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2018 Tour de Romandie

The 2018 Tour de Romandie was a road cycling stage race that took place between 24 and 29 April 2018 in Romandie, Switzerland. It was the 72nd edition of the Tour de Romandie and the nineteenth event of the 2018 UCI World Tour.[2][3] It was won by Primož Roglič of LottoNL–Jumbo.[4]

2018 Tour de Romandie
2018 UCI World Tour, race 19 of 37
Race details
Dates24–29 April 2018
Stages6
Distance865.4[1] km (537.7 mi)
Winning time17h 09' 00"
Results
Winner  Primož Roglič (SLO) (LottoNL–Jumbo)
  Second  Egan Bernal (COL) (Team Sky)
  Third  Richie Porte (AUS) (BMC Racing Team)

Points  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
Mountains  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
Youth  Egan Bernal (COL) (Team Sky)
  Team UAE Team Emirates
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TeamsEdit

As the Tour de Romandie is a UCI World Tour event, all eighteen UCI WorldTeams were invited automatically and were obliged to enter a team in the race. The only non-WorldTeam in the race were Wanty–Groupe Gobert. Each team had a maximum of seven riders.[5][6]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[7][8]
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
P 24 April Fribourg 4.0 km (2.5 mi)   Prologue   Michael Matthews (AUS)
1 25 April Fribourg to Delémont 166.6 km (103.5 mi)   Hilly stage   Omar Fraile (ESP)
2 26 April Delémont to Yverdon-les-Bains 173.9 km (108.1 mi)   Hilly stage   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)
3 27 April Ollon to Villars-sur-Ollon 9.9 km (6.2 mi)   Mountain time trial   Egan Bernal (COL)
4 28 April Sion to Sion 149.2 km (92.7 mi)   Mountain stage   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN)
5 29 April Mont-sur-Rolle to Genève 181.8 km (113.0 mi)   Hilly stage   Pascal Ackermann (GER)

StagesEdit

PrologueEdit

24 April 2018 — Fribourg, 4.0 km (2.5 mi), individual time trial (ITT)[7]
Prologue result[7][9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb 5' 33"
2   Tom Bohli (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1"
3   Primož Roglič (SLO) LottoNL–Jumbo s.t.
4   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t.
5   Victor Campenaerts (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 5"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
7   Will Clarke (AUS) EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale + 6"
8   Diego Rosa (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
9   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
10   Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida + 9"
General classification after Prologue[7][9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)     Team Sunweb 5' 33"
2   Tom Bohli (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 1"
3   Primož Roglič (SLO) LottoNL–Jumbo s.t.
4   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t.
5   Victor Campenaerts (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 5"
6   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
7   Will Clarke (AUS) EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale + 6"
8   Diego Rosa (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
9   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
10   Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida + 9"

Stage 1Edit

25 April 2018 — Fribourg to Delémont, 166.6 km (103.5 mi)[7]
Stage 1 result[7][10]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Omar Fraile (ESP) Astana 4h 03' 42"
2   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida s.t.
3   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
4   Rudy Molard (FRA) Groupama–FDJ s.t.
5   Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida s.t.
6   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky s.t.
7   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
8   Xandro Meurisse (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
9   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) Team Dimension Data s.t.
10   Eros Capecchi (ITA) Quick-Step Floors s.t.
General classification after Stage 1[7][10]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo 4h 09' 16"
2   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t.
3   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 4"
4   Diego Rosa (ITA) Team Sky + 5"
5   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
6   Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida + 8"
7   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 10"
8   Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) Team Sky s.t.
9   Pierre Rolland (FRA) EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale s.t.
10   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 13"

Stage 2Edit

26 April 2018 — Delémont to Yverdon-les-Bains, 173.9 km (108.1 mi)[7]
Stage 2 result[7][11]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)   Lotto–Soudal 4h 03' 05"
2   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 2' 04"
3   Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
4   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb s.t.
5   Michael Mørkøv (DEN) Quick-Step Floors s.t.
6   Xandro Meurisse (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
7   Diego Rosa (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
8   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky s.t.
9   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
10   Antoine Duchesne (CAN) Groupama–FDJ s.t.
General classification after Stage 2[7][11]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo 8h 14' 25"
2   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t.
3   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 4"
4   Diego Rosa (ITA) Team Sky + 5"
5   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
6   Gorka Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida + 8"
7   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 10"
8   Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) Team Sky s.t.
9   Pierre Rolland (FRA) EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale s.t.
10   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 13"

Stage 3Edit

27 April 2018 — Ollon to Villars-sur-Ollon, 9.9 km (6.2 mi), individual time trial (ITT)[7]
Stage 3 result[7][12]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky 25' 10"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo + 4"
3   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 18"
4   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 48"
5   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 06"
6   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 1' 21"
7   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 1' 26"
8   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 28"
9   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 30"
10   Simon Špilak (SLO) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 1' 43"
General classification after Stage 3[7][12]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo 8h 39' 39"
2   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 6"
3   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 27"
4   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 1' 02"
5   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 17"
6   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 1' 22"
7   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
8   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 42"
9   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe s.t.
10   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain–Merida + 1' 55"

Stage 4Edit

28 April 2018 — Sion to Sion, 149.2 km (92.7 mi)[7]
Stage 4 result[7][13]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana 4h 18' 48"
2   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo + 48"
3   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky s.t.
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
5   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 50"
6   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 2' 09"
7   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
8   Jaime Rosón (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
9   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe s.t.
10   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) Team Dimension Data s.t.
General classification after Stage 4[7][13]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo 12h 59' 09"
2   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 8"
3   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 35"
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1' 16"
5   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 23"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 2' 32"
7   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 2' 49"
8   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
9   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 09"
10   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 3' 12"

Stage 5Edit

29 April 2018 — Mont-sur-Rolle to Genève, 181.8 km (113.0 mi)[7]
Stage 5 result[7][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Pascal Ackermann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 4h 09' 51"
2   Michael Mørkøv (DEN) Quick-Step Floors s.t.
3   Roberto Ferrari (ITA) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
4   Timothy Dupont (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
5   Rüdiger Selig (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe s.t.
6   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida s.t.
7   Benjamin Thomas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ s.t.
8   Jens Keukeleire (BEL) Lotto–Soudal s.t.
9   Michael Albasini (SUI) Mitchelton–Scott s.t.
10   Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
General classification after Stage 5[7][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Primož Roglič (SLO)   LottoNL–Jumbo 17h 09' 00"
2   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 8"
3   Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 35"
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1' 16"
5   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 23"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo + 2' 32"
7   Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team + 2' 49"
8   Pierre Latour (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
9   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 09"
10   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 3' 12"

Classification leadership tableEdit

ReferencesEdit

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