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Mestre wins Volta a Portugal

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2011 Volta a Portugal champion Ricardo Mestre (Tavira-Prio)

2011 Volta a Portugal champion Ricardo Mestre (Tavira-Prio) (Image credit: Tavira-Prio)
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Volta a Portugal champion Ricardo Mestre celebrates with his Tavira-Prio teammates.

Volta a Portugal champion Ricardo Mestre celebrates with his Tavira-Prio teammates. (Image credit: Tavira-Prio)
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Tavira-Prio won the team classification.

Tavira-Prio won the team classification. (Image credit: Tavira-Prio)

Full Results
1Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD3:57:12
2Sergio Miguel Vieira Ribeiro (Por) Barbot - Efapel
3Samuel José Rodrigues Caldeira (Por) Tavira-Prio
4Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Onda - Boavista0:00:03
5Filipe Duarte Sousa Cardoso (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:00:06
6Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por) Barbot - Efapel
7Manuel Ortega Ocana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
8Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
9Bruno Saraiva (Por) Portugal
10Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Itera - Katusha
11Ricardo Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio
12André Fernando Santos Martins Cardoso (Por) Tavira-Prio
13Danail Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo
14Virgilio Martins Dos Santos (Por) LA - Antarte
15Nelson Victorino (Por) Tavira-Prio
16António Carvalho (Por) Portugal
17Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:00:13
18Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Chipotle Development Team
19Sergio Ferreira Sousa (Por) Barbot - Efapel
20Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez (Spa) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
21Daniel Eduardo Moreira Silva (Por) Onda - Boavista
22Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural
23Hernani Broco (Por) LA - Antarte
24David Da Silva Livramento (Por) Tavira-Prio0:00:19
25Benjamin Giraud (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
26Robbie Squire (USA) Chipotle Development Team
27Ricardo Vilela (Por) Onda - Boavista0:00:22
28Bruno Silva (Por) LA - Antarte
29Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:00:24
30Joao Cabreira (Por) Onda - Boavista0:00:27
31Micael Isidoro (Por) Portugal
32Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural
33Sergio Carrasco Garcia (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
34Oleg Chuzhda (Ukr) Caja Rural
35Tomas Swift Metcalfe (GBr) Tavira-Prio
36Juan Javier Estrada Ruiz (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
37César Fonte (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:00:39
38Joni Brandão (Por) Portugal
39Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
40Marcio Barbosa (Por) LA - Antarte
41Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural0:00:52
42Dmitry Kosyakov (Rus) Itera - Katusha
43Mikhail Antonov (Rus) Itera - Katusha
44Andrei Krasilnikau (Blr) Chipotle Development Team0:00:55
45Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
46Célio Sousa (Por) Onda - Boavista
47Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre - ISD
48Jacob Rathe (USA) Chipotle Development Team
49Andrey Solomennikov (Rus) Itera - Katusha
50Pablo Lechuga Rodriguez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:00:59
51Luis Filipe Albino Silva (Por) Tavira-Prio
52Daniel Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio0:01:19
53Henrique Casimiro (Por) Tavira-Prio
54Otavio Didier Bulgarelli (Bra) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
55Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
56Yohan Cauquil (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
57Thomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
58Toms Skujins (Lat) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
59Ion Pardo Abarzuza (Spa) Onda - Boavista
60Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD0:01:28
61Rui Vinhas (Por) LA - Antarte0:01:38
62Alberto Morras Fernandez (Spa) Onda - Boavista
63Sergey Firsanov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:00:06
64Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:02:17
65Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille0:00:06
66Sergey Rudaskov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:02:17
67Thomas Tiozzo (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:02:34
68Raul Alarcon Garcia (Spa) Barbot - Efapel
69Bruno Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte0:00:06
70Hugo De Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte0:03:49
71Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural0:00:06
72Domingos Gonçalves (Por) Portugal
73Valter Coutinho (Por) Portugal0:04:26
74Hélder Leal (Por) Portugal0:04:59
75Luís Afonso (Por) Portugal
76Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural0:05:20
77Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille0:05:26
78Alex Howes (USA) Chipotle Development Team
79Bruno Antonio Ferreira Pinto (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:05:41
80José Luis Cano (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
81David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural0:06:32
82Antonio Filipe Oliveira Amorim (Por) Barbot - Efapel
83Paul Kneppers (Ned) Caja Rural
84Carlos Baltazar (Por) Barbot - Efapel
85Alfredo Balloni (Ita) Lampre - ISD
86Balint Szeghalmi (Hun) Lampre - ISD
87Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
88Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille0:07:48
89Rubén Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural0:09:00
90Raymond Kreder (Ned) Chipotle Development Team0:11:13
91Guilherme Lourenço (Por) Portugal0:00:06

