Dumoulin wins Eneco Tour time trial

Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Shimano) took a surprise victory on the second stage of the Eneco Tour. The Dutch national time trial champion beat Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing), with Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) rounding out the top three.

Cancellara looked like he had victory all sealed up after he became the first rider to dip under the 11-minute barrier around the 9.6km course with a time of 11:57. However, Dumoulin zipped around the course to beat the three-time World time trial champion by two seconds, for his third win of the season. The result is a boost to Dumoulin’s overall ambitions after a puncture on stage two saw him lose 14 seconds to the leaders.

"This is incredible, it's my first WorldTour win and so I'm really, really happy and satisfied with it," said Dumoulin. "I had some bad luck in the first two stages and I also got quite a few second places behind Tony Martin. He's not here and so I could finally get the win."

The 23-year-old has moved himself up to third in the general classification. Dumoulin now looks ahead to the remainder of the race where he hopes that he can better his second place of last year.

After rain and wind tormenting the riders during the opening two days of the race, they would have been glad to see dry tarmac for the time trial. The short out and back ride from Breda would still give the general classification a good shake-up.

Lars Boom (Belkin) put in an impressive ride that saw him finish only 19 seconds behind Dumoulin. Boom missed on taking the race lead in his hometown of Vlijmen on Tuesday but took the jersey 24 hours later after finishing ninth in the time trial. He began the day just one second behind race leader Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), but beat the Czech rider by 13 seconds to put himself into the race lead.

"I think its going to be a weekend of hell," he suggested. "We've got a Flemish stage and then an Ardennes Classic stage just like the Amstel Gold Race."

Boom’s teammate Sep Vanmarcke was one of the rider to lose a significant amount of time, as did his compatriot Philippe Gilbert (BMC) The pair now sit at the bottom of the top 10, should be able to make much of it back in the coming days. Stage four of the Eneco Tour takes the riders into Belgium for the first time, from Koksijde to Ardooie.

