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Int. √Ėsterreich-Rundfahrt - Stage 1
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Int. √Ėsterreich-Rundfahrt

Stage 1 / 7: Mountainous, 165km

Innsbruck - K√ľhtai

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Hello and welcome to day 1 of the 2020 Int. √Ėsterreich-Rundfahrt! Innsbruck will be the start hub for the first two stages - so that's where we are today!

The capital of the Tyrol state is the fifth Austrian city in terms of inhabitants, counting more than 130,000 residents. Its name means "bridge over the Inn", with the Inn being the river flowing through the city. Innsbruck is mainly know for winter sports, having hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics. Furthermore, it hosts the third event of the Four Hills Tournament (ski jumping) every year. Therefore, it doesn't come as a surprise that economically speaking, tourism is a substantial source of revenue.

After the start line, the riders' climbing legs will be tested almost immediately, with the first of six climbs up to Axams starting. On the 3rd and 5th passage, a 3rd category KoM sprint will take place here, while we'll have an intermediate sprint after the 1st, 3rd and 5th descent down to Kematen.

Five times, the riders will get back to Innsbruck and redo this climb, but after the sixth and last ascent, the riders will turn West just before entering Kematen, starting the long final ascent to K√ľhtai.

K√ľhtai is a winter sports village in the Stubai Alps, located at slightly over 2,000 meters - which will provide a real test not only for the riders' legs, but as well for their lungs! It's not only one of Austria's highest ski resorts, it's as well one of the highest points we'll reach during this year's Tour of Austria - yet still 500m lower than what awaits us on day four...

Still, we'll have an HC KoM sprint under the red kite - but whoever arrives first at this point should have great chances of taking home the stage as well - and hence being our first race leader!

Before the race finally kicks off, let's take a look at the bookies' favorites for today's stage. Without any surprise, they list pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin on top. A bit more surprising is however to see pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo given three stars as well, while local hero pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl only makes it to the second category, together with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy. It seems as if they valued high resistance more than pure climbing skills. The list is then completed by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer and luxury domestique pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti - let's see if he'll get the freedom to fight for a stage result on his own.


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It's a beautiful day here in Tyrol, where the riders have taken their start positions. But don't be fooled - some of them won't be happy with the weather! There is actually quite a lot of wind, blowing from East to West with up to 30km/h. More precisely, this means that they will have tailwind up the climb to Axams - as well as for most of the final climb. But we'll have full headwind on the flat part leading back from Kematen to Innsbruck - from the intermediate sprint to the start line. Let's see if that has an impact on the racing.


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The race is on, and already on the first flat kilometers - there are just about two of them before the first climb - we have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita launching the first attack of the race.


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However, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche don't want him to be all alone up front, so they try to join him soon after.


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And pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes is about to leave the peloton behind as well, where we can't see any reaction yet.


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Let's take a quick look at the profile of the climb leading up to Axams, before the riders will tackle it for the first out of six times. Although it's only 3km long - or short - average gradients of almost 10% will clearly hurt some riders right from the first ascent!


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While pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche are catching up with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski is already struggling to keep up with them! But if the pack doesn't chase right away, the pace up front should drop soon, allowing him to stay there as well.


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However, the pack DOES chase - or rather pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Repsol - Netflix are doing so. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Rodriguez and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Mosca are riding a high pace - have they missed the breakaway move? Or do they just want to tire out their opponents right from the start? Having no serious GC contenders on their team, it might be the former.


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The leading trio has reached the KoM banner for the first time - however, points will only be distributed after the 3rd and 5th ascent. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski already trails by 48" and doesn't look too well, while the pack is 1'33" down.


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Repsol - Netflix are really being serious about their chase, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Rodriguez, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Mosca, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Pedrero, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Barbero and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Meeus participating. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson is at the end of the line - are they doing all this work for him?


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Meanwhile, the last riders have just finished the ascent - and we already have a left-behind trio, consisting of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Robert, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Ostergaard and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Schomber. If they can't make the catch on the descent, it will be a very, very long and tough day for them - maybe even the time limit might threaten them!


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The leaders then reach the first intermediate sprint, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita easily taking maximum points:

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita - 6 (6)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes - 4 (4)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche - 2 (2)

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski had almost closed the gap on the downhill, but he seems to be done and is now quickly falling back. The pack, still 1'35" behind the leaders, will probably catch him soon.

So let's suppose this trio actually is our breakaway of the day. As it's pretty clear that climbing skills will matter most today, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes should easily be the strongest of them - and he's the best puncheur as well. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita is slightly weaker on both mountains and hills, and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche will definitely struggle keeping up on the uphills. But let's see if the pack finally relents and lets the gap grow!


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Well, it doesn't look so. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Valter has just reeled in pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski, even before the end of the first lap - you can see the start line to the right. The gap is down to 1'21" - let's see if they continue pushing.


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That's the end of the first lap - and the end of the headwind section, which the leaders will definitely be okay with! The pack is however reducing the gap second by second!


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Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy, but pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche is indeed the first of the leading trio who can't keep up anymore - leaving only pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita up front. The peloton, still led by the raging pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Repsol - Netflix guys, trails by 1'10", while pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche is already 23" behind the front duo as well.


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And without any surprise, once his engine stalled, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Fouche was quickly reeled in. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Rodriguez is pulling the pack uphill at a high pace - let's see where that leads! At the moment, the leaders are still 1'04" ahead.


