Matthews wins Pais Vasco opener

Australian takes bunch sprint in Bilbao

Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) won the opening stage at the Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco from a small group sprint on the streets of Bilbao, Spain. The Australian sprinter made it through the hilly stage with a front group of roughly 50 riders to take the sprint ahead of world champion Michal Kwiatkowski (Etixx-QuickStep) and Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha).

“I was quite confident going into the stage,” Matthews said. “We did a recon of the final climb yesterday and I knew what I was in for, it just came down to what legs I had today. It turned out I had really good legs, got myself over the climb and I knew from that reduced bunch I had a pretty good chance of cleaning up the sprint.

“The Yates brothers were following a lot of attacks in the final five kilometres, which was great that I didn’t have to worry about any of them. There wasn’t any lead out trains, it was more of a grovel, so I just placed myself within the top five in the final and started my sprint a little earlier, rather than waiting like I did in San Remo, so I couldn’t get boxed in.”

The opening stage of Pais Vasco was a 162.7km stage in and around Bilbao. The stage had three categorized climbs on the Alto de Morga, and twice up the Alto del Vivero.

A breakaway of three riders formed that included Brian Bulgac (LottoNL-Jumbo), Omar Fraile (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) and Anthony Turgis (Cofidis), who had a gap of over five minutes, but that was reduced to 3:30 with roughly 60km to go.

Fraile made a solo attack from the breakaway on a smaller climb with just over 35km to go, leaving his companions to be swallowed up by the chasing peloton.

He held a gap of 2:13 minutes with about 25km left in the race, but that gap drastically dropped as the peloton behind made more of a concerted effort to chase. With 17km remaining, and on the last climb over Alto del Vivero, Fraile’s lead was down to 30 seconds largely thanks to the chase coming from Team Movistar.

Back the field, Julian Arredondo (Trek Factory Racing) was forced off his bike to deal with a dropped chain at the side of the road. It was bad timing as the attacking started with Sergio Henao (Team Sky) and then Lieuwe Westra (Astana), who was followed by Tony Martin (Etixx-QuickStep). The series of attacks were not enough to shake Matthews from the front group over the final climb and he remained the man to beat as the dwindled group created the climb and then descended toward the finish line.

Martin took the lead on the fast descent into Bilbao with a long, fragmented line of riders in single file behind. Although several riders attempted to breakaway, including Philippe Gilbert (BMC), they were no match for Martin’s lead-out into the final kilometre with Kwiatkowski on his wheel.

Tony Gallopin (Lotto Soudal) was the first to start the sprint but Matthews jumped next and came around both Kwiatkowski and Gallopin at the line. Zakarin took third place and Reza fourth, leaving Gallopin in fifth.

"I'm happy with today's stage," Kwiatkowski said. "It was a hard final with the 2nd category climb where we didn't reach the summit until 13.5 km before the finish. It was not so easy to control because there were guys trying to escape on that climb, but the team rode perfectly. I had Tony, Carlos Verona, and Petr Vakoc with me in the front group. I also had my other teammates put me into perfect position going into the climb, as it was basically a sprint to get to the front before then.

“It was really nervous all the way to the line. Everyone wanted to show themselves as they usually do in the opening stage of this kind of race. I am happy with my 2nd place on a day like today. I waited a bit too long before launching, but sprinting is also not my top skill and Matthews is a strong guy for the sprints. He deserved the win.  I had good legs in today's stage, and that is the most important thing for me, especially considering I want to fine tune my condition prior to the Ardennes Classics. As for the next stages, we will take it day-by-day."

The Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco will continue with stage 2’s 175.4km race from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz on Tuesday.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge3:57:07 
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step  
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha  
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr  
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal  
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step  
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
16Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
17Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
18Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step  
19Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
20Rui Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida  
21Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge  
22Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
23Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
24Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek Factory Racing  
25Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky  
26Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
27Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge  
28Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
29Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
30Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
31Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha  
32Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-Saxo  
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Astana Pro Team  
34Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team Sky  
35Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
36Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
37Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
38Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
39Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
40Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
41Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha  
42Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr  
43Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
44Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
45Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
46Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
47Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Thomas Danielson (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
49David Lopez (Spa) Team Sky  
50Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team  
51Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
52Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
53Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
54Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
55Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
56Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge  
57Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky  
58Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
59Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
60Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:34 
61Jan Polanc (Slo) Lampre-Merida  
62Jonathan Fumeaux (Swi) IAM Cycling  
63Patrick Schelling (Swi) IAM Cycling  
64Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
65Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
66José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team  
67Clement Chevrier (Fra) IAM Cycling0:03:09 
68Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM Cycling  
69Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
70Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
71Alexander Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha  
72Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
73Julian Arredondo (Col) Trek Factory Racing  
74Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
75Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
76Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
77Bruno Pires (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo0:03:09 
78George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
79Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team  
80Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team  
81Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha  
82Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr  
83Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
84Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
85Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida  
86Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling  
87Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha  
88Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ.fr  
89Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky  
90Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
91Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Tinkoff-Saxo  
92Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
93Carlos Betancur (Col) AG2R La Mondiale  
94David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
95Jose Rodolfo Serpa (Col) Lampre-Merida  
96Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
97Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
98Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:49 
99Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
100Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:07:30 
101David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
102Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:44 
103Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
104Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
105Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
106Eduard Beltran (Col) Tinkoff-Saxo  
107Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
108David Tanner (Aus) IAM Cycling  
109Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
110Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica GreenEdge  
111Antonio Molina (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
112Hugh Carthy (GBr) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
113Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
114Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr  
115Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr  
116Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
117Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
118Fredrik Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin0:08:42 
119Michal Golas (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step  
120Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
121Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
122Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
123Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
124Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
125Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:05 
126Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
127Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
128Julien Vermote (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
129Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida  
130Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
131Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
132Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin  
133Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
134Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar Team  
135Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
136Kevin De Weert (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
137Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Alpecin  
138Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
139Matej Mohoric (Slo) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
140Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
141Caleb Fairly (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
142Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky  
143Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge  
144Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
145Carter Jones (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
146Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky  
147Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
148Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:26:00 
149Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team  
150Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge25 pts
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step20 
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha16 
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr14 
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal12 
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits10 
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory Racing9 
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team8 
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step7 
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha6 
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team5 
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team2 
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team1 
Mountain 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 pts
2Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
3Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1 
Mountain 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA6 pts
2Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4 
3Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2 
4Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
Mountain 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky6 pts
2Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team4 
3Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team2 
4Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3 pts
2Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
3Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar Team1 
Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3 pts
2Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida2 
3Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida1 
Sprint 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal3 pts
2Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team2 
3Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge1 
Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Etixx - Quick Step11:51:21 
2Katusha Team  
3Orica GreenEDGE  
4Cofidis Solutions Crédits  
5Astana Pro Team  
6BMC Racing Team  
7Team Cannondale - Garmin  
8Lotto Soudal  
9Trek Factory Racing  
10Equipe Cycliste FDJ.fr  
11Tinkoff - Saxo  
12Ag2r La Mondiale  
13Team Sky  
14Movistar Team  
15Caja Rural - Seguros RGA  
16Lampre - Merida0:04:43 
17IAM Cycling0:06:17 
18Team Giant - Alpecin0:11:51 
19Team Lotto NL - Jumbo0:14:02 
General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge3:57:07 
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step  
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha  
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr  
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal  
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory Racing  
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step  
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha  
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
16Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
17Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team  
18Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step  
19Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
20Rui Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida  
21Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdge  
22Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
23Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
24Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek Factory Racing  
25Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky  
26Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
27Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge  
28Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
29Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
30Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
31Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha  
32Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-Saxo  
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Astana Pro Team  
34Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team Sky  
35Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
36Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo  
37Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
38Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
39Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo  
40Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
41Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha  
42Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr  
43Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr  
44Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
45Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team  
46Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory Racing  
47Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Thomas Danielson (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
49David Lopez (Spa) Team Sky  
50Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team  
51Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
52Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
53Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
54Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
55Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
56Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge  
57Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky  
58Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing Team  
59Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
60Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
61Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
62José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team  
63Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
64Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
65Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team  
66Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
67Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:34 
68Jan Polanc (Slo) Lampre-Merida  
69Jonathan Fumeaux (Swi) IAM Cycling  
70Patrick Schelling (Swi) IAM Cycling  
71Clement Chevrier (Fra) IAM Cycling0:03:09 
72Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM Cycling  
73Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
74Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge  
75Alexander Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha  
76Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
77Julian Arredondo (Col) Trek Factory Racing  
78Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
79Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
80Bruno Pires (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo  
81George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
82Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team  
83Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team  
84Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team Katusha  
85Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr  
86Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team Sky  
87Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
88Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida  
89Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM Cycling  
90Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha  
91Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ.fr  
92Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky  
93Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
94Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Tinkoff-Saxo  
95Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
96Carlos Betancur (Col) AG2R La Mondiale  
97David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
98Jose Rodolfo Serpa (Col) Lampre-Merida  
99Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
100Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:49 
101Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
102Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:07:30 
103David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
104Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:44 
105Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
106Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
107Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
108Eduard Beltran (Col) Tinkoff-Saxo  
109Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory Racing  
110David Tanner (Aus) IAM Cycling  
111Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge  
112Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica GreenEdge  
113Antonio Molina (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
114Hugh Carthy (GBr) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
115Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
116Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr  
117Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr  
118Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
119Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
120Fredrik Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin0:08:42 
121Michal Golas (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step  
122Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
123Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing Team  
124Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
125Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
126Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
127Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:05 
128Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
129Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
130Julien Vermote (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
131Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida  
132Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
133Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
134Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Alpecin  
135Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
136Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar Team  
137Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
138Kevin De Weert (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo  
139Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Alpecin  
140Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
141Matej Mohoric (Slo) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team  
142Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo  
143Caleb Fairly (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
144Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky  
145Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge  
146Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
147Carter Jones (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
148Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky  
149Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team  
Point classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge25 pts
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step20 
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha16 
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr14 
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal12 
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits10 
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory Racing9 
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team8 
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step7 
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha6 
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team5 
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team2 
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team1 
Mountain classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA8 pts
2Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits7 
3Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky6 
4Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team4 
5Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo3 
6Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team2 
7Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
8Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA6 pts
2Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal3 
3Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team2 
4Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
5Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida2 
6Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge1 
7Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida1 
8Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar Team1 
Team classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Etixx - Quick Step11:51:21 
2Katusha Team  
3Orica GreenEDGE  
4Cofidis Solutions Crédits  
5Astana Pro Team  
6BMC Racing Team  
7Team Cannondale - Garmin  
8Lotto Soudal  
9Trek Factory Racing  
10Equipe Cycliste FDJ.fr  
11Tinkoff - Saxo  
12Ag2r La Mondiale  
13Team Sky  
14Movistar Team  
15Caja Rural - Seguros RGA  
16Lampre - Merida0:04:43 
17IAM Cycling0:06:17 
18Team Giant - Alpecin0:11:51 
19Team Lotto NL - Jumbo0:14:02 

 

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