto de San Isidro
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal5 pts
2Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team3 
3Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
KOM 2 - Alto de la Collaona
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 pts
2Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale6 
3Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky4 
4Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team2 
5Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
KOM 3 - Alto de la Mozqueta
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 pts
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky6 
3Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale4 
4Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team2 
5Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
KOM 4 - Alto de la Falla de los Lobos
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky3 pts
2Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe2 
3Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida1 
KOM 5 - Alto Les Praeres
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott10 pts
2Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team6 
3Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team4 
4Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2 
5Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team1 
Team Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team12:59:26 
3EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:07:28 
5Astana Pro Team0:09:50 
6AG2R La Mondiale0:13:03 
7Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:14:23 
9Team Sky0:20:34 
10Team Sunweb0:20:47 
12Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:22:59 
13Euskadi Basque Country, Murias0:23:49 
14Lotto Soudal0:26:21 
15Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:26:43 
16BMC Racing Team0:29:10 
17Dimension Data0:29:21 
19Quick-Step Floors0:42:00 
20UAE Team Emirates0:44:42 
Combativity prize
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky  
General classification after stage 14
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott59:11:18 
2Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:20 
3Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:00:25 
4Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:00:47 
5Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:01:23 
6Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:01:28 
7Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:01:40 
8Enric Mas (Spa) Quick-Step Floors0:01:47 
9Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:55 
10Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:08 
11Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:02:46 
12Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb0:03:21 
13Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:03:26 
14Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:05:32 
15Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott0:06:35 
16David De La Cruz (Spa) Team Sky0:06:57 
17Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:07:44 
18Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe0:07:46 
19Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ0:09:12 
20Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky0:09:27 
21George Bennett (NZl) LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:03 
22Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida0:10:30 
23Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:12:58 
24Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team0:13:29 
25Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:13:42 
26Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida0:17:39 
27Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data0:18:41 
28Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:20:31 
29Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky0:21:39 
30Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data0:22:04 
31Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team0:22:28 
32Louis Meintjes (RSA) Dimension Data0:22:40 
33Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo0:23:50 
34Luis Guillermo Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:25:23 
35Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:27:17 
36Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors0:27:45 
37Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:31:00 
38Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:32:58 
39Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo0:33:57 
40Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:36:15 
41Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo0:37:58 
42Daniel Moreno (Spa) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:38:38 
43Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:43:51 
44Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:44:20 
45Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:44:22 
46Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:44:45 
47Jai Hindley (Aus) Team Sunweb0:46:05 
48Sergio Pardilla Bellon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:47:09 
49Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:49:13 
50Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:52:00 
51Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:53:41 
52Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:55:00 
53Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:56:58 
54Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:57:16 
55Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:58:26 
56Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:58:58 
57Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1:00:11 
58Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Sunweb1:02:26 
59Reto Hollenstein (Swi) Katusha-Alpecin1:02:30 
60Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:04:57 
61Stephane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:06:21 
62Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky1:07:45 
63Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida1:08:45 
64Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo1:10:02 
65Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida1:10:07 
66Damien Howson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott1:10:42 
67Igor Anton (Spa) Dimension Data1:10:43 
68Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates1:10:49 
69Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias1:15:32 
70Omar Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro Team1:15:36 
71Winner Anacona (Col) Movistar Team1:17:24 
72Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe1:17:28 
73Aritz Bagues Kalparsoro (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias1:17:37 
74Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ1:17:39 
75Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale1:18:12 
76Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team1:19:09 
77Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:23:05 
78Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team1:23:09 
79Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:24:03 
80Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team1:24:20 
81Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin1:26:23 
82Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data1:27:48 
83Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1:30:13 
84Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott1:30:20 
85Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:32:39 
86Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team1:32:42 
87Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale1:33:33 
88Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana Pro Team1:36:17 
89Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky1:39:22 
90Jorge Cubero Galvez (Spa) Burgos BH1:41:41 
91Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:42:13 
92Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team1:42:28 
93Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team Sunweb1:44:52 
94Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos BH1:50:22 
95Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team1:52:44 
96Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos BH1:55:37 
97Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal1:56:27 
98Hector Saez Benito (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias1:56:41 
99Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky1:59:04 
100Jesus Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Burgos BH2:00:36 
101José Mendes (Por) Burgos BH2:01:11 
102Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team2:02:30 
103Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors2:02:50 
104Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin2:05:26 
105Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors2:05:32 
106Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida2:10:38 
107Francisco Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team2:11:10 
108Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain-Merida2:11:40 
109Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2:11:53 
110Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2:12:18 
111Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias2:13:54 
112Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo2:14:03 
113Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team2:15:21 
114Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal2:16:17 
115Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:16:29 
116Mickael Delage (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2:18:44 
117Michael Albasini (Swi) Mitchelton-Scott2:19:28 
118Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe2:20:20 
119Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb2:20:38 
120Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal2:22:20 
121Johann Van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data2:22:52 
122Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:23:57 
123Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates2:24:50 
124Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe2:26:27 
125Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) UAE Team Emirates2:27:44 
126Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2:29:46 
127Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale2:31:55 
128Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias2:33:24 
129Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott2:35:18 
130Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb2:38:00 
131Michael Storer (Aus) Team Sunweb2:39:51 
132Antonio Molina Canet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2:40:07 
133Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2:42:37 
134Pablo Torres Muiño (Spa) Burgos BH2:43:12 
135Jordi Simon Casulleras (Spa) Burgos BH2:43:18 
136Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJ2:44:32 
137Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek-Segafredo2:45:19 
138Stephen Cummings (GBr) Dimension Data2:46:45 
139Ian Boswell (USA) Katusha-Alpecin2:47:41 
140Kasper Asgreen (Den) Quick-Step Floors2:47:58 
141Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo2:48:25 
142Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo2:50:59 
143Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo2:52:14 
144Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2:53:10 
145Danny van Poppel (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo2:53:29 
146Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida2:54:45 
147Daniele Bennati (Ita) Movistar Team2:57:25 
148Loic Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:59:30 
149Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates2:59:42 
150Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott3:01:17 
151Kenneth Vanbilsen (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3:01:27 
152Thomas Leezer (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo3:02:20 
153Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors3:02:52 
154Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal3:04:56 
155Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors3:06:10 
156Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias3:06:21 
157Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos BH3:06:47 
158Mitchell Docker (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale3:08:20 
159Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe3:11:30 
160Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors3:13:19 
161Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe3:15:26 
162Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo3:16:15 
163Nelson Andres Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3:20:10 
164Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott3:20:34 
165Max Walscheid (Ger) Team Sunweb3:25:41 
166Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:40:33 
167Matthias Brändle (Aut) Trek-Segafredo3:42:16 
Points Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team101 pts
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe83 
3Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data68 
4Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team68 
5Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors66 
6Danny van Poppel (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo56 
7Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky54 
8Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team53 
9Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo53 
10Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team51 
11Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott49 
12Ion Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida48 
13Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo44 
14Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale42 
15Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale40 
16Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb39 
17Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team33 
18Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates33 
19Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ31 
20Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale30 
21Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors30 
22Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo29 
23Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe29 
24Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Lotto Soudal29 
25Ivan Garcia (Spa) Bahrain-Merida28 
26Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott26 
27Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias25 
28Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale25 
29Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team25 
30Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida23 
31Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal22 
32Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe21 
33Omar Fraile (Spa) Astana Pro Team21 
34Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin20 
35Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team20 
36George Bennett (NZl) LottoNL-Jumbo19 
37Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale19 
38Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits19 
39Enric Mas (Spa) Quick-Step Floors18 
40Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data16 
41Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain-Merida16 
42Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias15 
43Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale15 
44Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors15 
45Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo14 
46Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe14 
47Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal14 
48Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro Team14 
49Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team14 
50Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale14 
51Nelson Andres Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA14 
52Luis Guillermo Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA13 
53Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal13 
54Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ13 
55Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale12 
56Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo12 
57Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA12 
58Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal12 
59Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky11 
60Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates11 
61Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors11 
62Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias11 
63Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits10 
64Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ10 
65Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team10 
66Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal10 
67Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin9 
68Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos BH9 
69Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Team Sky9 
70Jorge Cubero Galvez (Spa) Burgos BH8 
71Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott8 
72Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Sunweb8 
73Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data8 
74Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors8 
75Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal8 
76Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates7 
77Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates7 
78Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias6 
79Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL-Jumbo6 
80Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin6 
81Aritz Bagues Kalparsoro (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias5 
82Stephane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4 
83Jesus Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Burgos BH4 
84Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo4 
85Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin3 
86Joey Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team3 
87Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ3 
88Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida2 
89Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team2 
90Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team2 
91Reto Hollenstein (Swi) Katusha-Alpecin2 
92Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2 
93Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal2 
94Hector Saez Benito (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias2 
95Pablo Torres Muiño (Spa) Burgos BH2 
96Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Bahrain-Merida1 
97Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team1 
98Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias1 
99Nicola Conci (Ita) Trek-Segafredo1 
100Antonio Molina Canet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1 
101Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team-3 
Mountains Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits64 pts
2Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal54 
3Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data40 
4Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo34 
5Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale26 
6Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky15 
7Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott12 
8Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias12 
9Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team10 
10Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team10 
11Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team10 
12Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale10 
13Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe9 
14Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team7 
15Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale7 
16Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team6 
17Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team6 
18Hector Saez Benito (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias4 
19Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team4 
20Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale4 
21Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
22Jorge Cubero Galvez (Spa) Burgos BH4 
23Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team4 
24Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott3 
25Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo3 
26Stephane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 
27Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida3 
28Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team3 
29Jordi Simon Casulleras (Spa) Burgos BH3 
30Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe2 
31Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ2 
32Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe2 
33Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors2 
34Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal2 
35Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
36Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors2 
37Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin2 
38Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain-Merida2 
39Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo1 
40Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida1 
41Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky1 
42Luis Guillermo Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1 
43Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro Team1 
44Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ1 
45Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin1 
46Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo1 
Combined Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team12 pts
2Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott19 
3Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team24 
4Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky33 
5Benjamin King (USA) Dimension Data33 
6Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team39 
7Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo50 
8Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe54 
9Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team55 
10Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ61 
11Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe72 
12Simon Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale83 
13Laurens De Plus (Bel) Quick-Step Floors90 
14Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo98 
15Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe103 
16Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias104 
17Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale108 
18Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team109 
19Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott110 
20Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team110 
21Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal115 
22Pierre Rolland (Fra) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale117 
23Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal118 
24Floris De Tier (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo122 
25Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida122 
26Luis Guillermo Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA128 
27Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky129 
28Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro Team140 
29Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida150 
30Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale150 
31Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale154 
32Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits154 
33Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team165 
34Stephane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits169 
35Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team175 
36Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin175 
37Jorge Cubero Galvez (Spa) Burgos BH182 
38Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain-Merida187 
39Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin206 
40Léo Vincent (Fra) Groupama-FDJ210 
41Hector Saez Benito (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias210 
42Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team212 
43Pieter Serry (Bel) Quick-Step Floors213 
Team Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2Movistar Team0:06:42 
4Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:26:36 
5Team Sky0:28:00 
6Dimension Data0:33:48 
7Astana Pro Team0:35:07 
8EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:35:57 
9AG2R La Mondiale0:42:19 
10Euskadi Basque Country, Murias0:53:24 
11Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:57:11 
13BMC Racing Team1:06:14 
14Lotto Soudal1:08:02 
16Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:19:39 
18UAE Team Emirates1:32:47 
19Team Sunweb1:38:15 
21Quick-Step Floors1:48:41 

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