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Tour de France 2014

Date range:
July 5-27
  • Tour de France, France, WorldTour
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      190.5km
      Start location:
      Leeds
      End location:
      Harrogate
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      201km
      Start location:
      York
      End location:
      Sheffield
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      155km
      Start location:
      Cambridge
      End location:
      London
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      163.5km
      Start location:
      Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
      End location:
      Lille Métropole
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      155.5km
      Start location:
      Ypres
      End location:
      Arenberg Porte du Hainaut
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      194km
      Start location:
      Arras
      End location:
      Reims
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      234.5km
      Start location:
      Épernay
      End location:
      Nancy
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      161km
      Start location:
      Tomblaine
      End location:
      Gérardmer La Mauselaine
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      170km
      Start location:
      Gérardmer
      End location:
      Mulhouse
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      161.5km
      Start location:
      Mulhouse
      End location:
      La Planche des Belles Filles
    • Rest Day 1

      Start location:
      Besançon
      End location:
      Besançon
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      187.5km
      Start location:
      Besançon
      End location:
      Oyonnax
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      185.5km
      Start location:
      Bourg-en-Bresse
      End location:
      Saint-Étienne
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      197.5km
      Start location:
      Saint-Étienne
      End location:
      Chamrousse
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      177km
      Start location:
      Grenoble
      End location:
      Risoul
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      222km
      Start location:
      Tallard
      End location:
      Nîmes
    • Rest Day 2

      Start location:
      Carcassonne
      End location:
      Carcassonne
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      237.5km
      Start location:
      Carcassonne
      End location:
      Bagnères-de-Luchon
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      124.5km
      Start location:
      Saint-Gaudens
      End location:
      Saint-Lary-Soulan Pla d'Adet
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      145.5km
      Start location:
      Pau
      End location:
      Hautacam
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      208.5km
      Start location:
      Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour
      End location:
      Bergerac
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      54km
      Start location:
      Bergerac
      End location:
      Périgueux (ITT)
    • Stage 21

      Distance:
      137.5km
      Start location:
      Évry
      End location:
      Paris Champs-Élysées
  • Race history

July 07, Stage 3: Cambridge - London 155km

Tour de France: Kittel wins in London

By:
Cycling News
Published:
July 07, 2014, 16:16 BST,
Updated:
July 07, 2014, 21:36 BST

Nibali enjoys his day in yellow

With the finish line just a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace, it was only fitting that stage 3 of the Tour de France ended in a sprint royale, and it was appropriate, too, that the honours fell to the current king of the fast men, Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano).

In winning the opening two stages of his short-lived Giro d’Italia in May, Kittel had showed his powers of recovery on each occasion to retrieve seemingly lost causes in Belfast and Dublin. There were no such scares here – expertly marshalled by his Giant-Shimano team, Kittel was in pole position as the sprint began, and like Michael Johnson in his 200 metres heyday, he led from the front and all but dared his rivals to try and come around him.

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) seemingly had the box seat as the sprint began, tucked onto Kittel’s rear wheel, but he simply had no answer to the German’s power. When his last man Tom Veelers swung over with 200 metres remaining, Kittel surged clear and Sagan was unable to make up so much as an inch of ground.

“The team did a really great job. I was in perfect position, I just had to wait and wait. It was one of the fastest sprints I’ve ever done,” Kittel beamed afterwards. “It’s a big relief to have won two stages so quickly.”

In the absence of his leader Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) battled gamely to take a fine third place, while young Bryan Coquard (Europcar) pipped Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) for fourth, but in truth, they were all simply scrambling for crumbs from the king’s table.

The man expected to challenge Kittel most closely in London – and the only man, perhaps, with the raw power to match him – was André Greipel, but although Lotto-Belisol were prominent in reeling in the day’s early break, the German seemed to lose his train in the finale and did not contest the finishing sprint.

The grand absentee, of course, was the erstwhile ruler of the sprinting domain, Mark Cavendish, whose Tour was ended by the crash he caused in the finishing straight at Harrogate. After winning four stages to Cavendish’s two a year ago, Kittel is now faced with the prospect of bettering that impressive haul this time around.

“It’s one big opponent that is not in the race and that changes things for me and the team,” Kittel said. “But there is plenty of competition still. There is also Sagan. And today’s stage was perfect for me, but maybe in another stage there could be an uphill finish that isn’t so good for me.”

Kittel confirmed, however, that his focus is solely on stage victories rather than the points classification, where even at this early juncture and with two stage wins to his name, he trails Sagan by 27 points. “I’m only here for stage wins,” he said.

