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2014 Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 to Stage 11

The 2014 Giro d'Italia began on 9 May, and stage 11 occurred on 21 May. The 2014 edition began with a team time trial in Belfast. The first three stage of the Giro began in Northern Ireland, while the Giro returned to Italy on 13 May, after the first rest day.[1]

Legend
  A pink jersey   Denotes the leader of the General classification   A blue jersey   Denotes the leader of the Mountains classification
  A red jersey   Denotes the leader of the Points classification   A white jersey   Denotes the leader of the Young rider classification
   s.t. indicates that the rider crossed the finish line in the same group as the one receiving the time above him, and was therefore credited with the same finishing time.

Contents

Stage 1Edit

9 May 2014 — Belfast (Northern Ireland), 21.7 km (13.5 mi), team time trial (TTT)[2]
Stage 1 result
Team Time
1 Orica–GreenEDGE 24' 42"
2 Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"
3 BMC Racing Team + 7"
4 Tinkoff–Saxo + 23"
5 Team Sky + 35"
6 Astana + 38"
7 Cannondale + 53"
8 Movistar Team + 55"
9 Giant–Shimano + 56"
10 Ag2r–La Mondiale + 58"
General classification after stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Svein Tuft (CAN)   Orica–GreenEDGE 24' 42"
2   Luke Durbridge (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
3   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
4   Cameron Meyer (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
5   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
6   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
7   Pieter Serry (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"
8   Gianluca Brambilla (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"
9   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"
10   Serge Pauwels (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"

Stage 2Edit

10 May 2014 — Belfast (Northern Ireland) to Belfast (Northern Ireland), 219 km (136.1 mi)[3]
Stage 2 result
Rider Team Time
1   Marcel Kittel (GER) Giant–Shimano 5h 13' 12"
2   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr s.t.
3   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
4   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
5   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
6   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela s.t.
7   Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
8   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
9   Davide Appollonio (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
10   Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
General classification after stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 5h 37' 54"
2   Luke Durbridge (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
3   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
4   Svein Tuft (CAN) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
5   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
6   Cameron Meyer (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
7   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
8   Gianluca Brambilla (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
9   Pieter Serry (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
10   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"

Stage 3Edit

11 May 2014 — Armagh (Northern Ireland) to Dublin (Republic of Ireland), 187 km (116.2 mi)[4]
Stage 3 result
Rider Team Time
1   Marcel Kittel (GER)   Giant–Shimano 4h 28' 43"
2   Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
3   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
4   Davide Appollonio (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
5   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr s.t.
6   Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky s.t.
7   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
8   Edwin Ávila (COL) Colombia s.t.
9   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
10   Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
General classification after stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 10h 06' 37"
2   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
3   Daniel Oss (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 10"
4   Luke Durbridge (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
5   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
6   Svein Tuft (CAN) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
7   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
8   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
9   Pieter Serry (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
10   Serge Pauwels (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"

Stage 4Edit

13 May 2014 — Giovinazzo to Bari, 112 km (69.6 mi)[5]
Stage 4 result
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 2h 22' 06"
2   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
3   Tom Veelers (NED) Giant–Shimano s.t.
4   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
5   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
6   Matteo Montaguti (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
7   Kenny Dehaes (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
8   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Giant–Shimano s.t.
9   Bert De Backer (BEL) Giant–Shimano s.t.
10   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
General classification after stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 12h 28' 43"
2   Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
3   Daniel Oss (ITA) BMC Racing Team + 10"
4   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
5   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
6   Luke Durbridge (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
7   Svein Tuft (CAN) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
8   Serge Pauwels (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
9   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
10   Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"

Stage 5Edit

14 May 2014 — Taranto to Viggiano, 203 km (126.1 mi)[6]
Stage 5 result
Rider Team Time
1   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida 5h 12' 39"
2   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 1"
3   Julián Arredondo (COL) Trek Factory Racing + 1"
4   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1"
5   Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 1"
6   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 1"
7   Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) Team Katusha + 1"
8   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1"
9   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1"
10   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1"
General classification after stage 5
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 17h 41' 23"
2   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
3   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 15"
4   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
5   Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 26"
6   Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Sky + 35"
7   Nicolas Roche (IRL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 37"
8   Michele Scarponi (ITA) Astana + 41"
9   Dario Cataldo (ITA) Team Sky + 49"
10   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 52"

Stage 6Edit

15 May 2014 — Sassano to Montecassino, 257 km (159.7 mi)[7]

Due to an uncleared landslide in the town of Polla, the stage was lengthened from its original itinerary of 247 km (153.5 mi),[8] to a 257 km (159.7 mi) distance.[7]

Stage 6 result
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE 6h 37' 01"
2   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
3   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t.
4   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
5   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 13"
6   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 23"
7   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 49"
8   Mauro Finetto (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 49"
9   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 49"
10   Fabio Duarte (COL) Colombia + 49"
General classification after stage 6
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)     Orica–GreenEDGE 24h 18' 14"
2   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 21"
3   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1' 18"
4   Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 25"
5   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 25"
6   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 1' 25"
7   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 47"
8   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 51"
9   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 1' 52"
10   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 2' 06"

