2016 Tour of Slovenia

The 2016 Tour of Slovenia (Slovene: Dirka po Sloveniji) was the 23rd edition of the Tour of Slovenia cycling stage race. It was scheduled from 16 to 19 June.[1]

2016 Tour of Slovenia
2016 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates16–19 June
Stages4
Distance588.8 km (365.9 mi)
Winning time15hr 10' 29"
Results
Winner  Rein Taaramäe (EST) (Team Katusha)
  Second  Jack Haig (AUS) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Third  Jan Bárta (CZE) (Bora–Argon 18)

Points  Jack Haig (AUS) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
Mountains  Jan Tratnik (SLO) (Amplatz–BMC)
Youth  Egan Bernal (COL) (Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec)
  Team Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
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The winner of overall classification was Rein Taaramäe. The selection was made on Stage 1 to Trije Kralji.

ScheduleEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[2]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 16 June Ljubljana to Koper 177.8 km (110 mi)   Intermediate stage   Jens Keukeleire (BEL)
2 17 June Nova Gorica to Golte 217.2 km (135 mi)   Mountain stage   Rein Taaramäe (EST)
3 18 June Celje to Celjska Koča 16.8 km (10 mi)   Individual time trial   Diego Ulissi (ITA)
4 19 June Rogaška Slatina to Novo Mesto 179.1 km (111 mi)   Intermediate stage   Alexander Porsev (RUS)
Total 588.8 km (365.9 mi)

Participating teamsEdit

Nineteen (19) teams participated in the 2016 edition of the Tour of Slovenia.[3]

National team

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

16 June 2016 — Ljubljana to Koper, 175.7 km (109.2 mi)
Stage 1 Result and General Classification after Stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Jens Keukeleire (BEL)    Orica–GreenEDGE 4h 27' 33"
2   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
3   Scott Thwaites (GBR) Bora–Argon 18 s.t.
4   Jack Haig (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 3"
5   Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 3"
6   Sacha Modolo (ITA) Lampre–Merida + 3"
7   Omar Fraile (ESP) Team Dimension Data + 3"
8   Enrico Barbin (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 3"
9   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) Team Dimension Data + 3"
10   Luca Chirico (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 3"

Stage 2Edit

17 June 2016 — Nova Gorica to Golte, 217.2 km (135.0 mi)
Result of Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST) Team Katusha 5h 46' 40"
2   Jack Haig (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 36"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 50"
4   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 58"
5   Jure Golčer (SLO) Adria Mobil + 1' 01"
6   Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Slovenia (national) + 1' 03"
7   Antonio Santoro (ITA) Meridiana–Kamen + 1' 08"
8   Floris De Tier (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 14"
9   Rodolfo Torres (COL) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1' 18"
10   José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 + 1' 20"
General classification after Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 10h 14' 16"
2   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 36"
3   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 50"
4   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 58"
5   Jure Golčer (SLO) Adria Mobil + 1' 01"
6   Antonio Santoro (ITA) Meridiana–Kamen + 1' 08"
7   Floris De Tier (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 14"
8   Michele Gazzara (ITA) Norda–MG.K Vis Vega + 1' 28"
9   Jan Bárta (CZE) Bora–Argon 18 + 1' 28"
10   Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Slovenia (national) + 1' 30"

Stage 3Edit

18 June 2016 — Celje to Celjska Koča, 16.8 km (10.4 mi), individual time trial (ITT)
Result of Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida 28' 23"
2   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha + 4"
3   Omar Fraile (ESP) Team Dimension Data + 52"
4   Alexander Foliforov (RUS) Gazprom–RusVelo + 1' 10"
5   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 10"
6   Jan Bárta (CZE) Bora–Argon 18 + 1' 14"
7   Artem Ovechkin (RUS) Gazprom–RusVelo + 1' 22"
8   José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 + 1' 23"
9   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Sky + 1' 24"
10   Jan Tratnik (SLO)   Amplatz–BMC + 1' 28"
General classification after Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 10h 42' 43"
2   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 42"
3   Jan Bárta (CZE) Bora–Argon 18 + 2' 38"
4   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 2' 47"
5   Jure Golčer (SLO) Adria Mobil + 2' 48"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 2' 57"
7   José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 + 3' 00"
8   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 3' 14"
9   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Sky + 3' 15"
10   Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Slovenia (national) + 3' 15"