While Sagan maintains his grip on the green jersey, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) finished safely in the main peloton to retain the overall lead, two seconds clear of Sagan, with Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) in third. After a quiet start to proceedings, the rain made for an anxious finale, but the Sicilian was well-supported by his Astana squad and well-positioned throughout.

“It was very nervous in the finale with the rain, but we got there,” said Nibali, who finished alongside his overall rivals Chris Froome (Sky) and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) in the main peloton. “But the most important stages have still to come and the road is still long.”

Early break

After two hectic days of racing in Yorkshire, there was a decidedly more tranquil start to proceedings in Cambridge on Monday morning. With plenty of heavy legs in the peloton, there were few takers for the day’s early break, and Jean-Marie Bideau (Bretagne-Séché Environnement) and Jan Barta (NetApp-Endura) were given their bons de sortie when they escaped as soon as the flag was dropped.

The pair of Tour debutants quickly built up a lead of four minutes over the Astana-led peloton before delegations from Giant-Shimano, Lotto-Belisol and FDJ.fr all came to the front to ensure that the lead rose no further. Even so, there was a decided air of détente in the field, with the unfortunate Jan Bakelants’ brace of crashes the only events of note – beyond the enormous crowds – during the first 100 kilometres of action.

Cheng Ji (Giant-Shimano) was particularly prominent in leading the peloton’s pursuit of the leaders in the second half of the stage, as Nibali’s Astana guard had a gentle introduction to carrying the burden of the maillot jaune at the Tour de France.

The infusion of pace in the peloton on the approach to the day’s intermediate sprint at Epping Forest with 47km remaining – where Coquard took third ahead of Sagan – saw the break’s lead sliced to just over a minute. Although Barta and Bideau managed to stretch it back out to two minutes with 30km left, it was clear that they were on borrowed time. As rain began to fall steadily on the outskirts of London, so too did their advantage dissolve.

It appeared to be a stray supporter, rather than the rain, that caused Andy Schleck (Trek), Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) and Ted King (Cannondale) to fall with 28km left, but mercifully all three riders safely remounted and completed the stage.

The wet run-in saw the sprinters’ teams take it in turns to whittle away at the break’s lead, but it was striking, too, that the Tinkoff-Saxo team of Alberto Contador was prominent at the head of the pack right up to the final kilometres.