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But we actually have to say THE leader, as pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes has now left behind pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita, showing that he indeed is the strongest. But with the pack just a minute behind, let's see how much that actually is worth.

By the way, he still doesn't gain any KoM points, as those will be at stake only one lap later.

And just to get an idea of the gaps that might occur today - group pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Robert is already more than 5 minutes behind!


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Oh well, when talking about left-behinds... pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Ciolek is now among them, too, together with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Verona. A time trialist and a sprinter - no surprise.

Further ahead, we can see former attacker pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Lilovski already, right ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Flaksis. And another strong time trialist in pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Goldstein has been dropped as well - if that high pace continues, it's really unlikely any of them will make it back!


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On the headwind section, it's game over for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Higuita, and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes only retains a lead of 42". 146 riders are in the pack right now, with no notable climbers being dropped.


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Aaaah, here we finally go! Or more precisely, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson goes! Just as the gap is small enough, the Spaniard attacks and will soon join pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes.


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Er, well... he didn't actually join the Canadian, but simply leave him behind. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson is already one minute ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes, and two ahead of the pack, where the pace has now dropped for obvious reasons.

Which means that he'll very likely claim the first KoM points of the race - 2.5km to go!


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Scheit and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Juodvalkis have now taken control in the pack - with both being pretty good on those short, steep uphills, they quickly close in on pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes. However, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson is the fastest man on the ascent, extending his lead to almost 3 minutes already.


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And he indeed claims the first 6 KoM points of the race - however, there are 20 available on the final climb... Let's see if he can score there as well!


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Poor pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes fought bravely, but he's caught by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Scheit a few meters from the KoM line. The German takes 2nd place up there, ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Juodvalkis:

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson - 6 (g)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Scheit - 4 (4)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Juodvalkis - 2 (2)

The peloton is trailing pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson by 3'17" at this point, meaning they probably went uphill a tad slower than on the previous laps.


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While pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson obviously picked up maximum points at the intermediate sprint, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Steimle is the sole rider sprinting for 2nd place from the pack - and hence takes it.

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson - 6 (6)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/t3a.png Steimle - 4 (4)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Florez - 2 (2)

The peloton has been quite a lot faster than pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson on the downhill, trailing only by 2'37" now!


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It's a sprinter festival - behind the pack, obviously. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Kupfernagel, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Hodeg, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Havik, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Vaquera and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Maksimov are all in this group, while pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Zabel has just lost contact as well. Let's hope all of them actually make the time limit - or we'll have very weird flat stages!


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson is clearly disliking the headwind, as it's a great disadvantage for a solo rider compared to the pack. The gap has therefore dropped below two minutes as he starts the fourth lap!


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And things are getting really serious in the pack now! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Golovash is obviously not the best rider to set the pace uphill, but as he tires out it's pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Tanovitchii who takes over - really sprinting uphill!

All the big GC favorites are well positioned so far, let's hope none of them gets dropped because of being inattentive!


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As pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson reaches the top - no points available this time - he doesn't look good anymore, and the peloton is just trailing by half a minute now! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Scheit, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Moazemi and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Denz are doing a great job!


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Zabel definitely won't catch up with the pack again today, and neither will all those who are even further back. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Ostergaard, who is solo at the very end of the race, already trails by about 15 minutes, by the way.


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A little later, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Roson's adventure is over. No luck for attackers so far - will anyone else dare trying now? Two ascents to Axams are left, before the big final climb up to K√ľhtai. Which makes for a total of 65 kilometers - exactly 100km are done now!


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Laas, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Tanovitchii and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Rikunov then lead the peloton on the second-last ascent, probably trying to get rid of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin's competitor's helpers!

There will be another KoM sprint on this lap, by the way - but it's unlikely that they're just going for points...


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They got some help from pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Domagalski and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Poljanski, who even take the first spots at the KoM sprint. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Laas at least secures two points:

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Domagalski - 6 (6)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Poljanski - 4 (4)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Laas - 2 (2)


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Two grupettos have formed by now, whereof pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Hughes is the strongest climber. Meaning that none of the really strong uphill specialists have been dropped so far.


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For the last time, the riders turn right at this intersection - next time, they will head uphill, where they can already see the 20km banner. One full lap to go, that means.


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Nobody is interested in the sprint points this time, so they just go to those who are up front right now:

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Matte - 6 (6)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Bille - 4 (4)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Juodvalkis - 2 (2)


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But as we approach the final ascent to Axams, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Team Popo4Ever are back at the front - and pretty much at full strength! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Dzhus, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Rikunov, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Tanovitchii, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Laas and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Nitu are up front, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Topchanyuk is protecting pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin, and only pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Golovash is missing here. Let's see how much damage they will do!


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Not much, actually, as other teams seem to be equally strong. We have many team leaders close to the front now, most of them being well protected:

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkinpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Topchanyuk
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Deniflpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Dees
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Squirepcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneopcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Pomoshnikov
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellenspcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Hacecky
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoyapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Bartl
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uranpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Champoussin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthypcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Figueiredo
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martinpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Russo
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Abalpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Rhim
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Latourpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Nych
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammerpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Favilli
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Bergstrom Frisk
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Faierspcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Phodingam
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Areruyapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Kipkemboi
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png De la Cruz
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig


Someone we can't spot up front is local hero pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidler - is he having yet another horrible day?


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Well, we can't really say - but we can say that the team strategy is ... surprising - the Austrian is actually at the back of the pack, taking food for his teammates! What a strange role for one of the best climbers in the peloton... But at least, he's still there, and not looking too bad!
 
