Matthews wins Pais Vasco opener

Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) won the opening stage at the Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco from a small group sprint on the streets of Bilbao, Spain. The Australian sprinter made it through the hilly stage with a front group of roughly 50 riders to take the sprint ahead of world champion Michal Kwiatkowski (Etixx-QuickStep) and Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha).

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge3:57:07
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 1 - Cell 2
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team KatushaRow 2 - Cell 2
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.frRow 3 - Cell 2
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto SoudalRow 4 - Cell 2
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 5 - Cell 2
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory RacingRow 6 - Cell 2
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 8 - Cell 2
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team KatushaRow 9 - Cell 2
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 10 - Cell 2
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 11 - Cell 2
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 12 - Cell 2
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro TeamRow 14 - Cell 2
16Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 15 - Cell 2
17Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 17 - Cell 2
19Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 18 - Cell 2
20Rui Costa (Por) Lampre-MeridaRow 19 - Cell 2
21Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdgeRow 20 - Cell 2
22Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing TeamRow 21 - Cell 2
23Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek Factory RacingRow 23 - Cell 2
25Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team SkyRow 24 - Cell 2
26Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 25 - Cell 2
27Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdgeRow 26 - Cell 2
28Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 27 - Cell 2
29Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 28 - Cell 2
30Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 29 - Cell 2
31Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team KatushaRow 30 - Cell 2
32Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 31 - Cell 2
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Astana Pro TeamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team SkyRow 33 - Cell 2
35Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 34 - Cell 2
36Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 35 - Cell 2
37Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 36 - Cell 2
38Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 37 - Cell 2
39Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 38 - Cell 2
40Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 39 - Cell 2
41Simon Spilak (Slo) Team KatushaRow 40 - Cell 2
42Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.frRow 41 - Cell 2
43Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.frRow 42 - Cell 2
44Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 43 - Cell 2
45Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro TeamRow 44 - Cell 2
46Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 45 - Cell 2
47Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 46 - Cell 2
48Thomas Danielson (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 47 - Cell 2
49David Lopez (Spa) Team SkyRow 48 - Cell 2
50Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 49 - Cell 2
51Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 50 - Cell 2
52Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar TeamRow 51 - Cell 2
53Michele Scarponi (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 52 - Cell 2
54Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 53 - Cell 2
55Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 54 - Cell 2
56Adam Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdgeRow 55 - Cell 2
57Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team SkyRow 56 - Cell 2
58Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (Col) BMC Racing TeamRow 57 - Cell 2
59Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing TeamRow 58 - Cell 2
60Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:01:34
61Jan Polanc (Slo) Lampre-MeridaRow 60 - Cell 2
62Jonathan Fumeaux (Swi) IAM CyclingRow 61 - Cell 2
63Patrick Schelling (Swi) IAM CyclingRow 62 - Cell 2
64Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro TeamRow 63 - Cell 2
65Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 64 - Cell 2
66José Herrada (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 65 - Cell 2
67Clement Chevrier (Fra) IAM Cycling0:03:09
68Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM CyclingRow 67 - Cell 2
69Lawrence Warbasse (USA) IAM CyclingRow 68 - Cell 2
70Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdgeRow 69 - Cell 2
71Alexander Kolobnev (Rus) Team KatushaRow 70 - Cell 2
72Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 71 - Cell 2
73Julian Arredondo (Col) Trek Factory RacingRow 72 - Cell 2
74Martijn Keizer (Ned) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 73 - Cell 2
75Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 74 - Cell 2
76Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 75 - Cell 2
77Bruno Pires (Por) Tinkoff-Saxo0:03:09
78George Bennett (NZl) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 77 - Cell 2
79Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 78 - Cell 2
80Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar TeamRow 79 - Cell 2
81Angel Vicioso (Spa) Team KatushaRow 80 - Cell 2
82Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.frRow 81 - Cell 2
