Volta a Catalunya: Adam Yates wins stage 3

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) won a small group sprint between the world’s best climbers to take the summit victory at Vallter 2000, which marked the queen stage 3 of the Volta a Catalunya. Yates capitalised off of the efforts of Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates), who, after a tactical battle up the 11km ascent, started the final sprint with roughly 200 metres to go.

Yates powered around the Irishman to take the stage win ahead of Egan Bernal (Team Sky), while Martin mustered up enough strength to hang on for third place. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) placed fourth, and Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) was fifth.

"Last week I showed I was in good condition, I came up short then, and I wanted to make up for it," said Yates, referring to performance at Tirreno-Adriatico, where he lost by one-second to Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma). "I wanted to win today to sort of make up for it.

Stage 1 winner Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) started the day with a healthy 2:47 minutes over the main GC contenders. As expected, he lost contact partway up the final climb to Vallter 2000 but maintained his overall lead. He now has 27 seconds over Adam Yates in the overall classification and an additional three seconds over Egan Bernal (Team Sky).

The climbing isn't over, however, with stage 4's 150km race taking the riders from Llandars to the summit of La Molina, where Adam Yates hopes for another stage win and an opportunity to take the overall lead.

"Tomorrow we've got another tough stage, another possibility for a stage win," Yates said. "We'll wait and see but so far, so good. The team did a brilliant job today looking after me, but yeah, more of the same tomorrow hopefully."

How it unfolded

Stage 3 of the Volta a Catalunya was the toughest of the seven stages; 179km from Sant Feliu de Guíxols and included a category 3 climb, two category 1 climbs, and a hors category summit finish to Vallter 2000 at Setcases. Organisers were forced to alter the route last year due to a threat of avalanches.

A breakaway of 11 riders cleared the field in the opening kilometres and passed the category 3 Alt de la Ganga, located 15km into the stage. Álvaro Cuadros (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) led them over the top taking full KOM points, with Pieter Weening (Roompot-Charles) and Óscar Cabedo (Burgos-BH) in second and third.

The move also included Sergio Samitier (Euskadi-Murias), Bart De Clercq (Wanty-Groupe Gobert), Maurits Lammertink (Roompot-Charles), Lennard Kämna (Team Sunweb), Dries Devenyns (Deceuninck-Quick Step), Francois Bidard (AG2R La Mondiale), Anthony Delaplace (Arkéa-Samsic) and Bert-Jan Lindeman (Jumbo-Visma).

The next ascent was some 115km later, and so the 11 men pushed on through the valley roads with only the intermediate sprint to contest in Banyoles, where Lammertink picked up full points. And since the bulk of the climbing was in the last third of the stage, the peloton led by teams Jumbo-Visma, Movistar and Lotto Soudal, seemed more than content to let the breakaway gain upwards of five minutes.

There wasn't much of a contest for points at the top of the first category 1 climb of the Port d'Oix (130km) with Cuadros rolling over the top first. After a brief descent, they climbed over the second category 1 climb of the Port de Rocabruna (145km) and the gap reduced to three minutes because of Movistar's chase.

Several riders lost touch with the breakaway, and only seven remained out front; Weening, Cuadros, Samitier, Bidard, De Clercq, Devenyns and Lindeman. Their gap widened again to over four minutes as they descended toward the second intermediate sprint in Llanars.

Movistar continued the pace-setting down into Llanars, where a crash took down Andrey Amador, and although he got back up, the team was forced to push on without his domestique services ahead of the final climb. Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) was also involved in the crash.

As the breakaway approached the base of the climb, the gap tumbled to under three minutes for the first time during the race and then slashed to under two minutes as they started climbing with 12km to go.

Tactics play out on the Vallter 2000

The climb to Vallter 2000 was 11.4km long with an average of 7.7 per cent, and so it marked a decisive point in the race for the overall contenders.

Mitchelton-Scott moved one rider to the front of the field, to help Movistar in the chase, for their contenders Simon and Adam Yates. Also hovering near the front were Egan Bernal (Team Sky), who utilized Chris Froome's support on the climb after the Briton lost 14 minutes after a crash during stage 2.

De Gendt held steady among the likes Michael Woods (EF Educations First), Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), Wilco Kelderman (Sunweb), Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe), Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale), Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma), Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama FDJ), who all stayed hidden among the front end of the main field, attentive to any threatening attacks at the start of the ascent.