Stage 4Edit

19 June 2016 — Rogaška Slatina to Novo Mesto, 179.1 km (111.3 mi)
Result of Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexander Porsev (RUS) Team Katusha 4h 27' 46"
2   Rüdiger Selig (GER) Bora–Argon 18 s.t.
3   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
4   Bert Van Lerberghe (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
5   Andrew Fenn (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
6   David Per (SLO) Adria Mobil s.t.
7   Roman Maikin (RUS) Gazprom–RusVelo s.t.
8   Sacha Modolo (ITA) Lampre–Merida s.t.
9   Michele Viola (ITA) Meridiana–Kamen s.t.
10   Elia Viviani (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
General classification after Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 15h 10' 29"
2   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 42"
3   Jan Bárta (CZE) Bora–Argon 18 + 2' 38"
4   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 2' 47"
5   Jure Golčer (SLO) Adria Mobil + 2' 48"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 2' 57"
7   José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 + 3' 00"
8   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 3' 14"
9   Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Slovenia (national) + 3' 15"
10   Franco Pellizotti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 3' 27"

Classification leadershipEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Rumena majica
Points classification
 
Rdeča majica
Mountains classification
 
Modra majica
Young rider classification
 
Bela majica
Team classification
1 Jens Keukeleire Jens Keukeleire Jens Keukeleire Marek Čanecký Lorenzo Rota Lampre–Merida
2 Rein Taaramäe Rein Taaramäe Jack Haig Jan Tratnik Egan Bernal Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
3 Diego Ulissi
4 Alexander Porsev
Final Rein Taaramäe Jack Haig (cyclist) Jan Tratnik Egan Bernal Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec

Final standingsEdit

Legend
  Denotes the leader of the General classification   Denotes the leader of the Points classification
  Denotes the leader of the Mountains classification   Denotes the leader of the Young rider classification

General classificationEdit

Rider Team Time
1   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 15h 10' 29"
2   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 1' 42"
3   Jan Bárta (CZE) Bora–Argon 18 + 2' 38"
4   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 2' 47"
5   Jure Golčer (SLO) Adria Mobil + 2' 48"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 2' 57"
7   José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 + 3' 00"
8   Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) Team Katusha + 3' 14"
9   Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Slovenia (national) + 3' 15"
10   Franco Pellizotti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 3' 27"

Points classificationEdit

Rider Team Points
1   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE 46
2   Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre–Merida 45
3   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 45
4   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Orica–GreenEDGE 28
5   Alexander Porsev (RUS) Team Katusha 25
6   Omar Fraile (ESP) Team Dimension Data 25
7   Kristian Sbaragli (ITA) Team Dimension Data 23
8   Rüdiger Selig (GER) Bora–Argon 18 20
9   Jon Božič (SLO) Adria Mobil 19
10   Michele Viola (ITA) Meridiana–Kamen 18

Mountains classificationEdit

Rider Team Points
1   Jan Tratnik (SLO)   Amplatz–BMC 17
2   Preben Van Hecke (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise 16
3   Rein Taaramäe (EST)   Team Katusha 12
4   Iuri Filosi (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini 10
5   Michele Gazzara (ITA) Norda–MG.K Vis Vega 9
6   Jack Haig (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE 8
7   Kenny De Ketele (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise 8
8   Jon Božič (SLO) Adria Mobil 7
9   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 6
10   Jens Wallays (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise 6

Young riders classification (U23)Edit

Rider Team Time
1   Egan Bernal (COL)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 15h 13' 16"
2   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Sky + 1' 17"
3   Lorenzo Rota (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 2' 17"
4   Žiga Ručigaj (SLO) Radenska–Ljubljana + 14' 52"
5   Nils Politt (GER) Team Katusha + 18' 17"
6   Matej Mohorič (SLO) Lampre–Merida + 18' 19"
7   Bruno Maltar (CRO) Radenska–Ljubljana + 21' 05"
8   David Per (SLO) Adria Mobil + 22' 42"
9   Gregor Mühlberger (AUT) Bora–Argon 18 + 23' 50"
10   Simone Velasco (ITA) Bardiani–CSF + 23' 53"

Team classificationEdit

Team Time
1   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 45h 40' 44"
2   Bora–Argon 18 + 2' 51"
3   Norda–MG.K Vis Vega + 8' 26"
4   Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 9' 39"
5   Team Katusha + 11' 12"
6   Adria Mobil + 12' 55"
7   Bardiani–CSF + 14' 05"
8   Tinkoff + 14' 34"
9   Amplatz–BMC + 20' 27"
10   Lampre–Merida + 24' 57"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Etape na 23. dirki Po Sloveniji". siol.net. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Stages of the Tour of Slovenia" (in Slovenian). tourofslovenia.si. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Teams". Tour of Slovenia. Retrieved 1 May 2016.

External linksEdit