83Mikel Nieve (Spa) Team SkyRow 82 - Cell 2
84Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 83 - Cell 2
85Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Lampre-MeridaRow 84 - Cell 2
86Jerome Coppel (Fra) IAM CyclingRow 85 - Cell 2
87Sergey Lagutin (Rus) Team KatushaRow 86 - Cell 2
88Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ.frRow 87 - Cell 2
89Ben Swift (GBr) Team SkyRow 88 - Cell 2
90Lawson Craddock (USA) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 89 - Cell 2
91Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 90 - Cell 2
92Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 91 - Cell 2
93Carlos Betancur (Col) AG2R La MondialeRow 92 - Cell 2
94David Arroyo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 93 - Cell 2
95Jose Rodolfo Serpa (Col) Lampre-MeridaRow 94 - Cell 2
96Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 95 - Cell 2
97Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 96 - Cell 2
98Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling0:05:49
99Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 98 - Cell 2
100Louis Vervaeke (Bel) Lotto Soudal0:07:30
101David De La Cruz (Spa) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 100 - Cell 2
102Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:44
103Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La MondialeRow 102 - Cell 2
104Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 103 - Cell 2
105Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kaz) Astana Pro TeamRow 104 - Cell 2
106Eduard Beltran (Col) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 105 - Cell 2
107Calvin Watson (Aus) Trek Factory RacingRow 106 - Cell 2
108David Tanner (Aus) IAM CyclingRow 107 - Cell 2
109Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdgeRow 108 - Cell 2
110Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica GreenEdgeRow 109 - Cell 2
111Antonio Molina (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 110 - Cell 2
112Hugh Carthy (GBr) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 111 - Cell 2
113Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 112 - Cell 2
114Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.frRow 113 - Cell 2
115Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.frRow 114 - Cell 2
116Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 115 - Cell 2
117Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 116 - Cell 2
118Fredrik Ludvigsson (Swe) Team Giant-Alpecin0:08:42
119Michal Golas (Pol) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 118 - Cell 2
120Nick Van Der Lijke (Ned) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 119 - Cell 2
121Joseph Rosskopf (USA) BMC Racing TeamRow 120 - Cell 2
122Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing TeamRow 121 - Cell 2
123Laurent Didier (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 122 - Cell 2
124Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 123 - Cell 2
125Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:10:05
126Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 125 - Cell 2
127Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 126 - Cell 2
128Julien Vermote (Bel) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 127 - Cell 2
129Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-MeridaRow 128 - Cell 2
130Maxim Belkov (Rus) Team KatushaRow 129 - Cell 2
131Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 130 - Cell 2
132Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 131 - Cell 2
133Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 132 - Cell 2
134Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 133 - Cell 2
135Timo Roosen (Ned) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 134 - Cell 2
136Kevin De Weert (Bel) Team LottoNL-JumboRow 135 - Cell 2
137Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 136 - Cell 2
138Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 137 - Cell 2
139Matej Mohoric (Slo) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 138 - Cell 2
140Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 139 - Cell 2
141Caleb Fairly (USA) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 140 - Cell 2
142Danny Pate (USA) Team SkyRow 141 - Cell 2
143Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdgeRow 142 - Cell 2
144Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-MeridaRow 143 - Cell 2
145Carter Jones (USA) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 144 - Cell 2
146Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Team SkyRow 145 - Cell 2
147Gorka Izagirre (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 146 - Cell 2
148Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:26:00
149Peter Stetina (USA) BMC Racing TeamRow 148 - Cell 2
150Sergio Pardilla (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 149 - Cell 2
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Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge25pts
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step20Row 1 - Cell 3
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha16Row 2 - Cell 3
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.fr14Row 3 - Cell 3
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal12Row 4 - Cell 3
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits10Row 5 - Cell 3
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory Racing9Row 6 - Cell 3
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team8Row 7 - Cell 3
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step7Row 8 - Cell 3
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team Katusha6Row 9 - Cell 3
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team5Row 10 - Cell 3
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4Row 11 - Cell 3
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3Row 12 - Cell 3