Points
1Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD25pts
2Sergio Miguel Vieira Ribeiro (Por) Barbot - Efapel20
3Samuel José Rodrigues Caldeira (Por) Tavira-Prio16
4Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Onda - Boavista13
5Filipe Duarte Sousa Cardoso (Por) Barbot - Efapel10
6Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por) Barbot - Efapel8
7Manuel Ortega Ocana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada6
8Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4
9Bruno Saraiva (Por) Portugal2
10Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1

Mountain 1 - Cheleiros (Cat. 3)
1Daniel Eduardo Moreira Silva (Por) Onda - Boavista5pts
2David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural3
3Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural2
4Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1

Teams
1Barbot - Efapel11:51:48
2Tavira-Prio
3Portugal0:00:06
4Itera - Katusha0:00:13
5LA - Antarte
6Onda - Boavista0:00:26
7Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille
8Caja Rural0:00:34
9Andalucia Caja Granada0:00:48
10Chipotle Development Team0:01:15
11Lampre - ISD0:01:38
12Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:02:32

Final general classification
1Ricardo Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio42:34:44
2André Fernando Santos Martins Cardoso (Por) Tavira-Prio0:01:31
3Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:02:24
4Nelson Victorino (Por) Tavira-Prio0:02:48
5Hernani Broco (Por) LA - Antarte0:02:58
6Sergio Miguel Vieira Ribeiro (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:05:12
7Virgilio Martins Dos Santos (Por) LA - Antarte0:06:44
8Sergio Ferreira Sousa (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:07:13
9Joao Cabreira (Por) Onda - Boavista0:08:15
10Daniel Eduardo Moreira Silva (Por) Onda - Boavista0:08:16
11Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Onda - Boavista0:08:43
12Ricardo Vilela (Por) Onda - Boavista0:09:47
13Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:09:57
14Sergey Firsanov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:13:03
15Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural0:13:17
16Bruno Silva (Por) LA - Antarte0:14:24
17Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:14:28
18David Da Silva Livramento (Por) Tavira-Prio0:16:14
19Robbie Squire (USA) Chipotle Development Team0:16:39
20Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez (Spa) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille0:17:16
21Oleg Chuzhda (Ukr) Caja Rural0:20:23
22Marcio Barbosa (Por) LA - Antarte0:23:49
23Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Chipotle Development Team0:24:13
24Alfredo Balloni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:24:53
25César Fonte (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:27:02
26Micael Isidoro (Por) Portugal0:27:33
27Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural0:30:24
28Domingos Gonçalves (Por) Portugal0:32:58
29Sergio Carrasco Garcia (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:34:25
30Guilherme Lourenço (Por) Portugal0:34:57
31Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:35:31
32Filipe Duarte Sousa Cardoso (Por) Barbot - Efapel0:35:36
33Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:36:45
34Célio Sousa (Por) Onda - Boavista0:38:22
35Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille0:38:50
36Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:39:40
37Henrique Casimiro (Por) Tavira-Prio0:39:45
38Joni Brandão (Por) Portugal0:40:07
39Danail Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:42:05
40Rubén Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural0:46:22
41Raul Alarcon Garcia (Spa) Barbot - Efapel0:46:59
42Andrei Krasilnikau (Blr) Chipotle Development Team0:47:00
43Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural0:47:51
44Alex Howes (USA) Chipotle Development Team0:49:37
45Paul Kneppers (Ned) Caja Rural0:50:22
46Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural0:59:46
47Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD1:02:36
48Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:05:31
49Juan Javier Estrada Ruiz (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:06:32
50Hugo De Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte1:07:10
51Sergey Rudaskov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:08:16
52Yohan Cauquil (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:08:23
53Rui Vinhas (Por) LA - Antarte1:11:18
54Thomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:13:42
55Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - ISD1:14:50
56Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli1:15:09
57David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural1:16:20
58Antonio Filipe Oliveira Amorim (Por) Barbot - Efapel1:19:38
59Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:22:44
60Luis Filipe Albino Silva (Por) Tavira-Prio1:23:41
61Benjamin Giraud (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:24:05
62Tomas Swift Metcalfe (GBr) Tavira-Prio1:24:44
63Jacob Rathe (USA) Chipotle Development Team1:27:34
64Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:28:32
65Manuel Ortega Ocana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:28:37
66Bruno Antonio Ferreira Pinto (Por) Barbot - Efapel1:29:45
67Hélder Leal (Por) Portugal1:29:58
68Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli1:30:42
69José Luis Cano (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:31:33
70Thomas Tiozzo (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:31:51
71Mikhail Antonov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:32:59
72Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:33:19
73Samuel José Rodrigues Caldeira (Por) Tavira-Prio1:33:39
74Luís Afonso (Por) Portugal1:36:43
75Daniel Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio1:37:02
76Pablo Lechuga Rodriguez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:37:05
77Bruno Saraiva (Por) Portugal1:37:41
78Dmitry Kosyakov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:38:58
79Valter Coutinho (Por) Portugal1:40:09
80Andrey Solomennikov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1:40:48
81Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:41:50
82Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural1:46:47
83Bruno Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte1:54:51
84António Carvalho (Por) Portugal1:57:46
85Alberto Morras Fernandez (Spa) Onda - Boavista1:58:59
86Raymond Kreder (Ned) Chipotle Development Team2:03:42
87Carlos Baltazar (Por) Barbot - Efapel2:03:57
88Toms Skujins (Lat) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille2:04:39
89Ion Pardo Abarzuza (Spa) Onda - Boavista2:10:53
90Balint Szeghalmi (Hun) Lampre - ISD2:30:18
91Otavio Didier Bulgarelli (Bra) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli2:40:27

