Vuelta a Espana 2016 stage 1

Team Sky have won stage 1 of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana. It came down to fractions of a second between Team Sky and Movistar, with the British team narrowly getting the win. Also featuring Patrick Bevin, George Bennett and Sam Bewley.

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It was Team Sky who took the stage, and Peter Kennaugh who stepped into the overall leader's jersey, photo Sirotti

 

Team Sky have won stage 1 of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana.  It came down to fractions of a second between Team Sky and Movistar, with the British team narrowly getting the win.  Also featuring Patrick Bevin, George Bennett and Sam Bewley.

 

Sky takes Vuelta opening stage, Kennaugh in leader’s jersey

 

Stage results:
Rank Name Nat. Result
1 TEAM SKY GBR 30:37
2 MOVISTAR TEAM ESP +0
3 ORICA-BIKEEXCHANGE AUS +6
4 BMC RACING TEAM USA +7
5 ETIXX – QUICK STEP BEL +22
6 TEAM LOTTO NL – JUMBO NED +27
7 TREK – SEGAFREDO USA +50
8 CANNONDALE-DRAPAC PRO CYCLING TEAM USA +52
9 TINKOFF RUS +52
10 BORA-ARGON 18 GER +57
11 ASTANA PRO TEAM KAZ +58
12 FDJ FRA +1:05
13 IAM CYCLING SUI +1:13
14 TEAM KATUSHA RUS +1:17
15 TEAM DIMENSION DATA RSA +1:17
16 LOTTO SOUDAL BEL +1:27
17 COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CREDITS FRA +1:34
18 CAJA RURAL-SEGUROS RGA ESP +1:36
19 AG2R LA MONDIALE FRA +1:48
20 TEAM GIANT – ALPECIN GER +1:50
21 DIRECT ENERGIE FRA +1:55
22 LAMPRE – MERIDA ITA +2:08

 

