Paulissen and Chiarini win stage 5 of Cape Epic

An act of sportsmanship on Friday's hot, rugged and mountainous stage 5 of the Cape Epic may have decided the destination of the race.

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Men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Roel Paulissen (Bel) and Riccardo Chiarini (Ita) Torpado Factory4:52:03
2Nino Schurter (Swi) and Philip Buys (RSA) Scott-Odlo0:00:06
3Christoph Sauser (Swi) and Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Meerendal Songo Specialized0:05:00
4Ben Bostrom (CRc) and Paolo Montoya (CRc) Meerendal Songo Specialized 20:06:14
5Robert Mennen (Ger) and Kristian Hynek (Cze) Topeak-Ergon Racing0:07:00
6Tim Boehme (Ger) and Simon Stiebjahn (Ger) Bulls 20:09:06
7Matthys Beukes (RSA) and Gert Heyns (RSA) Scott Factory Racing0:13:07
8Erik Kleinhans (RSA) and Nico Bell (RSA) RECM0:20:15
9Damian Perrin (Swi) and Philipp Gerber (Swi) Meerendal BIXS0:21:28
10Andrew Hill (RSA) and Charles Keey (RSA) RED-E Blend0:29:19
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Women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ariane Kleinhans (Swi) and Annika Langvad (Den) RECM 25:29:21
2Esther Suss (Swi) and Sally Bigham (GBr) Meerendal0:14:13
3Jennie Stenerhag (Swe) and Theresa Ralph (RSA) Cape Brewing Company0:40:30
4Milena Landtwing (Swi) and Hielke Elferink (Ned) Meerendal Wheeler0:46:59
5Yolandi du Toit (RSA) and Leana De Jager (RSA) SasolRacing 21:08:16
6Ischen Stopforth (RSA) and Yolande de Villiers (RSA) SasolRacing1:12:23
7Sara Mertens (Bel) and Laura Turpin (Ned) Meerendal Wheeler 21:22:13
8Hanlie Booyens (RSA) and Mariske Strauss (RSA) Pragma Orange Monkey1:31:23
9Tanya Rabie (RSA) and Nicola Walker (RSA) Woolworths In2Food1:52:34
10Theresa Horn (RSA) and Desiree Loubser (RSA) Khombisa Media2:04:30
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Mixed
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tom Janas (Ger) and Bettina Uhlig (Ger) Sportograf.com - BQ Cycling5:57:35
2Yannick Lincoln (Mau) and Aurelie Halbwachs (Mau) Synergy0:08:01
3Gal Tsachor (Isr) and Idit Shub (Isr) Trek Israel0:22:04
4Nizaam Essa (RSA) and Christina Kollman (Aut) Asrin Cycling0:37:00
5Pablo Rodriguez (Arg) and Lolita van Aardt (RSA) Orphans Africa MTB0:42:24
6Sophie van Biervliet (Bel) and Jan Stockman (Bel) 't Velootje0:45:14
7Hannele Steyn (RSA) and Kenhardt Scheepers (RSA) Howard and Chamberlain0:50:57
8Sabina Compassi (Swi) and Paul Buhler (Swi) Meerendal Songo Specialized 80:54:52
9Robert Vogel (NZl) and Amanda Brooks (NZl) Hansgrohe 21:03:56
10Eric Wictor (Ned) and Hanneke Boon (Ned) Velozine1:05:24
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Masters
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bart Brentjens (Ned) and Abraao Azevedo (Bra) Betch.nl Superior Meerendal5:21:22
2Shan Wilson (RSA) and Adrian Enthoven (RSA) Definitive Bikes0:09:27
3Warren Squires (Zim) and Nic White (RSA) Absa masters0:27:07
4Richard Lurie (RSA) and Leendert Lorenzen (RSA) Eurocasa0:28:34
5Udo Boelts (Ger) and Lothar Leder (Ger) Juwi Fox0:43:04
6Derek Wilson (GBr) and Dean Camier (GBr) Motorhouse Racing - GBr0:51:23
7Igna de Villiers (RSA) and Pierre Griffioen (RSA) LGE/Midas/DWR0:51:43
8Robert Enthoven (GBr) and Edward Nicholson (GBr) Nando's0:53:22
