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Earle wins penultimate stage to give Huon - Genesys two victories in two days

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Tour of Japan, stage 5 gets underway

Tour of Japan, stage 5 gets underway (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys) congratulated his stage win with guys

Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys) congratulated his stage win with guys (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The view from stage 5, passing through Keirin school's training bank

The view from stage 5, passing through Keirin school's training bank (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The view from stage 5, as riders passed the side of velodrome

The view from stage 5, as riders passed the side of velodrome (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The view from stage 5, Tour of Japan 2013

The view from stage 5, Tour of Japan 2013 (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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At the start line of stage 5

At the start line of stage 5 (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Stage 5 took part in Japan cycle sports center in Shizuoka prefecture

Stage 5 took part in Japan cycle sports center in Shizuoka prefecture (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) succeeded in keeping the green leader's jersey

Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) succeeded in keeping the green leader's jersey (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Stage 5's winner Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys)

Stage 5's winner Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys) (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys) won stage 5, Tour of Japan 2013

Nathan Earle (Huon - Genesys) won stage 5, Tour of Japan 2013 (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Yoshimitsu Hiratsika (Aisan Racing) tried to make solo breakaway

Yoshimitsu Hiratsika (Aisan Racing) tried to make solo breakaway (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Thomas Rabou (OCBC SG) and Miyataka Shimizu (BS Anchor) tried to escape until two laps to go

Thomas Rabou (OCBC SG) and Miyataka Shimizu (BS Anchor) tried to escape until two laps to go (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The race leader, Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) in action during stage 5

The race leader, Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) in action during stage 5 (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The bunch was controled by Team NIPPO - De Rosa and Vini Fantini

The bunch was controled by Team NIPPO - De Rosa and Vini Fantini (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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The six rider break in action

The six rider break in action (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)
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Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) shaking hands with his team manager after stage 5

Fortunato Baliani (Team NIPPO - De Rosa) shaking hands with his team manager after stage 5 (Image credit: Sonoko Tanaka)

Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nathan Earle (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers4:29:38
2Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre - Merida
3Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia
4Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling
5Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Champion System
6Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:00:02
7Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor
8Jai Crawford (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers
9Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa
10Damien Monier (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor
11Hiroki Nishimura (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team
12Julian David Arredondo (Col) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:00:05
13Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team
14Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling
15Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:00:09
16Benjamin Dyball (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers0:00:10
17Cristiano Monguzzi (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:00:13
18Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:00:18
19Sho Hatsuyama (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor
20Yoshimitsu Hiratsuka (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team
21Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:00:29
22Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:01:10
23Hayato Yoshida (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:01:14
24Eric Sheppard (Aus) OCBC Singapore
25Shotaro Iribe (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:01:53
26Yusuke Hatanaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team
27Tomoya Kano (Jpn) Team Ukyo
28Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre - Merida
29Takayuki Abe (Jpn) Team Ukyo
30Chikara Wada (Jpn) Japan National Team0:01:58
31Craig Lewis (Usa) Champion System0:02:02
32Adiq Othman (Mas) Champion System0:02:59
33Kazushige Kuboki (Jpn) Matrix Powertag0:03:44
34Simone Compagnaro (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:04:54
35Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - Merida
36Sung Baek Park (Kor) KSPO
37Kenji Itami (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:05:40
38Makoto Nakamura (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:07:21
39Yuya Akimaru (Jpn) Japan National Team0:09:28
40Sota Ikebe (Jpn) Matrix Powertag0:10:16
41Shun Yamamoto (Jpn) Japan National Team0:10:24
42Andrea Francesco Palini (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:10:28
43Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:11:26
44Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore
45Jin Okubo (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:14:23
46Soon Yeong Kwon (Kor) KSPO
47Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa
48Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team
49William Walker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:15:14
50Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:16:30
51Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor
52Kosuke Harakawa (Jpn) C Project
53Takaaki Hori (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen
54Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:18:16
55Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag
56Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre - Merida
57Kensyo Sawada (Jpn) C Project
58Masaki Gunji (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen
59Luigi Miletta (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia
60Phuchong Saiudomsin (Tha) OCBC Singapore
61Masahiko Yasui (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team
62Makoto Morimoto (Jpn) C Project
63Ji Wen Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore
64Mart Ojavee (Est) Champion System
65Masaru Fukuhara (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen
66Takahiro Yamashita (Jpn) Team Ukyo
67Daiki Yasuhahara (Jpn) Matrix Powertag
68Jun Rong Ho (Sin) OCBC Singapore
69Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team0:18:24
DNFKeisuke Kimura (Jpn) Japan National Team

Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor5pts
2Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore3
3William Walker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling1

Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team5pts
2Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor3
3Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor1

Sprint 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor5pts
2Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore3
3Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team1

Final
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nathan Earle (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers25pts
2Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre - Merida20
3Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia16
4Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling14
5Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Champion System12
6Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Team Ukyo10
7Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor9
8Jai Crawford (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers8
9Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa7
10Damien Monier (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor6
11Hiroki Nishimura (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team5
12Julian David Arredondo (Col) Team Nippo - De Rosa4
13Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team3
14Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling2
15Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling1

KOM 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore5pts
2Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor3
3Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team2
4Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor1

KOM 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore5pts
2Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor3
3Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team2
4Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor1

KOM 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling5pts
2Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - Merida3
3Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor2
4Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa1

Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers13:29:06
2Drapac Cycling0:00:02
3Bridgestone Anchor0:00:10
4Lampre-Merida0:02:10
5Shimano Racing Team0:02:57
6Team Ukyo0:03:36
7Team Nippo-De Rosa0:04:49
8Champion System Pro Cycling Team
9Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:18:17
10Aisan Racing Team0:18:35
11Japan National Team0:21:38
12Utsunomiya Blitzen0:23:57
13OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling0:30:44
14Matrix Powertag0:32:04
15C Project0:52:50

General classification after Stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa13:05:13
2Julian David Arredondo (Col) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:01:11
3Damien Monier (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor0:01:36
4Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor0:02:39
5Benjamin Dyball (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers0:03:26
6Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Champion System0:03:46
7Cristiano Monguzzi (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:04:15
8Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:04:19
9Nathan Earle (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers0:05:10
10Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:05:11
11Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:06:36
12Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:07:02
13Jai Crawford (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers0:07:13
14Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:07:21
15Yoshimitsu Hiratsuka (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team0:09:26
16Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:09:30
17Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team0:10:07
18Simone Compagnaro (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:13:13
19Kazushige Kuboki (Jpn) Matrix Powertag0:13:31
20Sho Hatsuyama (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:13:52
21Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:15:19
22Hayato Yoshida (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:15:41
23Kenji Itami (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:18:12
24Craig Lewis (Usa) Champion System0:18:28
25Shotaro Iribe (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:19:04
26Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:21:13
27Takayuki Abe (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:21:41
28Eric Sheppard (Aus) OCBC Singapore0:22:04
29Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling0:23:09
30Hiroki Nishimura (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:23:18
31Tomoya Kano (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:24:35
32Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:25:36
33Adiq Othman (Mas) Champion System0:25:56
34Yusuke Hatanaka (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:27:54
35Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:28:01
36Sung Baek Park (Kor) KSPO0:28:55
37Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre - Merida0:29:09
38Chikara Wada (Jpn) Japan National Team0:30:24
39Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:31:03
40Makoto Nakamura (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:33:18
41Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team0:34:03
42Sota Ikebe (Jpn) Matrix Powertag0:34:24
43Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag0:34:57
44Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore0:35:06
45Yuya Akimaru (Jpn) Japan National Team0:35:10
46Shun Yamamoto (Jpn) Japan National Team0:36:37
47Andrea Francesco Palini (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:36:46
48Takahiro Yamashita (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:37:01
49Soon Yeong Kwon (Kor) KSPO0:39:28
50Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team0:41:35
51Makoto Morimoto (Jpn) C Project0:42:55
52Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor0:42:58
53Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa0:42:59
54Jin Okubo (Jpn) Team Ukyo0:43:09
55William Walker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling0:43:18
56Takaaki Hori (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:43:38
57Mattia Pozzo (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:43:45
58Kosuke Harakawa (Jpn) C Project0:44:42
59Mart Ojavee (Est) Champion System0:45:16
60Phuchong Saiudomsin (Tha) OCBC Singapore0:46:07
61Masaru Fukuhara (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:46:37
62Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre - Merida0:46:54
63Daiki Yasuhahara (Jpn) Matrix Powertag0:47:01
64Ji Wen Low (Sin) OCBC Singapore0:47:10
65Jun Rong Ho (Sin) OCBC Singapore0:47:16
66Luigi Miletta (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:48:20
67Masaki Gunji (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen0:48:21
68Kensyo Sawada (Jpn) C Project0:49:39
69Masahiko Yasui (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team0:50:15

Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia41pts
2Nathan Earle (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers30
3Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa30
4Julian David Arredondo (Col) Team Nippo - De Rosa28
5Sung Baek Park (Kor) KSPO25
6Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre - Merida23
7Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor21
8Ryota Nishizono (Jpn) Champion System21
9Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling21
10Maximiliano Richeze (Arg) Lampre - Merida18
11Taiji Nishitani (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team16
12Andrea Francesco Palini (Ita) Lampre - Merida16
13William Walker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling15
14Damien Monier (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor14
15Cristiano Monguzzi (Ita) Vini Fantini-Selle Italia14
16Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor13
17Darren Lapthorne (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling13
18Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Team Ukyo12
19Simone Compagnaro (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa11
20Jai Crawford (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers8
21Adiq Othman (Mas) Champion System7
22Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag7
23Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team6
24Kazushige Kuboki (Jpn) Matrix Powertag6
25Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa6
26Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore6
27Kohei Uchima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa6
28Hiroki Nishimura (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team5
29Benjamin Dyball (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers4
30Masakazu Ito (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team3
31Mart Ojavee (Est) Champion System3
32Floris Goesinnen (Ned) Drapac Professional Cycling2
33Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen1
34Yoshimitsu Hiratsuka (Jpn) Aisan Racing Team1
35Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor1

KOM classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - Merida22pts
2Robbie Hucker (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling20
3Benjamin Dyball (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers15
4Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa13
5Nathan Earle (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers11
6Thomas Rabou (Ned) OCBC Singapore10
7Damien Monier (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor10
8Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) Team Nippo - De Rosa10
9Julian David Arredondo (Col) Team Nippo - De Rosa8
10Thomas Lebas (Fra) Bridgestone Anchor6
11Simone Compagnaro (Ita) Team Nippo - De Rosa5
12Miyataka Shimizu (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor4
13Takero Terasaki (Jpn) Japan National Team4
14Kazuo Inoue (Jpn) Bridgestone Anchor4
15Tomoyuki Iino (Jpn) Utsunomiya Blitzen3
16Hayato Yoshida (Jpn) Shimano Racing Team3
17Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre - Merida2
18Jai Crawford (Aus) Huon Salmon - Genesys Wealth Advisers2
19Mariusz Wiesiak (Pol) Matrix Powertag2
20Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre - Merida2
21Bernard Sulzberger (Aus) Drapac Professional Cycling1
22Takayuki Abe (Jpn) Team Ukyo1
23Eric Sheppard (Aus) OCBC Singapore1

Team classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Nippo-De Rosa39:26:51
2Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers0:04:29
3Bridgestone Anchor0:05:46
4Drapac Cycling0:11:18
5Team Ukyo0:30:02
6Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:36:50
7Lampre-Merida0:39:19
8Aisan Racing Team0:42:05
9Vini Fantini-Selle Italia0:45:31
10Shimano Racing Team0:45:43
11Utsunomiya Blitzen1:10:14
12Matrix Powertag1:10:44
13Japan National Team1:18:50
14OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team1:32:00
15C Project2:04:38

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