General classification after stage 1:
Rank Name Nat. Team Result
1 Peter KENNAUGH GBR SKY 30:37
2 Salvatore PUCCIO ITA SKY +0
3 Michal KWIATKOWSKI POL SKY +0
4 Leopold KONIG CZE SKY +0
5 Christopher FROOME GBR SKY +0
6 Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE ESP MOV +0
7 Jonathan CASTROVIEJO NICOLAS ESP MOV +0
8 Ruben FERNANDEZ ESP MOV +0
9 Jose Joaquin ROJAS GIL ESP MOV +0
10 Nairo Alexander QUINTANA ROJAS COL MOV +0
11 Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ ESP MOV +1
12 Damien HOWSON AUS OBE +6
13 Magnus Cort NIELSEN DEN OBE +6
14 Simon YATES GBR OBE +6
15 Jhoan Esteban CHAVES RUBIO COL OBE +6
16 Simon GERRANS AUS OBE +6
17 Jens KEUKELEIRE BEL OBE +6
18 Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ ESP BMC +7
19 Philippe GILBERT BEL BMC +7
20 Danilo WYSS SUI BMC +7
21 Darwin ATAPUMA HURTADO COL BMC +7
22 Tejay VAN GARDEREN USA BMC +7
23 David LOPEZ GARCIA ESP SKY +9
24 Svein TUFT CAN OBE +10
25 Yves LAMPAERT BEL EQS +22
26 Niki TERPSTRA NED EQS +22
27 Maxime BOUET FRA EQS +22
28 Gianluca BRAMBILLA ITA EQS +22
29 Gianni MEERSMAN BEL EQS +22
30 Jos VAN EMDEN NED TLJ +27
31 Victor CAMPENAERTS BEL TLJ +27
32 Koen BOUWMAN NED TLJ +27
33 Steven KRUIJSWIJK NED TLJ +27
34 George BENNETT NZL TLJ +27
35 David DE LA CRUZ MELGAREJO ESP EQS +43
36 Ben HERMANS BEL BMC +47
37 Haimar ZUBELDIA AGIRRE ESP TFS +50
38 Fabio FELLINE ITA TFS +50
39 Riccardo ZOIDL AUT TFS +50
40 Kiel REIJNEN USA TFS +50
41 Julien BERNARD FRA TFS +50
42 Markel IRIZAR ARANBURU ESP TFS +50
43 Andrew TALANSKY USA CDT +52
44 Simon CLARKE AUS CDT +52
45 Davide FORMOLO ITA CDT +52
46 Davide VILLELLA ITA CDT +52
47 Moreno MOSER ITA CDT +52
48 Joseph Lloyd DOMBROWSKI USA CDT +52
49 Manuele BOARO ITA TNK +52
50 Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO ESP TNK +52
51 Ivan ROVNY RUS TNK +52
52 Robert KISERLOVSKI CRO TNK +52
53 Jesus HERNANDEZ BLAZQUEZ ESP TNK +52
54 Yury TROFIMOV RUS TNK +52
55 Christoph PFINGSTEN GER BOA +57
56 Gregor MUHLBERGER AUT BOA +57
57 Bartosz HUZARSKI POL BOA +57
58 José Joao PIMENTA COSTA MENDES POR BOA +57
59 Cesare BENEDETTI ITA BOA +57
60 Andrey ZEITS KAZ AST +58
61 Luis Leon SANCHEZ GIL ESP AST +58
62 Michele SCARPONI ITA AST +58
63 Miguel Angel LOPEZ MORENO COL AST +58
64 Dmitriy GRUZDEV KAZ AST +58
65 Kenny ELISSONDE FRA FDJ +1:05
66 Laurent DIDIER LUX TFS +1:12
67 Mathias FRANK SUI IAM +1:13
68 Clement CHEVRIER FRA IAM +1:13
69 Dries DEVENYNS BEL IAM +1:13
70 Vegard Stake LAENGEN NOR IAM +1:13
71 Simon PELLAUD SUI IAM +1:13
72 Vicente REYNES MIMO ESP IAM +1:13
73 Jonas VANGENECHTEN BEL IAM +1:13
74 Lawrence WARBASSE USA IAM +1:13
75 Marcel WYSS SUI IAM +1:13
76 Silvan DILLIER SUI BMC +1:17
77 Rein TAARAMAE EST KAT +1:17
78 Alberto LOSADA ALGUACIL ESP KAT +1:17
79 Jhonatan RESTREPO COL KAT +1:17
80 Matvey MAMYKIN RUS KAT +1:17
81 Tiago MACHADO POR KAT +1:17
82 Nathan HAAS AUS DDD +1:17
83 Merhawi KUDUS GHEBREMEDHIN ERI DDD +1:17
84 Jacques Willem JANSE VAN RENSBURG RSA DDD +1:17
85 Igor ANTON HERNANDEZ ESP DDD +1:17
86 Omar FRAILE MATARRANZ ESP DDD +1:17
87 Pieter SERRY BEL EQS +1:19
88 Michael GOGL AUT TNK +1:20
89 Jelle WALLAYS BEL LTS +1:27
90 Adam HANSEN AUS LTS +1:27
91 Bart DE CLERCQ BEL LTS +1:27
92 Louis VERVAEKE BEL LTS +1:27
93 Maxime MONFORT BEL LTS +1:27
94 Ian BOSWELL USA SKY +1:32
95 Zdenek STYBAR CZE EQS +1:32
96 Florian SENECHAL FRA COF +1:34
