Viviani beats Cavendish again at the Tour of Turkey

Two crashes inside the final 1.6km couldn't stop Elia Viviani (Cannondale) coming from behind to win his second sprint at the Presidential Tour of Turkey, ahead of Andrea Guardini (Astana) and Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep).

Adam Yates (Orica-GreenEdge) retained his one-second lead over Rein Taaramae (Cofidis) with Romain Hardy 39 seconds back.

It was a hard fought, fragmented sprint finish ending the hot 136km stage into Turkey's third city, Izmir.

On a U-turn 1.6km from the line, the back half of the peloton was held up as Astana rider Daniil Fominykh skidded through their ranks. At around 450m, Danilo Napolitano (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) lost control and careered across road taking a Torku-Sekerspor and MTN-Qhubeka rider into the barriers in a bad-looking crash, though all 140 starters finished.

The crash disrupted the heads of the race as Cavendish struggled to catch onto a teammate's wheel. Further back, an impressive Viviani step-laddered through fading riders, was forced wide around Alessandro Petacchi (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) and latched onto Cavendish's wheel. And 100m out, with Cavendish's trademark kick not materialising, Viviani came around the Manxman and confirmed his impressive form ahead of the Giro which starts next Saturday.

"I've never won in this mode before," Viviani said describing the action-packed sprint. "It was a more difficult than my last win because so many riders were out and there were some many metres between me and Cavendish.

"I'm really, really happy for this second stage win - this is the confirmation of my first win over Cavendish. My condition is at the top now and that's been my focus over eight stages to build my condition for my main goal the Giro d'Italia.".

"The sprint started at the last turn because it was so very dangerous and because there was such a big group. At 2km to the finish, I lost so many positions to the Omega Pharma train. When their train started again and when Steegmans got on the front, many riders went out the back because he's so strong. When he started the sprint there was only Peta [Petacchi] and Cav and I see a few metres, one rider, a few metres, one rider."

Viviani hopes his impressive form will bring him the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia in Belfast next week, which starts with a team time trial in Belfast and two stages that could end in a bunch sprint

The end game started when the day long break of three - Wesley Sulzberger (Drapac), Piotr Gawronski (CCC Polsat Polkowice) and Wesley Kreder (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) were caught with 10km to go.

With around 6km remaining, the full Omega Pharma-QuickStep train emerged to take the rapid moving peloton through the city. Belkin - below par in the sprints this Tour - momentarily set up a rival line for Theo Bos but it didn't last. At 3km left Omega-Pharma-Quickstep was swamped by Cannondale and United Healthcare, however Iljo Keisse and Gert Steegmans righted the situation and ensured Cavendish was safely shepherded around the u-turn roundabout where Fominykh crashed.

In the final straight Cavendish had to sprint to regain contact with his lead-out's wheel. His chase was briefly disrupted a second time as Petacchi slowed up - a move that also forced Viviani wide.

As Cavendish bared down on what look to be his fourth stage victory, Viviani still had more power and kicked again to come around Cavendish, with Guardini also riding a strong late finish.

Cavendish retains the sprinter's green jersey. It remains numerically possible for Viviani to claim the green jersey tomorrow, but he would have to win and Cavendish finish lower than 11th.

Tomorrow, the Tour of Turkey's final stage will cross the Bosphorus Bridge, the symbolic link between Europe and Asia before the peloton start for the first of eight laps on the finishing circuit. It' likely to end in a sprint - unless Rein Taaramäe and his Cofidis squad manage to launch a surprise attack and reclaim the one second deficit to defeat Yates.