Up in the breakaway, Weening attacked with nine kilometres to go, and Lindeman couldn't entirely close the gap. The Roompot-Charles rider held onto 1:30, pushing on to try and reach the finish line with a stage win, but the gap continued to drop quickly as Team Sky moved to the fore of the peloton behind.

The blue and black colours of Team Sky, followed by Movistar, amassed ahead of the field to set a pace that was just enough to deter any major attacks, but also to reduce the time to Weening. De Gendt lost contact at this point but fought to stay as close as he could to the leaders.

Sebastian Henao (Team Sky) took the reins followed by Bernal, but they were carefully watched by Quintana with his last support rider Richard Carapaz. They drove the speeds on the steeper slopes of the climb, dropping world champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and catching Weening in the process.

Bernal was the first to make a significant attack, but he was quickly followed by a calm and collected Quintana, who refused to move forward to take a pull. Their speeds lulled briefly through a steep switchback which allowed Adam Yates to successful bridge across. As Miguel Angel Lopez and Dan Martin were about to make contact, too, Bernal attacked again, but he was, again, followed by Quintana and then Adam Yates with 2km to go.

Lopez was the next to attack and this time it was Bernal who chased his compatriot with Quintana and Adam Yates holding on tight. Martin struggled to hang on, but as soon as he regained contact, he surged ahead. The move seemed almost futile with Adam Yates, Quintana, Lopez and Bernal shutting it down.

Another lull in the attacks in the closing kilometre allowed the Irishman to stay in the mix for what turned into a sprint to the line. He was the first to attack with 200 metres to go, and through three quick switchbacks, but Adam Yates waited patiently for the winning opportunity to power around Martin in the final 100 metres and take the stage win. Bernal picked up second place, leaving Martin in third, while Quintana settled for fourth and Lopez fifth.

Kruijswijk led in a chase group for sixth place that also included Zakarin, Carapaz, Kelderman, Woods, Pinot and Bardet.

