The 2014 Eneco Tour was the tenth running of the Eneco Tour cycling stage race. It started on 11 August in Terneuzen and ended on 17 August in Sittard-Geleen, after seven stages. It was the 21st race of the 2014 UCI World Tour season.

2014 Eneco Tour
2014 UCI World Tour, race 21 of 29
Race details
Dates11–17 August 2014
Stages7
Distance1,067.4 km (663.3 mi)
Winning time25h 30' 15"
Results
Winner  Tim Wellens (Belgium) (Lotto–Belisol)
  Second  Lars Boom (Netherlands) (Belkin Pro Cycling)
  Third  Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) (Giant–Shimano)

Points  Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) (Giant–Shimano)
Sprints  Kenneth Vanbilsen (Belgium) (Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise)
  Team Garmin–Sharp
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TeamsEdit

All 18 teams in the UCI's Proteam category were entitled, and obliged, to enter the race. Two UCI Professional Continental teams were also invited.

†: Invited Pro-Continental teams

ScheduleEdit

The race consisted of seven stages, including one individual time trial stage. Just as the previous season, the race finished with a stage including the Muur van Geraardsbergen, which was famous for its presence in the Tour of Flanders single-day race.

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 11 August Terneuzen (Netherlands) to Terneuzen 183.1 km (113.8 mi)   Flat stage   Andrea Guardini (ITA)
2 12 August Waalwijk (Netherlands) to Nieuwkuijk (Netherlands) 175.8 km (109.2 mi)   Flat stage   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE)
3 13 August Breda (Netherlands) to Breda 9.6 km (6.0 mi)   Individual time trial   Tom Dumoulin (NED)
4 14 August Koksijde (Belgium) to Ardooie (Belgium) 179.1 km (111.3 mi)   Flat stage   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)
5 15 August Geraardsbergen (Belgium) to Geraardsbergen 162.5 km (101.0 mi)   Intermediate stage   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)
6 16 August Heerlen (Netherlands) to Aywaille (Belgium) 173.9 km (108.1 mi)   Intermediate stage   Tim Wellens (BEL)
7 17 August Riemst (Belgium) to Sittard-Geleen (Netherlands) 183.4 km (114.0 mi)   Intermediate stage   Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (BEL)
Total 1,067.4 km (663.3 mi)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

11 August 2014 — Terneuzen (Netherlands) to Terneuzen, 183.1 km (113.8 mi)
Stage 1 Result[1]
Rider Team Time
1   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 4h 14' 33"
2   Yohann Gène (FRA) Team Europcar + 0"
3   Davide Cimolai (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
4   Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 0"
5   Boy van Poppel (NED) Trek Factory Racing + 0"
6   Alexander Porsev (RUS) Team Katusha + 0"
7   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano + 0"
8   Matteo Trentin (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 0"
9   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
10   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
General Classification after Stage 1[2]
Rider Team Time
1   Andrea Guardini (ITA)    Astana 4h 14' 23"
2   Yohann Gène (FRA) Team Europcar + 4"
3   Laurens De Vreese (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 5"
4   Davide Cimolai (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 6"
5   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 7"
6   Alex Dowsett (GBR) Movistar Team + 8"
7   Kenneth Vanbilsen (BEL)   Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 8"
8   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 9"
9   Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 10"
10   Boy van Poppel (NED) Trek Factory Racing + 10"

Stage 2Edit

12 August 2014 — Waalwijk (Netherlands) to Vlijmen (Netherlands), 175.8 km (109.2 mi)
Stage 2 Result[3]
Rider Team Time
1   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 4h 06' 16"
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
3   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
4   Marco Marcato (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
5   Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 0"
6   Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
7   Davide Appollonio (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 0"
8   Bauke Mollema (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 0"
9   Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 0"
10   Stig Broeckx (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 0"
General Classification after Stage 2[3]
Rider Team Time
1   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE)   Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 8h 20' 39"
2   Lars Boom (NED)   Belkin Pro Cycling + 1"
3   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 6"
4   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha + 7"
5   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 9"
6   Marco Marcato (ITA) Cannondale + 10"
7   Nikolay Trusov (RUS) Tinkoff–Saxo + 10"
8   Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 10"
9   Aidis Kruopis (LTU) Orica–GreenEDGE + 10"
10   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE + 10"

Stage 3Edit

13 August 2014 — Breda (Netherlands) to Breda, 9.6 km (6.0 mi), individual time trial (ITT)
Stage 3 Result[4]
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano 10' 55"
2   Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek Factory Racing + 2"
3   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 10"
4   Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 14"
5   Jesse Sergent (NZL) Trek Factory Racing + 15"
6   Steve Cummings (GBR) BMC Racing Team + 17"
7   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 17"
8   Moreno Moser (ITA) Cannondale + 18"
9   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 19"
10   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 20"
General Classification after Stage 3[4]
Rider Team Time
1   Lars Boom (NED)    Belkin Pro Cycling 8h 31' 54"
2   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano + 4"
3   Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 4"
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 7"
5   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 12"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 14"
7   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 18"
8   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 19"
9   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 21"
10   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 21"

