Tour of Turkey: Yates wins stage 6

Orica-GreenEdge neopro Adam Yates claimed his first win as a professional with a sensational attack 1km from the summit of stage 6 in the Tour of Turkey to claim the overall leader’s turquoise jersey from Rein Taaramäe (Cofidis) by a single second.

The 21-year old capitalised on a very rapid pace up the final ascent to Selcuk and, following a probing attack from Adam Hansen (Lotto-Belisol), Yates attacked and quickly settled into a smooth rhythm to finish alone.

Another 21-year-old neo-pro, Davide Formolo (Cannondale), finished second on the 183km stage and 42-year-old Davide Rebellin (CCC Polsat Polkowice) rounding out the stage podium. Taaramäe, racked in pain sat dejected and exhausted at the finish after crossing the line seven seconds after Yates. He is now second on GC. His teammate Romain Hardy stays in third.

Yates said: “I thought Taaramäe would have been able to follow me because he was so strong the other day, but it wasn’t to be. I am a little bit explosive now and again.”

“I barely touched the wind all day and it was quite windy. I saved energy and they put me in a good position at the bottom of the climb. I knew I had to leave it late because if I went a bit too deep I might not have made the seven seconds. I went with just 1km to go and it was pretty much full gas from there, and yes, I’m pretty happy with that.

“It’s not really sunk in,” he added when asked to comment on the feeling of his first pro victory.

“It’s pretty special and I never really expected to compete at this level so soon, but in the back of my mind maybe in two or three years I’d be able to do something big if I progressed as I wanted to.

“But I put the work in over winter and it’s paid off, obviously.”

The hot and windy stage was animated by a five-man break leading the race for the majority of the race. Arman Kamyshev (Astana), Matthias Krizek (Cannondale), Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol), Javier Aramendia (Caja Rural), Adrian Kurek (CCC-Polsat Polkowice) and Wesley Kreder (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) combined their efforts to force themselves off the front at the beginning of the race.

Despite stretching their advantage to 5:30, it was pulled back with 30km to go as the pace in the front group ratcheted up in preparation for the final climb that passed the ruins of Ephesus on the way to the House of the Virgin Mary at the summit.

Marc de Maar (United Healthcare) maintained his lead in the King of the Mountains competition after his team closed down the five-man break after 150km and De Maar dutifully took the prime points. He keeps a slim lead over his teammate Davide Frattini and Adam Yates in equal second place three points behind.

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) also kept control of the best sprinter’s green jersey and Matthia Pozzo (Neri-Sotolli) the Turkish Beauties competition.

Yates said his twin brother, Simon, who crashed when his chain jammed on stage 3 of the Tour and broke his collarbone could also have been competitive in the race.

“It’s a shame really because he’s in some good form and he probably could have won on stage 3 on the mountain finish because he’s going really well since the Tour of the Basque Country,” said Adam.

Yates said he expects Team Cofidis and Taaramäe to attack his slim, one second advantage on the remaining two flat stages.

“If I was in their position now I’d do the same. But I’ve got some strong guys for example Jens Mouris; he’s like 95kg and can ride in the wind all day so hopefully we should be good.”

Tomorrow the peloton will travel a relatively short 132km stage from Kusadasi to Izmir before a plane transfer to Istanbul.

How it unfolded

The race got underway in the crowded Bodrum Harbour side and from the lowering of the flag the attacks commenced. But it was Arman Kamyshev (Astana), Matthias Krizek (Cannondale), Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol), Javier Aramendia (Caja Rural), Adrian Kurek (CCC-Polsat Polkowice) and Wesley Kreder (Wanty Groupe Gobert) who finally broke the shackles.

For a period, four riders – Luis Mas (Caja Rural), Denis Van Niekerk (MTN-Qhubeka), Andrea Fedi (Neri-Sottoli) and Adam Phelan (Drapac) tried in vain to bridge the gap, but neither the break would wait nor would the peloton allow a second break to swell the adventurers’ ranks.