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar Team2Row 13 - Cell 3
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team1Row 14 - Cell 3
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Mountain 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3pts
2Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountain 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA6pts
2Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4Row 1 - Cell 3
3Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo2Row 2 - Cell 3
4Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step1Row 3 - Cell 3
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Mountain 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team Sky6pts
2Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Astana Pro Team4Row 1 - Cell 3
3Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar Team2Row 2 - Cell 3
4Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-Step1Row 3 - Cell 3
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Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3pts
2Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Igor Anton (Spa) Movistar Team1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Omar Fraile (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3pts
2Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Mario Costa (Por) Lampre-Merida1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Sprint 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal3pts
2Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdge1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Etixx - Quick Step11:51:21
2Katusha TeamRow 1 - Cell 2
3Orica GreenEDGERow 2 - Cell 2
4Cofidis Solutions CréditsRow 3 - Cell 2
5Astana Pro TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6BMC Racing TeamRow 5 - Cell 2
7Team Cannondale - GarminRow 6 - Cell 2
8Lotto SoudalRow 7 - Cell 2
9Trek Factory RacingRow 8 - Cell 2
10Equipe Cycliste FDJ.frRow 9 - Cell 2
11Tinkoff - SaxoRow 10 - Cell 2
12Ag2r La MondialeRow 11 - Cell 2
13Team SkyRow 12 - Cell 2
14Movistar TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Caja Rural - Seguros RGARow 14 - Cell 2
16Lampre - Merida0:04:43
17IAM Cycling0:06:17
18Team Giant - Alpecin0:11:51
19Team Lotto NL - Jumbo0:14:02
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General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica GreenEdge3:57:07
2Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 1 - Cell 2
3Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team KatushaRow 2 - Cell 2
4Kévin Reza (Fra) FDJ.frRow 3 - Cell 2
5Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto SoudalRow 4 - Cell 2
6Julien Simon (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 5 - Cell 2
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Trek Factory RacingRow 6 - Cell 2
8Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 8 - Cell 2
10Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Team KatushaRow 9 - Cell 2
11Janier Acevedo (Col) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 10 - Cell 2
12Pello Bilbao (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGARow 11 - Cell 2
13Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 12 - Cell 2
14Ion Izagirre (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro TeamRow 14 - Cell 2
16Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-AlpecinRow 15 - Cell 2
17Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-StepRow 17 - Cell 2
19Yohan Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 18 - Cell 2
20Rui Costa (Por) Lampre-MeridaRow 19 - Cell 2
21Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica GreenEdgeRow 20 - Cell 2
22Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing TeamRow 21 - Cell 2
23Andre Cardoso (Por) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek Factory RacingRow 23 - Cell 2
25Sergio Luis Henao (Col) Team SkyRow 24 - Cell 2
26Rafal Majka (Pol) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 25 - Cell 2
27Simon Yates (GBr) Orica GreenEdgeRow 26 - Cell 2
28Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing TeamRow 27 - Cell 2
29Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 28 - Cell 2
30Romain Hardy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 29 - Cell 2
31Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team KatushaRow 30 - Cell 2
32Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 31 - Cell 2
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Astana Pro TeamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team SkyRow 33 - Cell 2
35Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions CreditsRow 34 - Cell 2
36Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 35 - Cell 2
37Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 36 - Cell 2
38Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 37 - Cell 2
39Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Tinkoff-SaxoRow 38 - Cell 2
40Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto SoudalRow 39 - Cell 2
41Simon Spilak (Slo) Team KatushaRow 40 - Cell 2
42Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.frRow 41 - Cell 2
43Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.frRow 42 - Cell 2
44Bob Jungels (Lux) Trek Factory RacingRow 43 - Cell 2
45Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Astana Pro TeamRow 44 - Cell 2
46Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Trek Factory RacingRow 45 - Cell 2
47Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La MondialeRow 46 - Cell 2
48Thomas Danielson (USA) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 47 - Cell 2
49David Lopez (Spa) Team SkyRow 48 - Cell 2
50Benat Intxausti (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 49 - Cell 2
51Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling TeamRow 50 - Cell 2
52Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team