Full Results

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott5:02:18
2Egan Bernal (Col) Team SkyRow 1 - Cell 2
3Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team EmiratesRow 2 - Cell 2
4Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar TeamRow 3 - Cell 2
5Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:00:02
6Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:00:30
7Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:00:46
8Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb0:00:51
10Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First0:00:53
11Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJRow 10 - Cell 2
12Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 11 - Cell 2
13Enric Mas (Spa) Deceuninck-QuickStep0:01:05
14Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Astana Pro Team0:01:26
15Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:01:37
16Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-MeridaRow 15 - Cell 2
17Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-HansgroheRow 16 - Cell 2
18Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 17 - Cell 2
19James Knox (GBr) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 18 - Cell 2
20Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-ScottRow 19 - Cell 2
21Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:01
22Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-GobertRow 21 - Cell 2
23Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Joe Dombrowski (USA) EF Education FirstRow 23 - Cell 2
25Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:02:06
26Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:19
27Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 26 - Cell 2
28Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:02:21
29Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:02:24
30Laurens ten Dam (Ned) CCC Team0:02:36
31Jonathan Caicedo (Ecu) EF Education First0:02:54
32Darwin Atapuma (Col) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:06
33Ben O'Connor (Aus) Dimension DataRow 32 - Cell 2
34Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Gobert0:03:08
35Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 34 - Cell 2
36Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:03:15
37Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Katusha-AlpecinRow 36 - Cell 2
38Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb0:03:25
39Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:03:45
40Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) CCC Team0:03:52
41Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:03:54
42Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:04:38
43Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:05:22
44Ivan Sosa (Col) Team Sky0:05:33
45Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:05:48
46Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ0:06:13
47Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Team Sky0:07:06
48Richie Porte (Aus) Trek-SegafredoRow 47 - Cell 2
49Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-MuriasRow 48 - Cell 2
50Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-ScottRow 49 - Cell 2
51Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 50 - Cell 2
52Geoffrey Bouchard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:14
53Warren Barguil (Fra) Arkéa Samsic0:07:19
54Tony Gallopin (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 53 - Cell 2
55Fabien Doubey (Fra) Wanty-GobertRow 54 - Cell 2
56Ricardo Vilela (Por) Burgos-BHRow 55 - Cell 2
57Peter Stetina (USA) Trek-Segafredo0:07:26
58Tanel Kangert (Est) EF Education First0:07:39
59Hugh John Carthy (GBr) EF Education First0:08:27
60Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Groupama-FDJ0:08:43
61Brice Feillu (Fra) Arkéa Samsic0:08:58
62Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha-Alpecin0:09:07
63Patrick Bevin (NZl) CCC Team0:09:41
64Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Charles0:09:59
65Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin0:10:06
66Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 65 - Cell 2
67Floris De Tier (Bel) Team Jumbo-VismaRow 66 - Cell 2
68Davide Villella (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 67 - Cell 2
69Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-SegafredoRow 68 - Cell 2
70Rodrigo Contreras (Col) Astana Pro TeamRow 69 - Cell 2
71Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) Mitchelton-ScottRow 70 - Cell 2
72Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La MondialeRow 71 - Cell 2
73Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Dimension DataRow 72 - Cell 2
74Jonnathan Narvaez (Ecu) Team Sky0:10:29
75Sebastian Henao (Col) Team SkyRow 74 - Cell 2
76Cristian Camilo Muñoz Lancheros (Col) UAE Team EmiratesRow 75 - Cell 2
77Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:11:03
78Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty-GobertRow 77 - Cell 2
79Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-VismaRow 78 - Cell 2
80Marco Minnaard (Ned) Wanty-GobertRow 79 - Cell 2
81Lukasz Owsian (Pol) CCC TeamRow 80 - Cell 2
82Carlos Verona (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 81 - Cell 2
83Pavel Kochetkov (Rus) Katusha-AlpecinRow 82 - Cell 2
84Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-AlpecinRow 83 - Cell 2
85Tejay Van Garderen (USA) EF Education FirstRow 84 - Cell 2
86Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-HansgroheRow 85 - Cell 2
87Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 86 - Cell 2
88Simon Geschke (Ger) CCC TeamRow 87 - Cell 2
89Amael Moinard (Fra) Arkéa SamsicRow 88 - Cell 2
90François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:12:13
91Bart De Clercq (Bel) Wanty-Gobert0:12:35
92Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:13:09
93Andrea Garosio (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:13:35
94Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:13:46
95Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Wanty-Gobert0:13:52
96Kevin Ledanois (Fra) Arkéa Samsic0:13:54
97Dion Smith (NZl) Mitchelton-ScottRow 96 - Cell 2
98Dries Devenyns (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep0:13:56
99Lennard Kämna (Ger) Team Sunweb0:14:27
100Natnael Berhane (Eri) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:14:31
101Fernando Barcelo Aragon (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:14:41
102Sergio Samitier Samitier (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-MuriasRow 101 - Cell 2
