2014 Tour of Slovenia

The 2014 Tour of Slovenia (Slovene: Dirka po Sloveniji 2014) was the 21st edition of the Tour of Slovenia, a part of the UCI Europe Tour. It started in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 19 June 2014 and ended in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, on 22 June 2014.[1]

2014 Tour of Slovenia
(Dirka po Sloveniji 2014)
2014 UCI Europe Tour
Stage 4 near Spodnji Hotič
Stage 4 near Spodnji Hotič
Race details
Dates19–22 June 2014
Stages4
Distance514.5 km (319.7 mi)
Winning time12h 44' 58"
Results
Winner  Tiago Machado (Portugal) (NetApp–Endura)
  Second  Ilnur Zakarin (Russia) (RusVelo)
  Third  Matteo Rabottini (Italy) (Neri Sottoli)

Points  Michael Matthews (Australia) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
Mountains  Klemen Štimulak (Slovenia) (Adria Mobil)
Youth  Simon Yates (Great Britain) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Team Bardiani–CSF
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Race overviewEdit

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 19 June LjubljanaLjubljana 8.8 km (5 mi)   Individual time trial   Michael Matthews (AUS)[2]
2 20 June RibnicaKočevje 160.7 km (100 mi)   Hill stage   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA)[3]
3 21 June Rogaška Slatina - Trije kralji 192 km (119 mi)   Mountain stage   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA)[4]
4 22 June Škofja LokaNovo Mesto 153 km (95 mi)   Flat stage   Elia Viviani (ITA)[5]

TeamsEdit

18 teams contested the race.

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

19 June 2014 — Ljubljana, 8.8 km (5.5 mi), individual time trial (ITT)
Stage 1 Result and General Classification after Stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 10' 05"
2   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 6"
3   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 10"
4   Tiago Machado (POR) NetApp–Endura + 11"
5   Brett Lancaster (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 14"
6   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha + 15"
7   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 16"
8   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 16"
9   Andrea Fedi (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 18"
10   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 20"

Stage 2Edit

20 June 2014 — Ribnica to Kočevje, 160.7 km (99.9 mi)
Stage 2 Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 4h 01' 09"
2   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
3   Grega Bole (SLO) Vini Fantini–Nippo + 0"
4   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
5   Manuele Mori (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
6   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 0"
7   Jarlinson Pantano (COL) Colombia + 0"
8   Davide Villella (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
9   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 0"
10   Paul Voss (GER) NetApp–Endura + 0"
General Classification after Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)    Orica–GreenEDGE 4h 11' 14"
2   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 6"
3   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 10"
4   Tiago Machado (POR) NetApp–Endura + 11"
5   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 16"
6   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 16"
7   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 20"
8   Paul Voss (GER) NetApp–Endura + 21"
9   Mauro Finetto (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 21"
10   David de la Cruz (ESP) NetApp–Endura + 22"

Stage 3Edit

21 June 2014 — Rogaška Slatina to Trije kralji, 192 km (119.3 mi)
Stage 3 Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 5h 09' 17"
2   Tiago Machado (POR) NetApp–Endura + 1"
3   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) RusVelo + 7"
4   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 29"
5   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 41"
6   Emanuele Sella (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela + 41"
7   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 41"
8   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 44"
9   Angelo Pagani (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 44"
10   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 56"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tiago Machado (POR)   NetApp–Endura 9h 20' 43"
2   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) RusVelo + 23"
3   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 33"
4   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 35"
5   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA)   Bardiani–CSF + 37"
6   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 52"
7   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 55"
8   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 10"
9   Jure Golčer (SLO) Slovenia (national team) + 1' 27"
10   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 1' 37"

