Boaro wins queen stage of Circuit Sarthe

Manuele Boaro (Tinkoff-Saxo) takes a bow, winning stage 3 after mistakenly saluting on the previous stage for second place

Manuele Boaro (Tinkoff-Saxo) takes a bow, winning stage 3 after mistakenly saluting on the previous stage for second place (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Italy's Manuele Boaro delivered Tinkoff-Saxo's third victory of the year as he claimed the queen stage of the Circuit de la Sarthe-Pays de la Loire atop the Mont des Avaloirs. By a margin of three seconds only, he took over the lead from his compatriot Adriano Malori (Movistar) who defended himself brilliantly.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo4:49:41
2Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 1 - Cell 2
3Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Bretagne-Séché EnvironnementRow 2 - Cell 2
4Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bretagne-Séché EnvironnementRow 3 - Cell 2
5Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.frRow 4 - Cell 2
6Tiago Machado (Por) Team KatushaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 6 - Cell 2
8Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La MondialeRow 7 - Cell 2
9Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - QhubekaRow 8 - Cell 2
10Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:00:04
11Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 10 - Cell 2
12Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Team Roompot0:00:11
13Aleksei Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:13
14Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team KatushaRow 13 - Cell 2
15Leonardo Duque (Col) ColombiaRow 14 - Cell 2
16Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.frRow 15 - Cell 2
17Adriano Malori (Ita) Movistar TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 17 - Cell 2
19Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 18 - Cell 2
20Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne-Séché EnvironnementRow 19 - Cell 2
21Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Cult Energy Pro CyclingRow 20 - Cell 2
22Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 21 - Cell 2
23Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - QhubekaRow 23 - Cell 2
25Michel Kreder (Ned) Team RoompotRow 24 - Cell 2
26Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team EuropcarRow 25 - Cell 2
27Simone Stortoni (Ita) Androni GiocattoliRow 26 - Cell 2
28Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:00:36
29Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.frRow 28 - Cell 2
30Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 29 - Cell 2
31Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 30 - Cell 2
32Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 31 - Cell 2
33Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 32 - Cell 2
34Francis De Greef (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 33 - Cell 2
35Floris De Tier (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 34 - Cell 2
36Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - QhubekaRow 35 - Cell 2
37Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:11
38Arthur Van Overberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 37 - Cell 2
39Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 38 - Cell 2
40Christian Mager (Ger) Cult Energy Pro CyclingRow 39 - Cell 2
41Dmitrii Kozonchuk (Rus) Team KatushaRow 40 - Cell 2
42Mike Terpstra (Ned) Team RoompotRow 41 - Cell 2
43Anthony Geslin (Fra) FDJ.frRow 42 - Cell 2
44Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne-Séché EnvironnementRow 43 - Cell 2
45Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 44 - Cell 2
46Patrick Gretsch (Ger) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:22
47Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia0:02:11
48Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:03:31
49Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ.frRow 48 - Cell 2
50Thomas Boudat (Fra) Team Europcar0:04:31
51Marinus Cornelis Minnaard (Ned) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 50 - Cell 2
52John Gadret (Fra) Movistar Team0:05:39
53Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:06:18
54Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:06:54
55Gustav Larsson (Swe) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:08:21
56Alessio Taliani (Ita) Androni GiocattoliRow 55 - Cell 2
57Cayetano Sarmiento (Col) ColombiaRow 56 - Cell 2
58Etienne Van Empel (Ned) Team RoompotRow 57 - Cell 2
59Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar0:09:13
60Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 59 - Cell 2
61Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:29
62Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 61 - Cell 2
63Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha0:11:03
64John Kronborg Ebsen (Den) Androni Giocattoli0:12:39
65Carlos Galviz (Ven) Androni GiocattoliRow 64 - Cell 2
66Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 65 - Cell 2
67Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 66 - Cell 2
68Sebastián Molano (Col) ColombiaRow 67 - Cell 2
69Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 68 - Cell 2
70Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 69 - Cell 2
71Russell Downing (GBr) Cult Energy Pro CyclingRow 70 - Cell 2
72Troels Ronning Vinther (Den) Cult Energy Pro CyclingRow 71 - Cell 2
73Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 72 - Cell 2
74Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cult Energy Pro CyclingRow 73 - Cell 2
75Sander Helven (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 74 - Cell 2
76Reinier Honig (Ned) Team RoompotRow 75 - Cell 2
77Raymond Kreder (Ned) Team RoompotRow 76 - Cell 2
78Tim De Troyer (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 77 - Cell 2
79Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia0:15:25
80Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:15:34
81Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 80 - Cell 2
82Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 81 - Cell 2
83Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 82 - Cell 2
84Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:18:36