After first Bideau and then Barta were swept up with six kilometres remaining, Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) took over at the front of the peloton, stringing it out in a long line, but even the world time trial champion had to give best to the collective might of Giant-Shimano on the approach to the Mall. All that was left was for Marcel Kittel to seize the crown for himself.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 3:38:30  
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale    
3 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
4 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar    
5 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha    
6 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing    
7 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling    
8 José Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team    
9 Romain Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
10 Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
11 Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp-Endura    
12 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin - Sharp    
13 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
14 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr    
15 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica Greenedge    
16 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
17 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida    
18 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
19 Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
20 Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol    
21 Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
22 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
23 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol    
24 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing    
25 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
26 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team Sky    
27 Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin - Sharp    
28 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky    
29 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
30 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
31 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
32 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
33 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team    
34 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky    
35 Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo    
36 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
37 Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo    
38 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team    
39 Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
40 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team    
41 Brice Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
42 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team    
43 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
44 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
45 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp    
46 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team    
47 Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team Sky    
48 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp    
49 Alexander Porsev (Rus) Team Katusha    
50 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling    
51 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
52 Jean-Christophe Péraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
53 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team    
54 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar    
55 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky    
56 Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre - Merida    
57 Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team    
58 Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale    
59 Rui Alberto Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida    
60 Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale    
61 Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling    
62 Tiago Machado (Por) Team Netapp-Endura    
63 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo    
64 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Tinkoff-Saxo    
65 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol    
66 Janier Alexis Acevedo Calle (Col) Garmin - Sharp    
67 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team    
68 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
69 Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura    
70 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto-Belisol    
71 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Trek Factory Racing    
72 Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky    
73 Christopher Horner (USA) Lampre - Merida    
74 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
75 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
76 Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha    
77 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling    
78 Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
79 Markel Irizar Arranburu (Spa) Trek Factory Racing    
80 Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha    
81 Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
82 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
83 Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling    
84 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
85 Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 0:00:19  
86 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling    
87 Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
88 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
89 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
90 Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica Greenedge    
91 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team    
92 Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:21  
93 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol 0:00:23  
94 Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale    
95 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale 0:00:32  
96 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica Greenedge 0:00:34  
97 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar 0:00:38  
98 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 0:00:43  
99 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:00:52  
100 Roger Kluge (Ger) IAM Cycling 0:01:00  
101 Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 0:01:02  
102 Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing 0:01:05  
103 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar    
104 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
105 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr    
106 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
107 Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing    
108 Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek Factory Racing    
109 Mickaël Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr    
110 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar    
111 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura    
112 John Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team    
113 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin - Sharp    
114 Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura    
115 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale    
116 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ.fr    
117 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale    
118 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
119 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team    
120 Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team    
121 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar    
122 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
123 Andy Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing    
124 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
125 Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
126 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale    
127 Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky    
128 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
129 Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
130 Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
131 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr    
132 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo    
133 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling    
134 Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre - Merida    
135 Cedric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr    
136 Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
137 Matthew Busche (USA) Trek Factory Racing    
138 Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
139 Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling    
140 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
141 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team    
142 Lars Bak (Den) Lotto-Belisol    
143 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha    
144 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Team Katusha    
145 John Gadret (Fra) Movistar Team    
146 Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky    
147 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
148 Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team    
149 Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
150 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
151 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
152 Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Cannondale    
153 José Serpa (Col) Lampre - Merida    
154 Florian Guillou (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
155 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling    
156 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo    
157 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling 0:01:18  
158 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin - Sharp    
159 Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar 0:01:22  
160 Luca Paolini (Ita) Team Katusha    
161 Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:01:26  
162 Christian Meier (Can) Orica Greenedge 0:01:52  
163 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica Greenedge    
164 Rafael Valls (Spa) Lampre - Merida    
165 Ariel Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre - Merida    
166 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team    
167 Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
168 Benjamin King (USA) Garmin - Sharp    
169 Florian Vachon (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
170 Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Shimano 0:01:58  
171 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Team Giant-Shimano    
172 Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha    
173 David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky    
174 Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
175 José Pimenta Costa Mendes (Por) Team Netapp-Endura    
176 Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp    
177 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Team Europcar    
178 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team    
179 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
180 Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
181 Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
182 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) IAM Cycling    
183 Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team 0:02:04  
184 Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha    
185 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura    
186 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar    
187 Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale    
188 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:03:18  
189 Jean-Marc Bideau (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:03:55  
190 Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:04:00  
191 Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
192 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:05:08  
