Arctic Race of Norway: Ben Hermans wins queen stage

Ben Hermans gets the stage win
Ben Hermans gets the stage win (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Ben Hermans (Israel Start-Up Nation) won the Målselv uphill finish at the Arctic Tour of Norway, holding of a late charge from Odd Christian Eiking (Intermarché-Wanty) and Victor Lafay (Cofidis) after the 3.7km climb to the line shook out the peloton and revealed who were the best climbers.

Hermans is also the new race leader after Alexander Kristoff (Norway) lost time. He will be hoping to secure overall victory on Sunday after the final hilly stage to Harstad. The 35-year-old Belgian leads Eiking by four seconds in the overall classification, with Lafay third at six seconds. Talented young Italian Samuele Battistella (Astana-Premier Tech) was fourth on the stage at 12 seconds and moved up fourth overall.  

The Belgian won a similar stage to Målselv six years ago but then lost a chance of overall victory on the final stage. This time the bonus seconds awarded during the stage and at the finish could be a factor in deciding the final winner.

“It was so nice because I won here also in 2015 and I've replayed this finish many times when I was riding on the rollers because it was so surprising that I won,” Hermans said.

“It was really nice to do it again just the same. When you start as a favourite there's a really big thing that falls off your shoulders. I'm so happy I could finish this off for the team.”

Hermans used his knowledge of the finish and of his own ability to win the stage.

“I know that some guys who were there with me were more explosive than me and that's why I went at 500m, at 95%, almost all out, knowing that I could match them in the sprint after the corner,” Hermans explained.

“If you have good legs and you start with 250m to go, with all you have, it's very difficult to pass. It was good I knew this finish.”

The 184.5km stage included a long loop around the island of Senja, offering further views of northern Norway and the spectacular coastline and summer skies.

Five riders formed the early break after 20km, with Frederik Dversnes (Team Coop) riding to defend the lead in the mountain’s jersey that awards a huge quantity of Norwegian salmon to the final winner.

Also in the move were stage 2 winner Martin Laas (Bora-Hansgrohe), Jens Reynders (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise), Xabier Mikel Azparren (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Julien Duval (Ag2r Citroen) and they opened a 2:30 lead as the Uno-X team lead the chase.

Arkea-Samsic took control of the peloton with 20km to go, riding for Warren Barguil and bringing the gap down to one minute.

Dversnes and Azparren dropped the rest of the break as the road headed to the foot of the climb but the peloton came up to them quickly as the gradient and a series of switchbacks began to hurt.

The peloton was soon lined out, with gaps opening all the time and riders dropped. Kristoff was gapped with two kilometres to go but fought on to try to limit his losses. However, he finished a minute down and so lost his leader’s yellow jersey any chance of overall success.

Giro d’Italia stage winner Lafay attacked with a kilometre to go and Hermans, Eiking and talented young Italian Samuele Battistella (Astana-PremierTech) went after him as others slipped back and lost time.

The sprint called for one final effort and Hermans knew he had to hit out early. Eiking was near him and almost snatched the win with a late throw to the line but Hermans won by less than a wheel to take the race lead and give him a shot at final victory on Sunday.

