Vuelta a España: Fabio Jakobsen wins stage 4

Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) came out on top in a hotly contested sprint to decide stage 4 of the Vuelta a España. The win marked the Dutchman’s first Grand Tour stage win since 2019 and his first since his life-threatening crash in last year’s Tour de Pologne.

Jakobsen timed his sprint to perfection to come around Arnaud Démare (Groupama FDJ) inside the final 80m on the slightly uphill finish at Molina de Aragón. Demare was forced to settle for second place, while Magnus Cort (EF Education-Nippo) claimed third.

There were no changes in the overall standings although race leader Rein Taaramae did crash heavily in the final 3km. The Estonian was able to finish the stage and will remain in the leader’s jersey as his fall came within the final 3km.

The win for Jakobsen though was thoroughly deserved and he was swamped at the finish by his teammates and congratulated by several of his rivals, such is the high regard for the Deceuninck rider who this time last year was left fighting for his life after a huge crash in Poland. The comeback has been long, and while the 24-year-old has already won twice this year with two stage wins in the Tour de Wallonie this Vuelta stage win marked a significant marker in his recovery.

The Dutchman had to do it the hard way though in the technical finish that saw several teams try but fail to take control of the peloton. Groupama FDJ finally wrestled control in the final 1,000m, just as the road briefly dipped before the final shallow climb, but despite having two teammates Démare came up short.

Jakobsen and Jasper Philipsen were both in contention just before the sprint was launched but it was Jakobsen who forced his way onto Démare’s wheel. When the Frenchman opened his sprint Jakobsen held his nerve, only coming through with the line in sight before celebrating a well-deserved victory.

“It’s a dream come true. After the crash, I was a long way back, but I’m happy I’m here. A lot of time and effort has gone into this by a lot of people, and it’s also their victory. I’m talking about all the doctors and surgeons and medical staff in Poland, through to my second family here with the team, and everything in between. It’s also their victory. It’s also my family’s victory, because they’re the reason I’m here," Jakobsen said.

“It’s just a hectic bunch. All the GC teams want to be in the front, and we understand that. 3km from the finish we tried to take over. There was a climb and at the top I could find Bert [Van Lergberghe] and [Zdenek] Stybar. We went into the downhill in position 15-20, then Bert just took me to the front. I could start my sprint on the inside because there was a slight turn to the right. I found the wheel of Démare, who I think was the guy to beat today, and I just had a little bit more in the legs at the end today, so I was happy I could pass him. 

“You never know for sure but you always try. The team had faith from the beginning and I’m just happy I could pay them back in this way because this is also their victory.”

How it unfolded

With a bunch sprint on the cards there was little interest from the main field to form an early break and the sprinters’ were more than happy to see just Carlos Canal and Angel Madrazo of Burgos-BH and Joan Bou of Euskaltel-Euskadi go up the road.

Intermarche controlled the pace for the early kilometres and the three-man break never established a threatening lead during the entire stage. With 50km to go the gap between the trio and the peloton stood at just a minute and the most significant incident for several hours came when Primož Roglič (Jumbo Visma) had a bike change.

Groupama FDJ hit the front with force with 20km to go and the break were reeled in with 13.8km to go. The GC riders’ teams and the sprinters’ squads vied for the front of the peloton as the pace gradually rose with Movistar, Bora Hansgrohe, Ineos Grenadiers and QuickStep lined out.

With 5km to go Salvatore Puccio set the pace for Ineos, with Adam Yates and Egan Bernal both near the front and that decision proved important when the race leader Taaramae hit the deck after being caught too far back. He was relatively unhurt and limped home to retain his lead as up ahead the sprinters began to battle it out for the fin.

Jasper Philipsen found himself boxed in, while Michael Matthews once again showed consistency but not enough power to take fifth behind Alberto Dainese. Philipsen eventually finished ninth but there was no denying Jakobsen and his memorable win. The victory also puts the Dutchman into the green jersey with a 32 point lead over Philipsen.