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Int. √Ėsterreich-Rundfahrt

Stage 1 / 7: Mountainous, 165km

Innsbruck - K√ľhtai

Part 2 / 2



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Nothing worth noting finally happened on that uphill, so while the riders are descending, let's take a look at the profile of the final climb! While it's a really long one, and it ends above 2,000 meters above sea level, it's not a very hard climb. Especially the first half should be pretty easy - with the second half containing some steeper slopes. Let's hope for some fireworks then!


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The riders have already started the ascent to K√ľhtai, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Bille leading the pack under the 20km banner ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Ahmad Zamri. 107 riders are still in the peloton, but that number will likely go down soon!

By the way, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidler has taken a much better position by now, just a few spots behind pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig. Let's see if the Austrian can positively surprise us and his manager today!


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There indeed is some damage already after the first three kilometers, with about a dozen riders dropped. Notable names are pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Fernandez, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Matte, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Lehtinen, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Martinez or pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Juodvalkis, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Dzhus, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Hasta and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/rpn.png Pedrero being even further back. Only helpers, though.

17km to go for the head of the race, while pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Ostergaard is right at the foot of his last ascent to Axams, 28 minutes back! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Robert and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Ciolek are two minutes ahead of him.


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While pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Carpenter has upped the pace even more, one rider after the other is dropping off the peloton's back. And we're starting to see some more important helpers in troubles, like pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Figueiredo, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Ivanov, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Borisavljevic or even pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aular! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Mat Senan had already let go earlier, so that's definitely not a good situation for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martin!

And neither for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer, of course, as he's pretty much all alone as well by now - but he surely expected that. 15 kilometers left!


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Carpenter is still pushing hard, which finally opened a gap to pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Nitu, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aular, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Domagalski, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Suaza and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Ivanov - quite a lot of unexpected names to be left behind so early!


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We still haven't seen any attacks, but with the 10km mark, we now reach the steeper sections! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Stancu and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Bostner are now leading the pack that's continuing to thin out, being reduced to 68 riders. No strong climbers have been dropped lately, though, and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aular has even made it back - he probably just passed by the team car at the wrong moment.

There's a strong presence of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Fablok riders up front, with already mentioned pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Bostner, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Shapira and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Hacecky right ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Topchanyuk is meanwhile protecting pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin, who's in the first 10 positions, too!


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With the peloton still counting 59 riders, we can't really speak of carnage yet, but pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Squire is definitely a rider that shouldn't be dropped already! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Poljanski is in this group as well, but he did some work earlier on the stage.


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Although pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Stancu doesn't seem to be at full strength anymore, he is still pulling the pack - which is now reduced to just 33 riders! Let's take the stock:

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneopcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Stancupcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Pomoshnikov
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Latour
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidlerpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoyapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aularpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Bartl
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Dulanjanapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Gebremedhin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Deniflpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Areruyapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Schleck
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Min
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png De la Cruzpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Nerzpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Moazemipcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Geniezpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Denz
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Abalpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Jones
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Faiers
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/gcn.png Potocki


Within just a bit more than 3 kilometers, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin have lost all their helpers, some of which are in a group 1'04" behind! There are pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Topchanyuk, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Hacecky, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Shapira and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Bernard, but as well pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Nazaret and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Dunne, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Dees and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Carpenter, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Diaz, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Maillet and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/gcn.png Vinhas.

Another 40" further back is pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/gcn.png GCN Racing's best climber pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/gcn.png Pantano Gomez - but with him being an anti-TT rider, it's probably better for them to have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/gcn.png Potocki up front anyway.


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Only 4 kilometers to the finish line - and 3km to the KoM sprint! Still no attacks in the pack, still pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Stancu leading - not very fast, though, as pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Bernard has made it back in the meantime! However, he's close to the end of this group, so he can't really help his leader pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens.

We can clearly see several riders in difficulties, so it will be a matter of time until they'll drop - but let's hope we'll finally get some attacks as well!


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We're inside the section where the road is framed by publicity banners - the last 3 kilometers! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin have now come to the front - but neither actually dares launching an attack. Nor does any other rider - but they should, if they want to win this stage, or even gain a few seconds!

Behind the leading duo, we have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti - let's see if these two top climbers can play their numbers to get the stage win!

They are followed by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy, and then we have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aular - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Gebremedhin and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Pomoshnikov - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo. The Italian is followed by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran, while the remaining riders are on the other side of the road.

7 riders have been dropped lately: pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Denz, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Moazemi and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Geniez - leaving still two teammates up front! - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Dulanjana, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Schleck, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Jones and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Bartl. Which means that we still have 27 riders in contention for the stage win!


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500 meters later, it doesn't look very good anymore for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidler, who has to let go of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Latour, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martin, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman are right ahead of the Czech, who likely once again will lead his team, despite not being the strongest climber on paper.

We can as well see that pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya is struggling to keep pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Aular's wheel! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin is now pulling the group, but he's surely not going full gas yet!

Among the team leaders, we're mainly missing pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Faiers, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Areruya and former winner pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Abal in the first positions - they're even behind pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidler, actually!


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At least, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig is still in contention, but at the very end of the head of the race now counting just 19 riders! Let's see who's still in contention for the stage win with 2 kilometers to go:

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneopcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Pomoshnikov
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellenspcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Bernard
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Latour
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasapcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Gebremedhin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Deniflpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martin
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png De la Cruzpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Nerz


1,000 meters to the KoM sprint, 2,000m to the finish! And the steepest slopes are done, so we'll likely have a reduced bunch sprint - can those who still have a teammate with them make use of their great situation?