Stage 4Edit

22 June 2014 — Škofja Loka to Novo Mesto, 153 km (95.1 mi)
Stage 4 Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale 3h 24' 15"
2   Eduard-Michael Grosu (ROU) Vini Fantini–Nippo + 0"
3   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 0"
4   Borut Božič (SLO) Slovenia (national team) + 0"
5   Tom Van Asbroeck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
6   Blaž Jarc (SLO) NetApp–Endura + 0"
7   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 0"
8   Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (RUS) Team Katusha + 0"
9   Andrea Fedi (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 0"
10   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 0"
Final General Classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tiago Machado (POR)   NetApp–Endura 12h 44' 58"
2   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) RusVelo + 23"
3   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 33"
4   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 35"
5   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 37"
6   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 52"
7   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 55"
8   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 10"
9   Jure Golčer (SLO) Slovenia (national team) + 1' 27"
10   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 1' 37"

Classification leadershipEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Team classification
1 Michael Matthews Michael Matthews Michael Matthews not awarded Simon Yates Orica–GreenEDGE
2 Sonny Colbrelli Davide Villella NetApp–Endura
3 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno Tiago Machado Francesco Manuel Bongiorno Bardiani–CSF
4 Elia Viviani Klemen Štimulak
Final Tiago Machado Michael Matthews Klemen Štimulak Simon Yates Bardiani–CSF

Classification standingsEdit

Legend
  General classification   Mountains classification
  Points classification   Young rider classification
- Team classification

General classificationEdit

Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tiago Machado (POR)   NetApp–Endura 12h 44' 58"
2   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) RusVelo + 23"
3   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 33"
4   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale + 35"
5   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 37"
6   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale + 52"
7   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 55"
8   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 10"
9   Jure Golčer (SLO) Slovenia (national team) + 1' 27"
10   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 1' 37"

Points classificationEdit

Rank Rider Team Points
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE 61
2   Tiago Machado (POR)   NetApp–Endura 34
3   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Cannondale 34
4   Andrea Fedi (ITA) Neri Sottoli 34
5   Kristijan Koren (SLO) Cannondale 32
6   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale 25
7   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 25
8   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 25
9   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli 22
10   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha 21

Mountains classificationEdit

Rank Rider Team Points
1   Klemen Štimulak (SLO)   Adria Mobil 18
2   Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 12
3   Tiago Machado (POR)   NetApp–Endura 12
4   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) RusVelo 12
5   Robinson Chalapud (COL) Colombia 8
6   Alessandro Malaguti (ITA) Vini Fantini–Nippo 6
7   Pavel Brutt (RUS) Team Katusha 4
8   Matteo Rabottini (ITA) Neri Sottoli 4
9   Emanuele Sella (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela 3
10   Primož Roglič (SLO) Adria Mobil 2

Young Riders classificationEdit

Rank Rider Team Time
1   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE 12h 45' 53"
2   Simone Petilli (ITA) Area Zero Pro Team + 2' 42"
3   Jan Polanc (SLO) Lampre–Merida + 10' 05"
4   Luka Pibernik (SLO) Radenska + 11' 00"
5   Domen Novak (SLO) Adria Mobil + 11' 16"
6   Luka Kovačič (SLO) Slovenia (national team) + 21' 51"
7   Matej Mohorič (SLO) Cannondale + 24' 15"
8   Kim Anton Magnusson (SWE) Vini Fantini–Nippo + 24' 19"
9   Stefano Tonin (ITA) Area Zero Pro Team + 25' 18"
10   Marco Tecchio (ITA) Area Zero Pro Team + 25' 21"

Team classificationEdit

Rank Team Time
1   Bardiani–CSF 38h 18' 09"
2   RusVelo + 1' 45"
3   NetApp–Endura + 3' 44"
4   Neri Sottoli + 7' 46"
5   Cannondale + 8' 40"
6   Lampre–Merida + 15' 37"
7   Adria Mobil + 18' 50"
8   Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 19' 36"
9   Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela + 25' 01"
10   Colombia + 27' 17"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Slovenia: Presentation of 2014 race stages". adria-mobil-cycling.com. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Matthews wins Tour of Slovenia prologue". Cycling News. Future plc. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Tour of Slovenia: Colbrelli wins stage 2 sprint". Cycling News. Future plc. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Bongiorno victorious in Trije Kralji". Cycling News. Future plc. 21 June 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Machado wins Tour de Slovénie". Cycling News. Future plc. 22 June 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2015.

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