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Route d'Occitanie: Bouhanni wins opening stage

Cofidis' French cyclist Nacer Bouhanni celebrates as he crosses the finish line winning the fourth stage of the 97th Volta Catalunya

Cofidis' French cyclist Nacer Bouhanni celebrates as he crosses the finish line winning the fourth stage of the 97th Volta Catalunya

Cofidis, Solutions Credits teammates Nacer Bouhanni and Christopher Laporte sprinted neck-to-neck toward the finish line of stage 1 of the Route d'Occitanie, both vying for the victory in Ségala Carmaux. In what was a photo-finish sprint, officials awarded the day's honours to Bouhanni, who now leads the overall classification.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4:12:32
2Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
3Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club
4Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
5Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team
6Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
8Jérémy Leveau (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
9Christopher Lawless (GBr) Team Sky
10Leonardo Basso (Ita) Team Sky
11Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
12Flavien Maurelet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
13Damien Touze (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
14Georg Preidler (Aut) Groupama-FDJ
15Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
16Kevin Le Cunff (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
17Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team
18Maxime Daniel (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
19Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Team Sky
20Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
21Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
22Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
23Steven Tronet (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
24Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Vital Concept Club
25Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie
26Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
27Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) Manzana Postobon
28Camille Thominet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
29Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
30Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
31Mauro Finetto (Ita) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
32Sergei Chernetski (Rus) Astana Pro Team
33Pierre Idjouadiene (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
34Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
35Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale
36Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
37Franck Bonnamour (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
38Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
39Ricardo Vilela (Por) Manzana Postobon
40Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team
41Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
42Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
43Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
44Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
45Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
46Anthony Roux (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
47Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie
48Jhojan Orlando Garcia Sosa (Col) Manzana Postobon
49Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ
50Nuno Bico (Por) Movistar Team
51Jérémy Maison (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
52Philip Deignan (Irl) Team Sky
53Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg) Movistar Team
54Sergio Pardilla Bellon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
55Salim Kipkemboi (Ken) Bike Aid
56Clement Chevrier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
57Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
58Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic
59Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team
60Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
61Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
62Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
63Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
64Antonio Pedrero (Spa) Movistar Team
65Bernardo Albeiro Suaza Arango (Col) Manzana Postobon
66Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
67Yoann Bagot (Fra) Vital Concept Club
68Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
69Antonio Molina Canet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
70Yoann Offredo (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
71Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
72Joaquim Silva (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
73Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club
74David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky
75Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
76Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Direct Energie
77Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
78Yoann Paillot (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
79Hernan Ricardo Aguirre Caipa (Col) Manzana Postobon
80Romain Seigle (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
81Sergio Samitier Samitier (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
82Elie Gesbert (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
83Pierre Gouault (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
84Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
85Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
86Fabio Duarte (Col) Manzana Postobon
87Jérémy Roy (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
88Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
89Josu Zabala Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
90Tom Dernies (Bel) Roubaix Lille Metropole
91Jerome Mainard (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
92Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid
93Beñat Txoperena Matxikote (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
94Charles Kagimu (Uga) Bike Aid
95Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
96Moreno Moser (Ita) Astana Pro Team
97Suleiman Kangangi (Ken) Bike Aid
98Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
99Juan Sebastian Molano Benavides (Col) Manzana Postobon
100Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
101Thomas Joly (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
102Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:22
103Yohann Gene (Fra) Direct Energie
104Julien Amadori (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:00:23
105Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:26
106Stéphane Cognet (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:00:28
107Erwann Corbel (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:00:33
108Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:35
109Jonathan Dibben (GBr) Team Sky0:00:39
110Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:00:49
111Simon Antonini (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:52
112Steven Lammertink (Ned) Vital Concept Club0:00:54
113Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:00:59
114Zhandos Bizhigitov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:19
115Damien Gaudin (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:23
116Geoffrey Kiprotich Langat (Ken) Bike Aid0:01:46
117Brendan Cole (Aus) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:06:04
DNFLucas Carstensen (Ger) Bike Aid
DNFTimo Schäfer (Ger) Bike Aid
DNFHugo Bouguet (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur
DNFJérôme Pulidori (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur
DNSThomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur

Sprint 1- Pampelonne
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid6pts
2Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM3
3Damien Gaudin (Fra) Direct Energie1

Sprint 2 - Villeneuve-sur-Vère
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid6pts
2Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM3
3Damien Gaudin (Fra) Direct Energie1

Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky12:37:36
2Cofidis, Solutions Credits
3St Michel-Auber 93
4Movistar Team
5Astana Pro Team
6AG2R La Mondiale
7Delko Marseille Provence KTM
8Groupama-FDJ
9Euskadi Basque Country
10Vital Concept Club
11Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
12Fortuneo-Samsic
13Manzana Postobon
14Wanty-Groupe Gobert
15Roubaix Lille Metropole
16Direct Energie
17Bike Aid
18Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:06:55