103José Fernandes Neves (Por) Burgos-BH0:14:51
104Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Burgos-BH0:15:01
105Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:15:11
106Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Roompot-Charles0:15:19
107Rory Sutherland (Aus) UAE Team Emirates0:16:34
108Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:17:07
109Michael Albasini (Swi) Mitchelton-Scott0:18:24
110Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Bahrain-MeridaRow 109 - Cell 2
111Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 110 - Cell 2
112Jay Mc Carthy (Aus) Bora-HansgroheRow 111 - Cell 2
113Michael Storer (Aus) Team SunwebRow 112 - Cell 2
114Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:18:55
115Florian Vachon (Fra) Arkéa Samsic0:19:11
116Oscar Riesebeek (Ned) Roompot-Charles0:19:57
117Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb0:20:29
118Petr Vakoc (Cze) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 117 - Cell 2
119Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Arkéa Samsic0:20:47
120Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:20:57
121Nathan Brown (USA) EF Education First0:21:16
122Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott0:22:44
123Nick van der Lijke (Ned) Roompot-Charles0:22:56
124Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:23:18
125Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStep0:26:49
126Mathias De Witte (Bel) Roompot-CharlesRow 125 - Cell 2
127Aleksandr Riabushenko (Blr) UAE Team EmiratesRow 126 - Cell 2
128Grega Bole (Slo) Bahrain-MeridaRow 127 - Cell 2
129Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Bahrain-MeridaRow 128 - Cell 2
130Christian Knees (Ger) Team SkyRow 129 - Cell 2
131Jan Bakelants (Bel) Team SunwebRow 130 - Cell 2
132Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 131 - Cell 2
133Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar TeamRow 132 - Cell 2
134James Mitri (NZl) Burgos-BHRow 133 - Cell 2
135Hugo Hofstetter (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 134 - Cell 2
136Jonas Gregaard Wilsly (Den) Astana Pro TeamRow 135 - Cell 2
137Kilian Frankiny (Swi) Groupama-FDJRow 136 - Cell 2
138Danilo Wyss (Swi) Dimension DataRow 137 - Cell 2
139Sebastian Mora Vedri (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 138 - Cell 2
140Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension DataRow 139 - Cell 2
141Remy Mertz (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 140 - Cell 2
142Thomas Leezer (Ned) Team Jumbo-VismaRow 141 - Cell 2
143Michael Gogl (Aut) Trek-Segafredo0:26:55
144Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora-HansgroheRow 143 - Cell 2
145Harm Vanhoucke (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 144 - Cell 2
146Josef Cerny (Cze) CCC TeamRow 145 - Cell 2
147Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 146 - Cell 2
148Chris Froome (GBr) Team SkyRow 147 - Cell 2
149Mikel Aristi Gardoki (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-MuriasRow 148 - Cell 2
150André Greipel (Ger) Arkéa SamsicRow 149 - Cell 2
151Eros Capecchi (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 150 - Cell 2
152Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Groupama-FDJRow 151 - Cell 2
153Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 152 - Cell 2
154Rob Power (Aus) Team SunwebRow 153 - Cell 2
155Nelson Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 154 - Cell 2
156Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 155 - Cell 2
157Antoine Duchesne (Can) Groupama-FDJRow 156 - Cell 2
158Jacques Willem Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data0:28:09
159Gonzalo Serrano Rodriguez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 158 - Cell 2
160Rui Oliveira (Por) UAE Team EmiratesRow 159 - Cell 2
161Will Clarke (Aus) Trek-Segafredo0:29:10
162Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:30:39
DNFNathan Haas (Aus) Katusha-AlpecinRow 162 - Cell 2
DNSJoseph Rosskopf (USA) CCC TeamRow 163 - Cell 2
DNFAlan Banaszek (Pol) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 164 - Cell 2
DNSHugo Hofstetter (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 165 - Cell 2
DNSJesper Hansen (Den) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 166 - Cell 2
DNFHuub Duijn (Ned) Roompot-CharlesRow 167 - Cell 2
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott10pts
2Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky6Row 1 - Cell 3
3Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates4Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountain 1 - Alt de la Ganga, 17.7km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3pts
2Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Charles2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos-BH1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountain 2 - Port d'Oix, 127.3km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA10pts
2Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Charles8Row 1 - Cell 3
3Dries Devenyns (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep6Row 2 - Cell 3
4Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Arkéa Samsic4Row 3 - Cell 3
5François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2Row 4 - Cell 3
6Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Roompot-Charles1Row 5 - Cell 3
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Mountain 3 - Port de Rocabruna, 145km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA10pts
2Pieter Weening (Ned) Roompot-Charles8Row 1 - Cell 3
3Dries Devenyns (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep6Row 2 - Cell 3
4Bart De Clercq (Bel) Wanty-Gobert4Row 3 - Cell 3
5Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma2Row 4 - Cell 3
6François Bidard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1Row 5 - Cell 3
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Mountain 4 - Vallter 2000, 166.7km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott26pts
2Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky20Row 1 - Cell 3
3Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates16Row 2 - Cell 3
4Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team14Row 3 - Cell 3
5Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team12Row 4 - Cell 3
6Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma10Row 5 - Cell 3
7Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin8Row 6 - Cell 3
8Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team6Row 7 - Cell 3
9Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb4Row 8 - Cell 3
10Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First2Row 9 - Cell 3
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Young rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky5:02:18
2Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:00:02
3Enric Mas (Spa) Deceuninck-QuickStep0:01:05
4Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Astana Pro Team0:01:26
5Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:01:37
6Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 5 - Cell 2
7James Knox (GBr) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 6 - Cell 2
8Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:01
9Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:02:06
10Ben O'Connor (Aus) Dimension Data0:03:06
11Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Gobert0:03:08
12Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:03:15
13Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb0:03:25
14Ivan Sosa (Col) Team Sky0:05:33
15Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Team Sky0:07:06
16Hugh John Carthy (GBr) EF Education First0:08:27
17Steff Cras (Bel) Katusha-Alpecin0:10:06
18Niklas Eg (Den) Trek-SegafredoRow 17 - Cell 2
19Rodrigo Contreras (Col) Astana Pro TeamRow 18 - Cell 2
20Jonnathan Narvaez (Ecu) Team Sky0:10:29
21Cristian Camilo Muñoz Lancheros (Col) UAE Team EmiratesRow 20 - Cell 2
22Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:11:03
23Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-VismaRow 22 - Cell 2
24Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Katusha-AlpecinRow 23 - Cell 2
25Gregor Mühlberger (Aut) Bora-HansgroheRow 24 - Cell 2
26Edward Ravasi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:13:46
27Lennard Kämna (Ger) Team Sunweb0:14:27
28Fernando Barcelo Aragon (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:14:41
29Sergio Samitier Samitier (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-MuriasRow 28 - Cell 2
30José Fernandes Neves (Por) Burgos-BH0:14:51
31Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:15:11
32Michael Storer (Aus) Team Sunweb0:18:24
33Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:23:18
34Aleksandr Riabushenko (Blr) UAE Team Emirates0:26:49
35Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Bahrain-MeridaRow 34 - Cell 2
36James Mitri (NZl) Burgos-BHRow 35 - Cell 2
37Hugo Hofstetter (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 36 - Cell 2
38Jonas Gregaard Wilsly (Den) Astana Pro TeamRow 37 - Cell 2
39Kilian Frankiny (Swi) Groupama-FDJRow 38 - Cell 2
40Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension DataRow 39 - Cell 2
41Remy Mertz (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 40 - Cell 2
42Harm Vanhoucke (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:26:55
43Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos-BHRow 42 - Cell 2
44Rob Power (Aus) Team SunwebRow 43 - Cell 2
45Nelson Soto Martinez (Col) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 44 - Cell 2
46Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 45 - Cell 2
47Gonzalo Serrano Rodriguez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:28:09
48Rui Oliveira (Por) UAE Team EmiratesRow 47 - Cell 2
49Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eri) Dimension Data0:30:39
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team15:09:59
2Astana Pro Team0:00:24
3EF Education First0:02:43
6Euskadi Basque Country0:08:08
7Wanty-Gobert Cycling Team0:09:23
8Team Sky0:09:34
10Cofidis Solutions Credits0:10:15
11UAE Team Emirates0:11:18
12AG2R La Mondiale0:12:21
13Lotto Soudal0:12:37
16CCC TeamRow 15 - Cell 2
19Team Sunweb0:15:38
20Team Jumbo-Visma0:18:34
21Team Arkea-Samsic0:24:15
23Dimension Data0:36:56
25Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:48:39
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General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal13:28:29
2Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott0:00:27
3Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky0:00:30
4Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates0:00:33
5Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team0:00:35
6Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:00:39
7Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma0:01:06
8Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin0:01:23
9Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb0:01:28
11Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First0:01:30
12Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 11 - Cell 2
13Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJRow 12 - Cell 2
14Enric Mas (Spa) Deceuninck-QuickStep0:01:42
15Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Astana Pro Team0:02:03
16Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:14
17James Knox (GBr) Deceuninck-QuickStepRow 16 - Cell 2
18Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-ScottRow 17 - Cell 2
19Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo0:02:26
20Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe0:02:28
21Hermann Pernsteiner (Aut) Bahrain-Merida0:02:30
22Cristian Rodriguez Martin (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 21 - Cell 2
23Guillaume Martin (Fra) Wanty-Gobert0:02:38
24Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:02:43
25Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:45
26Joe Dombrowski (USA) EF Education First0:02:54
27Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:56
28Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:03:01
29Laurens ten Dam (Ned) CCC Team0:03:13
30Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:03:44
31Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Wanty-Gobert0:03:45
32Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:03:52
33Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:04:05
34Darwin Atapuma (Col) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:04:12
35Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Katusha-Alpecin0:04:18
36Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:04:22
37Simone Petilli (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:04:31
38Riccardo Zoidl (Aut) CCC Team0:04:45
39Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:05:15
40Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:06:25
41Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) Groupama-FDJ0:06:50
42Ivan Sosa (Col) Team SkyRow 41 - Cell 2
43Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott0:07:43
44Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits