2019 Tour of Oman

The 2019 Tour of Oman was a road cycling stage race that took place in Oman between 16 and 21 February 2019. It was the tenth edition of the Tour of Oman, and was rated as a 2.HC event as part of the UCI Asia Tour.

2019 Tour of Oman
UCI Asia Tour
Race details
Dates16–21 February 2019
Stages6
Distance906 km (563.0 mi)
Winning time21h 45' 51"
Results
Winner  Alexey Lutsenko (Kazakhstan) (Astana)
  Second  Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy) (Bahrain–Merida)
  Third  Jesús Herrada (Spain) (Cofidis)

Points  Alexey Lutsenko (Kazakhstan) (Astana)
Youth  Élie Gesbert (France) (Arkéa–Samsic)
  Team Team Katusha–Alpecin
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Alexey Lutsenko defended his title from last year as he won with his Astana team as he also took home the point classification.[1]

TeamsEdit

Eighteen teams were invited to start the race. These included seven UCI WorldTeams and 11 UCI Professional Continental teams.[2] Each team had a maximum of seven riders:[3]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

ScheduleEdit

Stage schedule
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 16 February Al Sawadi Beach to Sohar 138.5 km (86.1 mi)   Flat stage   Alexander Kristoff (NOR)
2 17 February Seeb to Al-Bustan 156.5 km (97.2 mi)   Hilly stage   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
3 18 February Shati Al-Qurm to Qurayyat 192.5 km (119.6 mi)   Hilly stage   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
4 19 February Yiti to Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre 131 km (81.4 mi)   Hilly stage   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA)
5 20 February Samail to Al Jabal al Akhḑar 152 km (94.4 mi)   Medium-mountain stage   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
6 21 February Muscat to Matrah Corniche 135.5 km (84.2 mi)   Flat stage   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

Stage 1 result[4][5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexander Kristoff (NOR) UAE Team Emirates 2h 54' 50"
2   Bryan Coquard (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels s.t.
3   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
4   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
5   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Direct Énergie s.t.
6   Mikel Aristi (ESP) Euskadi–Murias s.t.
7   Boy van Poppel (NED) Roompot–Charles s.t.
8   Davide Ballerini (ITA) Astana s.t.
9   Amaury Capiot (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
10   Emīls Liepiņš (LAT) Wallonie Bruxelles s.t.
General classification after Stage 1[4][5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexander Kristoff (NOR)     UAE Team Emirates 2h 54' 40"
2   Bryan Coquard (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels + 4"
3   Michael Schär (SUI)   CCC Team + 5"
4   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis + 6"
5   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Team Dimension Data + 10"
6   Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Direct Énergie s.t.
7   Mikel Aristi (ESP) Euskadi–Murias s.t.
8   Boy van Poppel (NED) Roompot–Charles s.t.
9   Davide Ballerini (ITA)   Astana s.t.
10   Amaury Capiot (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.

Stage 2Edit

Stage 2 result[4][6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana 4h 07' 19"
2   Alexander Kristoff (NOR) UAE Team Emirates + 3"
3   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
4   Iuri Filosi (ITA) Delko–Marseille Provence s.t.
5   Oliver Naesen (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
6   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida s.t.
7   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Team Katusha–Alpecin s.t.
8   Benjamin Declercq (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9   Clément Venturini (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
10   Magnus Cort (DEN) Astana s.t.
General classification after Stage 2[4][6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexander Kristoff (NOR)     UAE Team Emirates 7h 01' 56"
2   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana + 3"
3   Ryan Gibbons (RSA)   Team Dimension Data + 12"
4   Clément Venturini (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 16"
5   Iuri Filosi (ITA) Delko–Marseille Provence s.t.
6   Magnus Cort (DEN) Astana s.t.
7   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team s.t.
8   Sven Erik Bystrøm (NOR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
9   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic s.t.
10   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.

Stage 3Edit

Stage 3 result[4][7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana 4h 35' 48"
2   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis + 1"
3   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team s.t.
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
5   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 4"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles + 6"
7   Oliver Naesen (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale + 11"
8   Quentin Pacher (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels s.t.
9   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic s.t.
10   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
General classification after Stage 3[4][7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)     Astana 11h 37' 37"
2   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis + 18"
3   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team + 20"
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 24"
5   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 27"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles + 29"
7   Ryan Gibbons (RSA)   Team Dimension Data + 30"
8   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic + 34"
9   Quentin Pacher (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels s.t.
10   Oliver Naesen (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.

