Vuelta a Espana: Quintana sails to first overall victory in Madrid

Cort wins another stage on final day

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Orica-BikeExchange) won the final stage of the Vuelta a España in a bunch sprint in Madrid while Nairo Quintana (Movistar) finished safely in the main peloton to seal overall victory ahead of Chris Froome (Sky) and Esteban Chaves (Orica-BikeExchange).

In keeping with tradition, the short final leg from Las Rozas to the finishing circuit in the city centre was largely a promenade, with Quintana and the protagonists of the general classification battle sharing flutes of champagne as they soft-pedalled towards the conclusion of this Vuelta.

The pace gradually ratcheted upwards as the race reached the streets of the capital and as shadows lengthened in Madrid, the final stage spluttered into life, with Quentin Jauregui (AG2R La Mondiale), Pete Kennaugh (Sky), Loic Chetout (Cofidis) and Koen Bouwman (LottoNL-Jumbo) providing the early entertainment by escaping with a little under nine laps of the 5.8km finishing circuit remaining.

The quarter built up a maximum lead of 1:20 over the peloton, but with Etixx-QuickStep, Orica-BikeExchange and Giant-Alpecin all eager to keep things under the control, there would be no escaping the ineluctable bunch finish.

Chetout and Lauregui were the last two survivors from the break, but they were swept up at the beginning of the final lap, as darkness fell over Madrid. Manuele Boaro (Tinkoff) produced a long, long turn on the front in support of his teammate Daniele Bennati, but it was Giant-Alpecin who led into the final kilometre.

Magnus Cort Nielsen was well-placed on the wheel of his teammate Jens Keukeleire and he bided his time when Bennati opened his sprint from distance. Inside the final 200 metres, however, the Dane duly produced a fine finishing effort to claim the stage honours. Bennati held on for second, while Gianni Meersman (Etixx-QuickStep) had to settle for third.

The win was Cort Nielsen's second of this Vuelta and the fourth for Orica-BikeExchange after the earlier triumphs of Keukeleire and Simon Yates. The team's principal target, meanwhile, was the general classification, and Chaves lived up to his billing by taking third place overall.

"It was a long lead out for Jens and I could feel his speed was dropping a little bit, but luckily there was a small gap and I was able to squeeze through. To get the win is fantastic," said Cort Nielsen. "The main goal for the team was the GC with Chaves and it can be tricky to combine going for stages with a target like that."

Quintana seals overall victory

Quintana wins the Vuelta by 1:23 from Froome, while Chaves takes the third spot overall, 4:08 back. Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) had to settle for fourth, 13 seconds behind Chaves, while Andrew Talansky (Cannondale-Drapac) will look to 2017 with rightful optimism after his consistent three weeks of racing yielded fifth overall, one spot ahead of Simon Yates (Orica-BikeExchange).

The all-action Fabio Felline (Trek-Segafredo) sealed the points classification, while Omar Fraile (Dimension Data) carried the king of the mountains jersey to Madrid for the second successive year.

The night truly belonged to Quintana, of course, and just as in Trieste two years ago, there was a vociferous contingent of Colombian supporters on the Plaza de Cibeles – where Real Madrid's support traditionally gathers to celebrate victory – and all along the circuit. The red jersey was cheered raucously each time he came by, the usual impassive expression replaced by the broadest of smiles for much of the evening.

"This morning in my head I was already the winner but I knew I still had to cross the line in Madrid," Quintana said. "Until you do that, you can't say you're the winner.

Quintana's rapport with the Vuelta has not always been a felicitous one to this point, at least after the sparkling cameo he produced in support of Alejandro Valverde on his Grand Tour appearance back in 2012. In 2014, Quintana crashed out while leading the race overall, while he could only manage a listless fourth a year ago.