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But for now, we just have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin doing pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin things - riding uphill so fast that no-one else can attack!

Behind the first group, we can see that pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png De la Cruz has just been dropped! Meanwhile, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Areruya and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/nca.png Faiers are trying to come back to the front!


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No, that's not the finish line yet - it's at the same time the HC KoM sprint and the "Teufelslappen", the Flamme Rouge! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin will definitely not show his B-World-Champion jersey tomorrow, as he'll be wearing the KoM jersey - or even the yellow one?

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl are closely following the Moldovan, taking 2nd and 3rd at this KoM sprint. Here are the full points:

1. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin - 20 (20)
2. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens - 14 (14)
3. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl - 12 (12)
4. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo - 10 (10)
5. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa - 8 (8)
6. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer - 6 (6)
7. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman - 5 (5)
8. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya - 4 (4)
9. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Gebremedhin - 3 (3)
10. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Nerz - 2 (2)
11. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti - 1 (1)

Which already tells you who are the biggest favorites for the stage win, as those who are futher back will struggle making good more than 10 positions on the final kilometer!


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With 800m to go, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin is still leading, while local hero pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl has taken his wheel and should have a great chance of getting the stage win - and the leader jersey - in his home tour!

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens is still looking good as well, while pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo already has to leave a small gap. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman are one bike length further down and should really start sprinting now if they want that win!


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It really seems to be among these three for the stage win, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl having left pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin's slipstream with 500m to go - and closing in! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens is still comfortably in 3rd place, while pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo - not the best puncheur - is losing more and more ground!

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer are riding faster than pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman - which is no surprise, with these two having the strongest acceleration of all those riders up front!


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400 meters to the line! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens is still the order up front, but pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer has now overtaken pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo, moving up to 4th! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman are next, followed by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Henao Montoya and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Nerz.


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We have a similar image 100m later - 300m to go! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Latour is the last man in this group - meaning that especially pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy are having a disappointing day!

But can pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin pull that one through, or will someone finally outsprint him?


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It's getting closer and closer now, with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl now being faster than pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin! But beware of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer, who has now launched his turbo mode and is quickly closing in on the leading trio!


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100 meters remain - and we have a duel for the win, it seems! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl is almost level with pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin, being as close as possible to a great home win here! Can he pull it off?

Meanwhile, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens needs to find something special to fend off pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer, who is clearly faster - or can the Dane even challenge the leading duo for the win?


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50 meters to the line, and we have a dead even race! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Denifl or pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin? Home win for Austria or business as usual?

And there's yet another dead even race, namely for 3rd! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Wellens or pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer?


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Oh, it was so close for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Stefan Denifl - but well, the unbeatable wins once again - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Aleksandr Pluchkin is the winner of stage one, the first GC leader, the first points leader, the first KoM leader - fortunately, he isn't U25 anymore! But even a decline doesn't keep him from winning in Austria - congratulations!


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And pretty much as expected, 3rd place goes to pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Rasmus Guldhammer! He wasn't very well placed with 1km to go, else he could have been fighting for the stage win - but he'll surely gladly take that podium! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Tim Wellens finally has to settle for 4th, after he and his team did a great job on that final climb. Well, tomorrow he'll have another chance!

Behind these four, we have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Penasa, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Eastman fighting for 5th - with the US American having to ride through some leaves hanging down on the road!


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We don't know if it were these leaves that slowed him down, but pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/azt.png Ryan Eastman has to settle for 7th, behind pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Pierre Paolo Penasa and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Mattia Cattaneo.

But most importantly for them, no time gaps are given, meaning they only lose the bonus seconds on the top three!


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This holds as well for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Sergio Luis Henao Montoya and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/pol.png Pierre Latour, who finish neck-and-neck on 8th and 9th place. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/kmm.png Dominik Nerz rounds off today's Top 10, after having been dropped on the closing meters. 22" is the time gap given for him - a bit unfortunate, surely!


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Wow, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Areruya actually had a great finish, climbing all the way up to 11th! He's easily the best young rider today, taking the first white jersey of the race - and possibly not handing it over to anyone later on.

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Gebremedhin shows an impressive race as well, finishing 12th, ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Intxausti (hidden by the leaves). These three lose 50" today.


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pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Konig crosses the line 1'03" after today's winner, along with a very disappointed pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fpc.png Carthy. Let's see if the latter can take his revenge tomorrow!

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Pomoshnikov and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/adp.png Martin are inside this group as well.


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When speaking of disappointment - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/min.png Uran only takes 18th place today, 1'17" later than pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin! With all those good climbers and time trialists up front, it's hard to see him repeat his GC result from last year now - but maybe he'll strike back tomorrow?

pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Min then is next on the finish line, being the 2nd strongest U25 rider - pretty much as expected. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/des.png Abal then rounds off the Top 20 - a disappointing result for him as well.

But not as disappointing as it is for pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/anh.png Preidler, who only gets 26th place today, losing 3'21"! Let's hope he can at least pull off one good result on the hillier stages in his home tour!

However, he'll have to wait for day 4 to have a hilltop finish. For now, let's rather focus on the Austrian who did well today - although he just missed out on a great win.


