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2015 World Ports Classic

2015 World Ports Classic
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates23–24 May 2015
Stages2
Distance359 km (223.1 mi)
Winning time7h 32' 48"
Results
Winner  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
  Second  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) (Wanty–Groupe Gobert)
  Third  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) (Bretagne–Séché Environnement)

Points  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
Youth  Rudy Barbier (FRA) (Roubaix–Lille Métropole)
  Team Lotto–Soudal
← 2014

The 2015 World Ports Classic was the fourth and final edition of the World Ports Classic cycle stage race. It was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour as a 2.1 event.[1] As the previous editions, it consisted of two stages: the first one from Rotterdam to Antwerp was won by Astana's Andrea Guardini, and the second one, from Antwerp to Rotterdam, by Kris Boeckmans (Lotto–Soudal). Boeckmans also won the general classification, as well as the points classification. Rudy Barbier of team Roubaix–Lille Métropole won the young rider classification, and Boeckmans' Lotto–Soudal team won the teams classification.

Schedule

[2]

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Ref
1 23 May Rotterdam to Antwerp 195 km (121.2 mi) Flat stage  Andrea Guardini (ITA) [3]
2 24 May Antwerp to Rotterdam 164 km (101.9 mi) Flat stage  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) [4]
Total 359 km (223.1 mi)

Teams

18 teams were selected to take place in the 2015 World Ports Classic. Four of these were UCI WorldTeams, ten were UCI Professional Continental teams, and four were UCI Continental teams.[5]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

Continental teams

Stages

Stage 1

23 May 2015 — Rotterdam to Antwerp, 195 km (121.2 mi)
Stage 1 result[3]
Rider Team Time
1  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 4h 03' 11"
2  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Bretagne–Séché Environnement + 0"
3  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 0"
4  Barry Markus (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 0"
5  Dylan Groenewegen (NED) Team Roompot + 0"
6  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole + 0"
7  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
8  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) MTN–Qhubeka + 0"
9  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
10  Sam Bennett (IRL) Bora–Argon 18 + 0"
General Classification after Stage 1[3]
Rider Team Time
1  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 4h 03' 01"
2  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Bretagne–Séché Environnement + 4"
3  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 6"
4  Jelle Wallays (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 6"
5  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole + 7"
6  Tiesj Benoot (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 8"
7  Ronan van Zandbeek (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke + 8"
8  Wesley Kreder (NED) Team Roompot + 9"
9  Barry Markus (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 10"
10  Dylan Groenewegen (NED) Team Roompot + 10"

Stage 2

24 May 2015 — Antwerp to Rotterdam, 164 km (101.9 mi)
Stage 2 Result[4]
Rider Team Time
1  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 3h 29' 54"
2  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
3  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare + 0"
4  Ramon Sinkeldam (NED) Team Giant–Alpecin + 0"
5  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Cofidis + 0"
6  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
7  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
8  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole + 0"
9  Mike Teunissen (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 0"
10  Johim Ariesen (NED) Metec–TKH + 0"
Final General Classification[4]
Rider Team Time
1  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 7h 32' 48"
2  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 11"
3  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Bretagne–Séché Environnement + 11"
4  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole + 12"
5  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare + 13"
6  Tiesj Benoot (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 15"
7  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 17"
8  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 17"
9  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Cofidis + 17"
10  Johim Ariesen (NED) Metec–TKH + 17"

Classification leadership table

Stage Winner General classification

Points classification

Young rider classification

Teams classification
1[3] Andrea Guardini Andrea Guardini Andrea Guardini Rudy Barbier Cofidis
2[4] Kris Boeckmans Kris Boeckmans Kris Boeckmans Lotto–Soudal
Final[4] Kris Boeckmans Kris Boeckmans Rudy Barbier Lotto–Soudal

Final standings

General classification

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 7h 32' 48"
2  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 11"
3  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Bretagne–Séché Environnement + 11"
4  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole + 12"
5  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare + 13"
6  Tiesj Benoot (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 15"
7  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 17"
8  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 17"
9  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Cofidis + 17"
10  Johim Ariesen (NED) Metec–TKH + 17"

Points classification

Final points classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Points
1  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 48
2  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole 33
3  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert 30
4  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Bretagne–Séché Environnement 29
5  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise 28
6  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert 27
7  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 26
8  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Cofidis 21
9  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare 20
10  Barry Markus (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo 19

Young rider classification

Final young rider classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Rudy Barbier (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole 7h 33' 00"
2  Tiesj Benoot (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 3"
3  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 5"
4  Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 5"
5  Mike Teunissen (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 5"
6  Timo Roosen (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 5"
7  Sam Bennett (IRL) Bora–Argon 18 + 11"
8  Barry Markus (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 13"
9  Oliver Naesen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 13"
10  Wesley Kreder (NED) Team Roompot + 14"

Teams classification

Final teams classification
Rank Team Time
1 Lotto–Soudal 22h 39' 15"
2 LottoNL–Jumbo + 8"
3 Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 18"
4 Team Roompot + 26"
5 Metec–TKH + 43"
6 Cofidis + 59"
7 Wallonie-Bruxelles + 1' 16"
8 Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 2' 01"
9 MTN–Qhubeka + 2' 02"
10 Cyclingteam de Rijke + 2' 05"

References

  1. ^ "World Ports Classic 2015" Archived 2015-05-23 at the Wayback Machine, World Ports Classic – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015
  2. ^ "World Ports Classic 2015 – Route" Archived 2015-05-24 at the Wayback Machine, World Ports Classic – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015
  3. ^ a b c d "Guardini wins World Ports Classic opener in Antwerp". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Boeckmans wins World Ports Classic overall title". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 24 May 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  5. ^ "World Ports Classic 2015 – Teams" Archived 2015-05-24 at the Wayback Machine, World Ports Classic – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015
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