Stage 4Edit

Stage 4 result[4][8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida 3h 17' 09"
2   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team s.t.
3   Clément Venturini (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
4   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
5   Alexander Kristoff (NOR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.
6   Benjamin Declercq (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
7   Iuri Filosi (ITA) Delko–Marseille Provence s.t.
8   Baptiste Planckaert (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles s.t.
9   Milan Menten (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
10   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis s.t.
General classification after Stage 4[4][8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)   Astana 14h 54' 46"
2   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team + 14"
3   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis + 18"
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 24"
5   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 27"
6   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles + 29"
7   Ryan Gibbons (RSA)   Team Dimension Data + 30"
8   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic + 34"
9   Quentin Pacher (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels s.t.
10   Oliver Naesen (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.

Stage 5Edit

Stage 5 result[4][9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) Astana 3h 44' 03"
2   Fabien Grellier (FRA) Direct Énergie + 7"
3   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 11"
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 19"
5   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic s.t.
6   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis s.t.
7   Jan Polanc (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 23"
8   Fabien Doubey (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 30"
9   Mathias Frank (SUI) AG2R La Mondiale + 39"
10   Matteo Fabbro (ITA) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 44"
General classification after Stage 5[4][9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)     Astana 18h 38' 39"
2   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 44"
3   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis + 47"
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 53"
5   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic + 1' 03"
6   Jan Polanc (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 14"
7   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles + 1' 25"
8   Fabien Doubey (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 1' 31"
9   Brandon McNulty (USA) Rally UHC Cycling + 1' 43"
10   Quentin Pacher (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels + 1' 51"

Stage 6Edit

Stage 6 result[1][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Team Dimension Data 3h 07' 12"
2   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida s.t.
3   Davide Ballerini (ITA) Astana s.t.
4   Clément Venturini (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale s.t.
5   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data s.t.
6   Boris Vallée (BEL) Wanty–Gobert s.t.
7   Reto Hollenstein (SUI) Team Katusha–Alpecin s.t.
8   Amaury Capiot (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9   Bryan Coquard (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels s.t.
10   Sven Erik Bystrøm (NOR) UAE Team Emirates s.t.

Final standingsEdit

Final general classification[1]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)   Astana 21h 45' 51"
2   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 44"
3   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis + 47"
4   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates + 53"
5   Élie Gesbert (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic + 1' 03"
6   Jan Polanc (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 14"
7   Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 1' 25"
8   Fabien Doubey (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 1' 31"
9   Brandon McNulty (USA) Rally UHC Cycling + 1' 43"
10   Quentin Pacher (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels + 1' 51"
Final points classification[1]
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)   Astana 45
2   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bahrain–Merida 32
3   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data 23
4   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Team Dimension Data 22
5   Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) CCC Team 21
6   Jesús Herrada (ESP) Cofidis 18
7   Clément Venturini (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale 18
8   Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Bahrain–Merida 15
9   Rui Costa (POR) UAE Team Emirates 14
10   Bryan Coquard (FRA) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels 14
Final young rider classification[1]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Élie Gesbert (FRA)   Arkéa–Samsic 21h 46' 54"
2   Brandon McNulty (USA) Rally UHC Cycling + 40"
3   Steff Cras (BEL) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 50"
4   Matteo Fabbro (ITA) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 57"
5   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data + 1' 20"
6   Benjamin Declercq (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 2' 32"
7   Julien Mortier (BEL) Wallonie Bruxelles + 7' 49"
8   Patrick Müller (SUI) Vital Concept–B&B Hotels + 11' 11"
9   Milan Menten (BEL) Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 13' 51"
10   Fabien Grellier (FRA) Direct Énergie + 16' 33"
Final teams classification[1]
Rank Team Time
1 Team Katusha–Alpecin 65h 25' 36"
2 Team Dimension Data + 1' 30"
3 AG2R La Mondiale + 5' 17"
4 CCC Team + 6' 27"
5 UAE Team Emirates + 8' 15"
6 Cofidis + 9' 02"
7 Bahrain–Merida + 10' 46"
8 Astana + 13' 17"
9 Roompot–Charles + 14' 33"
10 Wallonie Bruxelles + 16' 09"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Lutsenko wins the Tour of Oman". Cycling News. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Tour Of Oman 2019 Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 Tour of Oman - Startlist". FirstCycling. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "2019 Tour of Oman (HC)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Tour of Oman: Kristoff wins stage 1". Cycling News. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Tour of Oman: Lutsenko wins stage 2". Cycling News. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Lutsenko strikes again on Tour of Oman stage 3". Cycling News. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Colbrelli wins Tour of Oman stage 4". Cycling News. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
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