Full Results

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano0:10:55
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing0:00:02
3Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:00:10
4Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:00:14
5Jesse Sergent (NZl) Trek Factory Racing0:00:15
6Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team0:00:17
7Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro TeamRow 6 - Cell 2
8Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale0:00:18
9Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:19
10Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:00:20
11Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:21
12Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:22
13Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:00:23
14Jos Van Emden (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team0:00:24
16Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica Greenedge0:00:25
17Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin SharpRow 16 - Cell 2
18Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin Sharp0:00:26
19Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Garmin Sharp0:00:27
20Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale0:00:29
21Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Team Katusha0:00:31
22Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:32
23Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Yves Lampaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 23 - Cell 2
25Danilo Hondo (Ger) Trek Factory Racing0:00:33
26David Millar (GBr) Garmin SharpRow 25 - Cell 2
27Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica GreenedgeRow 26 - Cell 2
28Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Sky0:00:34
29Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 28 - Cell 2
30Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant-ShimanoRow 29 - Cell 2
31Alexandr Porsev (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:35
32Christian Knees (Ger) Team SkyRow 31 - Cell 2
33Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 33 - Cell 2
35Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin Sharp0:00:36
36Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 35 - Cell 2
37Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 36 - Cell 2
38Stijn Devolder (Bel) Trek Factory Racing0:00:38
39Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 38 - Cell 2
40Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team KatushaRow 39 - Cell 2
41Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica Greenedge0:00:39
42Davide Appollonio (Ita) Ag2r La Mondiale0:00:40
43Francisco Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 42 - Cell 2
44Jasha Sütterlin (Ger) Movistar TeamRow 43 - Cell 2
45Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team Giant-Shimano0:00:41
46André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:00:42
47Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 46 - Cell 2
48Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:43
49José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:44
50Ivan Rovni (Rus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:45
51Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 50 - Cell 2
52Alexis Gougeard (Fra) Ag2r La MondialeRow 51 - Cell 2
53Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:46
54David Boucher (Bel) FDJ.frRow 53 - Cell 2
55Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenedgeRow 54 - Cell 2
56Luke Rowe (GBr) Team SkyRow 55 - Cell 2
57Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing0:00:47
58Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:48
59Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 58 - Cell 2
60Bryan Nauleau (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 59 - Cell 2
61Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 60 - Cell 2
62Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team SkyRow 61 - Cell 2
63Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin Sharp0:00:49
64Tim De Troyer (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 63 - Cell 2
65Alexsei Tcatevich (Rus) Team KatushaRow 64 - Cell 2
66Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:00:50
67Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 66 - Cell 2
68Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 67 - Cell 2
69Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:51
70Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:53
71Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 70 - Cell 2
72Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:54
73Marco Marcato (Ita) CannondaleRow 72 - Cell 2
74Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 73 - Cell 2
75Jay Mccarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:55
76Nathan Haas (Aus) Garmin SharpRow 75 - Cell 2
77Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 76 - Cell 2
78Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin SharpRow 77 - Cell 2
79Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:56
80Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 79 - Cell 2
81Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 80 - Cell 2
82Damien Howson (Aus) Orica Greenedge0:00:57
83Alberto Bettiol (Ita) CannondaleRow 82 - Cell 2
84Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:00:58
85Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 84 - Cell 2
86Ben Gastauer (Lux) Ag2r La MondialeRow 85 - Cell 2
87Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) FDJ.frRow 86 - Cell 2
88Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory RacingRow 87 - Cell 2
89Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky0:00:59
90Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 89 - Cell 2
91Jan Polanc (Slo) Lampre-MeridaRow 90 - Cell 2
92Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2r La MondialeRow 91 - Cell 2
93Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:00
94Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:01
95Karsten Kroon (Ned) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:02
96Stijn Steels (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -0:01:03
97Nikolay Trusov (Rus) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 96 - Cell 2
98Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro TeamRow 97 - Cell 2
99Yohann Gene (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 98 - Cell 2
100Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:04
101Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 100 - Cell 2
102Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ.frRow 101 - Cell 2
103Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:05
104Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek Factory RacingRow 103 - Cell 2
105Nathan Earle (Aus) Team SkyRow 104 - Cell 2
106Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 105 - Cell 2
107Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Giant-ShimanoRow 106 - Cell 2
108Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:06
109Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) CannondaleRow 108 - Cell 2
110Roy Jans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 109 - Cell 2
111Vincent Jerome (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:07
112Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano0:01:08
113Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.frRow 112 - Cell 2
114Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-ShimanoRow 113 - Cell 2
115Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano0:01:09
116Fabio Sabatini (Ita) CannondaleRow 115 - Cell 2
117Yannick Martinez (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 116 - Cell 2
118Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenedgeRow 117 - Cell 2
119Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica Greenedge0:01:10
120Christopher Sutton (Aus) Team SkyRow 119 - Cell 2
121Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:12
122Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Ag2r La MondialeRow 121 - Cell 2
123Morgan Lamoisson (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 122 - Cell 2
124Matti Breschel (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:14
125Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:15
126Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.frRow 125 - Cell 2
127Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:16
128Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 127 - Cell 2
129Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 128 - Cell 2
130Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:17
131Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 130 - Cell 2
132Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:18
133Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro TeamRow 132 - Cell 2
134Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenedgeRow 133 - Cell 2
135Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:19
136Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:01:20
137Eugenio Alafaci (Ita) Trek Factory Racing0:01:21
138Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Cannondale0:01:23
139Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Giant-ShimanoRow 138 - Cell 2
140Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:24
141Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 140 - Cell 2
142Tony Hurel (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 141 - Cell 2
143Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:01:25
144Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 143 - Cell 2
145Julian Kern (Ger) Ag2r La Mondiale0:01:26
146Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 145 - Cell 2
147Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:28
148Alexandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:29
149Maxime Daniel (Fra) Ag2r La MondialeRow 148 - Cell 2
150Steve Chainel (Fra) Ag2r La Mondiale0:01:32
151Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 150 - Cell 2
152Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:35
153Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -0:01:39
154Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:44
155Antoine Duchesne (Can) Team Europcar0:02:33
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Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano30pts
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing25Row 1 - Cell 3
3Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky22Row 2 - Cell 3
4Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team19Row 3 - Cell 3
5Jesse Sergent (NZl) Trek Factory Racing17Row 4 - Cell 3
6Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team15Row 5 - Cell 3
7Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team13Row 6 - Cell 3
8Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale12Row 7 - Cell 3
9Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team11Row 8 - Cell 3
10Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team10Row 9 - Cell 3
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Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Trek Factory Racing0:33:35
2BMC Racing Team0:00:01
3Team Giant-Shimano0:00:25
4Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:27
5Garmin Sharp0:00:28
6Team Sky0:00:29
7Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:00:40
8Orica Greenedge0:00:47
9Team Katusha0:00:51
10CannondaleRow 9 - Cell 2
11Movistar Team0:00:54
12Lotto Belisol0:01:15
13Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:01:17
14AG2R La Mondiale0:01:33
15FDJ.fr0:01:35
16Astana Pro Team0:01:36
17Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:46
18Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:51
19Lampre-Merida0:01:52
20Team Europcar0:02:08
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General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team8:31:54
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano0:00:04
3Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing TeamRow 2 - Cell 2
4Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team0:00:07
5Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:12
6Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:00:14
7Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:18
8Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale0:00:19
9Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:21
10Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 9 - Cell 2
11Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica Greenedge0:00:23
12Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek Factory Racing0:00:24
13Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:25
14Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team0:00:26
15Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 14 - Cell 2
16Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Garmin Sharp0:00:29
17Alexandr Porsev (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:31
18Dylan Van Baarle (Ned) Garmin SharpRow 17 - Cell 2
19José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:34
20Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 19 - Cell 2
21Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:35
22Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 21 - Cell 2
23Danilo Hondo (Ger) Trek Factory Racing0:00:37
24André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:00:42
25Davide Appollonio (Ita) Ag2r La MondialeRow 24 - Cell 2
26Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 25 - Cell 2
27Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step0:00:43
28Marco Marcato (Ita) Cannondale0:00:44
29Francisco Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 28 - Cell 2
30Jasha Sütterlin (Ger) Movistar TeamRow 29 - Cell 2
31Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -0:00:46
32Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:47
33Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:50
34Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenedgeRow 33 - Cell 2
35Silvan Dillier (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:51
36Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team SkyRow 35 - Cell 2
37Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:52
38Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team SkyRow 37 - Cell 2
39Zico Waeytens (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -0:00:53
40Nikolay Trusov (Rus) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 39 - Cell 2
41Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:54
42Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-StepRow 41 - Cell 2
43Roy Jans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:56
44Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:58
45Jay Mccarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxo0:00:59
46Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 45 - Cell 2
47Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin SharpRow 46 - Cell 2
48Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:00
49Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:01
50Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin Sharp0:01:02
51Ben Gastauer (Lux) Ag2r La MondialeRow 50 - Cell 2
52Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) CannondaleRow 51 - Cell 2
53Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:05
54Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 53 - Cell 2
55Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 54 - Cell 2
56Karsten Kroon (Ned) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:06
57Stijn Steels (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -0:01:07
58Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro TeamRow 57 - Cell 2
59Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:08
60Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant-ShimanoRow 59 - Cell 2
61Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenedgeRow 60 - Cell 2
62Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:09
63Vincent Jerome (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:11
64Matti Breschel (Den) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:18
65Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:01:19
66Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.frRow 65 - Cell 2
67Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:20
68Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen -Row 67 - Cell 2
69Jesse Sergent (NZl) Trek Factory Racing0:01:21
70Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Team EuropcarRow 69 - Cell 2
71Tony Hurel (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:28
72Michal Kolár (Svk) Tinkoff-Saxo0:01:36
73David Millar (GBr) Garmin Sharp0:01:39
74Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:41
75Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:01:52
76Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:01:53
77Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 76 - Cell 2
78Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin Sharp0:01:55
79Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2r La MondialeRow 78 - Cell 2
80Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:02:11
81Alexsei Tcatevich (Rus) Team Katusha