2011 Vattenfall Cyclassics

The 2011 Vattenfall Cyclassics was the 16th edition of the Vattenfall Cyclassics, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 21 August 2011, over a distance of 215 km (133.6 mi), starting and finishing in Hamburg, Germany. It was the 22nd event of the 2011 UCI World Tour season.

Vattenfall Cyclassics
2011 UCI World Tour, race 22 of 27
Boasson Hagen celebrating his victory
Boasson Hagen celebrating his victory
Race details
DatesAugust 21
Distance215 km (133.6 mi)
Winning time4h 49' 40"
  Winner  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) (Team Sky)
  Second  Gerald Ciolek (GER) (Quick-Step)
  Third  Borut Božič (SLO) (Vacansoleil–DCM)
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Fresh from his victory in the Eneco Tour a week before the Cyclassics, Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen – who, in 2010, was second to Tyler Farrar, who elected to compete in the concurrent Vuelta a España in 2011 – took the victory in a sprint finish out of a large group of riders, who had broken away after a split in the field.[1] Boasson Hagen had attacked from 250 metres out,[2] and held off Gerald Ciolek, who took second place for Quick-Step, while Borut Božič completed the podium for Vacansoleil–DCM.[3]



Rank Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
1   Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky 4h 49' 40" 80
2   Gerald Ciolek (GER) Quick-Step s.t. 60
3   Borut Božič (SLO) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t. 50
4   Simone Ponzi (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale s.t. 40
5   José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Movistar Team s.t. 30
6   Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Omega Pharma–Lotto s.t. 22
7   Simon Clarke (AUS) Astana s.t. 14
8   Manuel Antonio Cardoso (POR) Team RadioShack s.t. 10
9   Grega Bole (SLO) Lampre–ISD s.t. 6
10   Michel Kreder (NED) Garmin–Cervélo s.t. 2


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  2. ^ Turner, Jonathan (21 August 2011). "Boasson Hagen bosses rivals". Sky Sports. British Sky Broadcasting. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  3. ^ Gallagher, Brendan (21 August 2011). "Team Sky registers wins in Vuelta a España and Vattenfall Cyclassics in Hamburg". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Boasson Hagen claims Vattenfall victory". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 21 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Points allocation". Archived from the original on 2014-07-12. Retrieved 2011-08-22.