Points classification
1Sergio Miguel Vieira Ribeiro (Por) Barbot - Efapel141pts
2Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD119
3André Fernando Santos Martins Cardoso (Por) Tavira-Prio72
4Hernani Broco (Por) LA - Antarte71
5Ricardo Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio67
6Nelson Victorino (Por) Tavira-Prio55
7Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural46
8Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por) Barbot - Efapel44
9Jacob Rathe (USA) Chipotle Development Team35
10Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli32
11Samuel José Rodrigues Caldeira (Por) Tavira-Prio30
12Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli29
13Filipe Duarte Sousa Cardoso (Por) Barbot - Efapel26
14Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Onda - Boavista25
15Danail Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo23
16Ricardo Vilela (Por) Onda - Boavista18
17Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Itera - Katusha18
18Benjamin Giraud (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille18
19António Carvalho (Por) Portugal18
20Virgilio Martins Dos Santos (Por) LA - Antarte17
21Raul Alarcon Garcia (Spa) Barbot - Efapel16
22Sergio Ferreira Sousa (Por) Barbot - Efapel14
23Sergey Firsanov (Rus) Itera - Katusha14
24Célio Sousa (Por) Onda - Boavista13
25Manuel Ortega Ocana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada12
26Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille12
27Bruno Silva (Por) LA - Antarte11
28Raymond Kreder (Ned) Chipotle Development Team10
29Alex Howes (USA) Chipotle Development Team9
30Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli9
31Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD9
32José Luis Cano (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada9
33David Da Silva Livramento (Por) Tavira-Prio8
34Marcio Barbosa (Por) LA - Antarte7
35Dmitry Kosyakov (Rus) Itera - Katusha7
36Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural7
37Oleg Chuzhda (Ukr) Caja Rural6
38Bruno Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte6
39Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5
40David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural5
41Joao Cabreira (Por) Onda - Boavista5
42Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada5
43Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille4
44César Fonte (Por) Barbot - Efapel4
45Thomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille3
46Daniel Eduardo Moreira Silva (Por) Onda - Boavista2
47Domingos Gonçalves (Por) Portugal2
48Rubén Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural2
49Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille2
50Bruno Saraiva (Por) Portugal2
51Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1
52Paul Kneppers (Ned) Caja Rural1
53Sergey Rudaskov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1
54Rui Vinhas (Por) LA - Antarte1
55Luís Afonso (Por) Portugal1
56Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural1