In the break, Kamyshev didn’t stay long and after 50km he returned to the peloton to work with his Astana teammates. A further 10km on and the time gap reached its maximum of 5:30.

As the race travelled toward its conclusion, the break contested the intermediate sprint at 85km where Aramendia won followed by Krizek and Kurek over the line, and at the Turkish Beauties sprint after 123km where the top order was Greipel, Aramendia, Kurek.

However with too much at stake in the final, the peloton drastically increased the pace and the breakaway was reabsorbed with 30km to go. What followed was a flat out race to the bottom of the 5km climb, with Astana and Lampre deploying their teams at the front.

As the swift-moving peloton hit the bottom, the peloton fragmented under high pressure from Cofidis’ Chistophe le Mével. With about 3km all the main contenders for stage honours and GC glory were in place – Taaramäe, Yates, Formolo, Juan Jose Cobo (Torku-Sekerspor) and Luis Leon Sanchez (Caja-Rural) – among them. Hansen launched an attack and gained a handful of seconds. But as the group pegged him back, Yates burst out of the peloton and soon settled into a smooth pedalling rhythm with clear air around him.

Taaramäe, unable to respond was forced to ride at his limit pulling the remainder of the group with him, with some jumping out of his slipstream in pursuit of Yates. Despite a spirited fight he was unable to defend the slim advantage he had reaped on stage 3 mountain climb to Elmali.

