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Hofland wins from break in Lunéville

Moreno Hofland (Netherlands) won the 160.5km opening road stage of the Tour de l'Avenir, outsprinting his six breakaway companions for the victory. Romain Bardet (France) finished second while Italy's Matteo Mammini claimed third.

Hofland's teamamte Wouter Wippert led in the peloton for 8th place, 26 seconds behind the escapees.

Prologue runner-up Rohan Dennis (Australia) placed sixth on the stage and is the new overall leader of the Tour de l'Avenir. Overnight leader and teammate of Dennis, Michael Hepburn, finished in the field, 26 seconds behind the break, and now holds second overall, 22 seconds behind Dennis. Canada's David Boily moves into third on GC, 24 seconds back.

Full Results
1Moreno Hofland (Ned) Netherlands4:12:05
2Romain Bardet (Fra) France
3Matteo Mammini (Ita) Italy
4Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Kazakhstan
5David Boily (Can) Canada
6Rohan Dennis (Aus) Australia
7Georg Preidler (Aut) Austria0:00:04
8Wouter Wippert (Ned) Netherlands0:00:26
9Nikias Arndt (Ger) Germany
10Marco Haller (Aut) Austria
11Raphaël Addy (Swi) Switzerland
12Christian Delle Stelle (Ita) Italy
13Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Denmark
14Luke Rowe (GBr) Great Britain
15Jan Sokol (Aut) Austria
16Jordi Simon (Spa) Spain
17Oliver Hofstetter (Swi) Switzerland
18Julian Kern (Ger) Germany
19Miras Bederbekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan
20Hugo Houle (Can) Canada
21Filip Eidsheim (Nor) Norway
22Jan Keller (Swi) Switzerland
23Natnael Berhane (Eri) Mixed Team
24Warren Barguil (Fra) France
25Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Kazakhstan
26Asbjorn Kragh Andersen (Den) Denmark
27Raymond Kreder (Ned) Netherlands
28Zico Waeytens (Bel) Belgium
29Marcel Aregger (Swi) Switzerland
30Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Belgium
31Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Germany
32Simon Yates (GBr) Great Britain
33Sjoerd Kouwenhoven (Ned) Netherlands
34Sebastian Lander (Den) Denmark
35Scott Thwaites (GBr) Great Britain
36Robert Bush (USA) United States of America
37Thomas Palmer (Aus) Australia
38Mark Christian (GBr) Great Britain
39Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia
40Guillaume Boivin (Can) Canada
41Tim Declercq (Bel) Belgium
42Julio Alexis Camacho (Col) Colombia
43Jesper Hansen (Den) Denmark
44Rudy Molard (Fra) France
45Patrick Lane (Aus) Australia
46William Valencia (Col) Colombia
47Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Netherlands
48Garikoitz Bravo (Spa) Spain
49Etienne Tortelier (Fra) France
50Matthias Allegaert (Bel) Belgium
51Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay (Eth) Mixed Team
52Michael Hepburn (Aus) Australia
53Rob Squire (USA) United States of America
54Victor Cabedo (Spa) Spain
55Christopher Juul-Jensen (Den) Denmark
56Antoine Lavieu (Fra) France
57Michael Rodriguez (Col) Colombia
58Dimitri Le Boulch (Fra) France
59Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Colombia
60Sebastian Salazar (Col) Colombia
61Jakub Novak (Cze) Czech Republic
62Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) Norway
63Patrick Konrad (Aut) Austria
64Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Italy
65Patrick Bercz (Ger) Germany
66Andrei Krasilnikau (Blr) Mixed Team
67Börn Tore Hoem (Nor) Norway
68Massimo Coledan (Ita) Italy
69Tomas Danacik (Cze) Czech Republic
70Lukas Smola (Cze) Czech Republic
71Petr Vakoc (Cze) Czech Republic
72Tim Wellens (Bel) Belgium
73Lawrence Warbasse (USA) United States of America
74Filippo Fortin (Ita) Italy
75Joseph Dombrowski (USA) United States of America
76Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Switzerland
77Arvin Moazemi (Iri) Mixed Team
78Johan Fredrik Ziesler (Nor) Norway
79Erick Rowsell (GBr) Great Britain
80Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Kazakhstan
81Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Belgium
82Roman Dronin (Uzb) Mixed Team
83Vegard Robinson Bugge (Nor) Norway
84Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Denmark
85Ian Boswell (USA) United States of America
86Nathan Brown (USA) United States of America
87Houssam Nasri (Tun) Mixed Team
88Ilya Davidenok (Kaz) Kazakhstan
89Antoine Duchesne (Can) Canada0:01:00
90Sven Erik Byström (Nor) Norway0:00:26
91Abdraimzhan Ishanov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:01:11
92Victor Martin (Spa) Spain
93David Wöhrer (Aut) Austria
94Aritz Orbe (Spa) Spain
95Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands0:02:22
96Pierrick Naud (Can) Canada
97Nils Plötner (Ger) Germany0:02:45
98Patrick Schelling (Swi) Switzerland0:03:05
99Giorgio Cecchinel (Ita) Italy0:03:09
100Jan Hirt (Cze) Czech Republic
101Michael Hümbert (Ger) Germany0:04:42
102Josef Hosek (Cze) Czech Republic
103Omar Fraile (Spa) Spain
104Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain0:05:22
105Jay McCarthy (Aus) Australia0:06:03
106Richard Lang (Aus) Australia
107Jamie Riggs (Can) Canada
DNFFlorian Gaugl (Aut) Austria

