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2015 Tour of Britain

2015 Tour of Britain
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Edvald Boasson Hagen in the final stage with his MTN-Qhubeka team
Edvald Boasson Hagen in the final stage with his MTN-Qhubeka team
Race details
Dates6–13 September 2015
Stages8
Distance1,451 km (901.6 mi)
Winning time34h 52' 52"
Results
Winner  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) (MTN–Qhubeka)
  Second  Wout Poels (NED) (Team Sky)
  Third  Owain Doull (GBR) (WIGGINS)

Points  Owain Doull (GBR) (WIGGINS)
Mountains  Peter Williams (GBR) (ONE Pro Cycling)
Sprints  Peter Williams (GBR) (ONE Pro Cycling)
  Team Cannondale–Garmin
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The 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain was an eight-stage men's professional road cycling race. It was the twelfth running of the 2004 incarnation of the Tour of Britain and the 76th British tour in total. The race started on 6 September in Beaumaris and finished on 13 September in London.[1] The race was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour.

Teams

The twenty teams invited to participate in the Tour of Britain are:[2]

UCI ProTeams UCI Professional Continental Teams UCI Continental Teams National Teams

Stages

List of stages
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Ref
1 6 September BeaumarisWrexham 177 km (110 mi) Hilly stage  Elia Viviani (ITA) [3]
2 7 September ClitheroeColne 162 km (101 mi) Hilly stage  Petr Vakoč (CZE) [4]
3 8 September CockermouthFloors Castle 216 km (134 mi) Flat stage  Elia Viviani (ITA) [5]
4 9 September EdinburghBlyth 218 km (135 mi) Flat stage  Fernando Gaviria (COL) [6]
5 10 September Prudhoe – Hartside Fell, Cumbria 171 km (106 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Wout Poels (NED) [7]
6 11 September Stoke-on-TrentNottingham 189 km (117 mi) Hilly stage  Matteo Trentin (ITA) [8]
7 12 September FakenhamIpswich 225 km (140 mi) Flat stage  André Greipel (GER) [9]
8 13 September London 93 km (58 mi) Flat stage  Elia Viviani (ITA) [10]

Stage 1

6 September 2015 — Beaumaris to Wrexham, 177 kilometres (110 mi)

Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky 4h 26' 29"
2  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
3  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
4  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS s.t.
5  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
6  Pim Ligthart (NED) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
7  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
8  Tyler Farrar (USA) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
9  Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Garmin s.t.
10  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky 4h 26' 19"
2  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Etixx–Quick-Step + 4"
3  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Soudal + 6"
4  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 10"
5  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team + 10"
6  Pim Ligthart (NED) Lotto–Soudal + 10"
7  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Etixx–Quick-Step + 10"
8  Tyler Farrar (USA) MTN–Qhubeka + 10"
9  Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Garmin + 10"
10  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor + 10"

Stage 2

7 September 2015 — Clitheroe to Colne, 162 kilometres (101 mi)

Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Petr Vakoč (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step 4h 02' 22"
2  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team + 7"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka + 9"
4  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 9"
5  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step + 9"
6  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 9"
7  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 9"
8  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 9"
9  Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Movistar Team + 9"
10  Javier Mejías (ESP) Team Novo Nordisk + 9"
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Petr Vakoč (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step 8h 28' 41"
2  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team + 11"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka + 15"
4  Floris Gerts (NED) BMC Racing Team + 17"
5  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 18"
6  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 18"
7  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 19"
8  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor + 19"
9  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 19"
10  Serge Pauwels (BEL) MTN–Qhubeka + 25"

Stage 3

8 September 2015 — Cockermouth to Floors Castle, 216 kilometres (134 mi)

Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky 5h 08' 18"
2  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
3  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
4  Sondre Holst Enger (NOR) IAM Cycling s.t.
5  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
6  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS s.t.
7  Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Garmin s.t.
8  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor s.t.
9  Alex Peters (GBR) Great Britain s.t.
10  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team 13h 37' 04"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka + 10"
3  Floris Gerts (NED) BMC Racing Team + 12"
4  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
5  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 13"
6  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 14"
7  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor + 14"
8  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 14"
9  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step + 18"
10  Serge Pauwels (BEL) MTN–Qhubeka + 20"

Stage 4

9 September 2015 — Edinburgh to Blyth, 135 kilometres (84 mi)

Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Fernando Gaviria (COL) Etixx–Quick-Step 5h 13' 08"
2  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
4  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS s.t.
5  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
6  Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) IAM Cycling s.t.
7  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
8  Gerald Ciolek (GER) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
9  Floris Gerts (NED) BMC Racing Team s.t.
10  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team 18h 50' 12"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka + 6"
3  Floris Gerts (NED) BMC Racing Team + 12"
4  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
5  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 13"
6  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 14"
7  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor + 14"
8  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 14"
9  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step + 18"
10  Serge Pauwels (BEL) MTN–Qhubeka + 20"

Stage 5

10 September 2015 — Prudhoe to Hartside Fell, Cumbria, 171 kilometres (106 mi)

Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky 4h 12' 22"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka + 2"
3  Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team + 17"
4  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 18"
5  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 18"
6  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 18"
7  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 18"
8  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 18"
9  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 18"
10  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 18"
General Classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 23h 02' 36"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 1"
3  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 30"
4  Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team + 33"
5  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 37"
6  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 38"
7  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 38"
8  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 38"
9  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 38"
10  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 38"

