2017 RideLondon–Surrey Classic

The 2017 Prudential RideLondon–Surrey Classic was a road cycling one-day race that took place on 30 July in London, England. It was the sixth edition of the London–Surrey Classic and was the twenty-eighth event of the 2017 UCI World Tour. It was the race's first appearance on the World Tour calendar.[1][2]

2017 RideLondon–Surrey Classic
2017 UCI World Tour, race 28 of 37
Race details
Dates30 July 2017
Stages1
Distance185.9 km (115.5 mi)
Winning time4h 05' 41"
Results
  Winner  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) (Team Katusha–Alpecin)
  Second  Magnus Cort (DEN) (Orica–Scott)
  Third  Michael Matthews (AUS) (Team Sunweb)
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The race was won in a sprint finish by Norway's Alexander Kristoff, riding for Team Katusha–Alpecin.[3]

TeamsEdit

As a new event to the UCI World Tour, all UCI WorldTeams were invited to the race, but not obligated to compete in the race. As such, fourteen of the eighteen WorldTeams elected to compete. Eight UCI Professional Continental teams competed, and thus completed the 22-team peloton.[4]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

ResultEdit

Result[3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Katusha–Alpecin 4h 05' 42"
2   Magnus Cort (DEN) Orica–Scott + 0"
3   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb + 0"
4   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Cannondale–Drapac + 0"
5   Wouter Wippert (NED) Cannondale–Drapac + 0"
6   Jempy Drucker (LUX) BMC Racing Team + 0"
7   Zak Dempster (AUS) Israel Cycling Academy + 0"
8   Sam Bennett (IRL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
9   Rudy Barbier (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 0"
10   Oliver Naesen (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale + 0"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UCI expands WorldTour to 37 events". Cycling News. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. ^ "The UCI reveals expanded UCI WorldTour calendar for 2017". UCI. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b Cash, Dane (30 July 2017). "Alexander Kristoff wins RideLondon Classic". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Prudential RideLondon Classic Start List" (PDF). London–Surrey Classic. London & Surrey Cycling Partnership LLP. Retrieved 29 July 2017.

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