2015 Tour of Croatia

The 2015 Tour of Croatia was the first edition of the Tour of Croatia cycling stage race. It started on 22 April in Makarska and will end on 26 April in Zagreb. The race consisted of five stages. It was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour, and was rated as a 2.1 event.[1] The race was won by Maciej Paterski (CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice), who also won two stages, the points classification and the mountains classification. The second-placed rider was Primož Roglič (Adria Mobil), while Paterski's teammate Sylwester Szmyd was third. CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice also won the team competition.

2015 Tour of Croatia
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
DatesApril 22, 2015 (2015-04-22)–April 26, 2015 (2015-04-26)
Stages5
Distance838 km (520.7 mi)
Winning time22hr 05' 16"
Results
Winner  Maciej Paterski (POL) (CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice)
  Second  Primož Roglič (SLO) (Adria Mobil)
  Third  Sylwester Szmyd (POL) (CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice)

Points  Maciej Paterski (POL) (CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice)
Mountains  Maciej Paterski (POL) (CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice)
Youth  Edward Ravasi (ITA) (Italy)
  Team CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice
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Race overviewEdit

Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 22 April MakarskaSplit 160 km (99.4 mi)   Hilly stage   Grega Bole (SLO)
2 23 April ŠibenikZadar 180 km (111.8 mi)   Hilly stage   Marko Kump (SLO) [2]
3 24 April Plitvice Lakes National ParkUčka 228 km (141.7 mi)   Intermediate stage   Maciej Paterski (POL)
4 25 April PulaUmag 152 km (94.4 mi)   Hilly stage   Dimitri Claeys (BEL)
5 26 April Sveti Martin na MuriZagreb 118 km (73.3 mi)   Flat stage   Maciej Paterski (POL)
Total 838 km (520.7 mi)

TeamsEdit

19 teams were invited to take part in the race. Three were UCI Professional Continental teams; fifteen were UCI Continental teams; in addition, also Italy National Cycling Team took part to the race.[3]

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

National teams

  • Italy

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

22 April 2015 — Makarska to Split, 160 km (99.4 mi)
Result of stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 3hr 58' 07"
2   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +0"
3   Marko Kump (SLO) Adria Mobil +0"
4   Paweł Franczak (POL) ActiveJet Team +0"
5   Jure Miskulin (SLO) Radenska +0"
6   Davide Viganò (ITA) Team Idea 2010 ASD +0"
7   Rok Korošec (SLO) Radenska +0"
8   Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo +0"
9   Carl Soballa (GER) LKT Team Brandenburg +0"
10   Ivan Balykin (RUS) RusVelo +0"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Grega Bole (SLO)    CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 3hr 58' 07"
2   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +4"
3   Marko Kump (SLO) Adria Mobil +6"
4   Stef Van Zummeren (BEL) Verandas Willems +7"
5   Jordi Simón (ESP) Team Ecuador +7"
6   Felix Großschartner (AUT)   Felbermayr–Simplon Wels +8"
7   Lukasz Bodnar (POL) ActiveJet +8"
8   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke +9"
9   Mario González (ESP) ActiveJet +9"
10   Paweł Franczak (POL) ActiveJet +10"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 2Edit

23 April 2015 — Šibenik to Zadar, 180 km (111.8 mi)
Result of stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Marko Kump (SLO) Adria Mobil 4hr 50' 40"
2   Paweł Franczak (POL) ActiveJet +0"
3   Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo +0"
4   Filippo Fortin (ITA) GM Cycling Team +0"
5   Davide Viganò (ITA) Team Idea 2010 ASD +0"
6   Silvio Giorni (ITA) D'Amico–Bottecchia +0"
7   Jordi Simón (ESP) Team Ecuador +0"
8   Coen Vermeltfoort (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke +0"
9   Liam Bertazzo (ITA) Italy +0"
10   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +0"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Marko Kump (SLO)    Adria Mobil 8hr 48' 32"
2   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +5"
3   Stef Van Zummeren (BEL) Verandas Willems +6"
4   Paweł Franczak (POL) ActiveJet +9"
5   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +9"
6   Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo +11"
7   Jordi Simón (ESP) Team Ecuador +12"
8   Felix Großschartner (AUT)   Felbermayr–Simplon Wels +13"
9   Lukasz Bodnar (POL) ActiveJet +13"
10   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke +14"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 3Edit