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Because today's winner is - just like last year on the same stage - pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Aleksandr Pluchkin! Although not winning in a dominant way, but rather in a very, very close race against pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Stefan Denifl, he still stands on top by the end of day one. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Rasmus Guldhammer secured 3rd place with a great late push.

Of course, the Moldovan not only won the stage, but he leads in the GC and the points standings as well - the order corresponds to the stage result.

In the KoM standings, we have pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/fcj.png Tim Wellens on 2nd and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png Stefan Denifl on 3rd place, as the HC KoM sprint was taken one kilometer from the finish line. By the way, today's 3rd placed pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Guldhammer only was 8th at that point, showing what might have been possible with a better positioning...


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But we still get to see someone else on the podium today, as pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Joseph Areruya is the first leader in the U25 standings! As expected, he was the strongest of the young riders - but only 27" ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/duo.png Kyeng Ho Min, who showed a very strong race as well! pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/bgc.png Orluis Aular, unlike the two others, isn't his team's leader, so he had to do some work - and therefore lost more time. He trails by 1'56", but is still two minutes ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/xr0.png Schleck in 4th place.


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They may not have had a real chance for the stage win, with their leader pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png Cattaneo not being the best puncheur - but pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/mol.png MOL still are the best team after day one. They lead 59" ahead of pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/zal.png DK - SVA Zalgiris and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/vvg.png Valio - Viking Genetics - let's see if they can defend their lead tomorrow!


And that's all for today. Unfortunately, we didn't get the attacks we had hoped for on this final climb - and in the end, the outcome was as it often was in the past: pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/p4e.png Pluchkin won. The winner of the last two editions is already leading the race, and he has a strong team by his side that should be able to defend this jersey. Let's see if anyone can beat him tomorrow - stay tuned!

By the way, all the riders made the time limit - although pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2020/Micros/map.png Ostergaard did so with only 3 minutes to spare! So everyone will tackle tomorrow's stage - and I hope you will again be with us, too!


Stage 1 result

1Aleksandr PluchkinTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff5h02'06
2Stefan DeniflDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
3Rasmus GuldhammerMapeis.t.
4Tim WellensFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
5Pierre Paolo PenasaValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
6Mattia CattaneoMOLs.t.
7Ryan EastmanAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
8Sergio Luis Henao MontoyaBerg Cycless.t.
9Pierre LatourPolars.t.
10Dominik NerzKraftwerk Man Machine+ 22
11Joseph AreruyaXero Racing+ 50
12Awet GebremedhinValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
13Benat IntxaustiDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
14Leopold KonigAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 1'03
15Hugh CarthyFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
16Sergei PomoshnikovMOLs.t.
17Daniel MartinAramco DPs.t.
18Rigoberto UranMinions+ 1'17
19Kyeng Ho MinDuolingos.t.
20David AbalDesiguals.t.
21Julien BernardFablok - Chocolate Jacques+ 1'32
22David De la CruzKraftwerk Man Machine+ 1'56
23Thomas FaiersNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
24Orluis AularBerg Cycles+ 2'46
25Pavel PotockiGCN Racings.t.
26Georg PreidlerAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 3'21
27George Alexandru StancuMOL+ 3'38
28David BartlBerg Cycles+ 4'34
29Daniel Ricardo DiazNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
30Tim DeesDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 4'50
31Jarlinson Pantano GomezGCN Racings.t.
32Rui Pedro VinhasGCN Racings.t.
33Nico DenzKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
34Jordan SchleckXero Racings.t.
35Carter JonesDesiguals.t.
36Arvin MoazemiKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
37Sachin DulanjanaValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
38Alexandre GeniezKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
39Artem TopchanyukTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
40Robin CarpenterDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
41Jocelin MailletKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
42Conor DunneDesigual+ 5'30
43Martin HaceckyFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
44Idan ShapiraFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