This time around, he was not to be denied. Victory at Lagos de Covadonga showcased Quintana's physical strength, the stage-long raid to Formigal highlighted his tactical acumen, and the repelling of Froome's onslaught on the Aitana demonstrated his resolve.

"It's spectacular, it's a dream come true. I've been fighting many times to win the Vuelta and finally we've done it," said Quintana, who added that he rated this victory more highly than his Giro triumph of two years ago due to the level of opposition that he faced.

"I've done many things in my career but this is the most important victory because of the rivals and the other riders who were here," Quintana said.

As the peloton ambled towards Madrid early in the stage, Quintana engaged in a lengthy conversation with Froome after they had shared a glass of champagne for the benefit of the cameras.

After failing to mount the anticipated challenge to Froome and Sky's hegemony at the Tour de France in July, this was a hugely important triumph for Quintana as he rebuilds his morale for 2017. His sprint past Froome atop the Aitana on Saturday evening had the feel of an early shot across the bows ahead of next year's Tour de France, even if Quintana downplayed the incident on Sunday evening.

"Obviously, we have a great deal of respect of each other," he said. "Froome is a great rival and we've never had a problem between us. We don't want the media creating any polemics."

Quintana confirmed that his 2017 campaign will be built around the month of July – "The Tour is a dream for me, I'd love to win it" – but given the night that was in it, he was all but compelled to pledge a return to the Vuelta next season. "Most probably," he smiled.

