2015 Paris–Tours

The 109th edition of the Paris–Tours cycling classic was held on 11 October 2015. The race was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour, ranked as a 1.HC event.[1]

109th Paris–Tours
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates11 October 2015
Stages1
Distance231 km (143.5 mi)
Winning time4h 39' 12"
Results
  Winner  Matteo Trentin (ITA) (Etixx–Quick-Step)
  Second  Tosh Van der Sande (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
  Third  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
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Italian rider Matteo Trentin won the race in a three-man sprint with Belgians Tosh Van der Sande and Greg Van Avermaet.[2] At an average speed of 49.64 km/h (30.84 mph), it was the fastest edition in the history of Paris–Tours, surpassing the previous record set by Marco Marcato in 2012, and thus earning Trentin the Ruban Jaune.

TeamsEdit

Twenty-three teams started the race. Each team had a maximum of eight riders:[3][4]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

ResultsEdit

Final general classification[4][5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Matteo Trentin (ITA) Etixx–Quick-Step 4h 39' 12"
2   Tosh Van der Sande (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
3   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 4"
4   Tiesj Benoot (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 20"
5   Roy Jans (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
6   Yves Lampaert (BEL) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
7   Heinrich Haussler (AUS) IAM Cycling s.t.
8   Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9   Mike Teunissen (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo s.t.
10   Pim Ligthart (NED) Lotto–Soudal s.t.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "109th Paris - Tours Elite (1.HC)". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Front flat takes Van Avermaet out of Paris-Tours sprint". cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  3. ^ "2015 Paris - Tours - Startlist". FirstCycling. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "2015 Paris-Tours (HC) Results". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Trentin wins Paris-Tours". Cycling News. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

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