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The 2007 Tour Down Under was held from 16 to 21 January 2007 in and around Adelaide, South Australia. It was a multiple stage road cycling race that took part over five stages with a total of 667 kilometres and is part of the 2006-2007 UCI Oceania Tour. The 2007 Down Under Classic was the official warm-up race for the event.

2007 Tour Down Under
Race details
Dates16—21 January
Stages6
Winning time15h 46' 38"
Results
Winner  Martin Elmiger (SUI) (AG2R Prévoyance)
  Second  Karl Menzies (AUS) (Team UniSA-Australia)
  Third  Lars Bak (DEN) (Team CSC)

Points  Laurent Brochard (FRA) (Bouygues Télécom)
Mountains  Serge Pauwels (BEL) (Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen)
Youth  Simon Clarke (AUS) (Team AIS)
  Team Team AIS
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Men's stage summaryEdit

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Time
1 17 January Mawson Lakes Tanunda 152 km   Karl Menzies
  Martin Elmiger
  Lars Bak
  Karl Menzies
  Martin Elmiger
  Lars Bak
3:50.45
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
2 18 January Mannum Hahndorf 150 km   Steven Caethoven
  Pieter Ghyllebert
  Stuart O'Grady
  Karl Menzies
  Martin Elmiger
  Lars Bak
7:44.33
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
3 19 January Stirling Victor Harbor 128 km   Baden Cooke
  Chris Jongewaard
  Matthew Goss
  Karl Menzies
  Martin Elmiger
  Lars Bak
10:36.38
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
4 20 January Willunga Willunga 147 km   Pieter Ghyllebert
  Sergey Lagutin
  Martin Elmiger
  Martin Elmiger
  Karl Menzies
  Lars Bak
14:02.15
+ 0.01
+ 0.08
5 21 January Adelaide Adelaide 90 km   Robbie McEwen
  Mark Renshaw
  Allan Davis
  Martin Elmiger
  Karl Menzies
  Lars Bak
15:46.38
+ 0.03
+ 0.11

Other leading top threesEdit

Stage Mountains Pts Sprint Pts Under 23 Pts Teams Time
1   Serge Pauwels
  Gustav Larsson
  Paolo Longo Borghini
16
12
8
  Gene Bates
  Luke Roberts
  Karl Menzies
10
10
8
  Simon Clarke
  Clinton Avery
  Michael Ford
3:51.49
+ 23.37
+ 25.17
Team CSC
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Predictor–Lotto
11:59.36
+ 0.55
+ 2.13
2   Serge Pauwels
  Samuel Dumoulin
  Gustav Larsson
16
16
12
  Luke Roberts
  Gene Bates
  Wesley Sulzberger
10
10
10
  Simon Clarke
  Pieter Jacobs
  Wesley Sulzberger
7:45.37
+ 8.58
+ 15.09
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Chocolade Jacques
Crédit Agricole
23:14.41
+ 2.49
+ 7.52
3   Samuel Dumoulin
  Serge Pauwels
  Giampaolo Cheula
28
16
16
  Viktor Rapinski
  Luke Roberts
  Gene Bates
12
10
10
  Simon Clarke
  Pieter Jacobs
  Matthew Goss
10:37.42
+ 9.14
+ 11.22
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
31:29.02
+ 3.35
+ 14.46
4   Samuel Dumoulin
  Serge Pauwels
  Giampaolo Cheula
28
16
16
  Laurent Brochard
  Pieter Ghyllebert
  Viktor Rapinski
20
14
12
  Simon Clarke
  Pieter Jacobs
  Matthew Goss
14:03.20
+ 9.25
+ 11.58
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
41:45.56
+ 3.35
+ 15.04
5   Serge Pauwels
  Samuel Dumoulin
  Giampaolo Cheula
32
28
24
  Laurent Brochard
  Martin Elmiger
  Pieter Ghyllebert
26
18
14
  Simon Clarke
  Pieter Jacobs
  Matthew Goss
15:48.21
+ 9.02
+ 12.17
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
46:59.14
+ 3.35
+ 15.04

Men's top 10 overallEdit

Pos Rider Time
1   Martin Elmiger 15:46.38
2   Karl Menzies + 0.03
3   Lars Bak + 0.11
4   Matthew Lloyd + 0.13
5   Gustav Larsson + 0.21
6   Luke Roberts + 0.50
7   Gene Bates + 0.50
8   Paolo Longo Borghini + 0.55
9   Yannick Talabardon + 0.55
10   Simon Clarke + 1.43

Women's stage summaryEdit

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Points
1 16 January East end Adelaide street race 30 mins + 1 lap   Jenny MacPherson
  Emma Mackie
  Belinda Goss
  Jenny MacPherson
  Emma Mackie
  Belinda Goss
40
38
36
2 17 January Tanunda Street Circuit 30 mins + 1 lap   Belinda Goss
  Petra Mullens
  Bridgette Evans
  Belinda Goss
  Jenny MacPherson
  Petra Mullens
76
74
70
3 20 January Snapper Point (Aldinga Beach) Criterium 30 mins + 1 lap   Jenny MacPherson
  Belinda Goss
  Petra Mullens
  Jenny MacPherson
  Belinda Goss
  Petra Mullens
114
114
106

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