Points
1Moreno Hofland (Ned) Netherlands30pts
2Romain Bardet (Fra) France27
3Matteo Mammini (Ita) Italy25
4Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Kazakhstan23
5David Boily (Can) Canada21
6Rohan Dennis (Aus) Australia19
7Georg Preidler (Aut) Austria17
8Wouter Wippert (Ned) Netherlands15
9Nikias Arndt (Ger) Germany13
10Marco Haller (Aut) Austria11
11Raphaël Addy (Swi) Switzerland10
12Christian Delle Stelle (Ita) Italy9
13Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Denmark8
14Luke Rowe (GBr) Great Britain7
15Jan Sokol (Aut) Austria6
16Jordi Simon (Spa) Spain5
17Oliver Hofstetter (Swi) Switzerland4
18Julian Kern (Ger) Germany3
19Miras Bederbekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan2
20Hugo Houle (Can) Canada1

Sprint 1 - Pange
1Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands3pts
2Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia2
3Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain1

Sprint 2 - Brin-Sur-Seille
1Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands3pts
2Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain2
3Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia1

Mountain 1 - Côte d'Altroff
1Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia3pts
2Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands2
3Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain1

Mountain 2 - Côte de Moncheux
1Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia3pts
2Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain2
3Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands1

Mountain 3 - Côte de Morey
1Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia3pts
2Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands2
3Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain1

Teams
1Netherlands12:37:07
2Kazakhstan
3Canada
4France
5Italy
6Australia
7Austria0:00:04
8Switzerland0:00:26
9Germany
10Denmark
11Great Britain
12Belgium
13Spain
14Colombia
15Mixed Team
16Norway
17United States of America
18Czech Republic