Stage 4Edit

14 August 2014 — Koksijde (Belgium) to Ardooie (Belgium), 179.1 km (111.3 mi)
Stage 4 Result[5]
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 4h 13' 59"
2   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Giant–Shimano + 0"
3   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing + 0"
4   Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
5   Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 0"
6   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana + 0"
7   Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Sharp + 0"
8   Yohann Gène (FRA) Team Europcar + 0"
9   Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 0"
10   Nikolay Trusov (RUS) Tinkoff–Saxo + 0"
General Classification after Stage 4[5]
Rider Team Time
1   Lars Boom (NED)   Belkin Pro Cycling 12h 45' 53"
2   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano + 4"
3   Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 4"
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 7"
5   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 9"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 14"
7   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 17"
8   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 18"
9   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 19"
10   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE + 21"

Stage 5Edit

15 August 2014 — Geraardsbergen (Belgium) to Geraardsbergen, 162.5 km (101.0 mi)
Stage 5 Result[6]
Rider Team Time
1   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team 3h 48' 37"
2   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano + 1"
3   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha + 1"
4   Matti Breschel (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo + 1"
5   Lars Boom (NED)   Belkin Pro Cycling + 1"
6   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 6"
7   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 6"
8   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 6"
9   Filippo Pozzato (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 6"
10   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 6"
General Classification after Stage 5[6]
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)    Giant–Shimano 16h 34' 29"
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 2"
3   Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 11"
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 14"
5   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 21"
6   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha + 23"
7   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 24"
8   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 25"
9   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 25"
10   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE + 28"

Stage 6Edit

16 August 2014 — Heerlen (Netherlands) to Aywaille (Belgium), 173.9 km (108.1 mi)
Stage 6 Result[7]
Rider Team Time
1   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol 4h 28' 19"
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 50"
3   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 52"
4   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano + 52"
5   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 56"
6   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 58"
7   Jelle Vanendert (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 59"
8   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 59"
9   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 59"
10   Marco Marcato (ITA) Cannondale + 59"
General Classification after Stage 6[7]
Rider Team Time
1   Tim Wellens (BEL)   Lotto–Belisol 21h 03' 27"
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 7"
3   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano + 13"
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 33"
5   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 34"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 38"
7   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 45"
8   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 48"
9   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE + 56"
10   Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 1' 04"

Stage 7Edit

17 August 2014 — Riemst (Belgium) to Sittard-Geleen (Netherlands), 183.4 km (114.0 mi)

Niki Terpstra was disqualified for aggressive behaviour during this stage towards Maarten Wynants.

Stage 7 Result[8]
Rider Team Time
1   Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 4h 25' 47"
2   Matteo Trentin (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 46"
3   Yves Lampaert (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 46"
4   Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 46"
5   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 46"
6   Laurens De Vreese (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 46"
7   Pablo Lastras (ESP) Movistar Team + 46"
8   Danilo Hondo (GER) Trek Factory Racing + 46"
9   Silvan Dillier (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 46"
10   Dylan van Baarle (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 46"
Final General Classification[8]
Rider Team Time
1   Tim Wellens (BEL)   Lotto–Belisol 25h 30' 15"
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 7"
3   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano + 13"
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana + 33"
5   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 34"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 38"
7   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 48"
8   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE + 56"
9   Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 1' 04"
10   Marco Marcato (ITA) Cannondale + 1' 11"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Combativity Classification
 
Team classification
 
1 Andrea Guardini Andrea Guardini Andrea Guardini Kenneth Vanbilsen Team Katusha
2 Zdeněk Štybar Zdeněk Štybar Lars Boom Belkin Pro Cycling
3 Tom Dumoulin Lars Boom BMC Racing Team
4 Nacer Bouhanni Andrea Guardini
5 Greg Van Avermaet Tom Dumoulin Tom Dumoulin
6 Tim Wellens Tim Wellens Belkin Pro Cycling
7 Guillaume Van Keirsbulck Garmin–Sharp
Final Tim Wellens Tom Dumoulin Kenneth Vanbilsen Garmin–Sharp

UCI World Tour pointsEdit

The 2014 Eneco Tour was part of the UCI World Tour and so the riders could earn UCI World Tour points. Below is states which riders won points and where. For each stage, points were given to the top five in each stage: 6, 4, 2, 1 and 1. At the end of the tour, the top 10 in the standings receive points as follows: 100, 80, 70, 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, 10 and 4. This resulted in the following points being earned during this tour:

Cyclist Team Points
1   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol 106
2   Lars Boom (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling 89
3   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano 81
4   Andriy Hrivko (UKR) Astana 60
5   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team 58
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky 43
7   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team 30
8   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE 20
9   Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Garmin–Sharp 10
10   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 6
  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana 6
  Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 6
  Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 6
14   Marco Marcato (ITA) Cannondale 5
15   Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek Factory Racing 4
  Yohann Gène (FRA) Astana 4
  Luka Mezgec (SLO) Giant–Shimano 4
  Matteo Trentin (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 4
19   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha 2
  Davide Cimolai (ITA) Lampre–Merida 2
  Jens Debusschere (BEL) Lotto–Belisol 2
  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing 2
  Manuel Quinziato (ITA) BMC Racing Team 2
  Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling 2
25   Matti Breschel (DEN) Tinkoff–Saxo 1
  Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale 1
  Jesse Sergent (NZL) Trek Factory Racing 1
  Boy van Poppel (NED) Trek Factory Racing 1
  Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 1

ReferencesEdit

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