9John Swanepoel (RSA) and Noel Droomer (RSA) Cornerstone Cycles0:54:04
10Mike Foster (Aus) and Jarrod Crosby (Aus) Fixed Wheel Racing0:56:44
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Grand masters
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Mclean (RSA) and Heinz Zoerweg (Aut) Cycle Lab Toyota5:30:18
2Barti Bucher (Swi) and Doug Brown (RSA) Meerendal Songo Specialized 40:04:36
3Lieb Loots (RSA) and Izak Visagie (RSA) Pragma Nampak0:25:16
4Eben Espach (RSA) and Corrie Muller (RSA) Absa Grand Masters0:27:19
5Waleed Baker (RSA) and Glen Haw (RSA) Pitstop0:46:53
6Thomas Dooley (USA) and Mike Hogan (USA) Kappius / Sir Richards1:01:53
7Ivar Tollefsen (Nor) and Tronde Hilde Gutta Boyz1:13:06
8William Werthheim (RSA) and Greg Anderson (RSA) NUK Orthodontic1:26:43
9James Stopforth (RSA) and Peter Stopforth (RSA) MN71:31:56
10Otta Matousek (Cze) and Ales Kilnar (Cze) Itchampions1:38:02
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Africans
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthys Beukes (RSA) and Gert Heyns (RSA) Scott Factory Racing5:05:11
2Erik Kleinhans (RSA) and Nico Bell (RSA) RECM0:07:08
3Andrew Hill (RSA) and Charles Keey (RSA) RED-E Blend0:16:12
4Dominic Calitz (RSA) and Jurgen Uys (RSA) Paarl Media Young Guns0:18:01
5Shan Wilson (RSA) and Adrian Enthoven (RSA) Definitive Bikes0:25:38
6Bradley Stroberg (RSA) and Guylin van den Berg (RSA) SOAR0:29:42
7Nic Lamond (RSA) and Hannes Hanekom (RSA) Tru-Cape Times0:35:21
8Rowan Grobler (RSA) and Andrew Grobler (RSA) Gear Dunkeld Cycles0:38:10
9Craig Boyes (RSA) and Lous-Bresler Knipe (RSA) Asrin cycling0:39:12
10Phillimon Sebona (RSA) and Jan Motshioa (RSA) Exxaro / PwC0:41:41
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Men general classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Robert Mennen (Ger) and Kristian Hynek (Cze) Topeak-Ergon Racing23:43:32
2Christoph Sauser (Swi) and Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Meerendal Songo Specialized0:09:48
3Tim Boehme (Ger) and Simon Stiebjahn (Ger) Bulls 20:15:53
4Roel Paulissen (Bel) and Riccardo Chiarini (Ita) Torpado Factory0:19:05
5Nino Schurter (Swi) and Philip Buys (RSA) Scott-Odlo0:30:21
6Matthys Beukes (RSA) and Gert Heyns (RSA) Scott Factory Racing1:12:48
7Lukas Fluckiger (Swi) and Martin Fanger (Swi) BMC Mountainbike Racing1:13:58
8Erik Kleinhans (RSA) and Nico Bell (RSA) RECM1:25:18
9Andrew Hill (RSA) and Charles Keey (RSA) RED-E Blend1:57:06
10Stefan Sahm (Fra) and Thomas Diestch (Fra) Bulls 32:03:05
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Women general classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ariane Kleinhans (Swi) and Annika Langvad (Den) RECM 227:09:11
2Esther Suss (Swi) and Sally Bigham (GBr) Meerendal0:15:24
3Jennie Stenerhag (Swe) and Theresa Ralph (RSA) Cape Brewing Company1:44:15
4Milena Landtwing (Swi) and Hielke Elferink (Ned) Meerendal Wheeler2:26:23
5Sara Mertens (Bel) and Laura Turpin (Ned) Meerendal Wheeler 23:29:04
6Ischen Stopforth (RSA) and Yolande de Villiers (RSA) SasolRacing4:06:21
7Yolandi du Toit (RSA) and Leana De Jager (RSA) SasolRacing 25:27:51
8Hanlie Booyens (RSA) and Mariske Strauss (RSA) Pragma Orange Monkey5:57:13
9Tanya Rabie (RSA) and Nicola Walker (RSA) Woolworths In2Food6:38:13