General classification after stage 1
1Rohan Dennis (Aus) Australia4:19:22
2Michael Hepburn (Aus) Australia0:00:22
3David Boily (Can) Canada0:00:24
4Georg Preidler (Aut) Austria0:00:35
5Moreno Hofland (Ned) Netherlands
6Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Netherlands0:00:40
7Jakub Novak (Cze) Czech Republic0:00:44
8Hugo Houle (Can) Canada
9Romain Bardet (Fra) France0:00:46
10Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Denmark0:00:48
11Dimitri Le Boulch (Fra) France0:00:49
12Matthias Allegaert (Bel) Belgium0:00:50
13Luke Rowe (GBr) Great Britain0:00:51
14Mark Christian (GBr) Great Britain
15Nathan Brown (USA) United States of America
16Rudy Molard (Fra) France0:00:52
17Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay (Eth) Mixed Team
18Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:00:53
19Matteo Mammini (Ita) Italy0:00:55
20Patrick Konrad (Aut) Austria0:00:56
21Börn Tore Hoem (Nor) Norway
22Marco Haller (Aut) Austria0:00:57
23Robert Bush (USA) United States of America
24Lawrence Warbasse (USA) United States of America
25Andrei Krasilnikau (Blr) Mixed Team
26Patrick Lane (Aus) Australia0:00:58
27Christopher Juul-Jensen (Den) Denmark
28Nikias Arndt (Ger) Germany0:00:59
29Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:01:00
30Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Denmark0:01:01
31Jesper Hansen (Den) Denmark
32Sebastian Salazar (Col) Colombia
33Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) Norway0:01:02
34Garikoitz Bravo (Spa) Spain
35Johan Fredrik Ziesler (Nor) Norway
36Zico Waeytens (Bel) Belgium
37Natnael Berhane (Eri) Mixed Team
38Patrick Bercz (Ger) Germany0:01:03
39Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Colombia
40Simon Yates (GBr) Great Britain0:01:04
41Sebastian Lander (Den) Denmark0:01:05
42Jordi Simon (Spa) Spain
43Tim Declercq (Bel) Belgium
44Tim Wellens (Bel) Belgium0:01:06
45Guillaume Boivin (Can) Canada0:01:07
46Erick Rowsell (GBr) Great Britain0:01:08
47Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Kazakhstan
48Rüdiger Selig (Ger) Germany
49Warren Barguil (Fra) France
50Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia0:01:09
51Arvin Moazemi (Iri) Mixed Team
52Massimo Coledan (Ita) Italy0:01:10
53Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Italy
54Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Switzerland
55Joseph Dombrowski (USA) United States of America0:01:11
56Thomas Palmer (Aus) Australia
57Ilya Davidenok (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:01:12
58Asbjorn Kragh Andersen (Den) Denmark
59Ian Boswell (USA) United States of America0:01:13
60Petr Vakoc (Cze) Czech Republic
61Victor Cabedo (Spa) Spain
62Houssam Nasri (Tun) Mixed Team
63Jan Keller (Swi) Switzerland0:01:14
64Marcel Aregger (Swi) Switzerland
65Sven Erik Byström (Nor) Norway0:01:15
66Julian Kern (Ger) Germany0:01:16
67William Valencia (Col) Colombia0:01:17
68Filip Eidsheim (Nor) Norway
69Michael Rodriguez (Col) Colombia
70Etienne Tortelier (Fra) France
71Filippo Fortin (Ita) Italy0:01:18
72Wouter Wippert (Ned) Netherlands
73Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Belgium0:01:19
74Jimmy Janssens (Bel) Belgium0:01:20
75Roman Dronin (Uzb) Mixed Team0:01:21
76Julio Alexis Camacho (Col) Colombia
77Raymond Kreder (Ned) Netherlands
78Jan Sokol (Aut) Austria
79Antoine Lavieu (Fra) France
80Scott Thwaites (GBr) Great Britain0:01:24
81Miras Bederbekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:01:27
82Sjoerd Kouwenhoven (Ned) Netherlands0:01:30
83Rob Squire (USA) United States of America0:01:46
84Christian Delle Stelle (Ita) Italy0:01:48
85Lukas Smola (Cze) Czech Republic0:01:50
86Vegard Robinson Bugge (Nor) Norway0:01:51
87Raphaël Addy (Swi) Switzerland
88Tomas Danacik (Cze) Czech Republic0:01:53
89Oliver Hofstetter (Swi) Switzerland0:01:54
90Victor Martin (Spa) Spain0:01:55
91David Wöhrer (Aut) Austria0:02:01
92Antoine Duchesne (Can) Canada0:02:03
93Abdraimzhan Ishanov (Kaz) Kazakhstan0:02:07
94Aritz Orbe (Spa) Spain
95Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands0:03:10
96Nils Plötner (Ger) Germany0:03:32
97Pierrick Naud (Can) Canada0:03:38
98Patrick Schelling (Swi) Switzerland0:04:03
99Giorgio Cecchinel (Ita) Italy0:04:14
100Jan Hirt (Cze) Czech Republic0:04:52
101Michael Hümbert (Ger) Germany0:05:12
102Omar Fraile (Spa) Spain0:05:29
103Josef Hosek (Cze) Czech Republic0:05:43
104Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain0:06:14
105Richard Lang (Aus) Australia0:06:31
106Jay McCarthy (Aus) Australia
107Jamie Riggs (Can) Canada0:07:24

Points classification
1Moreno Hofland (Ned) Netherlands30pts
2Rohan Dennis (Aus) Australia29
3Romain Bardet (Fra) France27
4Matteo Mammini (Ita) Italy25
5David Boily (Can) Canada23
6Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Kazakhstan23
7Georg Preidler (Aut) Austria17
8Wouter Wippert (Ned) Netherlands15
9Nikias Arndt (Ger) Germany13
10Michael Hepburn (Aus) Australia12
11Marco Haller (Aut) Austria11
12Raphaël Addy (Swi) Switzerland10
13Christian Delle Stelle (Ita) Italy9
14Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Netherlands8
15Luke Rowe (GBr) Great Britain8
16Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Denmark8
17Jakub Novak (Cze) Czech Republic7
18Hugo Houle (Can) Canada7
19Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands6
20Jan Sokol (Aut) Austria6
21Michael Valgren Andersen (Den) Denmark5
22Jordi Simon (Spa) Spain5
23Dimitri Le Boulch (Fra) France4
24Oliver Hofstetter (Swi) Switzerland4
25Matthias Allegaert (Bel) Belgium3
26Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia3
27Julian Kern (Ger) Germany3
28Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain3
29Miras Bederbekov (Kaz) Kazakhstan2

Mountains classification
1Johan Esteban Chaves (Col) Colombia9pts
2Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Netherlands5
3Thomas Moses (GBr) Great Britain4

Teams classification
1Australia12:59:22
2Canada0:00:59
3France0:01:07
4Austria0:01:12
5Netherlands0:01:13
6United States of America0:01:29
7Great Britain0:01:30
8Kazakhstan0:01:31
9Denmark
10Mixed Team0:01:35
11Belgium0:01:41
12Germany0:01:42
13Norway0:01:44
14Italy0:01:56
15Colombia0:01:57
16Spain0:02:01
17Czech Republic0:02:08
18Switzerland0:02:22

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