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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Deceuninck-QuickStep 3:43:07
2Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
3Magnus Cort (Den) EF Education-Nippo
4Alberto Dainese (Ita) Team DSM
5Michael Matthews (Aus) Team BikeExchange
6Piet Allegaert (Bel) Cofidis
7Jordi Meeus (Bel) Bora-Hansgrohe
8Matteo Trentin (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
9Jasper Philipsen (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix
10Riccardo Minali (Ita) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
11Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Qhubeka NextHash
12Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
13Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
14Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation
15Rui Oliveira (Por) UAE Team Emirates
16Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
17Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
18Juan Sebastian Molano Benavides (Col) UAE Team Emirates
19Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
20Clement Venturini (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
21Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Movistar Team
22Egan Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
23Gino Mäder (Swi) Bahrain Victorious
24Tobias Bayer (Aut) Alpecin-Fenix
25Romain Bardet (Fra) Team DSM
26José Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team
27Rémy Rochas (Fra) Cofidis
28Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
29Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
30Quinn Simmons (USA) Trek-Segafredo
31Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
32Sergio Henao Montoya (Col) Qhubeka NextHash
33Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Jumbo-Visma
34Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
35Adam Yates (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers
36Primoz Roglic (Slo) Jumbo-Visma
37Gotzon Martin Sanz (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
38Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
39Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
40Sepp Kuss (USA) Jumbo-Visma
41Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
42Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team DSM
43Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
44Ryan Gibbons (RSA) UAE Team Emirates
45Sam Oomen (Ned) Jumbo-Visma
46Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Trek-Segafredo
47Robert Stannard (Aus) Team BikeExchange
48Aleksandr Vlasov (Rus) Astana-Premier Tech
49Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain Victorious
50David de la Cruz (Spa) UAE Team Emirates
51Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Bahrain Victorious
52Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos-BH
53Davide Cimolai (Ita) Israel Start-up Nation
54Sacha Modolo (Ita) Alpecin-Fenix
55Wout Poels (Ned) Bahrain Victorious
56Fabio Aru (Ita) Qhubeka NextHash
57Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Qhubeka NextHash
58Lilian Calmejane (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
59Bert Van Lerberghe (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep
60Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain Victorious
61Clément Champoussin (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
62Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Deceuninck-QuickStep
63Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis
64Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team BikeExchange
65Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
66Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Team BikeExchange
67Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal
68Jens Keukeleire (Bel) EF Education-Nippo
69Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team BikeExchange
70Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Jumbo-Visma
71Andrea Bagioli (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStep
72Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team
73Guy Niv (Isr) Israel Start-up Nation
74Jack Haig (Aus) Bahrain Victorious
75Alexander Krieger (Ger) Alpecin-Fenix
76Juan Pedro Lopez Perez (Spa) Trek-Segafredo
77Carlos Canal Blanco (Spa) Burgos-BH
78Aritz Bagües Kalparsoro (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
79Dylan Sunderland (Aus) Qhubeka NextHash
80Jefferson Cepeda Ortiz (Ecu) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
81Fernando Barceló Aragon (Spa) Cofidis
82Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Education-Nippo
83Florian Vermeersch (Bel) Lotto Soudal
84Jonathan Caicedo (Ecu) EF Education-Nippo
85Rafal Majka (Pol) UAE Team Emirates
86Damien Touze (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
87Johan Jacobs (Swi) Movistar Team
88Nicolas Prodhomme (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
89Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Groupama-FDJ
90Florian Senechal (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep
91Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Groupama-FDJ
92Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Team BikeExchange
93Louis Meintjes (RSA) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
94Wesley Kreder (Ned) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
95Mads Würtz Schmidt (Den) Israel Start-up Nation
96Anton Palzer (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
97Geoffrey Bouchard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
98Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
99Joe Dombrowski (USA) UAE Team Emirates
100Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
101Martin Laas (Est) Bora-Hansgrohe
102James Knox (GBr) Deceuninck-QuickStep
103Jan Hirt (Cze) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
104Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
105Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH
106Sander Armée (Bel) Qhubeka NextHash
107Ander Okamika Bengoetxea (Spa) Burgos-BH
108Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
109Julen Amezqueta Moreno (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
110Dylan van Baarle (Ned) Ineos Grenadiers
111Maxim Van Gils (Bel) Lotto Soudal
112Anthony Roux (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
113Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education-Nippo
114Dimitri Claeys (Bel) Qhubeka NextHash
115Connor Brown (NZl) Qhubeka NextHash
116Nico Denz (Ger) Team DSM
117Simon Carr (GBr) EF Education-Nippo
118Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Burgos-BH
119Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Burgos-BH
120Olivier Le Gac (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
121Emmanuel Morin (Fra) Cofidis
122Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Team BikeExchange
123Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
124Damien Howson (Aus) Team BikeExchange
125Edward Planckaert (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix
126Jesus Herrada (Spa) Cofidis
127Eddy Fine (Fra) Cofidis
128Jose Herrada (Spa) Cofidis
129Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Groupama-FDJ
130Sylvain Moniquet (Bel) Lotto Soudal
131Ben Zwiehoff (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
132Jhonatan Narvaez Prado (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
133Thomas Pidcock (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers
134Imanol Erviti (Spa) Movistar Team
135Thymen Arensman (Ned) Team DSM
136Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
137Ion Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
138Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation
139Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos-BH
140Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos-BH
141Yuriy Natarov (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech
142Michael Storer (Aus) Team DSM
143Itamar Einhorn (Isr) Israel Start-up Nation
144Koen Bouwman (Ned) Jumbo-Visma
145Robert Gesink (Ned) Jumbo-Visma
146Harm Vanhoucke (Bel) Lotto Soudal
147Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers
148Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe
149Mikaël Cherel (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
150Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
151Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
152Diego Camargo Pineda (Col) EF Education-Nippo
153Simone Petilli (Ita) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
154Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team
155Antonio Nibali (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
156Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bahrain Victorious
157James Piccoli (Can) Israel Start-up Nation
158Floris De Tier (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix
159Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Ineos Grenadiers
160Kévin Geniets (Lux) Groupama-FDJ
161Matthew Holmes (GBr) Lotto Soudal
162Joan Bou Company (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
163Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
164Josef Cerny (Cze) Deceuninck-QuickStep
165Patrick Gamper (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
166Kevin Van Melsen (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
167Rein Taaramäe (Est) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
168Tom Scully (NZl) EF Education-Nippo
169Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Movistar Team
170Sergio Roman Martin Galan (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:02:08
171Alex Kirsch (Lux) Trek-Segafredo
172Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo
173Andreas Kron (Den) Lotto Soudal
174Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) Jumbo-Visma 0:02:28
175Chad Haga (USA) Team DSM 0:02:42
176Oier Lazkano Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
177Jay Vine (Aus) Alpecin-Fenix
178Jan Tratnik (Slo) Bahrain Victorious 0:02:46
179Scott Thwaites (GBr) Alpecin-Fenix 0:02:50
180Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
181Christopher Hamilton (Aus) Team DSM 0:03:17
182Mauri Vansevenant (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:03:20
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Sprint 1 - Alcolea Del Pinar. Sprint Bonificado km. 101
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joan Bou Company (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 20
2Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Burgos-BH 17
3Carlos Canal Blanco (Spa) Burgos-BH 15
4Florian Senechal (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep 13
5Jasper Philipsen (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix 10
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Sprint 2 - Molina De Aragã³N km. 163.9
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Deceuninck-QuickStep 50
2Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 30
3Magnus Cort (Den) EF Education-Nippo 20
4Alberto Dainese (Ita) Team DSM 18
5Michael Matthews (Aus) Team BikeExchange 16
6Piet Allegaert (Bel) Cofidis 14
7Jordi Meeus (Bel) Bora-Hansgrohe 12
8Matteo Trentin (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 10
9Jasper Philipsen (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix 8
10Riccardo Minali (Ita) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 7
11Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Qhubeka NextHash 6
12Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 5
13Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 4
14Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation 3
15Rui Oliveira (Por) UAE Team Emirates 2
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Young riders
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabio Jakobsen (Ned) Deceuninck-QuickStep 3:43:07
2Alberto Dainese (Ita) Team DSM
3Jordi Meeus (Bel) Bora-Hansgrohe
4Jasper Philipsen (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix
5Rui Oliveira (Por) UAE Team Emirates
6Egan Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
7Gino Mäder (Swi) Bahrain Victorious
8Tobias Bayer (Aut) Alpecin-Fenix
9Rémy Rochas (Fra) Cofidis
10Quinn Simmons (USA) Trek-Segafredo
11Gotzon Martin Sanz (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
12Robert Stannard (Aus) Team BikeExchange
13Aleksandr Vlasov (Rus) Astana-Premier Tech
14Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain Victorious
15Clément Champoussin (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
16Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Team BikeExchange
17Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal
18Andrea Bagioli (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStep
19Stan Dewulf (Bel) AG2R Citroën Team
20Juan Pedro Lopez Perez (Spa) Trek-Segafredo
21Carlos Canal Blanco (Spa) Burgos-BH
22Dylan Sunderland (Aus) Qhubeka NextHash
23Jefferson Cepeda Ortiz (Ecu) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
24Fernando Barceló Aragon (Spa) Cofidis
25Florian Vermeersch (Bel) Lotto Soudal
26Damien Touze (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
27Johan Jacobs (Swi) Movistar Team
