Niki Terpstra wins 2018 Tour of Flanders
Dutchman solos to victory in Oudenaarde
Niki Terpstra continued Quick-Step Floors' domination of the Belgian Classics with a solo win in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday. The Dutchman jumped clear over the top of the Kruisberg after Milan-San Remo winner Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) attacked.
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Terpstra dropped the Italian soon after, then caught and quickly dispatched a trio of riders from the early break on the Kwaremont. Despite a chase from a group containing Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe), Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) and last year's winner Philippe Gilbert over the last two climbs, Terpstra was able to hold on for the win. Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) secured second place after surviving from the early break, as Gilbert capped another excellent day for Quick-Step with third place.
Terpstra's attack mirrored the move he made in the 2015 edition of the race, but unlike three years ago he didn't have Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) for company. By the time Nibali had attacked, several other riders had shown their cards: Van Avermaet had accelerated on the Taaienberg, with Zdenek Stybar (Quick-Step Floors), Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) and Jurgen Roelandts (BMC Racing) all following. Terpstra's acceleration may have come after Nibali's, but it was effortless yet brutally decisive in comparison. The former Paris-Roubaix winner glided onto Nibali's back wheel, waited as the Italian burnt his last match, and then simply pressed on the pedals. He made it look easy.
With Terpstra clear, the rest of the Quick-Step team could sit back and force the likes of Sagan, Van Avermaet and Sep Vanmarcke (EF Education First) to organise a chase. With little in the way of team support, and unwillingness to sacrifice their chances only to see Gilbert or Stybar counter, the chase lacked cohesion. Quick-Step's strength in numbers never looked so important.
At the foot of the final climb, the Paterberg, Terpstra held a 36-second lead over the group of main chasers. Sagan attempted to go clear on the climb and again on the run-in, but he was closely marked and unable to create a significant gap as Terpstra set about a lone time trial to the finish.
As Terpstra raised his arms in victory, Gilbert marked a late move from Michael Valgren (Astana). Pedersen took a well-deserved second place, with Gilbert rounding out the podium.
"It's a dream come true, winning Paris-Roubaix and now the Tour of Flanders," Terpstra said. "Those two races were always a big dream for me when I was young kid. I was already crazy about those two races. Now they're both on my palmares. I can't describe how happy I am."
The win continues Quick-Steps' dominance this season. The Belgian outfit, who started the race with four cards to play, have now won Le Samyn, Dwars door West Vlaanderen, Handzame Classic, De Panne, E3 Harelbeke, Dwars door Vlaanderen and Flanders. Few would bet against them winning next week in Paris-Roubaix.
How it happened
In contrast to last year's sunny start in Antwerp the clouds were grey on Easter Sunday but massive crowds in Antwerp welcomed the riders for the start of the 102nd Ronde van Vlaanderen.
At exactly half past nine, the peloton rolled across the start line next to the Schelde river. After rolling through the nine neutral kilometres the nearly 265 kilometres long race got underway on wet roads.
The Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij, Cofidis, Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise and Veranda’s Willems-Crelan riders were active but their efforts to form the early break weren't successful. Quite soon, the first crash occurred and it included Alberto Bettiol (BMC) but also one of the race's top favourites, Sep Vanmarcke (EF Education First-Drapac). The Belgian rider managed to continue in the race but Bettiol was soon in trouble. A few more attempts to get in a breakaway failed, resulting in a fast first hour at a painful 46km/h.
A breakaway was finally given the go from the peloton after 70 kilometres of racing with Filippo Ganna (UAE Team Emirates), Ivan Garcia Cortina (Bahrain-Merida), Ryan Gibbons (Dimension Data), Pascal Eenkhoorn (LottoNL-Jumbo), Aimé De Gendt (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise), Michael Goolaerts (Veranda's Willems-Crelan), Dimitri Peyskens (WB Aqua Protect-Veranclassic), Pim Ligthart and Floris Gerts for Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij, Jimmy Turgis (Cofidis) and Marco Haller (Katusha-Alpecin) in the move.
Once the breakaway was up the road, riders stopped for a natural break while other riders crashed, once again Sep Vanmarcke went down. It didn't seem to be his day.
After 120 kilometres of racing, the eleven leaders started the Oude Kwaremont - the first of 18 Hellingen climbs - but it was approaching Geraardsbergen that the pace picked up again. Last year, the race was opened up on the Muur with a surge from Quick-Step Floors. This time, a massive crash in the approach to Geraardsbergen was the key event. Former double winner Stijn Devolder, Ian Stannard (Team Sky) and favourite Oliver Naesen (AG2R La Mondiale) were amongst the victims of the crash but they continued the race. There were no attacks on the Muur, where a strong Tiesj Benoot led the peloton on the final part. Naesen had a lot of work on his plate to make it back in the peloton. This year's race was a far more tactical race as the riders tackled more cobbled climbs in the rain.
After the relative quiet of the Muur, some 75 kilometres from the finish, Quick-Step Floors accelerated on the Kanarieberg and nearly all the breakaway riders were caught back by the peloton. Only Tom Devriendt (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) and Ivan Garcia Cortina escaped and quickly collected a lead of more than a minute on the peloton. The riders passed the 200km mark with Devriendt and Garcia Cortina up front with a small peloton at 1:30.
In the run-up to the legendary Koppenberg, with 50km to go, six riders came together in front in an interesting move. Devriendt and Garcia Cortina were joined by Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo), Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana), Sebastian Langeveld (EF Education First-Drapac) and Dylan van Baarle (Tram Sky). Behind, halfway up the Koppenberg, Terpstra attacked. Benoot was the first to react, marked by Gilbert, Van Avermaet, Sagan, Van Aert, Vanmarcke, Stuyven, Kristoff and an impressive Nibali.
Démare, Naesen, Kwiatkowski, Trentin, Stybar, Colbrelli, Boasson-Hagen, Moscon, Roelandts, Oss, Haussler, Politt, Lampaert and Valgren Andersen were also there, while Mike Teunissen bridged up solo shortly after the Koppenberg.
On the Taaienberg, the 15th of 18 Hellingen climbs with 40km to race, it was Greg Van Avermaet who unleashed a brutal acceleration. He was marked closely by Vanmarcke, Stybar, Van Aert, Valgren Andersen, Sagan and Kristoff. Terpstra first and later Stybar accelerated shortly after the Taaienberg but Roelandts and Moscon neutralized the move. There were about thirty riders in the first peloton with three leaders still half a minute further up the road. There was still no dominant rider or team at this point.
On the Kruisberg, with 30km to go, Colbrelli accelerated with Stybar, Sagan, Kwiatkowski and Stuyven. They were caught back and Nibali countered on the asphalt surface. His move was marked by Terpstra and suddenly the race was shaped. Nibali struggled to hold Terpstra's wheel and he did not hesitate, leaving him behind on the short Hotond climb as Vanmarcke flatted.
Van Baarle, Langeveld and Pedersen were still fifteen seconds ahead of Terpstra, with the first peloton was half a minute behind the leaders but it was a key moment.
Terpstra timed his catch perfectly and powered past the three leaders before the Kwaremont village. Pedersen was the last to be distanced but refused to give up. Terpstra knew it was his chance and gave his all across the cobbled road.
Behind, Benoot and Vanmarcke exchanged accelerations as Kwiatkowski and Lampaert were dropped. The distance and fatigue were taking their toll and Terpstra was riding away to victory.
Sagan attacked on the main road but he was marked by Gilbert and Van Aert. Yet over the Paterberg he pushed on and tried to chase alone. It was a desperate and futile move and he was eventually caught by the chasers as the kilometres counted down.
Up front, Terpstra knew he was riding to a huge victory, while Pedersen fought even harder to stay clear for second place. Valgren attacked in the final kilometres, marked by Gilbert but further up the long final kilometre, Terpstra was about to celebrate. He and Quick-Step Floors had struck again, using their strength in numbers to outfox and outperform their rivals.
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors||6:21:25|
|2||Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo||0:00:12|
|3||Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors||0:00:17|
|4||Michael Valgren (Den) Astana Pro Team||0:00:20|
|5||Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team||0:00:25|
|6||Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe||Row 5 - Cell 2|
|7||Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo||Row 6 - Cell 2|
|8||Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal||Row 7 - Cell 2|
|9||Wout Van Aert (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 8 - Cell 2|
|10||Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Quick-Step Floors||Row 9 - Cell 2|
|11||Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 10 - Cell 2|
|12||Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Team Sky||Row 11 - Cell 2|
|13||Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 12 - Cell 2|
|14||Timo Roosen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo||0:01:09|
|15||Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ||0:01:13|
|16||Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates||Row 15 - Cell 2|
|17||Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 16 - Cell 2|
|18||Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb||Row 17 - Cell 2|
|19||Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data||Row 18 - Cell 2|
|20||Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team||Row 19 - Cell 2|
|21||Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky||Row 20 - Cell 2|
|22||Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||0:01:15|
|23||Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida||Row 22 - Cell 2|
|24||Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida||0:01:18|
|25||Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain-Merida||0:01:24|
|26||Daniel Oss (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe||0:03:16|
|27||Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) BMC Racing Team||Row 26 - Cell 2|
|28||Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky||Row 27 - Cell 2|
|29||Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors||Row 28 - Cell 2|
|30||Tom Devriendt (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||0:03:40|
|31||Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team||Row 30 - Cell 2|
|32||John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo||Row 31 - Cell 2|
|33||Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 32 - Cell 2|
|34||Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team||Row 33 - Cell 2|
|35||Jimmy Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 34 - Cell 2|
|36||Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 35 - Cell 2|
|37||Ivan Garcia Cortina (Spa) Bahrain-Merida||Row 36 - Cell 2|
|38||Frederik Backaert (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 37 - Cell 2|
|39||Gregory Rast (Swi) Trek-Segafredo||Row 38 - Cell 2|
|40||Sven Erik Bystrom (Nor) UAE Team Emirates||Row 39 - Cell 2|
|41||Julien Vermote (Bel) Dimension Data||Row 40 - Cell 2|
|42||Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo||Row 41 - Cell 2|
|43||Amund Grondahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo||0:03:44|
|44||Florian Senechal (Fra) Quick-Step Floors||0:03:47|
|45||Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott||0:04:10|
|46||Kristijan Koren (Slo) Bahrain-Merida||Row 45 - Cell 2|
|47||Piet Allegaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 46 - Cell 2|
|48||Davide Cimolai (Ita) Groupama-FDJ||Row 47 - Cell 2|
|49||Marco Marcato (Ita) UAE Team Emirates||Row 48 - Cell 2|
|50||Sacha Modolo (Ita) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 49 - Cell 2|
|51||Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe||Row 50 - Cell 2|
|52||Oscar Gatto (Ita) Astana Pro Team||Row 51 - Cell 2|
|53||S¿ren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb||0:05:49|
|54||Maarten Wynants (Bel) LottoNL-Jumbo||0:07:34|
|55||Stefan Kung (Swi) BMC Racing Team||Row 54 - Cell 2|
|56||Jos van Emden (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo||0:08:18|
|57||Jasper De Buyst (Bel) Lotto Soudal||Row 56 - Cell 2|
|58||Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Soudal||Row 57 - Cell 2|
|59||Hugo Houle (Can) Astana Pro Team||Row 58 - Cell 2|
|60||Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team||Row 59 - Cell 2|
|61||Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Soudal||Row 60 - Cell 2|
|62||Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team||Row 61 - Cell 2|
|63||Tony Martin (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 62 - Cell 2|
|64||Luke Durbridge (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 63 - Cell 2|
|65||Carlos Barbero (Spa) Movistar Team||0:09:14|
|66||Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 65 - Cell 2|
|67||Nico Denz (Ger) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 66 - Cell 2|
|68||Dion Smith (NZl) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 67 - Cell 2|
|69||Alex Kirsch (Lux) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 68 - Cell 2|
|70||Huub Duijn (Ned) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 69 - Cell 2|
|71||Patrick Muller (Swi) Vital Concept Club||Row 70 - Cell 2|
|72||Pim Ligthart (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 71 - Cell 2|
|73||Michal Golas (Pol) Team Sky||Row 72 - Cell 2|
|74||Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Soudal||Row 73 - Cell 2|
|75||Lukas Spengler (Swi) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 74 - Cell 2|
|76||Iljo Keisse (Bel) Quick-Step Floors||Row 75 - Cell 2|
|77||Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Sunweb||Row 76 - Cell 2|
|78||Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ||Row 77 - Cell 2|
|79||Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Groupama-FDJ||Row 78 - Cell 2|
|80||Tom Scully (NZl) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 79 - Cell 2|
|81||Oliviero Troia (Ita) UAE Team Emirates||Row 80 - Cell 2|
|82||Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal||Row 81 - Cell 2|
|83||Mathew Hayman (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 82 - Cell 2|
|84||Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 83 - Cell 2|
|85||Luka Pibernik (Slo) Bahrain-Merida||Row 84 - Cell 2|
|86||Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 85 - Cell 2|
|87||Sean De Bie (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||0:13:12|
|88||Amaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 87 - Cell 2|
|89||Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe||0:14:31|
|90||Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 89 - Cell 2|
|91||Benjamin Declercq (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 90 - Cell 2|
|92||Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe||Row 91 - Cell 2|
|93||Ryan Mullen (Ire) Trek-Segafredo||Row 92 - Cell 2|
|94||Jan Willem van Schip (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 93 - Cell 2|
|95||Jaco Venter (RSA) Dimension Data||Row 94 - Cell 2|
|96||Nicolas Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data||Row 95 - Cell 2|
|97||Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Groupama-FDJ||Row 96 - Cell 2|
|98||Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 97 - Cell 2|
|99||Alex Edmondson (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 98 - Cell 2|
|100||Taylor Phinney (USA) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 99 - Cell 2|
|101||Baptiste Planckaert (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 100 - Cell 2|
|102||Justin Jules (Fra) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 101 - Cell 2|
|103||Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 102 - Cell 2|
|104||Stijn Steels (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 103 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team||Row 104 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Michael Schar (Swi) BMC Racing Team||Row 105 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Francisco Ventoso (Spa) BMC Racing Team||Row 106 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Alberto Bettiol (Ita) BMC Racing Team||Row 107 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Edward Theuns (Bel) Team Sunweb||Row 108 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe||Row 109 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team||Row 110 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Rudy Barbier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 111 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors||Row 112 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 113 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb||Row 114 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe||Row 115 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Sunweb||Row 116 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Fredrik Frison (Bel) Lotto Soudal||Row 117 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Mitchel Docker (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale||Row 118 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) AG2R La Mondiale||Row 119 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Sunweb||Row 120 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Coen Vermeltfoort (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 121 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Johann van Zyl (RSA) Dimension Data||Row 122 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Stijn Devolder (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 123 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Michael Goolaerts (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 124 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Zico Waeytens (Bel) Veranda's Willems Crelan||Row 125 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Yoann Offredo (Fra) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 126 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Andrea Pasqualon (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 127 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 128 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Mark McNally (GBr) Wanty-Groupe Gobert||Row 129 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Kenny Dehaes (Bel) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 130 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Maxime Vantomme (Bel) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 131 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Julien Mortier (Bel) WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic||Row 132 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Edward Planckaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 133 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Floris Gerts (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 134 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Aime De Gendt (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 135 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Sjoerd van Ginneken (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 136 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Brian van Goethem (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 137 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Bryan Coquard (Fra) Vital Concept Club||Row 138 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Bert de Backer (Bel) Vital Concept Club||Row 139 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Club||Row 140 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jeremy Lecroq (Fra) Vital Concept Club||Row 141 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Julien Morice (Fra) Vital Concept Club||Row 142 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Vital Concept Club||Row 143 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 144 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 145 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Kenneth Vanbilsen (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 146 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij||Row 147 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 148 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJ||Row 149 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Groupama-FDJ||Row 150 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jack Bauer (NZl) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 151 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Michael Hepburn (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott||Row 152 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jorge Arcas (Spa) Movistar Team||Row 153 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Nuno Matos (Por) Movistar Team||Row 154 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jasha Sutterlin (Ger) Movistar Team||Row 155 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team||Row 156 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data||Row 157 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Michael van Staeyen (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits||Row 158 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jay Thomson (RSA) Dimension Data||Row 159 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jonas Rickaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 160 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 161 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Borut Bozic (Slo) Bahrain-Merida||Row 162 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Pascal Eenkhoorn (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo||Row 163 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Bram Tankink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo||Row 164 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Robert Wagner (Ger) LottoNL-Jumbo||Row 165 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky||Row 166 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky||Row 167 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo||Row 168 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates||Row 169 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates||Row 170 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Ben Swift (GBr) UAE Team Emirates||Row 171 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise||Row 172 - Cell 2|
|DNF||Jose Goncçalves (Por) Katusha-Alpecin||Row 173 - Cell 2|
|DSQ||Luke Rowe (GBr) Team Sky||Row 174 - Cell 2|
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