2019 Tour de Hongrie

The 2019 Tour de Hongrie was the 40th edition of the Tour de Hongrie, between 11 and 16 June 2019. It was the fifth edition of the revival in 2015, and was rated as a 2.1 event as part of the 2019 UCI Europe Tour. The race was won by Krists Neilands (Israel Start-Up Nation), who became the first Latvian rider to win the Tour de Hongrie. Two Hungarian rider got up on the podium, Márton Dina (Eolo–Kometa) finished 2nd, Attila Valter (CCC Development Team) in 3rd place.

2019 Tour de Hongrie
2019 UCI Europe Tour
Stage 2 at Balassagyarmat
Stage 2 at Balassagyarmat
Race details
Dates11–16 June
Stages5 + Prologue
Distance890 km (553.0 mi)
Winning time21h 13' 00"
Results
Winner  Krists Neilands (LAT) (Israel Cycling Academy)
  Second  Márton Dina (HUN) (Kometa Cycling Team)
  Third  Attila Valter (HUN) (CCC Development Team)

Points  Manuel Belletti (ITA) (Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec)
Mountains  Krists Neilands (LAT) (Israel Cycling Academy)
  Team CCC Development Team
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RouteEdit

Stages of the 2019 Tour de Hongrie[1]
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
P 11 June Siófok 4 km (2.5 mi)   Individual time trial   Jan Bárta (CZE)
1 12 June Velence to Esztergom 194 km (120.5 mi)   Hilly stage   Manuel Belletti (ITA)
2 13 June Balassagyarmat to Miskolc 201 km (124.9 mi)   Intermediate stage   Krists Neilands (LAT)
3/a 14 June Kazincbarcika to Tiszafüred 115 km (71.5 mi)   Hilly stage   Krisztián Lovassy (HUN)
3/b Tiszafüred to Hajdúszoboszló 69 km (42.9 mi)   Plain stage   Alois Kaňkovský (CZE)
4 15 June Karcag to Gyöngyös (Kékestető) 138 km (85.7 mi)   Intermediate stage   Krists Neilands (LAT)
5 16 June Kecskemét to Székesfehérvár 169 km (105.0 mi)   Plain stage   Wouter Wippert (NED)
Total 890 km (553 mi)

TeamsEdit

Nineteen teams were invited to start the race.[2] These included four UCI Professional Continentals, thirteen UCI Continental teams and two national teams.

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

National team

StagesEdit

PrologueEdit

11 June 2019 — Siófok, 4 km (2 mi)
Result and General Classification after the Prologue[3]
Rank Rider Team Time[4]
1   Jan Bárta (CZE)   Elkov–Author 4' 17"
2   Krists Neilands (LAT) Israel Cycling Academy s.t.
3   Piotr Brożyna (POL) CCC Development Team + 2"
4   August Jensen (NOR) Israel Cycling Academy + 2"
5   Dušan Rajović (SRB) Adria Mobil + 2"

Stage 1Edit

12 June 2019 — Velence to Esztergom, 194.1 km (121 mi)
Result of Stage 1[5]
Rank Rider Team Time[6]
1   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 4h 38' 55"
2   Hugo Hofstetter (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
3   Dušan Rajović (SRB) Adria Mobil s.t.
4   Louis Bendixen (DEN) Team Coop s.t.
5   Umberto Marengo (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM s.t.
General classification after Stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time[7]
1   Manuel Belletti (ITA)    Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 4h 43' 07"
2   Krists Neilands (LAT) Israel Cycling Academy + 3"
3   Dušan Rajović (SRB) Adria Mobil + 3"
4   Jan Bárta (CZE) Elkov–Author + 5"
5   Piotr Brożyna (POL) CCC Development Team + 7"

Stage 2Edit

13 June 2019 — Balassagyarmat to Miskolc, 200.6 km (125 mi)
Result of Stage 2[8]
Rank Rider Team Time[9]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT) Israel Cycling Academy 5h 10' 14"
2   Louis Bendixen (DEN) Team Coop + 1' 00"
3   Marco Frapporti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1' 00"
4   Matej Zahálka (CZE) Elkov–Author + 1' 00"
5   Mathias Le Turnier (FRA) Cofidis + 1' 00"
General classification after Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time[10]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 9h 53' 14"
2   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1' 07"
3   Louis Bendixen (DEN)   Team Coop + 1' 10"
4   Jan Bárta (CZE) Elkov–Author + 1' 12"
5   Piotr Brożyna (POL) CCC Development Team + 1' 14"