193 Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:05:54  
194 Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo    
195 Edward King (USA) Cannondale 0:07:25  
196 Jesus Alberto Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo    
Points
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 45  pts
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 35  
3 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 30  
4 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar 26  
5 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha 22  
6 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing 20  
7 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 18  
8 José Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 16  
9 Romain Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 14  
10 Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team 12  
11 Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp-Endura 10  
12 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin - Sharp 8  
13 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 6  
14 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr 4  
15 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica Greenedge 2  
Intermediate sprint
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jean-Marc Bideau (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 20  pts
2 Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 17  
3 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar 15  
4 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 13  
5 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 11  
6 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr 10  
7 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team 9  
8 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar 8  
9 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale 7  
10 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar 6  
11 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale 5  
12 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team 4  
13 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo 3  
14 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo 2  
15 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr 1  
Young riders
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 3:38:30  
2 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar    
3 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing    
4 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr    
5 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
6 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida    
7 Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
8 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
9 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
10 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
11 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team    
12 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team    
13 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
14 Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre - Merida    
15 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
16 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
17 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 0:00:43  
18 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin - Sharp 0:01:05  
19 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale    
20 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
21 Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
22 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling    
23 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica Greenedge 0:01:52  
24 Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
25 Benjamin King (USA) Garmin - Sharp    
26 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura 0:02:04  
27 Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:05:54  
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 BMC Racing Team 10:55:30  
2 Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
3 Team Giant-Shimano    
4 Movistar Team    
5 Garmin - Sharp    
6 Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
7 Lotto-Belisol    
8 Team Sky    
9 AG2R La Mondiale    
10 Trek Factory Racing    
11 IAM Cycling    
12 Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
13 Astana Pro Team    
14 Team Katusha    
15 Lampre - Merida    
16 Tinkoff-Saxo    
17 Team Netapp-Endura    
18 Fdj.Fr    
19 Belkin Pro Cycling    
20 Orica Greenedge 0:00:19  
21 Team Europcar 0:00:38  
22 Cannondale 0:00:55  
General classification after stage 3
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team 13:31:13  
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 0:00:02  
3 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica Greenedge    
4 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
5 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky    
6 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
7 Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo    
8 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team    
9 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
10 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
11 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team    
12 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team    
13 Jean-Christophe Péraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
14 Tiago Machado (Por) Team Netapp-Endura    
15 Rui Alberto Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida    
16 Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team Sky    
17 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Trek Factory Racing    
18 Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky    
19 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol    
20 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
21 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp    
22 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky 0:00:16  
23 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
24 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team    
25 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Tinkoff-Saxo    
26 Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling    
27 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
28 Christopher Horner (USA) Lampre - Merida    
29 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
30 Yury Trofimov (Rus) Team Katusha    
31 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha 0:00:35  
32 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing    
33 Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling    
34 Peter Velits (Svk) BMC Racing Team    
35 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
36 Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha    
37 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
38 Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:56  
39 Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale 0:00:58  
40 Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 0:01:18  
41 Brice Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:01:19  
42 Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
43 Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
44 Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing 0:01:21  
45 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar    
46 John Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team    
47 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling    
48 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura 0:01:40  
49 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar    
50 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
51 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
52 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:01:45  
53 Janier Alexis Acevedo Calle (Col) Garmin - Sharp    
54 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team    
55 Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:02:01  
56 Andy Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing 0:02:24  
57 Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre - Merida    
58 Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:02:34  
59 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling 0:02:50  
60 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin - Sharp    
61 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
62 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica Greenedge 0:03:01  
63 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team 0:03:40  
64 Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp-Endura 0:03:47  
65 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale    
66 Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica Greenedge 0:03:59  
67 Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale 0:04:25  
68 Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale 0:05:46  
69 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica Greenedge 0:06:26  
70 David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky 0:06:32  
71 Simon Spilak (Slo) Team Katusha    
72 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:06:51  
73 Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:07:39  
74 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar 0:07:43  
75 Rafael Valls (Spa) Lampre - Merida 0:08:26  
76 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) IAM Cycling 0:08:40  
77 José Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 0:10:31  
78 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
79 Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre - Merida    
80 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
81 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
82 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling    
83 Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
84 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
85 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar    
86 Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 0:10:50  
87 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 0:11:14  
88 Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek Factory Racing 0:11:36  
89 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
90 Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro Team    
91 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team    
92 José Serpa (Col) Lampre - Merida    
93 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale    
94 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr    
95 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team    
96 Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
97 John Gadret (Fra) Movistar Team    
98 Benjamin King (USA) Garmin - Sharp 0:12:23  
99 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team    
100 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) IAM Cycling 0:12:29  
101 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
102 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team    
103 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar 0:12:35  
104 Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team    
105 Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:12:40  
106 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:12:44  
107 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol 0:13:23  
108 Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:14:01  
109 Jean-Marc Bideau (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:14:26  
110 Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:14:31  
111 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar 0:14:48  
112 Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
113 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team    
114 Markel Irizar Arranburu (Spa) Trek Factory Racing    
115 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky    
116 Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale    
117 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling    
118 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
119 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp    
120 Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano 0:15:07  
121 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica Greenedge 0:15:39  
122 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo    