97 Luis Angel MATE MARDONES ESP COF +1:34
98 Rudy MOLARD FRA COF +1:34
99 Stéphane ROSSETTO FRA COF +1:34
100 Yoann BAGOT FRA COF +1:34
101 Romain HARDY FRA COF +1:34
102 Angel MADRAZO RUIZ ESP CJR +1:36
103 Eduard PRADES REVERTE ESP CJR +1:36
104 Luis MAS BONET ESP CJR +1:36
105 Pello BILBAO LOPEZ DE ARMENTIA ESP CJR +1:36
106 José GONÇALVES POR CJR +1:36
107 Sergio PARDILLA BELLON ESP CJR +1:36
108 Jan BAKELANTS BEL ALM +1:48
109 Jean-Christophe PERAUD FRA ALM +1:48
110 Axel DOMONT FRA ALM +1:48
111 Pierre LATOUR FRA ALM +1:48
112 Christophe RIBLON FRA ALM +1:48
113 Koen DE KORT NED TGA +1:50
114 Warren BARGUIL FRA TGA +1:50
115 Zico WAEYTENS BEL TGA +1:50
116 Tobias LUDVIGSSON SWE TGA +1:50
117 Johannes FRÖHLINGER GER TGA +1:50
118 Chad HAGA USA TGA +1:50
119 Romain SICARD FRA DEN +1:55
120 Lilian CALMEJANE FRA DEN +1:55
121 Ryan ANDERSON CAN DEN +1:55
122 Brian NAULEAU FRA DEN +1:55
123 Fabrice JEANDESBOZ FRA DEN +1:55
124 Scott THWAITES GBR BOA +2:01
125 Christian KNEES GER SKY +2:03
126 Pierre ROLLAND FRA CDT +2:03
127 Silvio HERKLOTZ GER BOA +2:03
128 Martijn KEIZER NED TLJ +2:05
129 Bram TANKINK NED TLJ +2:05
130 Gatis SMUKULIS LAT AST +2:05
131 Tsgabu Gebremaryam GRMAY ETH LAM +2:08
132 Kristijan DURASEK CRO LAM +2:08
133 Ilia KOSHEVOY BLR LAM +2:08
134 Louis MEINTJES RSA LAM +2:08
135 Valerio CONTI ITA LAM +2:08
136 Imanol ERVITI ESP MOV +2:13
137 José HERRADA LOPEZ ESP MOV +2:13
138 Alessandro VANOTTI ITA AST +2:18
139 Fumiyuki BEPPU JPN TFS +2:19
140 Murilo Antonio FISCHER BRA FDJ +2:23
141 Jean-Pierre DRUCKER LUX BMC +2:34
142 Dylan TEUNS BEL BMC +2:34
143 Patrick BEVIN NZL CDT +2:34
144 Benjamin KING USA CDT +2:34
145 Sergey LAGUTIN RUS KAT +2:34
146 Rudiger SELIG GER BOA +2:46
147 Kenneth VAN BILSEN BEL COF +2:46
148 Gediminas BAGDONAS LTU ALM +2:49
149 Julien MORICE FRA DEN +2:51
150 Dario CATALDO ITA AST +3:00
151 Nick DOUGALL RSA DDD +3:04
152 Tyler FARRAR USA DDD +3:04
153 Kristian SBARAGLI ITA DDD +3:04
154 Jaco VENTER RSA DDD +3:04
155 Sven erik BYSTRØM NOR KAT +3:06
156 Sam BEWLEY NZL OBE +3:09
157 Nikias ARNDT GER TGA +3:13
158 Sindre SKJOESTAD LUNKE NOR TGA +3:13
159 Robert GESINK NED TLJK +3:14
160 Pavel KOCHETKOV RUS KAT +3:15
161 Daniele BENNATI ITA TNK +3:16
162 Sergio Miguel MOREIRA PAULINHO POR TNK +3:16
163 Jaime ROSON GARCIA ESP CJR +3:18
164 Niccolo BONIFAZIO ITA TFS +3:22
165 Michael SCHWARZMANN GER BOA +3:24
166 Davide MALACARNE ITA AST +3:27
167 Sébastien MINARD FRA ALM +3:39
168 Loïc CHETOUT FRA COF +3:47
169 Yukiya ARASHIRO JPN LAM +3:47
170 Mattia CATTANEO ITA LAM +3:47
171 Federico ZURLO ITA LAM +3:47
172 Jack HAIG AUS OBE +3:50
173 Michal GOLAS POL SKY +4:04
174 Sander ARMEE BEL LTS +4:19
175 Thomas DE GENDT BEL LTS +4:19
176 Tosh VAN DER SANDE BEL LTS +4:19
177 Martin VELITS SVK EQS +4:32
178 David ARROYO DURAN ESP CJR +4:34
179 Hugh CARTHY GBR CJR +4:34
180 Rory SUTHERLAND AUS MOV +4:39
181 François BIDARD FRA ALM +4:39
182 Quentin JAUREGUI FRA ALM +4:39
183 Tony HUREL FRA DEN +4:44
184 Mario Jorge FARIA DA COSTA POR LAM +4:45
185 Jerome COUSIN FRA COF +4:51
186 Egor SILIN RUS KAT +4:53
187 Lorenzo MANZIN FRA FDJ +5:14
188 Kévin REZA FRA FDJ +5:14
189 Enrico BATTAGLIN ITA TLJ +5:25
190 Tom STAMSNIJDER NED TGA +5:40
191 Romain CARDIS FRA DEN +6:02
192 Perrig QUEMENEUR FRA DEN +6:02

 

Photo:  Sirotti

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