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Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-BikeExchange2:48:52 
2Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff Team  
3Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
4Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data  
5Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
6Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ  
7Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
8Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Team Katusha  
9Rudiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Argon 18  
10Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky  
11Eduard Prades (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
12Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Lampre - Merida  
13Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo  
14Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
15Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha  
16Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale  
17Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling  
18Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale  
19Ryan Anderson (Can) Direct Energie  
20Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo  
21Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha  
22Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team  
23Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-BikeExchange  
24Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data  
25Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
26Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Drapac  
27Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
28Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange  
29George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
30Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal  
31Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-BikeExchange  
32Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
33Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team  
34Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie  
35Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
36Clement Chevrier (Fra) IAM Cycling  
37Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky  
38Bram Tankink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
39Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
40Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek-Segafredo  
41Gregor Muhlberger (Aut) Bora-Argon 18  
42Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
43Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
44Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team  
45Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha  
46Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team  
47Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
48Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team  
49Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange  
50Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Argon 18  
51Jaco Venter (RSA) Dimension Data  
52Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team  
53Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling  
54Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac  
55Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
56Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
57Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ  
58Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
59Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
60Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
61Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac  
62Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
63Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling  
64Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ  
65Alberto Losada (Spa) Team Katusha  
66Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling  
67Yury Trofimov (Rus) Tinkoff Team  
68Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team  
69Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
70David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step  
71François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
72Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
73Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 180:00:14 
74Michal Golas (Pol) Team Sky  
75Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
76Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:25 
77Michael Gogl (Aut) Tinkoff Team  
78Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky  
79Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha  
80Jesus Hernandez (Spa) Tinkoff Team  
81Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ  
82Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo  
83Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky  
84Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale-Drapac  
85Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre - Merida  
86Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step  
87Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
88Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ  
89Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
90Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
91Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
92Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff Team  
93Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling  
94Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin  
95Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha  
96Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:38 
97Matvey Mamykin (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:43 
98Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
99Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo0:00:49 
100Joe Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Drapac  
101Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
102Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team  
103David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
104Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step0:00:57 
105Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling  
106Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff Team0:01:00 
107Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data0:01:04 
108Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo  
109Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin  
110Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac0:01:06 
111Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:11 
112Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Astana Pro Team  
113Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
114Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:17 
115Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step  
116Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data  
117Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre - Merida  
118Jaime Roson (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
119Damien Howson (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange  
120José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team  
121Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team  
122Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
123Ivan Rovny (Rus) Tinkoff Team  
124David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky  
125Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek-Segafredo  
126Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre - Merida  
127Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida  
128José Mendes (Por) Bora-Argon 18  
129Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
130Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin  
131Julien Morice (Fra) Direct Energie  
132Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie  
133Jerome Cousin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
134Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac  
135Romain Cardis (Fra) Direct Energie  
136Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin  
137Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre - Merida  
138Nick Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data  
139Scott Thwaites (GBr) Bora-Argon 18  
140Hugh Carthy (GBr) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
141Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step  
142Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step  
143Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky  
144Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
145Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky0:01:34 
146Romain Sicard (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:52 
147Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step0:01:54 
148Sindre Skjoestad Lunke (Nor) Team Giant-Alpecin0:01:57 
149Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team  
150Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:04 
151Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-BikeExchange0:02:15 
152Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-BikeExchange  
153Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Argon 180:02:34 
154Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:03:28 
155Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
156Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
157Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling  
158Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida0:03:32 
159Jack Haig (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange0:05:22 
Intermediate sprint, km. 59
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky4 pts
2Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
3Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-BikeExchange25 pts
2Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff Team20 
3Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step16 
4Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data14 
5Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin12 
6Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ10 
7Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits9 
8Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Team Katusha8 
9Rudiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Argon 187 
10Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky6 
11Eduard Prades (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA5 
12Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Lampre - Merida4 
13Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo3 
14Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal2 
15Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Katusha8:26:36 
2Orica-BikeExchange  
3AG2R La Mondiale  
4Lotto Soudal  
5Trek-Segafredo  
6Dimension Data  
7Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
8Bora-Argon 18  
9IAM Cycling  
10Etixx - Quick-Step  
11Movistar Team  
12FDJ  
13BMC Racing Team  
14Team LottoNl-Jumbo  
15Tinkoff Team  
16Cannondale-Drapac  
17Astana Pro Team  
18Team Sky0:00:14 
19Direct Energie0:00:25 
20Team Giant-Alpecin  
21Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
22Lampre - Merida0:01:42 
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team83:31:28 
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:01:23 
3Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-BikeExchange0:04:08 
4Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team0:04:21 
5Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac0:07:43 
6Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange0:08:33 
7David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step0:11:18 
8Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team0:13:04 
9Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac0:13:17 
10George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo0:14:07 
11Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:15:33 
12Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:15:57 
13Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:18:22 
14Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:19:10 
15Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha0:22:05 
16Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:29:37 
17Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:36:30 
18Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:38:38 
19Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek-Segafredo0:40:29 
20Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ0:42:26 
21Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling0:44:27 
22Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:57:11 
23Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step0:58:02 
24Matvey Mamykin (Rus) Team Katusha1:00:10 
25Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo1:02:14 
26Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team1:03:25 
27Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:03:36 
28Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:06:12 
29Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky1:06:37 
30Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:10:56 
31Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:17:52 
32Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team1:21:53 
33Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team1:23:10 
34Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo1:32:23 
35Yury Trofimov (Rus) Tinkoff Team1:32:26 
36Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team1:33:19 
37Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling1:34:11 
38Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data1:36:38 
39Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha1:38:27 
40Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida1:39:52 
41Clement Chevrier (Fra) IAM Cycling1:42:12 
42Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky1:42:48 
43Jesus Hernandez (Spa) Tinkoff Team1:46:35 
44Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:47:15 
45Damien Howson (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange1:50:00 
46Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Drapac1:50:34 
47Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step1:51:05 
48Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:51:11 
49Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling1:55:15 
50Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale-Drapac2:00:07 
51Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team2:00:20 
52Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin2:04:20 
53Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal2:04:34 
54José Mendes (Por) Bora-Argon 182:05:38 
55Romain Sicard (Fra) Direct Energie2:07:24 
56Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac2:15:41 
57Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo2:20:54 
58Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek-Segafredo2:27:28 
59Alberto Losada (Spa) Team Katusha2:27:31 
60David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky2:28:08 
61Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2:30:21 
62Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Lampre - Merida2:32:40 
63Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step2:34:57 
64Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-BikeExchange2:36:31 
65Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal2:36:55 
66Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre - Merida2:38:36 
67Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre - Merida2:42:12 
68Michael Gogl (Aut) Tinkoff Team2:46:17 
69Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data2:50:33 
70Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie2:51:44 
71Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha3:04:49 
72Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac3:05:17 
73Jaime Roson (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3:06:10 
74Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie3:06:15 
75Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Argon 183:08:22 
76Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin3:11:35 
77Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ3:11:38 
78Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3:11:51 
79Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team3:12:18 
80Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky3:13:19 
81Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling3:14:24 
82Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data3:14:26 
83Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Astana Pro Team3:16:13 
84Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team3:16:25 
85Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha3:17:48 
86Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange3:18:18 
87Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin3:18:44 
88Joe Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Drapac3:18:58 
89Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal3:19:17 
90Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal3:19:18 
91José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team3:19:21 
92Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal3:20:26 
93Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 183:20:55 
94François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:21:32 
95Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:23:23 
96Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin3:23:49 
97Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team3:23:51 
98Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ3:24:31 
99Ivan Rovny (Rus) Tinkoff Team3:27:22 
100Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team3:27:45 
101Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling3:31:12 
102Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre - Merida3:31:18 
103Bram Tankink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo3:32:41 
104Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo3:33:39 
105Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling3:34:16 
106Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Lampre - Merida3:34:56 
107Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff Team3:35:23 
108Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ3:37:19 
109Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal3:38:33 
110Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal3:38:58 
111Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step3:43:34 
112Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step3:45:38 
113Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step3:47:12 
114Gregor Muhlberger (Aut) Bora-Argon 183:48:20 
115Sergio Paulinho (Por) Tinkoff Team3:48:36 
116Scott Thwaites (GBr) Bora-Argon 183:51:21 
117Jack Haig (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange3:52:03 
118Michal Golas (Pol) Team Sky3:52:50 
119Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team3:53:38 
120Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo3:56:12 
121Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky4:00:23 
122David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4:01:27 
123Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo4:01:40 
124Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky4:05:41 
125Hugh Carthy (GBr) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4:05:45 
126Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Soudal4:10:08 
127Eduard Prades (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4:10:50 
128Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Team Katusha4:12:28 
129Jerome Cousin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4:15:35 
130Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team4:16:30 
131Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin4:17:10 
132Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo4:18:09 
133Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-BikeExchange4:18:37 
134Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale4:19:24 
135Sindre Skjoestad Lunke (Nor) Team Giant-Alpecin4:20:30 
136Ryan Anderson (Can) Direct Energie4:22:58 
137Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo4:26:20 
138Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4:30:55 
139Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step4:31:57 
140Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-BikeExchange4:34:16 
141Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha4:35:05 
142Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team4:36:07 
143Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo4:37:31 
144Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling4:40:27 
145Jaco Venter (RSA) Dimension Data4:40:57 
146Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie4:43:11 
147Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff Team4:47:36 
148Romain Cardis (Fra) Direct Energie4:48:51 
149Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ4:52:05 
150Julien Morice (Fra) Direct Energie4:53:21 
151Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre - Merida4:53:46 
152Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step4:53:56 
153Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4:57:13 
154Nick Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data4:57:18 
155Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data4:57:20 
156Rudiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Argon 184:59:15 
157Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Argon 185:02:29 
158Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-BikeExchange5:03:49 
159Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin5:07:40 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo100 pts
2Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team97 
3Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team93 
4Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky92 
5Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team75 
6Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step73 
7Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange56 
8Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team56 
9Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-BikeExchange54 
10Daniele Bennati (Ita) Tinkoff Team54 
11Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo48 
12Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ47 
13Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling45 
14David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step45 
15Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-BikeExchange41 
16Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step39 
17Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data37 
18Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) IAM Cycling34 
19Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits34 
20Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale32 
21Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team31 
22Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-BikeExchange30 
23Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale29 
24Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac28 
25Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky26 
26Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre - Merida25 
27Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro Team25 
28Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha24 
29Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin23 
30Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team21 
31Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha20 
32Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team20 
33Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team20 
34Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling20 
35Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data18 
36Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Drapac18 
37Michael Gogl (Aut) Tinkoff Team17 
38Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal16 
39Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team16 
40Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek-Segafredo16 
41Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team16 
42Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale-Drapac16 
43Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team16 
44Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin16 
45Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac16 
46Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team15 
47George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo14 
48Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre - Merida14 
49Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step13 
50Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
51Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team12 
52Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ11 
53Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac11 
54Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ9 
55Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie8 
56Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling8 
57Matvey Mamykin (Rus) Team Katusha8 
58Louis Meintjes (RSA) Lampre - Merida8 
59Chad Haga (USA) Team Giant-Alpecin8 
60Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale7 
61Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre - Merida7 
62Jaime Roson (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA7 
63Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA6 
64Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA6 
65Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team6 
66Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Team Katusha6 
67Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team Katusha5 
68Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal4 
69Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal4 
70Yves Lampaert (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
71Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Argon 184 
72Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data3 
73Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
74Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
75Ivan Rovny (Rus) Tinkoff Team2 
76Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team2 
77Rudiger Selig (Ger) Bora-Argon 182 
78Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo1 
79Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Argon 181 
80Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal-1 
81Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal-3 
82Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits-4 
83Maxime Bouet (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step-5 
84Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac-5 
85Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie-5 
86Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo-7 
87Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling-8 
88Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 18-8 
89Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale-8 
90Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step-9 
91Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Astana Pro Team-9 
92Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team-12 
93Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo-13 
94José Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team-15 
95Eduard Prades (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA-15 
96Scott Thwaites (GBr) Bora-Argon 18-16 
97Romain Cardis (Fra) Direct Energie-17 
98Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal-17 
99Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky-18 
100Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM Cycling-18 
101Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits-18 
102Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits-18 
103Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky-19 
104Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha-19 
105Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-20 
106Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Lampre - Merida-20 
107Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo-20 
108Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin-20 
109David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky-21 
110Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha-21 
111Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) Trek-Segafredo-21 
112Ryan Anderson (Can) Direct Energie-22 
113Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal-23 
114Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling-23 
115Julien Morice (Fra) Direct Energie-23 
116Gregor Muhlberger (Aut) Bora-Argon 18-24 
117Michal Golas (Pol) Team Sky-24 
118Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky-24 
119Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie-24 
120Jesus Hernandez (Spa) Tinkoff Team-25 
121José Mendes (Por) Bora-Argon 18-25 
122Romain Sicard (Fra) Direct Energie-25 
123Alberto Losada (Spa) Team Katusha-25 
124Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ-25 
125Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky-25 
126Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange-25 
127Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin-25 
128Joe Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Drapac-25 
129François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale-25 
130Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin-25 
131Bram Tankink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo-25 
132Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo-25 
133Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal-25 
134Jack Haig (Aus) Orica-BikeExchange-25 
135Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team-25 
136Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo-25 
137Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Soudal-25 
138Jerome Cousin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits-25 
139Sindre Skjoestad Lunke (Nor) Team Giant-Alpecin-25 
140Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo-25 
141Niki Terpstra (Ned) Etixx - Quick-Step-25 
142Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-BikeExchange-25 
143Jaco Venter (RSA) Dimension Data-25 
144Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff Team-25 
145Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Lampre - Merida-25 
146Martin Velits (Svk) Etixx - Quick-Step-25 
147Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale-25 
148Nick Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data-25 
149Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data-25 
150Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-BikeExchange-25 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data58 pts
2Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ57 
3Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo37 
4Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ28 
5Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team27 
6Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha23 
7Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha22 
8Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal19 
9Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step18 
10Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits18 
11Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky16 
12Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team16 
13Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale15 
14Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits15 
15Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling14 
16David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky12 
17Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo10 
18David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step9 
19George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo9 
20Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team9 
21Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky9 
22Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data8 
23Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling8 
24Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale8 
25Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
26Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team7 
27Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA7 
28Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie5 
29Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo5 
30Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Argon 185 
31Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step5 
32Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling4 
33Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange4 
34Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo4 
35Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie4 
36Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling4 
37Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha3 
38Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team3 
39Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team3 
40Yury Trofimov (Rus) Tinkoff Team3 
41Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale-Drapac3 
42Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre - Merida3 
43Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal3 
44Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 183 
45Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek-Segafredo2 
46Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky2 
47Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac2 
48Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
49Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac2 
50Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre - Merida2 
51Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin2 
52Romain Cardis (Fra) Direct Energie2 
53Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team1 
54Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team1 
55Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1 
56Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Drapac1 
57Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team1 
58Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Astana Pro Team1 
59Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team1 
60Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal1 
61Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
62Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ1 
63Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo1 
64Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha1 
65Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo1 
66Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie1 
Combination classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team8 pts
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky17 
3Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ34 
4David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step39 
5Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team41 
6Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek-Segafredo43 
7Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-BikeExchange46 
8Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step48 
9Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo48 
10Egor Silin (Rus) Team Katusha49 
11Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team51 
12Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale61 
13Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team65 
14Mathias Frank (Swi) IAM Cycling65 
15Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Sky75 
16George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo76 
17Darwin Atapuma (Col) BMC Racing Team90 
18Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale91 
19Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale96 
20Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek-Segafredo104 
21Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team104 
22Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits105 
23Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data105 
24Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team Katusha109 
25Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team110 
26Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal111 
27Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team113 
28Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data121 
29Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits126 
30Pierre Rolland (Fra) Cannondale-Drapac133 
31Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre - Merida134 
32Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA136 
33Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Drapac138 
34Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team151 
35Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie153 
36Dries Devenyns (Bel) IAM Cycling158 
37Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ164 
38Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac166 
39Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo169 
40Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA169 
41Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Argon 18184 
42David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky185 
43Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky187 
44Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac187 
45Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie194 
46Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Lampre - Merida200 
47Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) IAM Cycling204 
48Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits210 
49Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 18225 
50Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale230 
51Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Astana Pro Team232 
52Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha232 
53Pieter Serry (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step233 
54Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal246 
55Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal250 
56Simon Pellaud (Swi) IAM Cycling251 
57Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Trek-Segafredo256 
58Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ265 
59Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin290 
60Romain Cardis (Fra) Direct Energie297 
61Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek-Segafredo299 
62Victor Campenaerts (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo301 
63Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha309 
64Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie331 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1BMC Racing Team249:48:23 
2Movistar Team0:04:43 
3Cannondale-Drapac0:22:44 
4Team Katusha0:35:19 
5AG2R La Mondiale0:35:30 
6Astana Pro Team0:56:22 
7Etixx - Quick-Step1:04:57 
8IAM Cycling1:08:38 
9Tinkoff Team1:23:50 
10Orica-BikeExchange1:33:00 
11Team Sky1:45:16 
12Lotto Soudal1:45:31 
13Cofidis, Solutions Credits1:50:15 
14Trek-Segafredo2:02:03 
15Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3:52:24 
16Team LottoNl-Jumbo4:04:33 
17Lampre - Merida4:20:00 
18Dimension Data5:26:17 
19Bora-Argon 185:43:20 
20FDJ6:06:22 
21Direct Energie6:10:44 
22Team Giant-Alpecin6:19:59 

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