24 April 2015 — Plitvice Lakes National Park to Učka, 228 km (141.7 mi)
Result of stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 5hr 55' 57"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO) Adria Mobil +18"
3   Sylwester Szmyd (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +33"
4   Edward Ravasi (ITA) Italy +38"
5   Sergey Firsanov (RUS) RusVelo +51"
6   Branislau Samoilau (BLR) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +1' 20"
7   Emanuel Kiserlovski (CRO) Meridiana–Kamen +1' 25"
8   Davide Pacchiardo (ITA) Italy +2' 11"
9   Domen Novak (SLO) Adria Mobil +2' 58"
10   Marek Rutkiewicz (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +3' 26"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maciej Paterski (POL)     CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 14hr 44' 25"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO) Adria Mobil +34"
3   Sylwester Szmyd (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +51"
4   Edward Rivasi (ITA)   Italy +1' 0"
5   Sergey Firsanov (RUS) RusVelo +1' 13"
6   Branislau Samoilau (BLR) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +1' 41"
7   Emanuel Kiserlovski (CRO) Meridiana–Kamen +1' 47"
8   Davide Pacchiardo (ITA) Italy +2' 33"
9   Marek Rutkiewicz (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +3' 48"
10   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +3' 56"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 4Edit

25 April 2015 — Pula to Umag, 152 km (94.4 mi)
Result of stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Dimitri Claeys (BEL) Verandas Willems 3hr 20' 42"
2   Pawel Bernas (POL) ActiveJet +0"
3   Gaetan Bille (BEL) Verandas Willems +0"
4   Jure Golcer (SLO) Felbermayr–Simplon Wels +2"
5   Liam Bertazzo (ITA) Italy +42"
6   Marko Kump (SLO) Adria Mobil +42"
7   Rino Gasparrini (ITA) Italy +42"
8   Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo +42"
9   Matteo Malucelli (ITA) Team Idea 2010 ASD +42"
10   Filippo Fortin (ITA) GM Cycling Team +42"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maciej Paterski (POL)     CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 18hr 05' 46"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO) Adria Mobil +34"
3   Sylwester Szmyd (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +51"
4   Edward Rivasi (ITA)   Italy +1' 12"
5   Sergey Firsanov (RUS) RusVelo +1' 13"
6   Branislau Samoilau (BLR) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +1' 41"
7   Emanuel Kiserlovski (CRO) Meridiana–Kamen +1' 47"
8   Davide Pacchiardo (ITA) Italy +2' 33"
9   Marek Rutkiewicz (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +3' 45"
10   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +3' 56"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 5Edit

26 April 2015 – Sveti Martin to Zagreb, 177 km (110 mi)

Result of stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maciej Paterski (POL)     CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 3hr 59' 40"
2   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Felbermayr–Simplon Wels +0"
3   Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo +0"
4   Olivier Pardini (BEL) Verandas Willems +0"
5   Joeri Calleeuw (BEL) Verandas Willems +10"
6   Davide Viganò (ITA) Team Idea 2010 ASD +10"
7   Marek Rutkiewicz (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +14"
8   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +17"
9   Coen Vermeltfoort (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke +17"
10   Jordi Simón (ESP) Team Ecuador +17"
Source: ProCyclingStats
Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maciej Paterski (POL)     CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice 22hr 05' 16"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO) Adria Mobil +1' 01"
3   Sylwester Szmyd (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +1' 18"
4   Edward Rivasi (ITA)   Italy +1' 39"
5   Sergey Firsanov (RUS) RusVelo +1' 40"
6   Branislau Samoilau (BLR) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +2' 17"
7   Emanuel Kiserlovski (CRO) Meridiana–Kamen +2' 32"
8   Davide Pacchiardo (ITA) Italy +3' 18"
9   Marek Rutkiewicz (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +4' 09"
10   Grega Bole (SLO) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +4' 23"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Classification leadership tableEdit

[4]

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young Rider classification
 
Teams classification
1 Grega Bole Grega Bole Grega Bole Marco Tizza Felix Großschartner RusVelo
2 Marko Kump Marko Kump Marko Kump Adria Mobil
3 Maciej Paterski Maciej Paterski Maciej Paterski Maciej Paterski Edward Rivasi CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice
4 Dimitri Claeys
5 Maciej Paterski
Final Maciej Paterski Maciej Paterski Maciej Paterski Edward Rivasi CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Croatia 2015 - General Classification". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Giro di Croazia, a Kump tappa e generale". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). RCS Media Group. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Tour of Croatia 2015 - General Classification". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Tour of Croatia – Stages results" Archived 2015-04-28 at the Wayback Machine, Tour of Croatia – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015

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