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Full results
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation04:14:28
2Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 1 - Cell 2
3Victor Lafay (Fra) CofidisRow 2 - Cell 2
4Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:12
5Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Delko00:00:19
6Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Team CoopRow 5 - Cell 2
7Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National TeamRow 6 - Cell 2
8Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 7 - Cell 2
9Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 8 - Cell 2
10Torstein Træen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:22
11Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 10 - Cell 2
12Stefan De Bod (RSA) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:24
13Jacob Eriksson (Swe) Team Coop00:00:26
14Petr Vakoc (Cze) Alpecin-Fenix00:00:41
15Torjus Sleen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling TeamRow 14 - Cell 2
16Fabio Felline (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:47
17Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) TotalEnergies00:00:53
18Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal WB00:00:55
19Dimitri Claeys (Bel) Qhubeka NextHash00:00:57
20Arjen Livyns (Bel) Bingoal WB00:00:59
21Alessandro Fedeli (Ita) Delko00:01:00
22Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Bingoal WB00:01:02
23Henok Mulueberhan (Eri) Qhubeka NextHash00:01:03
24Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:01:05
25Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën TeamRow 24 - Cell 2
26Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Norwegian National TeamRow 25 - Cell 2
27Oscar Riesebeek (Ned) Alpecin-FenixRow 26 - Cell 2
28Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:01:11
29Ward Vanhoof (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:01:13
30Axel Zingle (Fra) Cofidis00:01:17
31Thomas Champion (Fra) Cofidis00:01:30
32Benjamin Perry (Can) Astana-Premier Tech00:01:32
33Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:01:34
34Laurent Pichon (Fra) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 33 - Cell 2
35Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R Citroën TeamRow 34 - Cell 2
36Julien Trarieux (Fra) Delko00:01:47
37Tore Andre Aase Vabø (Nor) Team Coop00:01:51
38Sander De Pestel (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 37 - Cell 2
39Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) TotalEnergies00:02:05
40Antonio Angulo Sampedro (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi00:02:06
41Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:02:20
42Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Israel Start-up NationRow 41 - Cell 2
43Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 42 - Cell 2
44Arne Marit (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 43 - Cell 2
45Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 44 - Cell 2
46Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation00:02:29
47Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:02:59
48Cedric Beullens (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:03:09
49Lawrence Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:03:28
50Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 49 - Cell 2
51Rodrigo Alvarez (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 50 - Cell 2
52Alexandre Delettre (Fra) Delko00:03:31
53Andre Drege (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:03:39
54Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix00:03:44
55Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team00:03:47
56Dries Van Gestel (Bel) TotalEnergies00:04:03
57Aimé De Gendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 56 - Cell 2
58Remy Mertz (Bel) Bingoal WB00:04:06
59Rick Zabel (Ger) Israel Start-up Nation00:04:07
60Angel Fuentes Paniego (Spa) Burgos-BH00:04:09
61Philipp Walsleben (Ger) Alpecin-Fenix00:04:38
62Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WBRow 61 - Cell 2
63Erik Nordsaeter Resell (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:04:44
64Søren Wærenskjold (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling TeamRow 63 - Cell 2
65Guy Sagiv (Isr) Israel Start-up NationRow 64 - Cell 2
66Alan Riou (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic00:05:01
67Jesus Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 66 - Cell 2
68Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:05:20
69Manuel Peñalver Aniorte (Spa) Burgos-BH00:05:31
70Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop00:05:40
71Tord Gudmestad (Nor) Team CoopRow 70 - Cell 2
72Syver Wærsted (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:05:42
73Eirik Lunder (Nor) Team CoopRow 72 - Cell 2
74Sean De Bie (Bel) Bingoal WB00:05:46
75Nathan Haas (Aus) Cofidis00:06:06
76Christophe Noppe (Bel) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 75 - Cell 2
77Jens Debusschere (Bel) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 76 - Cell 2
78Tom Devriendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 77 - Cell 2
79Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 78 - Cell 2
80Luca Coati (Ita) Qhubeka NextHashRow 79 - Cell 2
81Danny van Poppel (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 80 - Cell 2
82Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-HansgroheRow 81 - Cell 2
83Baptiste Planckaert (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 82 - Cell 2
84Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) CofidisRow 83 - Cell 2
85Boy van Poppel (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 84 - Cell 2
86Peio Goikoetxea Goiogana (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 85 - Cell 2
87Niki Terpstra (Ned) TotalEnergiesRow 86 - Cell 2
88Lubomir Petrus (Cze) Alpecin-FenixRow 87 - Cell 2
89Felipe Orts Lloret (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 88 - Cell 2
90Bert De Backer (Bel) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 89 - Cell 2
91Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-HansgroheRow 90 - Cell 2
92Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 91 - Cell 2
93Harry Tanfield (GBr) Qhubeka NextHashRow 92 - Cell 2
94Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora-HansgroheRow 93 - Cell 2
95Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 94 - Cell 2
96Marcel Meisen (Ger) Alpecin-FenixRow 95 - Cell 2
97Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora-HansgroheRow 96 - Cell 2
98Jonathan Hivert (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 97 - Cell 2
99Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko00:07:06
100Rudy Barbier (Fra) Israel Start-up Nation00:07:54
101Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën TeamRow 100 - Cell 2
102Dusan Rajovic (Srb) Delko00:08:11
103Bram Welten (Ned) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 102 - Cell 2
104Ludvik Aspelund Holstad (Nor) Norwegian National TeamRow 103 - Cell 2
105Ådne Holter (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:08:34
106Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe00:08:50
DNSValentin Ferron (Fra) TotalEnergiesRow 106 - Cell 2
DNSAndré Carvalho (Por) CofidisRow 107 - Cell 2
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Sprint 1 - Gibostad km. 22.2
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team3
2Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2
3Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe1
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Sprint 2 - Finnsnes km. 131.5
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe3
2Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team2
3Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1
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Sprint 3 - Rossvoll km. 161.7
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe3
2Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2
3Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team1
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Sprint 4 - Målselv Summit km. 184.5
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation15
2Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux12
3Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis9
4Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech7
5Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Delko6
6Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Team Coop5
7Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National Team4
8Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3
9Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH2
10Torstein Træen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team1
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Mountain 1 - Mefjordbotneidet Summit km. 45.1
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop3
2Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team2
3Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise1
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Mountain 2 - Bergsbotn Summit km. 84.9
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop3
2Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2
3Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise1
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Mountain 3 - Gangskarberget Summit km. 98
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop3
2Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team2
3Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1
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Mountain 4 - Litjevatnet Summit km. 141.7
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop3
2Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team2
3Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1
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Mountain 5 - Mã…Lselv Summit km. 184.5
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation5
2Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux3
3Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis1
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Young riders
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis04:14:28
2Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:12
3Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:00:19
4Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 3 - Cell 2
5Stefan De Bod (RSA) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:24
6Jacob Eriksson (Swe) Team Coop00:00:26
7Torjus Sleen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:41
8Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) TotalEnergies00:00:53
9Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal WB00:00:55
10Alessandro Fedeli (Ita) Delko00:01:00
11Henok Mulueberhan (Eri) Qhubeka NextHash00:01:03
12Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:01:05
13Ward Vanhoof (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:01:13
14Axel Zingle (Fra) Cofidis00:01:17
15Thomas Champion (Fra) Cofidis00:01:30
16Tore Andre Aase Vabø (Nor) Team Coop00:01:51
17Sander De Pestel (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 16 - Cell 2
18Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:02:20
19Arne Marit (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 18 - Cell 2
20Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation00:02:29
21Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:02:59
22Cedric Beullens (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:03:09
23Rodrigo Alvarez (Spa) Burgos-BH00:03:28
24Alexandre Delettre (Fra) Delko00:03:31
25Andre Drege (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:03:39
26Angel Fuentes Paniego (Spa) Burgos-BH00:04:09
27Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WB00:04:38
28Erik Nordsaeter Resell (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:04:44
29Søren Wærenskjold (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling TeamRow 28 - Cell 2
30Alan Riou (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic00:05:01
31Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:05:20
32Manuel Peñalver Aniorte (Spa) Burgos-BH00:05:31
33Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop00:05:40
34Tord Gudmestad (Nor) Team CoopRow 33 - Cell 2
35Syver Wærsted (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:05:42
36Eirik Lunder (Nor) Team CoopRow 35 - Cell 2
37Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:06:06
38Luca Coati (Ita) Qhubeka NextHashRow 37 - Cell 2
39Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 38 - Cell 2
40Dusan Rajovic (Srb) Delko00:08:11
41Bram Welten (Ned) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 40 - Cell 2
42Ludvik Aspelund Holstad (Nor) Norwegian National TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
43Ådne Holter (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:08:34
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PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team CoopRow 0 - Cell 2
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PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Astana-Premier Tech12:44:47
2Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:45
3Norwegian National Team00:01:12
4Team Arkea-Samsic00:01:13
6Bingoal WB00:01:33
8AG2R Citroën Team00:02:50
9Israel Start-up Nation00:03:26
10Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:04:01
11Qhubeka NextHashRow 10 - Cell 2
15Team Coop00:06:43
17Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:08:46
