The Belarussian clocked 1:04:36 on the 51.3-kilometre course in and around Les Herbiers - similar to the 53.5km course on which he won the World Championships last month. Marcin Bialoblocki (ONE Pro) was second at a relatively hefty 1:12 and Johan Le Bon (FDJ) was third at 1:37.
Kiryienka took the opportunity to assert his authority in his first appearance in the rainbow bands, setting the fastest times at each of the intermediate checkpoints. Adriano Malori (Movistar), runner-up at the Worlds, finished a disappointing seventh, nearly three minutes down.
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky||1:04:36|
|2||Marcin Bialoblocki (Pol) One Pro Cycling||0:01:12|
|3||Johan Le Bon (Fra) FDJ.fr||0:01:37|
|4||Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||0:02:02|
|5||Nelson Filipe Santos Simoes Oliveira (Por) Lampre-Merida||0:02:18|
|6||Reidar Bohlin Borgersen (Nor) Team Joker||0:02:31|
|7||Adriano Malori (Ita) Movistar Team||0:02:47|
|8||Daniel Westmattelmann (Ger) Team Kuota-Lotto||0:02:48|
|9||Olivier Pardini (Bel) Verandas Willems Cycling Team||0:03:04|
|10||James Mclaughlin (GBr) Madison Genesis||0:03:26|
|11||Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team||0:03:45|
|12||Pierre-Roger Latour (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale||0:03:50|
|13||Sander Cordeel (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team||Row 12 - Cell 2|
|14||Gustav Larsson (Swe) Cult Energy Pro Cycling||0:03:56|
|15||Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||0:04:52|
|16||Pierre-Luc Perichon (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement||0:05:33|
|17||Romain Guillemois (Fra) Team Europcar||0:05:41|
|18||Polychronis Tzortzakis (Gre)||0:05:51|
|19||Jon Ander Insausti Irastorza (Spa) Murias Taldea||0:06:07|
|20||Gaetan Bille (Bel) Verandas Willems Cycling Team||0:06:40|
|21||Benat Txoperena Matxikote (Spa) Murias Taldea||0:06:42|
|22||Pierre Gouault (Fra) Auber 93||0:07:22|
|23||Théo Vimpere (Fra) Auber 93||0:07:53|
|24||Antoine Demoitie (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles||0:08:28|
|25||Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-Merida||0:09:06|
|26||Lukas Winter (Aut)||0:10:37|
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