28Nicolas Prodhomme (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
29Pelayo Sanchez Mayo (Spa) Burgos-BH
30Maxim Van Gils (Bel) Lotto Soudal
31Connor Brown (NZl) Qhubeka NextHash
32Simon Carr (GBr) EF Education-Nippo
33Xabier Mikel Azparren Irurzun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
34Eddy Fine (Fra) Cofidis
35Sylvain Moniquet (Bel) Lotto Soudal
36Jhonatan Narvaez Prado (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
37Thomas Pidcock (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers
38Thymen Arensman (Ned) Team DSM
39Sebastian Berwick (Aus) Israel Start-up Nation
40Yuriy Natarov (Kaz) Astana-Premier Tech
41Michael Storer (Aus) Team DSM
42Itamar Einhorn (Isr) Israel Start-up Nation
43Harm Vanhoucke (Bel) Lotto Soudal
44Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Ineos Grenadiers
45Diego Camargo Pineda (Col) EF Education-Nippo
46Kévin Geniets (Lux) Groupama-FDJ
47Joan Bou Company (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
48Patrick Gamper (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
49Sergio Roman Martin Galan (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:02:08
50Andreas Kron (Den) Lotto Soudal
51Oier Lazkano Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:02:42
52Mauri Vansevenant (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:03:20
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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Burgos-BH
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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1UAE Team Emirates 11:09:21
3Team DSM
4Movistar Team
8Ineos Grenadiers
9Qhubeka NextHash
10Astana-Premier Tech
13Team BikeExchange
16Bahrain Victorious
17AG2R Citroën Team
18Israel Start-up Nation
19Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
20EF Education-Nippo
21Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
23Lotto Soudal
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General classification after stage 4
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rein Taaramäe (Est) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 13:08:51
2Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Trek-Segafredo 0:00:25
3Primoz Roglic (Slo) Jumbo-Visma 0:00:30
4Lilian Calmejane (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team 0:00:35
5Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:45
6Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Col) Movistar Team 0:00:51
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:57
8Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Trek-Segafredo
9Egan Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers
10Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Bahrain Victorious 0:01:09
11Gino Mäder (Swi) Bahrain Victorious 0:01:10
12Aleksandr Vlasov (Rus) Astana-Premier Tech 0:01:13
13Fabio Aru (Ita) Qhubeka NextHash 0:01:14
14Romain Bardet (Fra) Team DSM 0:01:16
15Damiano Caruso (Ita) Bahrain Victorious 0:01:20
16Adam Yates (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers 0:01:21
17Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:01:39
18Geoffrey Bouchard (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team 0:01:43
19Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:01:45
20Rémy Rochas (Fra) Cofidis 0:01:51
21Juan Pedro Lopez Perez (Spa) Trek-Segafredo 0:01:56
22Simon Carr (GBr) EF Education-Nippo 0:01:59
23Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Education-Nippo 0:02:02
24Tobias Bayer (Aut) Alpecin-Fenix 0:02:09
25Mark Padun (Ukr) Bahrain Victorious 0:02:10
26Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers 0:02:15
27Wout Poels (Ned) Bahrain Victorious 0:02:16
28Louis Meintjes (RSA) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux
29David de la Cruz (Spa) UAE Team Emirates 0:02:17
30Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
31Joe Dombrowski (USA) UAE Team Emirates 0:02:25
32Martijn Tusveld (Ned) Team DSM 0:02:28
33Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:02:30
34Jonathan Caicedo (Ecu) EF Education-Nippo 0:02:35
35Jefferson Cepeda Ortiz (Ecu) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:02:38
36Sepp Kuss (USA) Jumbo-Visma 0:02:40
37Mikel Nieve Iturralde (Spa) Team BikeExchange 0:02:41
38Clément Champoussin (Fra) AG2R Citroën Team
39Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Jumbo-Visma 0:02:51
40Julen Amezqueta Moreno (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:02:54
41Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ
42Jack Haig (Aus) Bahrain Victorious 0:02:56
43Gotzon Martin Sanz (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:03:02
44Sam Oomen (Ned) Jumbo-Visma 0:03:06
45Steff Cras (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:03:10
46Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech
47Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Team BikeExchange 0:03:28
48Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech 0:03:31
49Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 0:03:37
50Oscar Cabedo Carda (Spa) Burgos-BH
51James Knox (GBr) Deceuninck-QuickStep
52Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Trek-Segafredo 0:03:38
53Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:03:52
54Rafal Majka (Pol) UAE Team Emirates 0:03:57
55Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:04:00
56Jan Hirt (Cze) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 0:04:03
57Michael Storer (Aus) Team DSM 0:04:15
58Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Burgos-BH 0:04:18
59Andrea Bagioli (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:04:48
60Simone Petilli (Ita) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux 0:04:52
61Harm Vanhoucke (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:05:09
62Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos-BH
63Mauri Vansevenant (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:05:12
64Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:05:19
65Ben Zwiehoff (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:05:21
66Ion Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech 0:05:31
67Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech 0:05:45
68Guy Niv (Isr) Israel Start-up Nation 0:05:56
69Sergio Henao Montoya (Col) Qhubeka NextHash 0:06:15
70Fernando Barceló Aragon (Spa) Cofidis
71Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Team BikeExchange 0:06:22
72Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Team BikeExchange 0:06:23
73Antonio Nibali (Ita) Trek-Segafredo 0:06:29<