Mountains classification
1Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural57pts
2André Fernando Santos Martins Cardoso (Por) Tavira-Prio40
3Hernani Broco (Por) LA - Antarte30
4Ricardo Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio30
5Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD28
6Nelson Victorino (Por) Tavira-Prio25
7Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por) Barbot - Efapel20
8Sergio Miguel Vieira Ribeiro (Por) Barbot - Efapel18
9Célio Sousa (Por) Onda - Boavista18
10Filipe Duarte Sousa Cardoso (Por) Barbot - Efapel16
11Domingos Gonçalves (Por) Portugal14
12Delio Fernandez Cruz (Spa) Onda - Boavista13
13Hugo De Matos Sancho (Por) LA - Antarte13
14David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural13
15César Fonte (Por) Barbot - Efapel10
16Virgilio Martins Dos Santos (Por) LA - Antarte10
17David Da Silva Livramento (Por) Tavira-Prio10
18Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural9
19Joni Brandão (Por) Portugal8
20Daniel Eduardo Moreira Silva (Por) Onda - Boavista8
21Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli8
22Rubén Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural8
23Julien Antomarchi (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille7
24Joao Cabreira (Por) Onda - Boavista7
25Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli7
26Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural6
27Sergio Ferreira Sousa (Por) Barbot - Efapel6
28Alex Howes (USA) Chipotle Development Team6
29Carlos Baltazar (Por) Barbot - Efapel5
30Sergey Firsanov (Rus) Itera - Katusha5
31Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5
32Antonio Filipe Oliveira Amorim (Por) Barbot - Efapel4
33Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada3
34Raul Alarcon Garcia (Spa) Barbot - Efapel3
35Ricardo Vilela (Por) Onda - Boavista3
36Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille3
37Bruno Antonio Ferreira Pinto (Por) Barbot - Efapel3
38António Carvalho (Por) Portugal3
39Robbie Squire (USA) Chipotle Development Team2
40Oleg Chuzhda (Ukr) Caja Rural2
41Marcio Barbosa (Por) LA - Antarte2
42Micael Isidoro (Por) Portugal2
43Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural2
44Sergey Rudaskov (Rus) Itera - Katusha2
45Thomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille2
46Daniel Mestre (Por) Tavira-Prio2
47Jacob Rathe (USA) Chipotle Development Team1
48Manuel Ortega Ocana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1
49Mikhail Antonov (Rus) Itera - Katusha1

Young riders classification
1Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural42:48:01
2Bruno Silva (Por) LA - Antarte0:01:07
3Robbie Squire (USA) Chipotle Development Team0:03:22
4Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Chipotle Development Team0:10:56
5Alfredo Balloni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:11:36
6Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural0:17:07
7Domingos Gonçalves (Por) Portugal0:19:41
8Guilherme Lourenço (Por) Portugal0:21:40
9Joni Brandão (Por) Portugal0:26:50
10Andrei Krasilnikau (Blr) Chipotle Development Team0:33:43
11Alex Howes (USA) Chipotle Development Team0:36:20
12Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Itera - Katusha0:52:14
13Thomas Vaubourzeix (Fra) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:00:25
14David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural1:03:03
15Jacob Rathe (USA) Chipotle Development Team1:14:17
16Daniel Diaz (Arg) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:15:15
17José Luis Cano (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:18:16
18Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:20:02
19Luís Afonso (Por) Portugal1:23:26
20Pablo Lechuga Rodriguez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:23:48
21Valter Coutinho (Por) Portugal1:26:52
22Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:28:33
23António Carvalho (Por) Portugal1:44:29
24Raymond Kreder (Ned) Chipotle Development Team1:50:25
25Toms Skujins (Lat) Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:51:22
26Ion Pardo Abarzuza (Spa) Onda - Boavista1:57:36

Teams classification
1Tavira-Prio127:48:49
2Barbot - Efapel0:09:54
3Onda - Boavista0:13:54
4LA - Antarte0:17:26
5Caja Rural0:43:22
6Chipotle Development Team0:53:19
7Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli1:07:25
8Portugal1:15:51
9Lampre - ISD1:20:48
10Andalucia Caja Granada1:21:19
11Itera - Katusha1:24:35
12Velo-Club La Pomme Marseille1:45:24

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