Stage 6

11 September 2015 — Stoke-on-Trent to Nottingham, 189 kilometres (117 mi)

Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step 4h 45' 27"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
3  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 4"
4  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 4"
5  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 4"
6  Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Garmin + 4"
7  Alex Peters (GBR) Great Britain + 4"
8  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 4"
9  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 4"
10  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 4"
General Classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 27h 47' 54"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
3  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 43"
4  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 44"
5  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 51"
6  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 51"
7  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 51"
8  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 51"
9  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 51"
10  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 51"

Stage 7

12 September 2015 — Fakenham to Ipswich, 227 kilometres (141 mi)

Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Soudal 5h 14' 42"
2  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
3  Sondre Holst Enger (NOR) IAM Cycling s.t.
4  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
5  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
6  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS s.t.
7  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling s.t.
8  Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) IAM Cycling s.t.
9  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin s.t.
10  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
General Classification after Stage 7
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 33h 02' 36"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
3  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 43"
4  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 44"
5  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 51"
6  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 51"
7  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 51"
8  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 59"
9  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 59"
10  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 1' 02"

Stage 8

13 September 2015 — London, 93 kilometres (58 mi)

Stage 8 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky 1h 50' 16"
2  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
3  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
4  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka s.t.
5  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
6  Sondre Holst Enger (NOR) IAM Cycling s.t.
7  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
8  Graham Briggs (GBR) JLT–Condor s.t.
9  Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Cannondale–Garmin s.t.
10  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS s.t.
General Classification after Stage 8
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 34h 52' 52"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
3  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 42"
4  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 43"
5  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 51"
6  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 51"
7  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 51"
8  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 53"
9  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 59"
10  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 1' 02"

Classification leadership

Stage Winner General classification
Sprint Classification
Mountains Classification
Points Classification
Team Classification
1 Elia Viviani Elia Viviani Conor Dunne Kristian House Elia Viviani Team Sky
2 Petr Vakoč Petr Vakoč Peter Williams Tom Stewart Juan José Lobato Etixx–Quick-Step
3 Elia Viviani Juan José Lobato
4 Fernando Gaviria Owain Doull
5 Wout Poels Edvald Boasson Hagen Peter Williams Movistar Team
6 Matteo Trentin Cannondale–Garmin
7 André Greipel
8 Elia Viviani
Final Edvald Boasson Hagen Peter Williams Peter Williams Owain Doull Cannondale–Garmin

Standings

Legend
  Yellow jersey   Denotes the leader of the General classification   Blue jersey   Denotes the leader of the Points classification
  White jersey   Denotes the leader of the Mountains classification   Green jersey   Denotes the leader of the Sprints classification

General classification[edit]

Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 34h 52' 52"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky + 13"
3  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS + 42"
4  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 43"
5  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step + 51"
6  Rubén Fernández (ESP) Movistar Team + 51"
7  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 51"
8  Dylan van Baarle (NED) Cannondale–Garmin + 53"
9  Chris Anker Sørensen (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 59"
10  Xandro Meurisse (BEL) An Post–Chain Reaction + 1' 02"

Points classification[edit]

Rider Team Points
1  Owain Doull (GBR) WIGGINS 78
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) MTN–Qhubeka 77
3  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 59
4  Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky 53
5  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step 52
6  Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team 43
7  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) Cult Energy Pro Cycling 40
8  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step 32
9  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky 31
10  Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Garmin 31

Mountains classification[edit]

Rider Team Points
1  Peter Williams (GBR) White jersey Green jersey ONE Pro Cycling 36
2  Tom Stewart (GBR) Madison Genesis 34
3  Mark McNally (GBR) Madison Genesis 29
4  Ian Bibby (GBR) NFTO 28
5  Conor Dunne (IRL) An Post–Chain Reaction 26
6  Wout Poels (NED) Team Sky 21
7  Kristian House (GBR) JLT–Condor 20
8  Tyler Farrar (USA) MTN–Qhubeka 18
9  Danilo Wyss (SUI) BMC Racing Team 15
10  Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo 14

Team classification

Team Time
1 Cannondale–Garmin 104h 42' 38"
2 Team Sky + 5' 35"
3 Tinkoff–Saxo + 5' 35"
4 Movistar Team + 44' 37"
5 LottoNL–Jumbo + 47' 35"
6 IAM Cycling + 52' 46"
7 Great Britain + 55' 01"
8 Etixx–Quick-Step + 1h 01' 51"
9 Cult Energy Pro Cycling + 1h 09' 40"
10 Lotto–Soudal + 1h 43' 55"

References

  1. ^ "Tour of Britain returns to Suffolk and Norfolk". BBC News. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. ^ Cycling News. "Tour of Britain announces 2015 teams". Cyclingnews.com.
  3. ^ "Tour of Britain 2015: Team Sky's Elia Viviani wins first stage". BBC Sport. 6 September 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Tour of Britain: Petr Vakoc wins stage two to take overall lead". BBC Sport. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Tour of Britain: Elia Viviani wins stage three as Petr Vakoc crashes". BBC Sport. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Tour of Britain: Mark Cavendish helps Fernando Gaviria to stage win". BBC Sport. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Team Sky's Woet Poels wins Tour of Britain stage five". BBC Sport. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Mark Cavendish crashes out of Tour of Britain with shoulder injury". BBC Sport. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Tour of Britain: Andre Greipel wins stage seven in Ipswich". BBC Sport. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Tour of Britain: Edvald Boasson Hagen claims race win". BBC Sport. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
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