45Stephen WilliamsGCN Racings.t.
46Milos BorisavljevicAramco DPs.t.
47Jaka BostnerFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
48Magno NazaretDesiguals.t.
49Gennadiy TatarinovKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
50Jaime RosonRepsol - Netflix+ 6'29
51Frederico FigueiredoFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
52Karol Andrzej DomagalskiMOLs.t.
53Yoshimitsu HiratsukaDuolingos.t.
54Borislav IvanovMinionss.t.
55Sakari LehtinenValio - Viking Genetics+ 7'48
56Daniel HabtemichaelXero Racing+ 8'17
57Cyril BarthePolars.t.
58Michael Rodriguez GalindoPolars.t.
59Maher HasnaouiAramco DPs.t.
60Muhamma Afif Ahmad ZamriDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 8'53
61Momchil RobovAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
62Michael CumingGCN Racings.t.
63Ruben FernandezAramco DP+ 9'13
64Jacopo MoscaRepsol - Netflixs.t.
65Florian ScheitKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
66Pascal EenkhoornNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
67Brendan RhimDesiguals.t.
68Pawel PoljanskiFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
69Joao AlmeidaBerg Cycless.t.
70Charles MatteMOLs.t.
71Yasmani MartinezMinionss.t.
72Martin LaasTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
73Robbie SquireAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
74Hannes Bergstrom FriskValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
75Sergio HiguitaAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
76Jaime SuazaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
77Nicola ConciAramco DPs.t.
78Adrian NituTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
79Gaspar GoncalvesFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
80Cristian RodriguezRepsol - Netflixs.t.
81Mohammad Saufi Mat SenanAramco DPs.t.
82Egidijus JuodvalkisDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
83Petr RikunovTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
84Gokhan HastaValio - Viking Genetics+ 11'24
85Artem NychPolars.t.
86Stefan De BodFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
87Simone VelascoMapeis.t.
88Gaetan BilleMOLs.t.
89Sakchai PhodingamNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
90Evgeny RussoAramco DP+ 12'03
91Attila ValterRepsol - Netflixs.t.
92Kim Le CourtPodium Ambition+ 12'55
93Steff CrasFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
94Carlos BarberoRepsol - Netflixs.t.
95Clement ChampoussinMinionss.t.
96Volodymyr DzhusTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff+ 13'54
97James FoucheXero Racings.t.
98Miguel FlorezAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
99Nicolae TanovitchiiTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
100Viktor VerschaeveFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
101Miguel Minguez AyalaBerg Cycless.t.
102Elia FavilliMapei+ 17'20
103Michail KortsidakisBerg Cycless.t.
104Christopher LawlessPodium Ambition+ 18'16
105Ahmet OrkenBerg Cycless.t.
106Jannik SteimlePodium Ambition+ 19'48
107Kristian VanderpoolPodium Ambition+ 20'50
108Salim KipkemboiXero Racings.t.
109Hector Carretero MillanNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 24'04
110Erick HerreraDesiguals.t.
111Zachary HughesNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
112Jhojan GarciaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
113Mujtaba HusseinMOLs.t.
114Simone RavanelliMapeis.t.
115Jakub OtrubaAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
116Andrei NechitaFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
117Kevin RiveraAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
118Mikkel BjergMinions+ 25'57
119David DekkerPodium Ambitions.t.
120Oleksandr GolovashTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
121Norman VahtraDuolingos.t.
122Juan Abenhamar Gallego MartinPolars.t.
123Welle JallaysDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
124Jodok SalzmannFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
125Niels AlbertMinionss.t.
126Inigo EloseguiFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 27'34
127Robert StannardXero Racings.t.
128Bachirou NikiemaXero Racings.t.
129Walter TrilliniDuolingos.t.
130Samuel PokäläValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
131Ivan Garcia CortinaPolars.t.
132Barnabas PeakNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
133Valentin StoenchevAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
134Tom ThillAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
135Jordi MeeusRepsol - Netflixs.t.
136Hayato OkamotoNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
137Max StedmanGCN Racings.t.
138Xianjing LyuRepsol - Netflixs.t.
139Jaume SuredaDesiguals.t.
140Antonio PedreroRepsol - Netflix+ 35'41
141Felix GallGCN Racing+ 37'26
142Rick ZabelMapei+ 39'14
143Aleksi HänninenValio - Viking Genetics+ 40'37
144Juan Diego AlbaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
145Dobrin LilovskiPodium Ambitions.t.
146Matthew WallsGCN Racings.t.
147Yoeri HavikDuolingos.t.
148Jempy DruckerAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
149Danilo KupfernagelBerg Cycles+ 41'26
150Roman MaksimovMOLs.t.
151Alvaro HodegMinions+ 43'35
152Cesar VaqueraAzteca - NBCSN+ 46'31
153Roy GoldsteinFablok - Chocolate Jacques+ 50'04
154Carlos VeronaDesigual+ 52'11
155Stelly RobertAramco DP+ 54'58
156Nils SchomberXero Racing+ 55'38
157Andzs FlaksisMinions+ 57'12
158Gerald CiolekDuolingo+ 1h01'49
159Niki OstergaardMapei+ 1h04'11



