2008 Tour of Ireland

The 2008 Tour of Ireland took place between Wednesday 27 August 2008 to Sunday 31 August 2008.

StagesEdit

Stage Route Distance Date Winner Team
1 Dublin - Waterford 192 km (119 mi) Wednesday, 27 August   Mark Cavendish Team Columbia-High Road
2 Thurles - Loughrea 158 km (98 mi) Thursday, 28 August   Mark Cavendish Team Columbia-High Road
3 Ballinrobe - Galway 201 km (125 mi) Friday, 29 August   Mark Cavendish Team Columbia-High Road
4 Limerick - Dingle 186 km (116 mi) Saturday, 30 August   Russell Downing Pinarello RT
5 Killarney - Cork 192 km (119 mi) Sunday, 31 August   František Raboň Team Columbia-High Road

ClassificationEdit

General ClassificationEdit

[1]

Rank Rider Team Time
    Marco Pinotti Team Columbia 21h 43' 16"
2   Russell Downing Pinarello RT + 19"
3   Julian Dean Team Garmin-Chipotle + 21"
4   Matt Wilson Team Type 1 Cycling Team + 33"
5   Michael Barry Team Columbia + 36"
6   Simon Clarke SouthAustralia.com-AIS + 37"
7   Lars Petter Nordhaug Team Joker Bianchi + 37″
8   Gonzalo Rabuñal Karpin-Galicia + 38″
9   Nikolas Maes Topsport Vlaanderen + 44″
10   Kevin Evans MTN Energade + 44″

Teams ClassificationEdit

[2]

Rank Team Time
    Team Columbia 65h 09' 29"
2   Tinkoff Credit Systems + 2' 36"
3   Topsport Vlaanderen + 3' 01"
4   SouthAustralia.com-AIS + 10' 24"
5   Team Type 1 Cycling Team + 10' 37"
6   An Post Seán Kelly Team + 12' 21"
7   Rabobank + 12' 37"
8   Karpin-Galicia + 19' 25"
9   MTN Energade + 24' 47"
10   Team Joker Bianchi + 32' 07"

Jersey ProgressEdit

Stage
(Winner)
General Classification Points Classification Mountains Classification Young Rider Classification Team Classification
Stage 1
(Mark Cavendish)
Mark Cavendish Alexander Kristoff Matt Wilson Mark Cavendish Topsport Vlaanderen
Stage 2
(Mark Cavendish)
Mark Cavendish
Stage 3
(Mark Cavendish)
Stage 4
(Russell Downing)
Russell Downing Gonzalo Rabuñal
Stage 5
(František Raboň)
Marco Pinotti Russell Downing Simon Clarke Team Columbia
Final Marco Pinotti Russell Downing Matt Wilson Simon Clarke Team Columbia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results from the official Tour of Ireland website". Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 31 August 2008.
  2. ^ "Results from the official Tour of Ireland website". Archived from the original on 15 September 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2008.

External linksEdit