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2014 Tour of Flanders

The 2014 Tour of Flanders was the 98th edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day Monument classics. It was held on 6 April 2014 over a distance of 259 kilometres (160.9 miles) from Bruges to Oudenaarde.[1] In a four-rider sprint finish, Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara won the race for a record-equalling[2] third time – and for the second year in succession – ahead of Belgian trio Greg Van Avermaet, Sep Vanmarcke and Stijn Vandenbergh.[3]

2014 Tour of Flanders
2014 UCI World Tour, race 8 of 29
Race details
Dates6 April 2014
Stages1
Distance259 km (160.9 mi)
Winning time6h 15' 18"
Results
  Winner  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Trek Factory Racing)
  Second  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
  Third  Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) (Belkin Pro Cycling)
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RouteEdit

TeamsEdit

As the Tour of Flanders was a UCI World Tour event, all 18 UCI ProTeams were invited automatically and obligated to send a squad. Seven other squads were given wildcard places, thus completing the 25-team peloton.

The 25 teams that competed in the race were:[4]

ResultsEdit

[5]

Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1   Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek Factory Racing 6h 15' 18" 100
2   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t. 80
3   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t. 70
4   Stijn Vandenbergh (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t. 60
5   Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Katusha + 8" 50
6   Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 18" 40
7   Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 35" 30
8   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 37" 20
9   Björn Leukemans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 41"  –
10   Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 43" 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "rvv.be - Roadmap pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  2. ^ Brown, Gregor (6 April 2014). "Cancellara: "I'm the Spartacus of Flanders"". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  3. ^ Westby, Matt (6 April 2014). "Fabian Cancellara wins after pipping Greg van Avermaet and Sep Vanmarcke". Sky Sports. BSkyB. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Tour of Flanders 2014 start list". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Uitslag – Résultat – Result" (PDF). Tour of Flanders. Wielerbond Vlaanderen. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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