18B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:09:23
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General classification after stage 3
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation11:22:03
2Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:00:04
3Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis00:00:06
4Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:20
5Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Team Coop00:00:26
6Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi00:00:28
7Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Delko00:00:29
8Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic00:00:32
10Jacob Eriksson (Swe) Team Coop00:00:36
11Torstein Træen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:50
12Stefan De Bod (RSA) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:52
13Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH00:00:55
14Fabio Felline (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:57
15Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:01:03
16Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) TotalEnergiesRow 15 - Cell 2
17Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Torjus Sleen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:01:04
19Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal WB00:01:05
20Dimitri Claeys (Bel) Qhubeka NextHash00:01:07
21Arjen Livyns (Bel) Bingoal WB00:01:09
22Petr Vakoc (Cze) Alpecin-FenixRow 21 - Cell 2
23Alessandro Fedeli (Ita) Delko00:01:10
24Oscar Riesebeek (Ned) Alpecin-Fenix00:01:15
25Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën TeamRow 24 - Cell 2
26Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:01:21
27Axel Zingle (Fra) Cofidis00:01:27
28Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Bingoal WB00:01:30
29Henok Mulueberhan (Eri) Qhubeka NextHash00:01:39
30Ward Vanhoof (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:01:41
31Laurent Pichon (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic00:01:43
32Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team00:01:44
33Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:01:58
34Benjamin Perry (Can) Astana-Premier Tech00:02:08
35Antonio Angulo Sampedro (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi00:02:16
36Julien Trarieux (Fra) Delko00:02:23
37Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:02:26
38Sander De Pestel (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:02:27
39Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) TotalEnergies00:02:41
40Arne Marit (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:02:48
41Cedric Beullens (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:03:51
42Lawrence Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:03:56
43Alexandre Delettre (Fra) Delko00:03:59
44Thomas Champion (Fra) Cofidis00:04:07
45Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix00:04:12
46Dries Van Gestel (Bel) TotalEnergies00:04:13
47Aimé De Gendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert MatériauxRow 46 - Cell 2
48Remy Mertz (Bel) Bingoal WB00:04:42
49Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:04:54
50Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation00:04:57
51Clément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic00:05:03
52Tore Andre Aase Vabø (Nor) Team Coop00:05:13
53Andre Drege (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:05:14
54Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation00:05:25
55Erik Nordsaeter Resell (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:05:27
56Cyril Gautier (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:05:28
57Søren Wærenskjold (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:06:15
58Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop00:06:17
59Marcel Meisen (Ger) Alpecin-Fenix00:06:34
60Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 59 - Cell 2
61Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora-HansgroheRow 60 - Cell 2
62Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Cofidis00:06:42
63Nathan Haas (Aus) CofidisRow 62 - Cell 2
64Angel Fuentes Paniego (Spa) Burgos-BH00:06:46
65Rick Zabel (Ger) Israel Start-up Nation00:06:47
66Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:06:49
67Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team00:06:51
68Syver Wærsted (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:07:17
69Jonathan Hivert (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:07:27
70Luca Coati (Ita) Qhubeka NextHash00:07:41
71Christophe Noppe (Bel) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 70 - Cell 2
72Alan Riou (Fra) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 71 - Cell 2
73Tord Gudmestad (Nor) Team Coop00:07:42
74Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:07:57
75Philipp Walsleben (Ger) Alpecin-Fenix00:08:00
76Jesus Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Burgos-BH00:08:05
77Manuel Peñalver Aniorte (Spa) Burgos-BH00:08:08
78Sean De Bie (Bel) Bingoal WB00:08:22
79Eirik Lunder (Nor) Team CoopRow 78 - Cell 2
80Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko00:08:23
81Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:08:41
82Danny van Poppel (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:08:42
83Felipe Orts Lloret (Spa) Burgos-BH00:08:43
84Lubomir Petrus (Cze) Alpecin-Fenix00:08:46
85Niki Terpstra (Ned) TotalEnergiesRow 84 - Cell 2
86Baptiste Planckaert (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:09:02
87Boy van Poppel (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:09:08
88Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe00:09:20
89Harry Tanfield (GBr) Qhubeka NextHash00:09:28
90Jens Debusschere (Bel) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 89 - Cell 2
91Bert De Backer (Bel) B&B Hotels p/b KTMRow 90 - Cell 2
92Peio Goikoetxea Goiogana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi00:09:44
93Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe00:10:21
94Bram Welten (Ned) Team Arkea-Samsic00:10:51
95Dusan Rajovic (Srb) Delko00:11:15
96Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe00:11:29
97Ludvik Aspelund Holstad (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:11:33
98Rodrigo Alvarez (Spa) Burgos-BH00:11:57
99Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe00:12:48
100Ådne Holter (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:12:58
101Guy Sagiv (Isr) Israel Start-up Nation00:13:20
102Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team00:14:32
103Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 102 - Cell 2
104Tom Devriendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:15:41
105Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WB00:21:48
106Rudy Barbier (Fra) Israel Start-up Nation00:22:01