General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4:12:22
2Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:04
3Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid
4Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:00:06
5Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
6Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:00:10
7Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team
8Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
9Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
10Jérémy Leveau (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
11Christopher Lawless (GBr) Team Sky
12Leonardo Basso (Ita) Team Sky
13Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
14Flavien Maurelet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
15Damien Touze (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
16Georg Preidler (Aut) Groupama-FDJ
17Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
18Kevin Le Cunff (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
19Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team
20Maxime Daniel (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
21Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Team Sky
22Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
23Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
24Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
25Steven Tronet (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
26Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Vital Concept Club
27Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie
28Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
29Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) Manzana Postobon
30Camille Thominet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
31Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
32Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
33Mauro Finetto (Ita) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
34Sergei Chernetski (Rus) Astana Pro Team
35Pierre Idjouadiene (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
36Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
37Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale
38Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
39Franck Bonnamour (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
40Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
41Ricardo Vilela (Por) Manzana Postobon
42Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team
43Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
44Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
45Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
46Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
47Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
48Anthony Roux (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
49Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie
50Jhojan Orlando Garcia Sosa (Col) Manzana Postobon
51Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ
52Nuno Bico (Por) Movistar Team
53Jérémy Maison (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
54Philip Deignan (Irl) Team Sky
55Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg) Movistar Team
56Sergio Pardilla Bellon (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
57Salim Kipkemboi (Ken) Bike Aid
58Clement Chevrier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
59Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
60Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic0:00:10
61Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team
62Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
63Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
64Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
65Antonio Pedrero (Spa) Movistar Team
66Bernardo Albeiro Suaza Arango (Col) Manzana Postobon
67Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
68Yoann Bagot (Fra) Vital Concept Club
69Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
70Antonio Molina Canet (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
71Yoann Offredo (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
72Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
73Joaquim Silva (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
74Kevin Reza (Fra) Vital Concept Club
75David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Team Sky
76Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
77Alexandre Pichot (Fra) Direct Energie
78Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
79Yoann Paillot (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
80Hernan Ricardo Aguirre Caipa (Col) Manzana Postobon
81Romain Seigle (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
82Sergio Samitier Samitier (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
83Elie Gesbert (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
84Pierre Gouault (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
85Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
86Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
87Fabio Duarte (Col) Manzana Postobon
88Jérémy Roy (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
89Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
90Josu Zabala Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
91Tom Dernies (Bel) Roubaix Lille Metropole
92Jerome Mainard (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
93Beñat Txoperena Matxikote (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
94Charles Kagimu (Uga) Bike Aid
95Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
96Moreno Moser (Ita) Astana Pro Team
97Suleiman Kangangi (Ken) Bike Aid
98Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
99Juan Sebastian Molano Benavides (Col) Manzana Postobon
100Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
101Thomas Joly (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
102Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:32
103Yohann Gene (Fra) Direct Energie
104Julien Amadori (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:00:33
105Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie0:00:36
106Stéphane Cognet (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:00:38
107Erwann Corbel (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:00:43
108Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:45
109Jonathan Dibben (GBr) Team Sky0:00:49
110Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club0:00:59
111Simon Antonini (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:02
112Steven Lammertink (Ned) Vital Concept Club0:01:04
113Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert0:01:09
114Zhandos Bizhigitov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:29
115Damien Gaudin (Fra) Direct Energie0:01:31
116Geoffrey Kiprotich Langat (Ken) Bike Aid0:01:56
117Brendan Cole (Aus) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:06:14

Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits20pts
2Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits17
3Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club15
4Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias13
5Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid12
6Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team11
7Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team10
8Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team9
9Jérémy Leveau (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM8
10Christopher Lawless (GBr) Team Sky7
11Romain Combaud (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM6
12Leonardo Basso (Ita) Team Sky6
13Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5
14Flavien Maurelet (Fra) St Michel-Auber 934
15Damien Touze (Fra) St Michel-Auber 933
16Georg Preidler (Aut) Groupama-FDJ2
17Damien Gaudin (Fra) Direct Energie2
18Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA1

Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Meron Abraham (Eri) Bike Aid4:12:26
2Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:06
3Christopher Lawless (GBr) Team Sky
4Leonardo Basso (Ita) Team Sky
5Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
6Damien Touze (Fra) St Michel-Auber 93
7Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
8Marc Sarreau (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
9Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia (Col) Manzana Postobon
10Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert
11Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
12Pierre Idjouadiene (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
13Franck Bonnamour (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
14Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
15Quentin Jauregui (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
16Benoit Cosnefroy (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
17Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
18Jhojan Orlando Garcia Sosa (Col) Manzana Postobon
19Nuno Bico (Por) Movistar Team
20Jérémy Maison (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic0:00:06
21Salim Kipkemboi (Ken) Bike Aid
22Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Fortuneo-Samsic
23Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
24Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
25Hernan Ricardo Aguirre Caipa (Col) Manzana Postobon
26Romain Seigle (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
27Sergio Samitier Samitier (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias
28Elie Gesbert (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic
29Pierre Gouault (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
30Josu Zabala Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
31Charles Kagimu (Uga) Bike Aid
32Juan Sebastian Molano Benavides (Col) Manzana Postobon
33Mathias Le Turnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
34Thomas Joly (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
35Julien Amadori (Fra) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:00:29
36Jonathan Dibben (GBr) Team Sky0:00:45
37Steven Lammertink (Ned) Vital Concept Club0:01:00
38Brendan Cole (Aus) Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:06:10

Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Sky12:37:36
2Cofidis, Solutions Credits
3St Michel-Auber 93
4Movistar Team
5Astana Pro Team
6AG2R La Mondiale
7Delko Marseille Provence KTM
8Groupama-FDJ
9Euskadi Basque Country
10Vital Concept Club
11Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
12Fortuneo-Samsic
13Manzana Postobon
14Wanty-Groupe Gobert
15Roubaix Lille Metropole
16Direct Energie
17Bike Aid
18Project Nice Cote d'Azur0:06:55

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