85Juraj Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 84 - Cell 2
86Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 85 - Cell 2
87Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 86 - Cell 2
88Marco Benfatto (Ita) Androni GiocattoliRow 87 - Cell 2
89Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar TeamRow 88 - Cell 2
90Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.frRow 89 - Cell 2
91Serghei Tvetcov (Rom) Androni GiocattoliRow 90 - Cell 2
92Carlos Mario Ramirez (Col) Colombia0:19:36
93Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team0:21:36
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General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo11:35:18
2Adriano Malori (Ita) Movistar Team0:00:03
3Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:00:05
4Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha0:00:06
5Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:00:10
6Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:11
7Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:20
8Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 7 - Cell 2
9Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:21
10Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:00:23
11Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:26
12Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:00:27
13Aleksei Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:31
14Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team KatushaRow 13 - Cell 2
15Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:00:35
16Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:38
17Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:00:41
18Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar0:00:42
19Simone Stortoni (Ita) Androni GiocattoliRow 18 - Cell 2
20Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.frRow 19 - Cell 2
21Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:46
22Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia0:00:47
23Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:48
24Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Team Roompot0:00:49
25Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:52
26Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar0:00:54
27Michel Kreder (Ned) Team RoompotRow 26 - Cell 2
28Benjamin King (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:00:58
29Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 28 - Cell 2
30Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:10
31Francis De Greef (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:13
32Natnael Berhane (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:20
33Floris De Tier (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:28
34Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:32
35Patrick Gretsch (Ger) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:41
36Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:43
37Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:47
38Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:49
39Anthony Geslin (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:50
40Arthur Van Overberghe (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:59
41Dmitrii Kozonchuk (Rus) Team Katusha0:02:06
42Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:02:11
43Christian Mager (Ger) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:02:17
44Juan Pablo Valencia (Col) Colombia0:03:01
45Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:33
46Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:03:58
47Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ.fr0:04:02
48Thomas Boudat (Fra) Team Europcar0:05:02
49Marinus Cornelis Minnaard (Ned) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:05:22
50Mike Terpstra (Ned) Team Roompot0:05:33
51John Gadret (Fra) Movistar Team0:06:21
52Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:06:38
53Alex Howes (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:06:50
54Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:07:20
55Gustav Larsson (Swe) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:08:58
56Alessio Taliani (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:08:59
57Etienne Van Empel (Ned) Team Roompot0:09:27
58Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar0:09:48
59Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar0:09:52
60Cayetano Sarmiento (Col) Colombia0:10:04
61Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:00
62Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:11:01
63Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha0:11:08
64Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:13:08
65Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:13:10
66Tim De Troyer (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 65 - Cell 2
67Sander Helven (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:13:25
68Troels Ronning Vinther (Den) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:13:28
69Raymond Kreder (Ned) Team Roompot0:13:29
70Jesper Hansen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:13:30
71Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:13:34
72Sebastián Molano (Col) Colombia0:13:37
73Russell Downing (GBr) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:13:42
74Carlos Galviz (Ven) Androni GiocattoliRow 73 - Cell 2
75Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:15:49
76Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:16:19
77Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:16:21
78Edwin Avila (Col) ColombiaRow 77 - Cell 2
79Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:17:45
80Serghei Tvetcov (Rom) Androni Giocattoli0:19:05
81Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:19:14
82Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.fr0:19:15
83Reinier Honig (Ned) Team Roompot0:19:16
84Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team0:19:23
85Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:19:24
86Juraj Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:19:26
87Marco Benfatto (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:19:34
88Dominique Rollin (Can) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:20:13
89Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team0:21:35
90Carlos Mario Ramirez (Col) Colombia0:21:39
91Rory Sutherland (Aus) Movistar Team0:25:54
92John Kronborg Ebsen (Den) Androni Giocattoli0:25:59
93Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:29:11
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Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits39pts
2Manuele Boaro (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo31Row 1 - Cell 3
3Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr30Row 2 - Cell 3
4Nathan Haas (Aus) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team29Row 3 - Cell 3
5Aleksei Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha29Row 4 - Cell 3
6Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale28Row 5 - Cell 3
7Raymond Kreder (Ned) Team Roompot23Row 6 - Cell 3
8Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar20Row 7 - Cell 3
9Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team19Row 8 - Cell 3
10Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha17Row 9 - Cell 3
11Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar17Row 10 - Cell 3
12Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement16Row 11 - Cell 3
13Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha15Row 12 - Cell 3
14Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cult Energy Pro Cycling15Row 13 - Cell 3
15Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement14Row 14 - Cell 3
16Thomas Boudat (Fra) Team Europcar14Row 15 - Cell 3
17Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar14Row 16 - Cell 3
18Sebastián Molano (Col) Colombia13Row 17 - Cell 3
19Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr12Row 18 - Cell 3
20Marco Benfatto (Ita) Androni Giocattoli12Row 19 - Cell 3
21Stephen Cummings (GBr) MTN - Qhubeka11Row 20 - Cell 3
22Adriano Malori (Ita) Movistar Team10Row 21 - Cell 3
23Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement10Row 22 - Cell 3
24Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo10Row 23 - Cell 3
25Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team10Row 24 - Cell 3
26Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka9Row 25 - Cell 3
27Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.fr9Row 26 - Cell 3
28Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team9Row 27 - Cell 3
29Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale8Row 28 - Cell 3
30Russell Downing (GBr) Cult Energy Pro Cycling6Row 29 - Cell 3
31Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits6Row 30 - Cell 3
32Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo5Row 31 - Cell 3
33Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha5Row 32 - Cell 3
34Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team5Row 33 - Cell 3
35Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka5Row 34 - Cell 3
36Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Team Roompot4Row 35 - Cell 3
37Marinus Cornelis Minnaard (Ned) Wanty - Groupe Gobert4Row 36 - Cell 3
38Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement3Row 37 - Cell 3
39Carlos Mario Ramirez (Col) Colombia3Row 38 - Cell 3
40Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo2Row 39 - Cell 3
41Leonardo Duque (Col) Colombia1Row 40 - Cell 3
42Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1Row 41 - Cell 3
43Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1Row 42 - Cell 3
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Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka26pts
2Benoit Jarrier (Fra) Bretagne-Séché Environnement16Row 1 - Cell 3
3Marinus Cornelis Minnaard (Ned) Wanty - Groupe Gobert13Row 2 - Cell 3
4Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka12Row 3 - Cell 3
5Thomas Boudat (Fra) Team Europcar10Row 4 - Cell 3
6Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Team Katusha6Row 5 - Cell 3
7Carlos Mario Ramirez (Col) Colombia5Row 6 - Cell 3
8Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4Row 7 - Cell 3
9Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cult Energy Pro Cycling4Row 8 - Cell 3
10Tiago Machado (Por) Team Katusha2Row 9 - Cell 3
11Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr2Row 10 - Cell 3
12Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar1Row 11 - Cell 3
13Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka1Row 12 - Cell 3
14John Gadret (Fra) Movistar Team1Row 13 - Cell 3
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Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo11:35:44
2Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Team Katusha0:00:05
3Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:22
4Louis Meintjes (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:26
5Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:44
6Floris De Tier (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:02
7Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:06
8Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team0:01:17
9Christian Mager (Ger) Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:01:51
10Thomas Boudat (Fra) Team Europcar0:04:36
11Etienne Van Empel (Ned) Team Roompot0:09:01
12Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:34
13Sebastián Molano (Col) Colombia0:13:11
14Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:15:23
15Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:18:48
16Lorenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ.fr0:18:49
17Carlos Mario Ramirez (Col) Colombia0:21:13
18Loïc Chetout (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:28:45
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Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team34:46:50
2Team Katusha0:00:12
3Bretagne-Séché Environnement0:00:26
4Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:28
5MTN - Qhubeka0:00:34
6FDJ.fr0:00:57
7Team Europcar0:01:11
8Team Roompot0:02:52
9Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:03:37
10Movistar Team0:05:31
11Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:06:04
12Cult Energy Pro Cycling0:10:34
13Colombia0:11:55
14AG2R La Mondiale0:11:59
15Androni Giocattoli0:21:53
16Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:29:17

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