10Theresa Horn (RSA) and Desiree Loubser (RSA) Khombisa Media8:04:17
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Mixed general classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Yannick Lincoln (Mau) and Aurelie Halbwachs (Mau) Synergy28:40:22
2Gal Tsachor (Isr) and Idit Shub (Isr) Trek Israel1:44:37
3Tom Janas (Ger) and Bettina Uhlig (Ger) Sportograf.com - BQ Cycling2:44:22
4Nizaam Essa (RSA) and Christina Kollman (Aut) Asrin Cycling2:46:24
5Pablo Rodriguez (Arg) and Lolita van Aardt (RSA) Orphans Africa MTB3:20:10
6Sophie van Biervliet (Bel) and Jan Stockman (Bel) 't Velootje3:35:36
7Sabina Compassi (Swi) and Paul Buhler (Swi) Meerendal Songo Specialized 84:17:16
8Eric Wictor (Ned) and Hanneke Boon (Ned) Velozine4:27:10
9Robert Vogel (NZl) and Amanda Brooks (NZl) Hansgrohe 24:41:32
10Henning Blaauw (RSA) and Louise Ferreira (RSA) Globeflight4:57:04
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Masters general classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bart Brentjens (Ned) and Abraao Azevedo (Bra) Betch.nl Superior Meerendal26:21:41
2Shan Wilson (RSA) and Adrian Enthoven (RSA) Definitive Bikes0:13:13
3Warren Squires (Zim) and Nic White (RSA) Absa masters2:16:02
4Richard Lurie (RSA) and Leendert Lorenzen (RSA) Eurocasa2:37:23
5Udo Boelts (Ger) and Lothar Leder (Ger) Juwi Fox2:54:33
6Igna de Villiers (RSA) and Pierre Griffioen (RSA) LGE/Midas/DWR3:05:30
7Robert Enthoven (GBr) and Edward Nicholson (GBr) Nando's3:20:27
8Andy Davies (GBr) and Marius Nel (RSA) Pragma BikePlus3:42:23
9John Swanepoel (RSA) and Noel Droomer (RSA) Cornerstone Cycles3:51:58
10Jean-Luc Perez (Fra) and Stephane Pouillet (Fra) Comus-DCM Precision3:54:58
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Grand masters general classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Mclean (RSA) and Heinz Zoerweg (Aut) Cycle Lab Toyota26:08:19
2Barti Bucher (Swi) and Doug Brown (RSA) Meerendal Songo Specialized 41:02:22
3Eben Espach (RSA) and Corrie Muller (RSA) Absa Grand Masters2:32:09
4Lieb Loots (RSA) and Izak Visagie (RSA) Pragma Nampak3:35:54
5Waleed Baker (RSA) and Glen Haw (RSA) Pitstop3:52:45
6Thomas Dooley (USA) and Mike Hogan (USA) Kappius / Sir Richards5:15:22
7William Werthheim (RSA) and Greg Anderson (RSA) NUK Orthodontic5:40:43
8James Stopforth (RSA) and Peter Stopforth (RSA) MN76:10:18
9Ivar Tollefsen (Nor) and Tronde Hilde Gutta Boyz6:26:36
10Tomas Pribyl (Cze) and Jaroslav Send (Cze) Author Masters6:42:15
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African classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthys Beukes (RSA) and Gert Heyns (RSA) Scott Factory Racing24:56:20
2Erik Kleinhans (RSA) and Nico Bell (RSA) RECM0:12:30
3Andrew Hill (RSA) and Charles Keey (RSA) RED-E Blend0:44:18
4Kevin Evans (RSA) and Max Knox (RSA) FedGroup Itec1:33:45
5Shan Wilson (RSA) and Adrian Enthoven (RSA) Definitive Bikes1:38:34
6Craig Boyes (RSA) and Lous-Bresler Knipe (RSA) Asrin cycling1:40:19
7Dominic Calitz (RSA) and Jurgen Uys (RSA) Paarl Media Young Guns2:24:06
8Johann Rabie (RSA) and Neil MacDonald (RSA) FedGroup Itec 22:24:20
9Oliver Munnik (RSA) and Alastair Davies (RSA) Paarl Media Pinners2:46:53
10Bradley Stroberg (RSA) and Guylin van den Berg (RSA) SOAR2:48:30

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