GC

1Aleksandr PluchkinTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff5h01'46
2Stefan DeniflDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 8
3Rasmus GuldhammerMapei+ 12
4Tim WellensFablok - Chocolate Jacques+ 20
5Pierre Paolo PenasaValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
6Mattia CattaneoMOLs.t.
7Ryan EastmanAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
8Sergio Luis Henao MontoyaBerg Cycless.t.
9Pierre LatourPolars.t.
10Dominik NerzKraftwerk Man Machine+ 42
11Joseph AreruyaXero Racing+ 1'10
12Awet GebremedhinValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
13Benat IntxaustiDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
14Leopold KonigAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 1'23
15Hugh CarthyFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
16Sergei PomoshnikovMOLs.t.
17Daniel MartinAramco DPs.t.
18Rigoberto UranMinions+ 1'37
19Kyeng Ho MinDuolingos.t.
20David AbalDesiguals.t.
21Julien BernardFablok - Chocolate Jacques+ 1'52
22David De la CruzKraftwerk Man Machine+ 2'16
23Thomas FaiersNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
24Orluis AularBerg Cycles+ 3'06
25Pavel PotockiGCN Racings.t.
26Georg PreidlerAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 3'41
27George Alexandru StancuMOL+ 3'58
28David BartlBerg Cycles+ 4'54
29Daniel Ricardo DiazNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
30Tim DeesDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 5'10
31Jarlinson Pantano GomezGCN Racings.t.
32Rui Pedro VinhasGCN Racings.t.
33Nico DenzKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
34Jordan SchleckXero Racings.t.
35Carter JonesDesiguals.t.
36Arvin MoazemiKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
37Sachin DulanjanaValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
38Alexandre GeniezKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
39Artem TopchanyukTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
40Robin CarpenterDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
41Jocelin MailletKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
42Conor DunneDesigual+ 5'50
43Martin HaceckyFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
44Idan ShapiraFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
45Stephen WilliamsGCN Racings.t.
46Milos BorisavljevicAramco DPs.t.
47Jaka BostnerFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
48Magno NazaretDesiguals.t.
49Gennadiy TatarinovKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
50Jaime RosonRepsol - Netflix+ 6'43
51Frederico FigueiredoFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 6'49
52Karol Andrzej DomagalskiMOLs.t.
53Yoshimitsu HiratsukaDuolingos.t.
54Borislav IvanovMinionss.t.
55Sakari LehtinenValio - Viking Genetics+ 8'08
56Daniel HabtemichaelXero Racing+ 8'37
57Cyril BarthePolars.t.
58Michael Rodriguez GalindoPolars.t.
59Maher HasnaouiAramco DPs.t.
60Muhamma Afif Ahmad ZamriDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 9'13
61Momchil RobovAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
62Michael CumingGCN Racings.t.
63Charles MatteMOL+ 9'27
64Sergio HiguitaAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
65Egidijus JuodvalkisDK - SVA Zalgiris+ 9'31
66Ruben FernandezAramco DP+ 9'33
67Jacopo MoscaRepsol - Netflixs.t.
68Florian ScheitKraftwerk Man Machines.t.
69Pascal EenkhoornNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
70Brendan RhimDesiguals.t.
71Pawel PoljanskiFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
72Joao AlmeidaBerg Cycless.t.
73Yasmani MartinezMinionss.t.
74Martin LaasTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
75Robbie SquireAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
76Hannes Bergstrom FriskValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
77Jaime SuazaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
78Nicola ConciAramco DPs.t.
79Adrian NituTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
80Gaspar GoncalvesFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
81Cristian RodriguezRepsol - Netflixs.t.
82Mohammad Saufi Mat SenanAramco DPs.t.
83Petr RikunovTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
84Gaetan BilleMOL+ 11'40
85Gokhan HastaValio - Viking Genetics+ 11'44
86Artem NychPolars.t.
87Stefan De BodFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
88Simone VelascoMapeis.t.
89Sakchai PhodingamNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
90Evgeny RussoAramco DP+ 12'23
91Attila ValterRepsol - Netflixs.t.
92Kim Le CourtPodium Ambition+ 13'15
93Steff CrasFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
94Carlos BarberoRepsol - Netflixs.t.
95Clement ChampoussinMinionss.t.
96James FoucheXero Racing+ 14'12
97Miguel FlorezAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
98Volodymyr DzhusTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff+ 14'14
99Nicolae TanovitchiiTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
100Viktor VerschaeveFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
101Miguel Minguez AyalaBerg Cycless.t.
102Elia FavilliMapei+ 17'40
103Michail KortsidakisBerg Cycless.t.
104Christopher LawlessPodium Ambition+ 18'36
105Ahmet OrkenBerg Cycless.t.
106Jannik SteimlePodium Ambition+ 20'04
107Kristian VanderpoolPodium Ambition+ 21'10
108Salim KipkemboiXero Racings.t.
109Zachary HughesNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 24'20
110Hector Carretero MillanNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 24'24
111Erick HerreraDesiguals.t.
112Jhojan GarciaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
113Mujtaba HusseinMOLs.t.
114Simone RavanelliMapeis.t.
115Jakub OtrubaAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
116Andrei NechitaFablok - Chocolate Jacquess.t.
117Kevin RiveraAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
118Mikkel BjergMinions+ 26'17
119David DekkerPodium Ambitions.t.
120Oleksandr GolovashTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroffs.t.
121Norman VahtraDuolingos.t.
122Juan Abenhamar Gallego MartinPolars.t.
123Welle JallaysDK - SVA Zalgiriss.t.
124Jodok SalzmannFarfetch Pro Cyclings.t.
125Niels AlbertMinionss.t.
126Inigo EloseguiFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 27'54
127Robert StannardXero Racings.t.
128Bachirou NikiemaXero Racings.t.
129Walter TrilliniDuolingos.t.
130Samuel PokäläValio - Viking Geneticss.t.
131Ivan Garcia CortinaPolars.t.
132Barnabas PeakNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
133Valentin StoenchevAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
134Tom ThillAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
135Jordi MeeusRepsol - Netflixs.t.
136Hayato OkamotoNordstrom - CA Technologiess.t.
137Max StedmanGCN Racings.t.
138Xianjing LyuRepsol - Netflixs.t.
139Jaume SuredaDesiguals.t.
140Antonio PedreroRepsol - Netflix+ 36'01
141Felix GallGCN Racing+ 37'46
142Rick ZabelMapei+ 39'34
143Aleksi HänninenValio - Viking Genetics+ 40'57
144Juan Diego AlbaAzteca - NBCSNs.t.
145Dobrin LilovskiPodium Ambitions.t.
146Matthew WallsGCN Racings.t.
147Yoeri HavikDuolingos.t.
148Jempy DruckerAdastra N Hell Energy Cyclings.t.
149Danilo KupfernagelBerg Cycles+ 41'46
150Roman MaksimovMOLs.t.
151Alvaro HodegMinions+ 43'55
152Cesar VaqueraAzteca - NBCSN+ 46'51
153Roy GoldsteinFablok - Chocolate Jacques+ 50'24
154Carlos VeronaDesigual+ 52'31
155Stelly RobertAramco DP+ 55'18
156Nils SchomberXero Racing+ 55'58
157Andzs FlaksisMinions+ 57'32
158Gerald CiolekDuolingo+ 1h02'09
159Niki OstergaardMapei+ 1h04'31