Stage 3/aEdit

14 June 2019 — Kazincbarcika to Tiszafüred, 115.2 km (72 mi)
Result of Stage 3a[11]
Rank Rider Team Time[12]
1   Krisztián Lovassy (HUN) Hungary (national team) 2h 33' 21"
2   Stanisław Aniołkowski (POL) CCC Development Team s.t.
3   Gašper Katrašnik (SLO) Adria Mobil s.t.
4   Jakub Otruba (CZE) Elkov–Author s.t.
5   Filippo Fortin (ITA) Cofidis + 4' 04"
General classification after Stage 3a
Rank Rider Team Time[13]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 12h 30' 39"
2   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1' 07"
3   Louis Bendixen (DEN)   Team Coop + 1' 10"
4   Jan Bárta (CZE) Elkov–Author + 1' 12"
5   Piotr Brożyna (POL) CCC Development Team + 1' 14"

Stage 3/bEdit

14 June 2019 — Tiszafüred to Hajdúszoboszló, 69.8 km (43 mi)
Result of Stage 3b[14]
Rank Rider Team Time[15]
1   Alois Kaňkovský (CZE) Elkov–Author 1h 28' 04"
2   Wouter Wippert (NED) EvoPro Racing s.t.
3   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec s.t.
4   Trond Trondsen (NOR) Team Coop s.t.
5   Filippo Fortin (ITA) Cofidis s.t.
General classification after Stage 3b
Rank Rider Team Time[16]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 13h 58' 43"
2   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1' 05"
3   Louis Bendixen (DEN)   Team Coop + 1' 10"
4   Jan Bárta (CZE) Elkov–Author + 1' 12"
5   Piotr Brożyna (POL) CCC Development Team + 1' 14"

Stage 4Edit

15 June 2019 — Karcag to Gyöngyös (Kékestető), 138.1 km (86 mi)
Result of Stage 2[17]
Rank Rider Team Time[18]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT) Israel Cycling Academy 3h 20' 40"
2   Márton Dina (HUN) Kometa Cycling Team s.t.
3   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team s.t.
4   Edoardo Zardini (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 13"
5   Juan Pedro López (ESP) Kometa Cycling Team + 24"
General classification after Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time[19]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)     Israel Cycling Academy 17h 19' 13"
2   Márton Dina (HUN)   Kometa Cycling Team + 1' 22"
3   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team + 1' 26"
4   Edoardo Zardini (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 1' 45"
5   Juan Pedro López (ESP) Kometa Cycling Team + 1' 53"

Stage 5Edit

16 June 2019 — Kecskemét to Székesfehérvár, 168.3 km (105 mi)
Result of Stage 5[20]
Rank Rider Team Time[21]
1   Wouter Wippert (NED) EvoPro Racing 3h 53' 47"
2   Hugo Hofstetter (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
3   Mihkel Räim (EST) Israel Cycling Academy s.t.
4   Manuel Belletti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec s.t.
5   Trond Trondsen (NOR) Team Coop s.t.
Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time[22]
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 21h 13' 00"
2   Márton Dina (HUN)   Kometa Cycling Team + 1' 22"
3   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team + 1' 26"
4   Edoardo Zardini (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 1' 45"
5   Giovanni Visconti (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 1' 58"

Classification leadership tableEdit

In the 2019 Tour de Hongrie, four jerseys were awarded. The general classification was calculated by adding each cyclist's finishing times on each stage. The leader of the general classification received a yellow jersey sponsored by brand of Hungarian Tourism Agency (WOW Hungary). This classification was considered the most important of the 2019 Tour de Hongrie, and the winner of the classification was considered the winner of the race.

Points for the points classification
Type 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Stage finishes 30 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 1
  Intermediate sprint 3 2 1 0
  Special sprint 3 2 1 0

The second classification was the points classification. Riders were awarded points for finishing in the top fifteen in a stage. Points were also won in intermediate sprints. The leader of the points classification was awarded a green jersey sponsored by Europcar.

Points for the mountains classification
Type 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Points for   Category 15 12 9 6 4 2 1
Points for   Category 6 4 2 0
Points for   Category 3 2 1 0

There was also a mountains classification for which points were awarded for reaching the top of a climb before other riders. The climbs were categorized, in order of increasing difficulty, as third, second and first-category. The leadership of the mountains classification was marked by a red jersey with red sponsored by Hungarian Cycling Federation (Bringasport).