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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale3:04:25
2Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 1 - Cell 2
3Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 2 - Cell 2
4Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 3 - Cell 2
5Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - QhubekaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 6 - Cell 2
8Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 7 - Cell 2
9Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac CyclingRow 9 - Cell 2
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 10 - Cell 2
12Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 11 - Cell 2
13Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 12 - Cell 2
14Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 14 - Cell 2
16Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 15 - Cell 2
17Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 16 - Cell 2
18Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-MeridaRow 17 - Cell 2
19Davide Formolo (Ita) CannondaleRow 18 - Cell 2
20Mirac Kal (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 19 - Cell 2
21Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Torku SekersporRow 20 - Cell 2
22Guillaume Boivin (Can) CannondaleRow 21 - Cell 2
23Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 22 - Cell 2
24Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 23 - Cell 2
25Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 24 - Cell 2
26Adam Phelan (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 25 - Cell 2
27Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 26 - Cell 2
28Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 27 - Cell 2
29Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 28 - Cell 2
30Nazim Bakirci (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 29 - Cell 2
31Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 30 - Cell 2
32Dennis Van Niekerk (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 31 - Cell 2
33Matthias Krizek (Aut) CannondaleRow 32 - Cell 2
34Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGERow 33 - Cell 2
35Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGERow 34 - Cell 2
36Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha TeamRow 35 - Cell 2
37Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo NordiskRow 36 - Cell 2
38Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 37 - Cell 2
39Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEDGERow 38 - Cell 2
40Ahmet Akdylek (Tur) Torku SekersporRow 39 - Cell 2
41David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Torku SekersporRow 40 - Cell 2
42Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 41 - Cell 2
43Grzegorz Stepniak (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 42 - Cell 2
44Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-MeridaRow 43 - Cell 2
45Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 44 - Cell 2
46Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 45 - Cell 2
47Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 46 - Cell 2
48Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo NordiskRow 47 - Cell 2
49Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo NordiskRow 48 - Cell 2
50Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 49 - Cell 2
51Barry Markus (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 50 - Cell 2
52André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 51 - Cell 2
53Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo NordiskRow 52 - Cell 2
54Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 53 - Cell 2
55Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 54 - Cell 2
56John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 55 - Cell 2
57Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 56 - Cell 2
58Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 57 - Cell 2
59Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - QhubekaRow 58 - Cell 2
60Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 59 - Cell 2
61Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 60 - Cell 2
62Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 61 - Cell 2
63Martin Wesemann (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 62 - Cell 2
64Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - QhubekaRow 63 - Cell 2
65Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 64 - Cell 2
66Lachlan Norris (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 65 - Cell 2
67Nicolas Lefrancois (Fra) Team Novo NordiskRow 66 - Cell 2
68Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 67 - Cell 2
69Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 68 - Cell 2
70Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 69 - Cell 2
71Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 70 - Cell 2
72Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 71 - Cell 2
73Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 72 - Cell 2
74Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 73 - Cell 2
75Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 74 - Cell 2
76Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac CyclingRow 75 - Cell 2
77Peio Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 76 - Cell 2
78Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 77 - Cell 2
79Sergiy Grechyn (Ukr) Torku SekersporRow 78 - Cell 2
80Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 79 - Cell 2
81Mirko Tedeschi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 80 - Cell 2
82Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 81 - Cell 2
83Frederique Robert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 82 - Cell 2
84Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 83 - Cell 2
85Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 84 - Cell 2
86Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 85 - Cell 2
87Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 86 - Cell 2
88Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 87 - Cell 2
89Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 88 - Cell 2
90Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 89 - Cell 2
91Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 90 - Cell 2
92Juraj Sagan (Svk) CannondaleRow 91 - Cell 2
93Pawel Charucki (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 92 - Cell 2
94Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 93 - Cell 2
95Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 94 - Cell 2
96Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 95 - Cell 2
97Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 96 - Cell 2
98Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 97 - Cell 2
99Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 98 - Cell 2
100David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 99 - Cell 2
101Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac CyclingRow 100 - Cell 2
102Moreno De Pauw (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 101 - Cell 2
103Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri SottoliRow 102 - Cell 2
104Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 103 - Cell 2
105Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 104 - Cell 2
106Alan Marangoni (Ita) CannondaleRow 105 - Cell 2
107Cameron Wurf (Aus) CannondaleRow 106 - Cell 2
108Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 107 - Cell 2
109Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 108 - Cell 2
110Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 109 - Cell 2
111Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 110 - Cell 2
112Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 111 - Cell 2
113Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri SottoliRow 112 - Cell 2
114Alexander Rybakov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 113 - Cell 2
115Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 114 - Cell 2
116Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani CSFRow 115 - Cell 2
117Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 116 - Cell 2
118Yuriy Metlushenko (Ukr) Torku SekersporRow 117 - Cell 2
119Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - QhubekaRow 118 - Cell 2
120Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team0:01:55
121Andrea Fedi (Ita) Neri SottoliRow 120 - Cell 2
122Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 121 - Cell 2
123Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 122 - Cell 2
124Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:02:00
125Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 124 - Cell 2
126Kenny De Ketele (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 125 - Cell 2
127Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo NordiskRow 126 - Cell 2
128Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - QhubekaRow 127 - Cell 2
129Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:02:11
130Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 129 - Cell 2
131Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) MTN - QhubekaRow 130 - Cell 2
132Petr Vakoc (Cze) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:02:27
133Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:02:32
134Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 133 - Cell 2
135Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 134 - Cell 2
136Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 135 - Cell 2
137Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 136 - Cell 2
138Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE0:03:23
139Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:03:49
140Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica GreenEDGERow 139 - Cell 2
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Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling5pts
2Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling5pts
2Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale15pts
2Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team14Row 1 - Cell 3
3Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStep13Row 2 - Cell 3
4Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team12Row 3 - Cell 3
5Theo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team11Row 4 - Cell 3
6Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) MTN - Qhubeka10Row 5 - Cell 3
7Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor9Row 6 - Cell 3
8Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise8Row 7 - Cell 3
9Ken Hanson (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team7Row 8 - Cell 3
10Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Cycling6Row 9 - Cell 3
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep5Row 10 - Cell 3
12Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA4Row 11 - Cell 3
13Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team3Row 12 - Cell 3
14Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto-Belisol Team2Row 13 - Cell 3
15Enrico Barbin (Ita) Bardiani CSF1Row 14 - Cell 3
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Mountain 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling3pts
2Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Turkish Beauties prime
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert5pts
2Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Cycling3Row 1 - Cell 3
3Piotr Gawronski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice1Row 2 - Cell 3
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2Torku SekersporRow 1 - Cell 2
3Lotto-Belisol TeamRow 2 - Cell 2
4Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 3 - Cell 2
5Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6Cofidis, Solutions CréditsRow 5 - Cell 2
7Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 6 - Cell 2
8Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 7 - Cell 2
9Lampre-MeridaRow 8 - Cell 2
10MTN - QhubekaRow 9 - Cell 2
11Drapac CyclingRow 10 - Cell 2
12CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 11 - Cell 2
13Orica GreenEDGERow 12 - Cell 2
14Bardiani CSFRow 13 - Cell 2
15Astana Pro TeamRow 14 - Cell 2
16Team Novo NordiskRow 15 - Cell 2
17Wanty-Groupe GobertRow 16 - Cell 2
18Topsport Vlaanderen-BaloiseRow 17 - Cell 2
19Neri SottoliRow 18 - Cell 2
20Katusha TeamRow 19 - Cell 2
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General classification after stage 7
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEDGE27:51:22
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
41Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:14:57
42Marc Demaar (Ned) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:15:10
43Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:15:11
44Paolo Colonna (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:15:17
45Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:16:00
46Jai Crawford (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:16:05
47Vegard Breen (Nor) Lotto-Belisol Team0:16:47
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
62Heiner Rodrigo Parra Bustamente (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:25:33
63Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:26:00
64Andrea Manfredi (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:26:06
65Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto-Belisol Team0:26:44
66Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team0:27:29
67Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Cycling0:27:47
68Damien Howson (Aus) Orica GreenEDGE0:28:31
69Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:28:34
70Davide Frattini (Ita) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:28:39
71Tomas Aurelio Gil Martinez (Ven) Neri Sottoli0:29:50
72Ahmet Orken (Tur) Torku Sekerspor0:30:25
73Jetse Bol (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:30:34
74Luis Mas Bonet (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:30:37
75Rafael Andriato (Bra) Neri Sottoli0:30:41
76André Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol Team0:31:18
77Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:31:21
78Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:31:22
79Youcef Reguigui (Alg) MTN - Qhubeka0:31:35
80Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:31:41
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
88Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale0:36:54
89Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-QuickStepRow 88 - Cell 2
90Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk0:37:05
91Johann Van Zyl (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:37:29
92Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:37:54
93Robert Förster (Ger) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:38:06
94Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:38:08
95Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:38:17
96Romain Lemarchand (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Crédits0:38:25
97Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:38:40
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
103Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:41:13
104Ferekalsi Debesay Abrha (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:41:21
105Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:42:32
106Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk0:42:57
107Nicola Boem (Ita) Bardiani CSF0:43:20
108Rick Flens (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:43:22
109Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:43:40
110Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:43:55
111Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica GreenEDGE0:44:05
112John Murphy (USA) Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:44:18
113Aldo Ino Ilesic (Slo) Unitedhealthca