Valverde smokes Ruta del Sol prologue

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) hurled himself through the roundabout-riddled Ruta del Sol prologue, taking a crushing seven second victory on the 7.3km course in Almería.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:22
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant Shimano0:00:07
3Jon Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:09
4Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky0:00:13
5Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:00:14
6Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Team SkyRow 5 - Cell 2
7Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky0:00:15
8Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant Shimano0:00:16
10Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 9 - Cell 2
11Luis León Sánchez (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:17
12Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:18
13Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Sky0:00:19
14Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant Shimano0:00:20
15Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Trek Factory Racing0:00:21
16Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro TeamRow 15 - Cell 2
17Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 17 - Cell 2
19Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro TeamRow 18 - Cell 2
20Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 19 - Cell 2
21Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky0:00:24
22Yves Lampaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 21 - Cell 2
23Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant ShimanoRow 22 - Cell 2
24Danilo Hondo (Ger) Trek Factory RacingRow 23 - Cell 2
25Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:25
26Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:26
27Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 26 - Cell 2
28Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:27
29Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 28 - Cell 2
30Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky0:00:28
31Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol0:00:29
32Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 31 - Cell 2
33Fabio Silvestre (Por) Trek Factory RacingRow 32 - Cell 2
34Lukasz Wisniowski (Pol) ETIXXRow 33 - Cell 2
35Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:30
36Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 35 - Cell 2
37Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 36 - Cell 2
38Francis De Greef (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:31
39Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 38 - Cell 2
40Rubén Plaza (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:32
41Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:33
42José Herrada (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
43Daan Olivier (Ned) Team Giant ShimanoRow 42 - Cell 2
44Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant ShimanoRow 43 - Cell 2
45Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 44 - Cell 2
46Edward Theuns (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 45 - Cell 2
47Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:34
48Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 47 - Cell 2
49Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:35
50Stijn Steels (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 49 - Cell 2
51Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 50 - Cell 2
52Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 51 - Cell 2
53Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Giant ShimanoRow 52 - Cell 2
54Illart Zuazubiskar (Spa) Euskadi0:00:36
55Eliot Lietaer (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 54 - Cell 2
56Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 55 - Cell 2
57Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 56 - Cell 2
58Lukasz Owsian (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:37
59Julian Arredondo (Col) Trek Factory RacingRow 58 - Cell 2
60Gerald Ciolek (Ger) MTN - QhubekaRow 59 - Cell 2
61Samuel Spokes (Aus) ETIXX0:00:38
62Sergio Pardilla Bellón (Spa) MTN - QhubekaRow 61 - Cell 2
63Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 62 - Cell 2
64Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:39
65Emiel Dolfsma (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 64 - Cell 2
66Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 65 - Cell 2
67Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 66 - Cell 2
68Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:40
69Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar TeamRow 68 - Cell 2
70Pablo Lechuga (Spa) EuskadiRow 69 - Cell 2
71Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:41
72Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 71 - Cell 2
73Andreas Stauff (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:42
74Edwing Cammaerts (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 73 - Cell 2
75Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 74 - Cell 2
76Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 75 - Cell 2
77Miguel Minguez (Spa) Euskadi0:00:43
78Stephane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 77 - Cell 2
79Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing0:00:44
80Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) ETIXXRow 79 - Cell 2
81Jordi Simon Casulleras (Spa) Team EcuadorRow 80 - Cell 2
82Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 81 - Cell 2
83Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:45
84Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 83 - Cell 2
85Haritz Orbe Urrutia (Spa) EuskadiRow 84 - Cell 2
86Ivar Slik (Ned) Rabobank Development Team0:00:46
87Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:47
88Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 87 - Cell 2