123 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar 0:15:53  
124 Matthew Busche (USA) Trek Factory Racing    
125 Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing    
126 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
127 Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol    
128 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling    
129 Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
130 Florian Guillou (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
131 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
132 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo    
133 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling 0:15:58  
134 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin - Sharp 0:16:06  
135 Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar 0:16:10  
136 Luca Paolini (Ita) Team Katusha    
137 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale 0:16:11  
138 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica Greenedge 0:16:13  
139 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling 0:16:26  
140 Florian Vachon (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:16:40  
141 Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:16:44  
142 Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ.fr    
143 Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky    
144 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling    
145 Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica Greenedge    
146 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo    
147 Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp 0:16:46  
148 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Team Europcar    
149 Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
150 Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 0:16:52  
151 Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:17:05  
152 Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp-Endura 0:17:09  
153 Lars Bak (Den) Lotto-Belisol 0:17:21  
154 Christian Meier (Can) Orica Greenedge 0:17:31  
155 Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:17:37  
156 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:18:06  
157 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha 0:18:14  
158 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 0:19:50  
159 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin - Sharp    
160 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol    
161 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing    
162 Romain Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
163 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr    
164 Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin - Sharp    
165 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
166 Alexander Porsev (Rus) Team Katusha    
167 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team Sky    
168 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto-Belisol    
169 Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura    
170 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:19:56  
171 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:20:42  
172 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura 0:20:54  
173 Mickaël Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:20:55  
174 Cedric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr    
175 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement    
176 Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Cannondale    
177 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:21:14  
178 Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano 0:21:40  
179 Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:21:42  
180 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Team Giant-Shimano 0:21:48  
181 José Pimenta Costa Mendes (Por) Team Netapp-Endura    
182 Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:22:15  
183 Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol 0:22:19  
184 Danny Pate (USA) Team Sky 0:22:25  
185 Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano 0:22:45  
186 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 0:23:00  
187 Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:23:03  
188 Jesus Alberto Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:23:04  
189 Roger Kluge (Ger) IAM Cycling 0:23:29  
190 Michael Morkov (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:23:48  
191 Edward King (USA) Cannondale 0:24:42  
192 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Team Katusha    
193 Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Shimano 0:25:25  
194 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida 0:28:42  
195 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:35:04  
196 Ariel Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre - Merida 0:38:23  
Points classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 117  pts
2 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 90  
3 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar 88  
4 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha 47  
5 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team 40  
6 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin - Sharp 38  
7 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team 30  
8 José Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 30  
9 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 30  
10 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica Greenedge 29  
11 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 22  
12 Michael Rogers (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo 22  
13 Jean-Marc Bideau (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 20  
14 Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing 20  
15 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 20  
16 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky 20  
17 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing 20  
18 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 18  
19 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar 18  
20 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 18  
21 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto-Belisol 17  
22 Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp-Endura 17  
23 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 17  
24 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol 17  
25 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura 17  
26 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling 16  
27 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Team Europcar 15  
28 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 15  
29 Romain Feillu (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 14  
30 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr 14  
31 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp 13  
32 Matthew Busche (USA) Trek Factory Racing 13  
33 Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team 12  
34 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale 12  
35 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling 11  
36 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale 11  
37 Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 11  
38 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing 10  
39 Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto-Belisol 10  
40 Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team Netapp-Endura 10  
41 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 9  
42 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 9  
43 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Netapp-Endura 8  
44 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 8  
45 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar 8  
46 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 7  
47 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 7  
48 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto-Belisol 6  
49 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team 5  
50 Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo 4  
51 Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling 4  
52 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team 4  
53 Rui Alberto Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida 3  
54 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto-Belisol 3  
55 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo 3  
56 Alexander Porsev (Rus) Team Katusha 3  
57 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Trek Factory Racing 2  
58 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo 2  
59 Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol 2  
60 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr 1  
61 Lars Bak (Den) Lotto-Belisol 1  
Mountains classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 6  pts
2 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
3 Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing 4  
4 Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 4  
5 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar 2  
6 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin - Sharp 2  
7 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Team Europcar 2  
8 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar 2  
9 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura 2  
10 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky 1  
11 Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team 1  
12 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 1  
13 Jean-Christophe Péraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
14 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp 1  
15 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1  
16 Lars Bak (Den) Lotto-Belisol 1  
Young rider classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale 13:31:15  
2 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
3 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
4 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:00:14  
5 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano    
6 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:00:33  
7 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:01:19  
8 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:01:43  
9 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team    
10 Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Garmin - Sharp 0:02:48  
11 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica Greenedge 0:06:24  
12 Nelson Oliveira (Por) Lampre - Merida 0:10:29  
13 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
14 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano 0:11:12  
15 Benjamin King (USA) Garmin - Sharp 0:12:21  
16 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar 0:14:46  
17 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Movistar Team    
18 Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica Greenedge 0:16:42  
19 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing 0:19:48  
20 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr    
21 David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team Netapp-Endura 0:20:52  
22 Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:20:53  
23 Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:21:40  
24 Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:22:13  
25 Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale 0:22:58  
26 Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-Saxo 0:23:01  
27 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida 0:28:40  
Teams classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Team Sky 40:33:45  
2 Astana Pro Team 0:00:12  
3 BMC Racing Team 0:00:14  
4 Team Netapp-Endura 0:00:47  
5 Trek Factory Racing    
6 IAM Cycling 0:01:01  
7 Team Katusha 0:01:20  
8 Belkin Pro Cycling 0:01:31  
9 Lampre - Merida    
10 Cannondale 0:01:42  
11 Tinkoff-Saxo 0:02:46  
12 Garmin - Sharp 0:03:26  
13 Orica Greenedge 0:04:42  
14 AG2R La Mondiale 0:05:44  
15 Fdj.Fr 0:06:31  
16 Team Europcar 0:08:28  
17 Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:09:44  
18 Lotto-Belisol 0:10:29  
19 Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:11:02  
20 Movistar Team 0:12:12  
21 Bretagne - Seche Environnement 0:13:29  
22 Team Giant-Shimano 0:25:29