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Points Classification
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Norwegian National Team24
2Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe22
3Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation15
4Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team15
5Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Team Coop14
6Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux13
7Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi11
8Bryan Coquard (Fra) B&B Hotels p/b KTM10
9Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis9
10Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech9
11Danny van Poppel (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux9
12Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix8
13Rudy Barbier (Fra) Israel Start-up Nation7
14Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team6
15Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team6
16Eduard Prades Reverter (Spa) Delko6
17Manuel Peñalver Aniorte (Spa) Burgos-BH6
18Antonio Angulo Sampedro (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi5
19Arne Marit (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise5
20Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team4
21Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National Team4
22Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic4
23Tom Devriendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux4
24Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team3
25Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise3
26Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech3
27Bram Welten (Ned) Team Arkea-Samsic3
28Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3
29Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH2
30Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) TotalEnergies2
31Cedric Beullens (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2
32Aimé De Gendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux2
33Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop2
34Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2
35Torstein Træen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team1
36Laurent Pichon (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic1
37Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WB1
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Mountains Classification
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop21
2Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech8
3Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux6
4Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team6
5Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team6
6Ben Hermans (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation5
7Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix4
8Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4
9Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Team Coop3
10Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team3
11Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis2
12Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Arkea-Samsic2
13Torjus Sleen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team2
14Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2
15Tore Andre Aase Vabø (Nor) Team Coop2
16Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise2
17Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WB2
18Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech1
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Young Riders Classification
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Victor Lafay (Fra) Cofidis11:22:09
2Samuele Battistella (Ita) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:14
3Andreas Leknessund (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:00:23
4Jacob Eriksson (Swe) Team Coop00:00:30
5Stefan De Bod (RSA) Astana-Premier Tech00:00:46
6Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH00:00:49
7Mathieu Burgaudeau (Fra) TotalEnergies00:00:57
8Torjus Sleen (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:58
9Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal WB00:00:59
10Alessandro Fedeli (Ita) Delko00:01:04
11Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team00:01:09
12Axel Zingle (Fra) Cofidis00:01:21
13Henok Mulueberhan (Eri) Qhubeka NextHash00:01:33
14Ward Vanhoof (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:01:35
15Sander De Pestel (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:02:21
16Arne Marit (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:02:42
17Cedric Beullens (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:03:45
18Alexandre Delettre (Fra) Delko00:03:53
19Thomas Champion (Fra) Cofidis00:04:01
20Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:04:48
21Tore Andre Aase Vabø (Nor) Team Coop00:05:07
22Andre Drege (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:05:08
23Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation00:05:19
24Erik Nordsaeter Resell (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:05:21
25Søren Wærenskjold (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:06:09
26Fredrik Dversnes (Nor) Team Coop00:06:11
27Angel Fuentes Paniego (Spa) Burgos-BH00:06:40
28Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:06:43
29Syver Wærsted (Nor) Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:07:11
30Luca Coati (Ita) Qhubeka NextHash00:07:35
31Alan Riou (Fra) Team Arkea-SamsicRow 30 - Cell 2
32Tord Gudmestad (Nor) Team Coop00:07:36
33Gleb Brussenskiy (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech00:07:51
34Manuel Peñalver Aniorte (Spa) Burgos-BH00:08:02
35Eirik Lunder (Nor) Team Coop00:08:16
36Jens Reynders (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:08:35
37Bram Welten (Ned) Team Arkea-Samsic00:10:45
38Dusan Rajovic (Srb) Delko00:11:09
39Ludvik Aspelund Holstad (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:11:27
40Rodrigo Alvarez (Spa) Burgos-BH00:11:51
41Ådne Holter (Nor) Norwegian National Team00:12:52
42Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi00:14:26
43Ceriel Desal (Bel) Bingoal WB00:21:42
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Teams Classification
PlaceRider (Country) TeamResult
1Astana-Premier Tech34:08:20
2Norwegian National Team00:00:54
3Uno-X Pro Cycling Team00:00:56
4Team Arkea-Samsic00:01:08
6Bingoal WB00:01:33
8AG2R Citroën Team00:02:50
10Qhubeka NextHash00:04:37
11Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise00:05:08
14Team Coop00:07:17
15Israel Start-up Nation00:08:05
16Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux00:10:58
18B&B Hotels p/b KTM00:12:30

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