2013 Tour of Beijing

The 2013 Tour of Beijing was the third running of the Tour of Beijing stage race. It started on 11 October in Beijing's Shunyi District and ended on 15 October at the Bird’s Nest Piazza after five stages. It was the 29th and final race of the 2013 UCI World Tour season. Beñat Intxausti of the Movistar Team won the race after his mountain–top–finish victory on stage 4.[1]

2013 Tour of Beijing
2013 UCI World Tour, race 29 of 29
Race details
Dates11–15 October 2013
Stages5
Distance835.5 km (519.2 mi)
Results
Winner  Beñat Intxausti (ESP) (Movistar Team)
  Second  Dan Martin (IRL) (Garmin–Sharp)
  Third  David López · (ESP) (Team Sky)
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ScheduleEdit

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 11 October Shunyi to Huairou Studio City 190.5 km (118.4 mi)   Flat stage   Thor Hushovd (NOR)
2 12 October Huairou Studio City to Yanqing 201.5 km (125.2 mi)   Flat stage   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)
3 13 October Yanqing to Qianjiandian 176.0 km (109.4 mi)   Medium mountain stage   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)
4 14 October Yanqing to Mentougou Miaofeng Mountain 150.5 km (93.5 mi)   Mountain stage   Beñat Intxausti (ESP)
5 15 October Tiananmen Square to Bird’s Nest Piazza 117.0 km (73 mi)   Flat stage   Luka Mezgec (SLO)

Participating teamsEdit

As the Tour of Beijing is a UCI World Tour event, all nineteen UCI ProTeams were invited automatically and obligated to send a squad. In addition the race organisers awarded a wildcard place to the Champion System team.

The twenty teams that competed in the race were:[2]

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

11 October 2013 — Shunyi to Huairou Studio City, 190.5 km (118.4 mi)
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Thor Hushovd (NOR) BMC Racing Team 4h 20' 34"
2   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Argos–Shimano s.t.
3   Nikolas Maes (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
4   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
5   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
6   Enrique Sanz (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
7   Rudiger Selig (GER) Team Katusha s.t.
8   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr s.t.
9   Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
10   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Thor Hushovd (NOR)    BMC Racing Team 4h 20' 34"
2   Willem Wauters (BEL)   Vacansoleil–DCM + 3"
3   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Argos–Shimano + 4"
4   Nikolas Maes (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 6"
5   Ryota Nishizono (JPN) Champion System + 9"
6   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 10"
7   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 10"
8   Enrique Sanz (ESP) Movistar Team + 10"
9   Rüdiger Selig (GER) Team Katusha + 10"
10   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr + 10"

Stage 2Edit

12 October 2013 — Huairou Studio City to Yanqing, 201.5 km (125.2 mi)
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 4h 59' 49"
2   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
3   Mitchell Docker (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
4   Matti Breschel (DEN) Saxo–Tinkoff s.t.
5   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
6   Barry Markus (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
7   Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
8   Steele Von Hoff (AUS) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
9   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Argos–Shimano s.t.
10   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)     FDJ.fr 9h 20' 13"
2   Thor Hushovd (NOR) BMC Racing Team + 0"
3   Maxime Bouet (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1"
4   Willem Wauters (BEL) Vacansoleil–DCM + 3"
5   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Argos–Shimano + 4"
6   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 4"
7   Chad Beyer (USA) Champion System + 5"
8   Nikolas Maes (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 6"
9   Mitchell Docker (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 6"
10   Olivier Kaisen (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 7"

Stage 3Edit

13 October 2013 — Yanqing to Qianjiandian, 176.0 km (109.4 mi)
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 4h 08' 15"
2   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
3   Alexey Tsatevich (RUS) Team Katusha s.t.
4   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
5   Martin Kohler (SWI) BMC Racing Team s.t.
6   Borut Božič (SLO) Astana s.t.
7   Tosh Van der Sande (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
8   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
9   Romain Bardet (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
10   Matti Breschel (DEN) Saxo–Tinkoff s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)     FDJ.fr 13h 28' 18"
2   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 11"
3   Maxime Bouet (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 11"
4   Alexey Tsatevich (RUS) Team Katusha + 16"
5   Nikolas Maes (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 16"
6   Matti Breschel (DEN) Saxo–Tinkoff + 18"
7   Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 19"
8   Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team + 19"
9   Ryota Nishizono (JPN) Champion System + 19"
10   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 20"

Stage 4Edit

14 October 2013 — Yanqing to Mentougou Miaofeng Mountain, 150.5 km (93.5 mi)
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team 3h 43' 25"
2   Dan Martin (IRL) Garmin–Sharp + 3"
3   David López (ESP) Team Sky + 4"
4   Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 6"
5   Romain Bardet (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 11"
6   Tony Martin (GER) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 11"
7   Jan Bakelants (BEL) RadioShack–Leopard + 13"
8   Robert Gesink (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 13"
9   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 13"
10   Mathias Frank (SWI) BMC Racing Team + 18"
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Beñat Intxausti (ESP)   Movistar Team 17h 11' 50"
2   Dan Martin (IRL) Garmin–Sharp + 10"
3   David López (ESP) Team Sky + 13"
4   Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 18"
5   Romain Bardet (FRA)   Ag2r–La Mondiale + 24"
6   Tony Martin (GER) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 24"
7   Jan Bakelants (BEL) RadioShack–Leopard + 26"
8   Robert Gesink (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 26"
9   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 26"
10   Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi + 31"

Stage 5Edit

15 October 2013 — Tiananmen Square to Bird’s Nest Piazza, 117.0 km (72.7 mi)
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Argos–Shimano 2h 23' 56"
2   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr s.t.
3   Moreno Hofland (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
4   Matti Breschel (DEN) Saxo–Tinkoff s.t.
5   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
6   Alexey Tsatevich (RUS) Team Katusha s.t.
7   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
8   Rüdiger Selig (GER) Team Katusha s.t.
9   Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
10   Bernhard Eisel (AUT) Team Sky s.t.
General Classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1   Beñat Intxausti (ESP)   Movistar Team 19h 35' 46"
2   Dan Martin (IRL) Garmin–Sharp + 10"
3   David López (ESP) Team Sky + 13"
4   Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 18"
5   Romain Bardet (FRA)   Ag2r–La Mondiale + 24"
6   Tony Martin (GER) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 24"
7   Jan Bakelants (BEL) RadioShack–Leopard + 26"
8   Robert Gesink (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 26"
9   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 26"
10   Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi + 31"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Points classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Team Classification
1 Thor Hushovd Thor Hushovd not awarded Thor Hushovd Willem Wauters Team Katusha
2 Nacer Bouhanni Nacer Bouhanni Thomas De Gendt Nacer Bouhanni Nacer Bouhanni
3 Nacer Bouhanni Damiano Caruso BMC Racing Team
4 Beñat Intxausti Beñat Intxausti Romain Bardet Movistar Team
5 Luka Mezgec
Final Beñat Intxausti Damiano Caruso Nacer Bouhanni Romain Bardet Movistar Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Intxausti wins Tour of Beijing title to close season - VeloNews.com". Velonews.competitor.com. Archived from the original on 2013-10-18. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ "Tour of Beijing 2013 start list". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 11 October 2013.

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