Stage 7Edit

16 May 2014 — Frosinone to Foligno, 211 km (131.1 mi)[9]
Stage 7 result
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 5h 16' 05"
2   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
3   Luka Mezgec (SLO) Giant–Shimano s.t.
4   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
5   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
6   Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
7   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF s.t.
8   Boy van Poppel (NED) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
9   Ivan Rovny (RUS) Tinkoff–Saxo s.t.
10   Elia Viviani (ITA)   Cannondale s.t.
General classification after stage 7
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)     Orica–GreenEDGE 29h 34' 19"
2   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 21"
3   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1' 18"
4   Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 25"
5   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 25"
6   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 1' 25"
7   Ivan Santaromita (ITA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 47"
8   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 51"
9   Tim Wellens (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 1' 52"
10   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 2' 06"

Stage 8Edit

17 May 2014 — Foligno to Montecopiolo, 179 km (111.2 mi)[10]
Stage 8 result
Rider Team Time
1   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida 4h 47' 47"
2   Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
3   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 6"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 6"
5   Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 8"
6   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 8"
7   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 8"
8   Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff–Saxo + 14"
9   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 17"
10   Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) Garmin–Sharp + 20"
General classification after stage 8
Rider Team Time
1   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team 34h 22' 35"
2   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 57"
3   Rafał Majka (POL)   Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 10"
4   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 31"
5   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 39"
6   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 1' 43"
7   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1' 44"
8   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 45"
9   Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) Trek Factory Racing + 1' 49"
10   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1' 50"

Stage 9Edit

18 May 2014 — Lugo to Sestola, 172 km (106.9 mi)[11]
Stage 9 result
Rider Team Time
1   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE 4h 25' 51"
2   Davide Malacarne (ITA) Team Europcar s.t.
3   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 42"
4   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 1' 08"
5   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1' 08"
6   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1' 08"
7   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team + 1' 08"
8   Dario Cataldo (ITA) Team Sky + 1' 08"
9   Rafał Majka (POL)   Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 08"
10   Fabio Duarte (COL) Colombia + 1' 08"
General classification after stage 9
Rider Team Time
1   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team 38h 49' 34"
2   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 57"
3   Rafał Majka (POL)   Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 10"
4   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1' 20"
5   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 31"
6   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 39"
7   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 1' 43"
8   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1' 44"
9   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 45"
10   Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) Trek Factory Racing + 1' 49"

Stage 10Edit

20 May 2014 — Modena to Salsomaggiore Terme, 173 km (107.5 mi)[12]

On this stage, members of the Colombia team wore a white cockade, in memory of the people who died in the Fundación bus fire in Colombia.[13]

Stage 10 result
Rider Team Time
1   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA)   FDJ.fr 4h 01' 13"
2   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Trek Factory Racing s.t.
3   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
4   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
5   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF s.t.
6   Vladimir Gusev (RUS) Team Katusha s.t.
7   Albert Timmer (NED) Giant–Shimano s.t.
8   Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
9   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team s.t.
10   Mauro Finetto (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
General classification after stage 10
Rider Team Time
1   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team 42h 50' 47"
2   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 57"
3   Rafał Majka (POL)   Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 10"
4   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1' 20"
5   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 31"
6   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 39"
7   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 1' 43"
8   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1' 44"
9   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 45"
10   Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) Trek Factory Racing + 1' 49"

Stage 11Edit

 
Rogers winning the stage.
21 May 2014 — Collecchio to Savona, 249 km (154.7 mi)[14]
Stage 11 result
Rider Team Time
1   Michael Rogers (AUS) Tinkoff–Saxo 5h 48' 07"
2   Simon Geschke (GER) Giant–Shimano + 10"
3   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 10"
4   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 10"
5   Gianluca Brambilla (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 10"
6   Moreno Moser (ITA) Cannondale + 10"
7   Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) Garmin–Sharp + 10"
8   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 10"
9   Fabio Duarte (COL) Colombia + 10"
10   Alexis Vuillermoz (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 10"
General classification after stage 11
Rider Team Time
1   Cadel Evans (AUS)   BMC Racing Team 48h 39' 04"
2   Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 57"
3   Rafał Majka (POL)   Tinkoff–Saxo + 1' 10"
4   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 1' 20"
5   Steve Morabito (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1' 31"
6   Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana + 1' 39"
7   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 1' 44"
8   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 45"
9   Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) Trek Factory Racing + 1' 49"
10   Ivan Basso (ITA) Cannondale + 2' 01"

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Stage 02: Belfast – Belfast". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Stage 03: Armagh – Dublin". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Stage 04: Giovinazzo – Bari". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Stage 05: Taranto – Viggiano". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Sassano-Montecassino: la tappa più lunga per la frana di Polla" [Sassano-Montecassino: the longest stage due to the landslide of Polla]. SalernoToday (in Italian). NapoliToday. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Stage 06: Sassano – Montecassino". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Stage 07: Frosinone – Foligno". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Stage 08: Foligno – Montecopiolo". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Stage 09: Lugo – Sestola". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Stage 10: Modena – Salsomaggiore Terme". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  13. ^ Axelgaard, Emil (20 May 2014). "A day of mourning for Colombia". CyclingQuotes. JJnet.dk A/S. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  14. ^ "Stage 11: Collecchio – Savona". La Gazzetta dello Sport. RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 11 May 2014.