Full Results

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE4:11:46
2Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale0:00:02
3Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 2 - Cell 2
4Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:00:07
5Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-MeridaRow 4 - Cell 2
6Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku SekersporRow 5 - Cell 2
7Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 6 - Cell 2
8Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:15
9Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol Team0:00:17
10Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk0:00:26
11Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 10 - Cell 2
12Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 11 - Cell 2
13Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:36
14Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 13 - Cell 2
15Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:00:50
16Peio Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 15 - Cell 2
17Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:53
18Lachlan Norris (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 17 - Cell 2
19Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:55
20Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:02
21Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:03
22Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 21 - Cell 2
23Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 22 - Cell 2
24Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:01:17
25Dennis Van Niekerk (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:20
26Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 25 - Cell 2
27Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:28
28Pawel Charucki (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:01:33
29Adam Phelan (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:01:35
30Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:01:47
31Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 30 - Cell 2
32Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:01:55
33Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:01:57
34Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 33 - Cell 2
35Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:02:06
36Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol Team0:02:16
37David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Torku Sekerspor0:02:24
38Nazim Bakirci (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:02:28
39Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 38 - Cell 2
40Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 39 - Cell 2
41Mirko Tedeschi (Ita) Neri Sottoli0:02:39
42Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:03:04
43David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk0:03:12
44Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:03:16
45Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 44 - Cell 2
46Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:24
47Cameron Wurf (Aus) CannondaleRow 46 - Cell 2
48Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:03:40
49Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:04:06
50Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:04:38
51Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 50 - Cell 2
52Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka0:04:49
53Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:04:52
54Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE0:04:55
55Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 54 - Cell 2
56Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri Sottoli0:05:01
57Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team0:05:08
58Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team0:05:20
59Sergiy Grechyn (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor0:05:29
60Ahmet Akdylek (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 59 - Cell 2
61Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri Sottoli0:05:42
62Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo NordiskRow 61 - Cell 2
63Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:06:21
64Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:06:26
65Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 64 - Cell 2
66Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:07:10
67Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:07:13
68Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 67 - Cell 2
69Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:07:19
70Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 69 - Cell 2
71Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 70 - Cell 2
72Kenny De Ketele (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:07:38
73Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:08:08
74André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 73 - Cell 2
75Petr Vakoc (Cze) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 74 - Cell 2
76Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 75 - Cell 2
77Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:08:43
78Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk0:09:11
79Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:09:17
80Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team0:09:33
81Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka0:09:50
82Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGE0:10:07
83Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 82 - Cell 2
84Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGERow 83 - Cell 2
85Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEDGERow 84 - Cell 2
86Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 85 - Cell 2
87Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 86 - Cell 2
88Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 87 - Cell 2
89Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 88 - Cell 2
90Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 89 - Cell 2
91Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 90 - Cell 2
92Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo NordiskRow 91 - Cell 2
93Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 92 - Cell 2
94Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:10:11
95Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:11:13
96Elia Viviani (Ita) CannondaleRow 95 - Cell 2
97Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 96 - Cell 2
98Juraj Sagan (Svk) CannondaleRow 97 - Cell 2
99Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 98 - Cell 2
100Guillaume Boivin (Can) CannondaleRow 99 - Cell 2
101Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 100 - Cell 2
102Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 101 - Cell 2
103Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 102 - Cell 2
104Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 103 - Cell 2
105Alan Marangoni (Ita) CannondaleRow 104 - Cell 2
106Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo NordiskRow 105 - Cell 2
107Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-MeridaRow 106 - Cell 2
108Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 107 - Cell 2
109Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 108 - Cell 2
110Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 109 - Cell 2
111Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 110 - Cell 2
112Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:11:51
113Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 112 - Cell 2
114Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 113 - Cell 2
115Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - QhubekaRow 114 - Cell 2
116Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:13:09
117Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku SekersporRow 116 - Cell 2
118Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:13:36
119Grzegorz Stepniak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:14:05
120Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:14:07
121Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:14:47
122Moreno De Pauw (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:15:31
123Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 122 - Cell 2
124Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:16:25
125John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 124 - Cell 2
126Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 125 - Cell 2
127Nicolas Lefrancois (Fra) Team Novo NordiskRow 126 - Cell 2
128Matthias Krizek (Aut) CannondaleRow 127 - Cell 2
129Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 128 - Cell 2
130Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 129 - Cell 2
131Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 130 - Cell 2
132Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 131 - Cell 2
133Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 132 - Cell 2
134Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 133 - Cell 2
135Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 134 - Cell 2
136Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 135 - Cell 2
137Andrea Fedi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 136 - Cell 2
138Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 137 - Cell 2
139Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac CyclingRow 138 - Cell 2
140Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Cycling0:17:31
DNFDaniele Colli (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 140 - Cell 2
DNFMaxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 141 - Cell 2
DNFMark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 142 - Cell 2
DNFSimone Ponzi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 143 - Cell 2
DNFLuca Paolini (Ita) Katusha TeamRow 144 - Cell 2
DNFMitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEDGERow 145 - Cell 2
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Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA5pts
2Matthias Krizek (Aut) Cannondale3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice1Row 2 - Cell 3
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE15pts
2Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale14Row 1 - Cell 3
3Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice13Row 2 - Cell 3
4Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits12Row 3 - Cell 3
5Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida11Row 4 - Cell 3
6Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku Sekerspor10Row 5 - Cell 3
7Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits9Row 6 - Cell 3
8Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA8Row 7 - Cell 3
9Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol Team7Row 8 - Cell 3
10Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk6Row 9 - Cell 3
11Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSF5Row 10 - Cell 3
12Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida4Row 11 - Cell 3
13Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice3Row 12 - Cell 3
14Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert2Row 13 - Cell 3
15Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team1Row 14 - Cell 3
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Mountain 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team3pts
2Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountain 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE5pts
2Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice2Row 2 - Cell 3
4Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits1Row 3 - Cell 3
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Beauties of Turkey
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol Team5pts
2Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice1Row 2 - Cell 3
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Caja Rural - Seguros RGA12:37:18
2CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:11
3Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:00:42
4Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:58
5Torku Sekerspor0:01:48
6MTN - Qhubeka0:01:51
7Drapac Cycling0:02:15
9Team Novo Nordisk0:04:42
10Lotto-Belisol Team0:05:41
11Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:07:34
12Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:07:59
13Astana Pro Team0:08:31
14Bardiani CSF0:08:56
15Neri Sottoli0:11:22
17Orica GreenEDGE0:13:02
18Katusha Team0:13:56
19Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:14:08
20Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:18:12
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General classification after stage 6
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE24:46:57
2Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:00:01
3Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:00:39
4Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale0:00:40
5Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:44
6Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku Sekerspor0:00:45
7Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-MeridaRow 6 - Cell 2
8Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:47
9Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol Team0:00:54
10Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:01:04
11Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:14
12Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:31
13Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 12 - Cell 2
14Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:01:35
15Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk0:02:06
16Peio Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:02:28
17Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Katusha Team0:02:55
18Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:03:23
19David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Torku Sekerspor0:03:52
20Dennis Van Niekerk (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:04:48
21Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:05:24
22Adam Phelan (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:05:43
23Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:07:01
24Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:07:20
25Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:07:32
26Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:07:59
27Nazim Bakirci (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:08:24
28Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale0:09:08
29Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:09:16
30Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:09:39
31Lachlan Norris (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:09:42
32Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol Team0:10:01
33Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team0:10:14
34Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:10:44
35Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:10:53
36Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:11:16
37Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:11:57
38David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo Nordisk0:12:05
39Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:12:49
40Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:14:24
41Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team0:14:52
42Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:14:57
43Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:15:10
44Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:15:11
45Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:15:17
46Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:16:00
47Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:16:05
48Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:18:23
49Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE0:18:40
50Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:19:41
51Kenny De Ketele (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:19:47
52Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk0:19:49
53Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:20:11
54Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:22:16
55Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:23:05
56Matthias Krizek (Aut) Cannondale0:23:09
57Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka0:23:17
58Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale0:23:23
59Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:24:15
60Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale0:24:38
61Sergiy Grechyn (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor0:24:48
62Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE0:25:08
63Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:25:33
64Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:26:00
65Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:26:06
66Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team0:26:44
67Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team0:27:29
68Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:27:47
69Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:28:23
70Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:28:34
71Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:28:39
72Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:29:09
73Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri Sottoli0:29:50
74Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:30:25
75Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:30:37
76Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri Sottoli0:30:41
77André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol Team0:31:18
78Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:31:21
79Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:31:22
80Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka0:31:35
81Pawel Charucki (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:32:21
82Ahmet Akdylek (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:33:46
83Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:34:25
84Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:34:53
85Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:35:18
86Mirko Tedeschi (Ita) Neri Sottoli0:35:25
87Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo Nordisk0:35:57
88Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:36:40
89Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale0:36:54
90Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 89 - Cell 2
91Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk0:37:05
92Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:37:29
93Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:37:54
94Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:38:06
95Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:38:08
96Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:38:17
97Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:38:25
98Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:38:50
99Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:39:17
100Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:39:24
101Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:39:35
102Juraj Sagan (Svk) Cannondale0:40:43
103Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:41:11
104Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:41:13
105Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:41:21
106Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:42:32
107Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk0:42:57
108Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:43:20
109Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:43:40
110Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:43:54
111Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:43:55
112Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGE0:44:05
113John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:44:18
114Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:45:00
115Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:45:31
116Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:46:01
117Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:46:10
118Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:46:15
119Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:46:18
120Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:46:28
121Grzegorz Stepniak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:46:40
122Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Neri Sottoli0:47:37
123Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEDGE0:47:40
124Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:47:59
125Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:48:39
126Andrea Fedi (Ita) Neri Sottoli0:48:53
127Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Cycling0:49:04
128Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:49:54
129Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team0:50:22
130Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:50:23
131Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku Sekerspor0:51:28
132Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team0:52:58
133Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Neri Sottoli0:53:12
134Petr Vakoc (Cze) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:53:47
135Nicolas Lefrancois (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk0:55:08
136Moreno De Pauw (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:56:21
137Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:57:07
138Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling0:57:47
139Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:59:16
140Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:02:05
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Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep60pts
2Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale49Row 1 - Cell 3
3Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida33Row 2 - Cell 3
4Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka31Row 3 - Cell 3
5Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE29Row 4 - Cell 3
6Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise28Row 5 - Cell 3
7Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits27Row 6 - Cell 3
8Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowice24Row 7 - Cell 3
9Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits23Row 8 - Cell 3
10Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida21Row 9 - Cell 3
11Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team21Row 10 - Cell 3
12Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale19Row 11 - Cell 3
13Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida19Row 12 - Cell 3
14Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA19Row 13 - Cell 3