2015 Vuelta a Castilla y León

The 2015 Vuelta a Castilla y León was the 30th edition of the Vuelta a Castilla y León cycling stage race. It started on 17 April in Ávila and ended on 19 April on the climb of Alto de Lubián, after three stages. The race was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour, and was rated as a 2.1 event. The defending champion was David Belda (Burgos BH).[1]

2015 Vuelta a Castilla y León
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates17–19 April 2015
Stages3
Distance515.6 km (320.4 mi)
Winning time13h 18' 36"
Results
Winner  Pierre Rolland (FRA) (Team Europcar)
  Second  Beñat Intxausti (ESP) (Movistar Team)
  Third  Igor Antón (ESP) (Movistar Team)

Points  Pello Bilbao (ESP) (Caja Rural–Seguros RGA)
Mountains  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) (Murias Taldea)
Combination  Pierre Rolland (FRA) (Team Europcar)
  Team Movistar Team
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The race was won by Pierre Rolland (Team Europcar), who won a solo victory on the summit finish on the final stage. The Movistar Team riders Beñat Intxausti and Igor Antón were second and third.

TeamsEdit

17 teams were invited to take part in the race. One of these (Movistar Team) was a UCI WorldTeam; three were UCI Professional Continental teams; twelve were UCI Continental teams. The final team was a Spanish national team of track cyclists.[2]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

National teams

ScheduleEdit

Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 17 April Ávila to Alba de Tormes 147.4 km (91.6 mi)   Intermediate stage   Pello Bilbao (ESP)
2 18 April Guarda (Portugal) to Fuentes de Oñoro 189 km (117.4 mi)   Intermediate stage   Sergey Shilov (RUS)
3 19 April Zamora to Alto de Lubián 179.2 km (111.3 mi)   Mountain stage   Pierre Rolland (FRA)
Total 515.6 km (320.4 mi)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

17 April 2015 – Ávila to Alba de Tormes, 147.4 km (91.6 mi)[3]
Stage 1 result[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 3h 35' 19"
2   Enrique Sanz (ESP) Movistar Team + 0"
3   Carlos Barbero (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"
4   Angelo Tulik (FRA) Team Europcar + 0"
5   Andrea Palini (ITA) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 0"
6   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke + 0"
7   Kirill Sveshnikov (RUS) Lokosphinx + 0"
8   Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team + 0"
9   Edwin Ávila (COL) Colombia + 0"
10   Edgar Pinto (POR) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 0"
General classification after stage 1[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Pello Bilbao (ESP)     Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 3h 35' 09"
2   Enrique Sanz (ESP) Movistar Team + 4"
3   Carlos Barbero (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 6"
4   Angelo Tulik (FRA) Team Europcar + 10"
5   Andrea Palini (ITA) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 10"
6   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke + 10"
7   Kirill Sveshnikov (RUS) Lokosphinx + 10"
8   Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team + 10"
9   Edwin Ávila (COL) Colombia + 10"
10   Edgar Pinto (POR) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 10"

Stage 2Edit

18 April 2015 – Guarda (Portugal) to Fuentes de Oñoro, 189 km (117 mi)[5]
Stage 2 result[6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Sergey Shilov (RUS) Lokosphinx 5h 04' 52"
2   Carlos Barbero (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"
3   Miguel Ángel Rubiano (COL) Colombia + 0"
4   Angelo Tulik (FRA) Team Europcar + 0"
5   Edgar Pinto (POR) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 0"
6   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke + 0"
7   Pello Bilbao (ESP)   Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"
8   Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) Movistar Team + 0"
9   Samuel Caldeira (POR) W52–Quinta da Lixa + 0"
10   Diego Milán (DOM) Inteja–MMR Dominican Cycling Team + 0"
General classification after stage 2[6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Carlos Barbero (ESP)     Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 8h 40' 01"
2   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"
3   Miguel Ángel Rubiano (COL) Colombia + 6"
4   Angelo Tulik (FRA) Team Europcar + 10"
5   Jetse Bol (NED) Cyclingteam de Rijke + 10"
6   Edgar Pinto (POR) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 10"
7   Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team + 10"
8   Delio Fernández (ESP) W52–Quinta da Lixa + 10"
9   Adrián González (ESP) Murias Taldea + 10"
10   Samuel Caldeira (POR) W52–Quinta da Lixa + 10"

Stage 3Edit

19 April 2015 – Zamora to Alto de Lubián, 179.2 km (111.3 mi)[7]
Stage 3 result[8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Pierre Rolland (FRA) Team Europcar 4h 38' 35"
2   Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team + 12"
3   Igor Antón (ESP) Movistar Team + 18"
4   Rodolfo Torres (COL) Colombia + 20"
5   Maxime Méderel (FRA) Team Europcar + 43"
6   Evgeny Shalunov (RUS) Lokosphinx + 47"
7   Delio Fernández (ESP) W52–Quinta da Lixa + 47"
8   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 47"
9   Romain Sicard (FRA) Team Europcar + 47"
10   David Belda (ESP) Burgos BH + 54"
Final general classification[8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Pierre Rolland (FRA)    Team Europcar 13h 18' 36"
2   Beñat Intxausti (ESP) Movistar Team + 16"
3   Igor Antón (ESP) Movistar Team + 24"
4   Pello Bilbao (ESP)   Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 47"
5   Delio Fernández (ESP) W52–Quinta da Lixa + 57"
6   Romain Sicard (FRA) Team Europcar + 57"
7   Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 07"
8   Rodolfo Torres (COL) Colombia + 1' 27"
9   Alejandro Marque (ESP) Efapel + 1' 39"
10   Francisco Mancebo (ESP) Skydive Dubai–Al Ahli + 1' 49"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Points classification
 
Combination classification
 
Teams classification
1[3] Pello Bilbao Pello Bilbao José Gonçalves Pello Bilbao Pello Bilbao Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2[9] Sergey Shilov Carlos Barbero Carlos Barbero Carlos Barbero Team Europcar
3[7] Pierre Rolland Pierre Rolland Garikoitz Bravo Pello Bilbao Pierre Rolland Movistar Team
Final[7] Pierre Rolland Garikoitz Bravo Pello Bilbao Pierre Rolland Movistar Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vuelta a Castilla y Leon 2015 - General Classification". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Lista de corredores" [Rider list]. Edosof.com (in Spanish). Edosof Timing Systems. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Clasificaciones oficiales - 1ª Etapa.: Avila - Alba de Tormes, 147.4 Km" [Official classification - Stage 1: Avila - Alba de Tormes, 147.4 Km.] (PDF). Edosof.com (in Spanish). Edosof Timing Systems. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Castilla y Leon: Bilbao wins opening stage in Alba de Tormes". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Vuelta a Castilla y León 2015 fixtures & results". Eurosport. TF1 Group. 18 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Castilla y Leon: Shilov wins stage 2 in Fuentes de Oñoro". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 18 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  7. ^ a b c "Clasificaciones oficiales - 3ª Etapa.: Zamora - Alto de Lubian, 179.2 Km" [Official classification - Stage 3: Zamora - Alto de Lubian, 179.2 Km.] (PDF). Edosof.com (in Spanish). Edosof Timing Systems. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Castilla y Leon: Rolland secures overall title". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 19 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  9. ^ "Clasificaciones oficiales - 2ª Etapa.: Guarda (POR) - Fuentes de Oñoro, 208 Km" [Official classification - Stage 2: Guarda (POR) - Fuentes de Oñoro, 208 Km.] (PDF). Edosof.com (in Spanish). Edosof Timing Systems. 18 April 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.

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