The fourth jersey was a classification for Hungarian riders, marked by a white jersey sponsored by Cofidis. Only Hungaran riders were eligible and they were awarded according to their placement in the general classification of the race.

The final classification was the team classification, in which the times of the best three cyclists in a team on each stage were added together; the leading team at the end of the race was the team with the lowest cumulative time.

Classification leadership by stage
Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Best Hungarian rider
 
Team classification
P Jan Bárta Jan Bárta not awarded not awarded Márton Dina Israel Cycling Academy
1 Manuel Belletti Manuel Belletti Manuel Belletti Luis Ángel Maté
2 Krists Neilands Krists Neilands Louis Bendixen Krists Neilands Kometa Cycling Team
3a Krisztián Lovassy CCC Development Team
3b Alois Kaňkovský Erik Fetter
4 Krists Neilands Krists Neilands Márton Dina
5 Wouter Wippert Manuel Belletti
Final Krists Neilands Manuel Belletti Krists Neilands Márton Dina CCC Development Team

StandingsEdit

 
The race winner: Krists Neilands (pictured in 2015)
Legend[23]
  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 best Hungarian rider classification

General classificationEdit

General classification (1–10)[24]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 21h 13' 00"
2   Márton Dina (HUN)   Kometa Cycling Team + 1' 22"
3   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team + 1' 26"
4   Edoardo Zardini (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 1' 45"
5   Giovanni Visconti (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 1' 58"
6   Juan Pedro López (ESP) Kometa Cycling Team + 2' 04"
7   Stefano Oldani (ITA) Kometa Cycling Team + 2' 08"
8   Daniel Muñoz (COL) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 2' 16"
9   Karel Hník (CZE) Elkov–Author + 2' 24"
10   Mathias Le Turnier (FRA) Cofidis + 2' 24"

Points classificationEdit

Points classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Manuel Belletti (ITA)   Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 80
2   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 69
3   Louis Bendixen (DEN) Team Coop 66
4   Hugo Hofstetter (FRA) Cofidis 66
5   Wouter Wippert (NED) EvoPro Racing 56
6   Trond Trondsen (NOR) Team Coop 54
7   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team 52
8   Aaron Grosser (GER) Bike Aid 52
9   Stefano Oldani (ITA) Kometa Cycling Team 46
10   Márton Dina (HUN)   Kometa Cycling Team 44

Mountains classificationEdit

Mountains classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Krists Neilands (LAT)    Israel Cycling Academy 32
2   Márton Dina (HUN)   Kometa Cycling Team 18
3   Juan Pedro López (ESP) Kometa Cycling Team 16
4   Jon Božič (SLO) Adria Mobil 15
5   Luis Ángel Maté (ESP) Cofidis 15
6   Attila Valter (HUN) CCC Development Team 9
7   Bálazs Rózsa (HUN) Team Differdange–Geba 7
8   Jan Bárta (CZE) Elkov–Author 6
9   Edoardo Zardini (ITA) Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM 6
10   Matej Zahálka (CZE) Elkov–Author 6

Hungarian rider classificationEdit

Best Hungarian rider classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Time
1 Márton Dina   Kometa Cycling Team 21h 14' 22"
2 Attila Valter CCC Development Team + 4"
3 Erik Fetter Pannon Cycling Team + 1' 40"
4 Viktor Filutás Pannon Cycling Team + 4' 05"
5 András Szatmáry Pannon Cycling Team + 12' 02"
6 Ádám Karl Hungary (national team) + 28' 16"
7 Dániel Dina Pannon Cycling Team + 40' 35"
8 Krisztián Lovassy Hungary (national team) + 42' 22"
9 Dániel Móricz Pannon Cycling Team + 42' 25"
10 Balázs Rózsa Team Differdange–Geba + 42' 35"

Team classificationEdit

Team classification (1–10)
Rank Team Time
1 CCC Development Team 63h 42' 16"
2 Elkov–Author + 1' 21"
3 Kometa Cycling Team + 2' 08"
4 Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM + 3' 16"
5 Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 8' 41"
6 Team Coop + 14' 16"
7 Pannon Cycling Team + 18' 15"
8 Team BridgeLane + 18' 34"
9 Israel Cycling Academy + 21' 50"
10 Cofidis + 27' 25"

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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