Points

1Aleksandr PluchkinTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff25
2Stefan DeniflDK - SVA Zalgiris20
3Rasmus GuldhammerMapei16
4Tim WellensFablok - Chocolate Jacques14
5Pierre Paolo PenasaValio - Viking Genetics12
6Mattia CattaneoMOL10
7Ryan EastmanAzteca - NBCSN9
8Sergio Luis Henao MontoyaBerg Cycles8
9Pierre LatourPolar7
10Sergio HiguitaAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling6
11Jaime RosonRepsol - Netflix6
12Charles MatteMOL6
13Dominik NerzKraftwerk Man Machine6
14Joseph AreruyaXero Racing5
15Zachary HughesNordstrom - CA Technologies4
16Jannik SteimlePodium Ambition4
17Gaetan BilleMOL4
18Awet GebremedhinValio - Viking Genetics4
19Benat IntxaustiDK - SVA Zalgiris3
20James FoucheXero Racing2
21Miguel FlorezAzteca - NBCSN2
22Egidijus JuodvalkisDK - SVA Zalgiris2
23Leopold KonigAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling2
24Hugh CarthyFarfetch Pro Cycling1



KoM

1Aleksandr PluchkinTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff20
2Tim WellensFablok - Chocolate Jacques14
3Stefan DeniflDK - SVA Zalgiris12
4Mattia CattaneoMOL10
5Pierre Paolo PenasaValio - Viking Genetics8
6Jaime RosonRepsol - Netflix6
7Karol Andrzej DomagalskiMOL6
8Rasmus GuldhammerMapei6
9Ryan EastmanAzteca - NBCSN5
10Florian ScheitKraftwerk Man Machine4
11Pawel PoljanskiFablok - Chocolate Jacques4
12Sergio Luis Henao MontoyaBerg Cycles4
13Awet GebremedhinValio - Viking Genetics3
14Egidijus JuodvalkisDK - SVA Zalgiris2
15Martin LaasTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff2
16Dominik NerzKraftwerk Man Machine2
17Benat IntxaustiDK - SVA Zalgiris1



U25

1Joseph AreruyaXero Racing5h02'56
2Kyeng Ho MinDuolingo+ 27
3Orluis AularBerg Cycles+ 1'56
4Jordan SchleckXero Racing+ 4'00
5Sachin DulanjanaValio - Viking Genetics+ 4'00
6Stephen WilliamsGCN Racing+ 4'40
7Daniel HabtemichaelXero Racing+ 7'27
8Cyril BarthePolar+ 7'27
9Pascal EenkhoornNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 8'23
10Brendan RhimDesigual+ 8'23
11Joao AlmeidaBerg Cycles+ 8'23
12Hannes Bergstrom FriskValio - Viking Genetics+ 8'23
13Sergio HiguitaAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 8'17
14Nicola ConciAramco DP+ 8'23
15Gaspar GoncalvesFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 8'23
16Cristian RodriguezRepsol - Netflix+ 8'23
17Petr RikunovTeam Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff+ 8'23
18Artem NychPolar+ 10'34
19Stefan De BodFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 10'34
20Simone VelascoMapei+ 10'34
21Sakchai PhodingamNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 10'34
22Attila ValterRepsol - Netflix+ 11'13
23Kim Le CourtPodium Ambition+ 12'05
24Steff CrasFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 12'05
25Clement ChampoussinMinions+ 12'05
26James FoucheXero Racing+ 13'02
27Miguel FlorezAzteca - NBCSN+ 13'02
28Viktor VerschaeveFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 13'04
29Christopher LawlessPodium Ambition+ 17'26
30Jannik SteimlePodium Ambition+ 18'54
31Kristian VanderpoolPodium Ambition+ 20'00
32Salim KipkemboiXero Racing+ 20'00
33Hector Carretero MillanNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 23'14
34Erick HerreraDesigual+ 23'14
35Jhojan GarciaAzteca - NBCSN+ 23'14
36Simone RavanelliMapei+ 23'14
37Jakub OtrubaAdastra N Hell Energy Cycling+ 23'14
38Kevin RiveraAzteca - NBCSN+ 23'14
39Mikkel BjergMinions+ 25'07
40David DekkerPodium Ambition+ 25'07
41Norman VahtraDuolingo+ 25'07
42Jodok SalzmannFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 25'07
43Inigo EloseguiFarfetch Pro Cycling+ 26'44
44Robert StannardXero Racing+ 26'44
45Bachirou NikiemaXero Racing+ 26'44
46Ivan Garcia CortinaPolar+ 26'44
47Barnabas PeakNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 26'44
48Jordi MeeusRepsol - Netflix+ 26'44
49Hayato OkamotoNordstrom - CA Technologies+ 26'44
50Max StedmanGCN Racing+ 26'44
51Xianjing LyuRepsol - Netflix+ 26'44
52Jaume SuredaDesigual+ 26'44
53Felix GallGCN Racing+ 36'36
54Aleksi HänninenValio - Viking Genetics+ 39'47
55Juan Diego AlbaAzteca - NBCSN+ 39'47
56Dobrin LilovskiPodium Ambition+ 39'47
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15Farfetch Pro Cycling+ 12'04
16Minions+ 12'18
17Azteca - NBCSN+ 13'45
18Repsol - Netflix+ 20'14
19Mapei+ 24'03
20Duolingo+ 29'02
21Podium Ambition+ 46'18

 
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