89Antonio Piedra (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:48
90Daniel Hoelgaard (Nor) ETIXXRow 89 - Cell 2
91Branislau Samoilau (Blr) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:49
92Alexis Guerin (Fra) ETIXXRow 91 - Cell 2
93Beñat Txoperena (Spa) EuskadiRow 92 - Cell 2
94Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:50
95Maciej Paterski (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 94 - Cell 2
96Merijn Korevaar (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 95 - Cell 2
97Adrian Honkisz (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:51
98Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 97 - Cell 2
99Jesús Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Activejet Team0:00:52
100Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:00:53
101Christopher Williams (Aus) Team Novo Nordisk0:00:54
102Nicky Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 101 - Cell 2
103Marcos García (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:55
104Roy Jans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:56
105Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo NordiskRow 104 - Cell 2
106David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 105 - Cell 2
107Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo NordiskRow 106 - Cell 2
108Carlos Barbero (Spa) EuskadiRow 107 - Cell 2
109David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 108 - Cell 2
110Jon Larrinaga (Spa) Euskadi0:00:59
111Tim Kerkhof (Ned) ETIXX0:01:00
112Jaume Rovira Pous (Spa) Team Ecuador0:01:04
113Pawel Franczak (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:05
114Javier Aramendia (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 113 - Cell 2
115Bayron Guama De La Cruz (Ecu) Team EcuadorRow 114 - Cell 2
116Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo Nordisk0:01:06
117Moreno Hofland (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:07
118Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 117 - Cell 2
119Davide Vigano (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 118 - Cell 2
120Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk0:01:09
121Mario González Salas (Spa) Activejet Team0:01:10
122Pavel Brylowski (Pol) Activejet TeamRow 121 - Cell 2
123Segundo Navarrete (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:13
124Alvaro Cuadros (Spa) ETIXX0:01:14
125Michel Podlaski (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:15
126Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 125 - Cell 2
127Juan Carlos Ragonessi (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:16
128Pablo Miguel Hidalgo Vega (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:24
129Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:27
130Emanuel Piaskowy (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:30
131Arakdiusz Owsian (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:36
132Isaac Carbonell Rabat (Spa) Team Ecuador0:02:10
133Piotr Havik (Ned) Rabobank Development Team0:02:32
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General classification after prologue
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:22
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant Shimano0:00:07
3Jon Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:09
4Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky0:00:13
5Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky0:00:14
6Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Team SkyRow 5 - Cell 2
7Richie Porte (Aus) Team Sky0:00:15
8Javier Moreno (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Giant Shimano0:00:16
10Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 9 - Cell 2
11Luis León Sánchez (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:17
12Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:18
13Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Sky0:00:19
14Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant Shimano0:00:20
15Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Trek Factory Racing0:00:21
16Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro TeamRow 15 - Cell 2
17Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Markel Irizar (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 17 - Cell 2
19Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro TeamRow 18 - Cell 2
20Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 19 - Cell 2
21Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Team Sky0:00:24
22Yves Lampaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 21 - Cell 2
23Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant ShimanoRow 22 - Cell 2
24Danilo Hondo (Ger) Trek Factory RacingRow 23 - Cell 2
25Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:25
26Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:26
27Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 26 - Cell 2
28Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:27
29Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 28 - Cell 2
30Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team Sky0:00:28
31Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol0:00:29
32Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 31 - Cell 2
33Fabio Silvestre (Por) Trek Factory RacingRow 32 - Cell 2
34Lukasz Wisniowski (Pol) ETIXXRow 33 - Cell 2
35Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:30
36Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 35 - Cell 2
37Thomas Degand (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 36 - Cell 2
38Francis De Greef (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:31
39Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 38 - Cell 2
40Rubén Plaza (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:32
41Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:33
42José Herrada (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
43Daan Olivier (Ned) Team Giant ShimanoRow 42 - Cell 2
44Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Giant ShimanoRow 43 - Cell 2
45Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 44 - Cell 2
46Edward Theuns (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 45 - Cell 2
47Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:34
48Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 47 - Cell 2
49Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:35
50Stijn Steels (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 49 - Cell 2
51Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 50 - Cell 2
52Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 51 - Cell 2
53Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Giant ShimanoRow 52 - Cell 2
54Illart Zuazubiskar (Spa) Euskadi0:00:36
55Eliot Lietaer (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - BaloiseRow 54 - Cell 2
56Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 55 - Cell 2
57Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 56 - Cell 2
58Lukasz Owsian (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:37
59Julian Arredondo (Col) Trek Factory RacingRow 58 - Cell 2
60Gerald Ciolek (Ger) MTN - QhubekaRow 59 - Cell 2
61Samuel Spokes (Aus) ETIXX0:00:38
62Sergio Pardilla Bellón (Spa) MTN - QhubekaRow 61 - Cell 2
63Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 62 - Cell 2
64Jaco Venter (RSA) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:39
65Emiel Dolfsma (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 64 - Cell 2
66Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 65 - Cell 2
67Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 66 - Cell 2
68Linus Gerdemann (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:40
69Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar TeamRow 68 - Cell 2
70Pablo Lechuga (Spa) EuskadiRow 69 - Cell 2
71Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:41
72Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 71 - Cell 2
73Andreas Stauff (Ger) MTN - Qhubeka0:00:42
74Edwing Cammaerts (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 73 - Cell 2
75Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 74 - Cell 2
76Daniel Navarro (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 75 - Cell 2
77Miguel Minguez (Spa) Euskadi0:00:43
78Stephane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 77 - Cell 2
79Jens Voigt (Ger) Trek Factory Racing0:00:44
80Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) ETIXXRow 79 - Cell 2
81Jordi Simon Casulleras (Spa) Team EcuadorRow 80 - Cell 2
82Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 81 - Cell 2
83Luis Angel Mate (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:00:45
84Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 83 - Cell 2
85Haritz Orbe Urrutia (Spa) EuskadiRow 84 - Cell 2
86Ivar Slik (Ned) Rabobank Development Team0:00:46
87Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:00:47
88Nico Sijmens (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 87 - Cell 2
89Antonio Piedra (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:48
90Daniel Hoelgaard (Nor) ETIXXRow 89 - Cell 2
91Branislau Samoilau (Blr) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:49
92Alexis Guerin (Fra) ETIXXRow 91 - Cell 2
93Beñat Txoperena (Spa) EuskadiRow 92 - Cell 2
94Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:50
95Maciej Paterski (Pol) CCC Polsat PolkowiceRow 94 - Cell 2
96Merijn Korevaar (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 95 - Cell 2
97Adrian Honkisz (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:00:51
98Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Rabobank Development TeamRow 97 - Cell 2
99Jesús Ezquerra Muela (Spa) Activejet Team0:00:52
100Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:00:53
101Christopher Williams (Aus) Team Novo Nordisk0:00:54
102Nicky Van Der Lijke (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling TeamRow 101 - Cell 2
103Marcos García (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:00:55
104Roy Jans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:00:56
105Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo NordiskRow 104 - Cell 2
106David Lozano Riba (Spa) Team Novo NordiskRow 105 - Cell 2
107Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo NordiskRow 106 - Cell 2
108Carlos Barbero (Spa) EuskadiRow 107 - Cell 2
109David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 108 - Cell 2
110Jon Larrinaga (Spa) Euskadi0:00:59
111Tim Kerkhof (Ned) ETIXX0:01:00
112Jaume Rovira Pous (Spa) Team Ecuador0:01:04
113Pawel Franczak (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:05
114Javier Aramendia (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 113 - Cell 2
115Bayron Guama De La Cruz (Ecu) Team EcuadorRow 114 - Cell 2
116Kevin De Mesmaeker (Bel) Team Novo Nordisk0:01:06
117Moreno Hofland (Ned) Belkin-Pro Cycling Team0:01:07
118Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty - Groupe GobertRow 117 - Cell 2
119Davide Vigano (Ita) Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 118 - Cell 2
120Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk0:01:09
121Mario González Salas (Spa) Activejet Team0:01:10
122Pavel Brylowski (Pol) Activejet TeamRow 121 - Cell 2
123Segundo Navarrete (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:13
124Alvaro Cuadros (Spa) ETIXX0:01:14
125Michel Podlaski (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:15
126Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto BelisolRow 125 - Cell 2
127Juan Carlos Ragonessi (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:16
128Pablo Miguel Hidalgo Vega (Ecu) Team Ecuador0:01:24
129Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:01:27
130Emanuel Piaskowy (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:30
131Arakdiusz Owsian (Pol) Activejet Team0:01:36
132Isaac Carbonell Rabat (Spa) Team Ecuador0:02:10
133Piotr Havik (Ned) Rabobank Development Team0:02:32

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