Hofland handles pressure to win again in Chengmai

Just like a year ago, Moreno Hofland (Belkin Pro Cycling), claimed stage 1 of the Tour of Hainan in Chengmai. The defending champion handled the pressure of being the hot favorite with a bunch sprint victory ahead of Italy’s Andrea Palini (Lampre-Merida) and Ondrej Rybin (Dukla Praha).

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Moreno Hofland (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:56:30
2Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 1 - Cell 2
3Ondrej Rybin (Cze) Team Dukla PrahaRow 2 - Cell 2
4Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 3 - Cell 2
5Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Alois Kankovsky (Cze) Team Dukla PrahaRow 6 - Cell 2
8Wouter Wippert (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Milan Kadlec (Cze) Team Dukla PrahaRow 9 - Cell 2
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General classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Moreno Hofland (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team1:56:20
2Andrea Palini (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:04
3Ondrej Rybin (Cze) Team Dukla Praha0:00:06
4Dario Hernandez (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 3 - Cell 2
5Elchin Asadov (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling0:00:07
6Martin Blaha (Cze) Team Dukla PrahaRow 5 - Cell 2
7Ma Guangtong (Chn) Hengxiang Cycling Team0:00:08
8Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:00:10
9Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 9 - Cell 2

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