Tour Down Under: Simon Gerrans takes big win over Andre Greipel

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) has taken a fast sprint finish ahead of Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) on the road into Angaston to take control of the Tour Down Under. Gerrans had sprinted to third place on the second intermediate sprint point to gain a one second bonus which proved to be symbol of his intent. Gerrans has five second lead over Greipel but importantly is 11 seconds ahead of rivals Cadel Evans (BMC) and Robert Gesink (Belkin).

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Stage 1 result
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge3:20:34
2Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto-BelisolRow 1 - Cell 2
3Steele von Hoff (Aus) Garmin-SharpRow 2 - Cell 2
4Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 3 - Cell 2
5Maxime Bouet (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 4 - Cell 2
6Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) AstanaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Simon Geschke (Ger) Giant-ShimanoRow 6 - Cell 2
8Rafael Valls (Esp) Lampre-MeridaRow 7 - Cell 2
9Cadel Evans (Aus) BMCRow 8 - Cell 2
10Robert Gesink (NED) BelkinRow 9 - Cell 2
11Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team SkyRow 10 - Cell 2
12Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto-BelisolRow 11 - Cell 2
13Nathan Haas (Aus) Garmin-Sharp0:00:04
14Daryl Impey (Rsa) Orica-GreenEdgeRow 13 - Cell 2
15Carlos Verona (Esp) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 14 - Cell 2
16Rory Sutherland (Aus) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 15 - Cell 2
17Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMCRow 16 - Cell 2
18Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 17 - Cell 2
19Ruben Plaza (Esp) MovistarRow 18 - Cell 2
20Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 19 - Cell 2
21George Bennett (NZl) CannondaleRow 20 - Cell 2
22Angelo Tulik (Fra) EuropcarRow 21 - Cell 2
23Valerio Agnoli (Ita) AstanaRow 22 - Cell 2
24Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) DrapacRow 23 - Cell 2
25Darren Lapthorne (Aus) DrapacRow 24 - Cell 2
26Philip Deignan (Irl) Team SkyRow 25 - Cell 2
27Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdgeRow 26 - Cell 2
28Ben Hermans (Bel) BMCRow 27 - Cell 2
29Richie Porte (Aus) Team SkyRow 28 - Cell 2
30Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 29 - Cell 2
31Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJRow 30 - Cell 2
32Christpher Juul Jensen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 31 - Cell 2
33Lieuwe Westra (NED) AstanaRow 32 - Cell 2
34Cameron Wurf (Aus) CannondaleRow 33 - Cell 2
35Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) DrapacRow 34 - Cell 2
36Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 35 - Cell 2
37Amael Moinard (Fra) BMCRow 36 - Cell 2
38Steve Morabito (Sui) BMCRow 37 - Cell 2
39Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) EuropcarRow 38 - Cell 2
40Danny Van Poppel (NED) Trek FactoryRow 39 - Cell 2
41Axel Domont (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 40 - Cell 2
42Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 41 - Cell 2
43Robbie Hucker (Aus) DrapacRow 42 - Cell 2
44Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 43 - Cell 2
45Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) UniSARow 44 - Cell 2
46Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto-BelisolRow 45 - Cell 2
47Rick Zabel (Ger) BMCRow 46 - Cell 2
48Mark O'Brien (Aus) UniSARow 47 - Cell 2
49Julien Berard (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 48 - Cell 2
50Caleb Fairly (USA) Garmin-SharpRow 49 - Cell 2
51Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto-BelisolRow 50 - Cell 2
52Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdgeRow 51 - Cell 2
53Eduard Vorganov (Rus) KatushaRow 52 - Cell 2
54Pierre-Henri Lecuisinier (Fra) FDJRow 53 - Cell 2
55Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJRow 54 - Cell 2
56Danilo Wyss (Sui) BMCRow 55 - Cell 2
57Bjorn Hurau (Ger) EuropcarRow 56 - Cell 2
58Andriy Grivko (Ukr) AstanaRow 57 - Cell 2
59Egor Silin (Rus) KatushaRow 58 - Cell 2
60Jack Haig (Aus) UniSARow 59 - Cell 2
61Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto-BelisolRow 60 - Cell 2
62Nathan Earle (Aus) Team SkyRow 61 - Cell 2
63Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-SharpRow 62 - Cell 2
64Lachlan Morton (Aus) Garmin-SharpRow 63 - Cell 2
65Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory RacingRow 64 - Cell 2
66Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-BelisolRow 65 - Cell 2
67Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) AstanaRow 66 - Cell 2
68Javier Moreno (Esp) MovistarRow 67 - Cell 2
69Jose Joaquin Rojas (Esp) FDJRow 68 - Cell 2
70Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Drapac0:02:21
71Travis Meyer (Aus) DrapacRow 70 - Cell 2
72Matejv Mohoric (Slo) CannondaleRow 71 - Cell 2
73Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 72 - Cell 2
74Thierry Hupond (Fra) Giant-ShimanoRow 73 - Cell 2
75Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) KatushaRow 74 - Cell 2
76Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 75 - Cell 2
77Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJRow 76 - Cell 2
78Boy Van Poppel (NED) Trek FactoryRow 77 - Cell 2
79Sébastien Turgot (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 78 - Cell 2
80Nikias Arndt (Ger) Giant-ShimanoRow 79 - Cell 2
81William Bonnet (Fra) FDJRow 80 - Cell 2
82Maxim Belkov (Rus) KatushaRow 81 - Cell 2
83Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) FDJRow 82 - Cell 2
84Elia Viviani (Ita) CannondaleRow 83 - Cell 2
85Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 84 - Cell 2
86Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick StepRow 85 - Cell 2
87Guillaume Boivin (Can) CannondaleRow 86 - Cell 2
88Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 87 - Cell 2
89Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-SharpRow 88 - Cell 2
90Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJRow 89 - Cell 2
91Thomas Dekker (NED) Garmin-SharpRow 90 - Cell 2
92Nicki Sorensen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 91 - Cell 2
93Kevin Reza (Fra) EuropcarRow 92 - Cell 2
94Ian Stannard (GBr) Team SkyRow 93 - Cell 2
95Caleb Ewan (Aus) UniSARow 94 - Cell 2
96Michael Kolar (Slo) Tinkoff-Saxobank0:03:53
97Nicolay Trusov (Rus) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 96 - Cell 2
98Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory RacingRow 97 - Cell 2
99Koen De Kort (NED) Giant-ShimanoRow 98 - Cell 2
100Stef Clement (NED) Belkin0:03:57
101Jack Bobridge (Aus) BelkinRow 100 - Cell 2
102Bradley Linfield (Aus) UniSARow 101 - Cell 2
103Jérome Cousin (Fra) EuropcarRow 102 - Cell 2
104Ivan Jose Gutierrez (Esp) MovistarRow 103 - Cell 2
105Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory RacingRow 104 - Cell 2
106Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) KatushaRow 105 - Cell 2
107Matthias Krizek (Aut) CannondaleRow 106 - Cell 2
108Imanol Erviti (Esp) MovistarRow 107 - Cell 2
109Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Giant-ShimanoRow 108 - Cell 2
110Aleksandr Porsev (Rus) KatushaRow 109 - Cell 2
111Evan Huffman (USA) AstanaRow 110 - Cell 2
112Bram Tankink (NED) BelkinRow 111 - Cell 2
113Michael Andersen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 112 - Cell 2
114Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) AstanaRow 113 - Cell 2
115Marco Haller (Aut) KatushaRow 114 - Cell 2
116Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana0:05:53
117José Juan Lobato (Esp) Movistar0:06:55
118Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:08:08
119Matthew Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdgeRow 118 - Cell 2
120Bernard Eisel (Aut) Team SkyRow 119 - Cell 2
121Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica-GreenEdgeRow 120 - Cell 2
122Luke Rowe (Gbr) Team SkyRow 121 - Cell 2
123Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff-SaxobankRow 122 - Cell 2
124Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto-BelisolRow 123 - Cell 2
125Campbell Flakemore (Aus) UniSARow 124 - Cell 2
126Neil Van Der Ploeg (Aus) UniSARow 125 - Cell 2
127Alberto Bettiol (Ita) CannondaleRow 126 - Cell 2
128Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 127 - Cell 2
129Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 128 - Cell 2
130Graeme Brown (Aus) BelkinRow 129 - Cell 2
131Damien Gaudin (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 130 - Cell 2
132Maxime Daniel (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 131 - Cell 2
133William Clarke (Aus) DrapacRow 132 - Cell 2
134Marcel Kittel (Ger) Giant-ShimanoRow 133 - Cell 2
135Thomas Peterson (USA) Giant-ShimanoRow 134 - Cell 2
136Rick Flens (NED) BelkinRow 135 - Cell 2
137Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 136 - Cell 2
138David Tanner (Aus) Belkin0:12:40
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Sprint 1 - Bethany
1Will Clarke (Aus) Drapac5
2Neil Van Der Ploeg (Aus) UniSA3
3Simon Geschke (Ger) Giant-Shimano2
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Sprint 2 - Bethany
1Neil van der Ploeg (Aus) UniSA5
2William Clarke (Aus) Drapac3
3Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge2
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Sprint 3 - Angaston (Stage Finish)
1Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge15
2Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol14
3Steele von Hoff (Aus) Garmin-Sharp13
4Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida12
5Maxime Bouet (Fra) Ag2r-La Mondiale11
6Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana10
7Simon Geschke (Ger) Giant-Shimano9
8Rafael Valls (Esp) Lampre-Merida8
9Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC7
10Robert Gesink (NED) Belkin6
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King of the mountains result
1Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto-Belisol16
2Axel Domont (Fra) Ag2r-La Mondiale12
3Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory Racing8
4Robert Gesink (NED) Belkin6
5Rory Sutherland (Aus) Tinkoff-Saxobank4
6Daryl Impey (Rsa) Orica-GreenEdge2
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Europcar Most Competitive Rider result
#Rider Name (Country) Team
1William Clarke (Aus) Drapac
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Teams Stage Result
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lampre-Merida10:01:46
2Orica-GreenEdge0:00:04
3BMCRow 2 - Cell 2
4Lotto-BelisolRow 3 - Cell 2
5AstanaRow 4 - Cell 2
6Garmin-SharpRow 5 - Cell 2
7Team SkyRow 6 - Cell 2
8Ag2r-La MondialeRow 7 - Cell 2
9Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:00:08
10DrapacRow 9 - Cell 2
11Trek Factory RacingRow 10 - Cell 2
12EuropcarRow 11 - Cell 2
13FDJRow 12 - Cell 2
14Uni-SARow 13 - Cell 2
15MovistarRow 14 - Cell 2
16Cannondale0:02:25
17Tinkoff-Saxo BankRow 16 - Cell 2
18KatushaRow 17 - Cell 2
19Belkin0:04:38
20Giant-Shimano0:07:50
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General Classification after Stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge3:20:23
2Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol0:00:05
3Steele von Hoff (Aus) Garmin-Sharp0:00:07
4Simon Geschke (Ger) Giant-Shimano0:00:10
5Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:11
6Maxime Bouet (Fra) Ag2r-La MondialeRow 5 - Cell 2
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