2019 Tour of the Basque Country

The 2019 Tour of the Basque Country was a road cycling stage race, that took place between 8 and 13 April 2019 in Spain. It was the 59th edition of Tour of the Basque Country and the 15th race of the 2019 UCI World Tour.[1] Ion Izagirre of Spain was the winner.

2019 Tour of the Basque Country
2019 UCI World Tour, race 15 of 38
Itzulia Basque Country official logo.png
Race details
Dates8–13 April 2019
Stages6
Distance783.7 km (487.0 mi)
Winning time19h 24’ 09”
Results
Winner  Ion Izagirre (ESP) (Astana)
  Second  Daniel Martin (IRL) (UAE Team Emirates)
  Third  Emanuel Buchmann (GER) (Bora–Hansgrohe)

Mountains  Adam Yates (GBR) (Mitchelton–Scott)
Youth  Tadej Pogačar (SLO) (UAE Team Emirates)
Sprints  Maximilian Schachmann (GER) (Bora–Hansgrohe)
← 2018

Participating teamsEdit

As the Tour of the Basque Country was a UCI World Tour event, all eighteen UCI WorldTeams were invited automatically and were obliged to enter a team in the race. Five UCI Professional Continental teams were awarded wildcard places, bringing the number of teams to twenty-three. As each team included seven riders, a total of 161 riders were due to start the first stage.[2]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

RouteEdit

The full route of the 2018 Tour of the Basque Country was announced on 27 February 2019.[3]

Stage schedule
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 8 April Zumarraga to Zumarraga 11.2 km (7 mi)   Individual time trial   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
2 9 April Zumarraga to Gorraiz 149.5 km (93 mi)   Hilly stage   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA)
3 10 April Sarriguren to Estibaliz 191.4 km (119 mi)   Hilly stage   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
4 11 April Vitoria-Gasteiz to Arrigorriaga 163.6 km (102 mi)   Medium-mountain stage   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
5 12 April Arrigorriaga to Arrate 149.8 km (93 mi)   Mountain stage   Emanuel Buchmann (GER)
6 13 April Eibar to Eibar 118.2 km (73 mi)   Mountain stage   Adam Yates (GBR)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

8 April 2019 — Zumarraga to Zumarraga, 11.2 km (7 mi), individual time trial (ITT)
Result of Stage 1[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 17' 10"
2   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 9"
3   Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Team Sky + 10"
4   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 12"
5   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 16"
6   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 19"
7   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 22"
8   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 24"
9   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 30"
10   Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First + 31"
General classification after Stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 17' 10"
2   Daniel Martínez (COL)   EF Education First + 9"
3   Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Team Sky + 10"
4   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 12"
5   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 16"
6   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 19"
7   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 22"
8   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 24"
9   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 30"
10   Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First + 31"

Stage 2Edit

9 April 2019 — Zumarraga to Gorraiz, 149.5 km (93 mi)
Result of Stage 2[5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 3h 29' 37"
2   Bjorg Lambrecht (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 1"
3   Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Team Sky + 1"
4   Omar Fraile (ESP) Astana + 1"
5   Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 1"
6   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe + 1"
7   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1"
8   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 1"
9   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 1"
10   Pieter Serry (BEL) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 1"
General classification after Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 3h 46' 44"
2   Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 5"
3   Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Team Sky + 10"
4   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 18"
5   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 23"
6   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 23"
7   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 28"
8   Dylan Teuns (BEL) Bahrain–Merida + 36"
9   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 39"
10   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 41"

Stage 3Edit

10 April 2019 — Sarriguren to Estibaliz, 191.4 km (119 mi)
Result of Stage 3[6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 4h 47' 57"
2   Diego Ulissi (ITA) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
3   Enrico Battaglin (ITA) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 0"
4   Marc Hirschi (SUI) Team Sunweb + 0"
5   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 0"
6   Jon Aberasturi (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 0"
7   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 0"
8   Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek–Segafredo + 0"
9   Carlos Quintero (COL) Team Manzana Postobón + 0"
10   Grega Bole (SLO) Bahrain–Merida + 0"
General classification after Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 8h 34' 31"
2   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 33"
3   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 33"
4   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 48"
5   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 49"
6   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 51"
7   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Astana + 54"
8   Dylan Teuns (BEL) Bahrain–Merida + 1' 11"
9   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 16"
10   Sam Oomen (NED) Team Sunweb + 1' 16"

Stage 4Edit

11 April 2019 — Vitoria-Gasteiz to Arrigorriaga, 163.6 km (102 mi)
Result of Stage 4[7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 4h 03' 55"
2   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
3   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1"
4   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 1"
5   Marc Hirschi (SUI) Team Sunweb + 9"
6   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 9"
7   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 9"
8   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 9"
9   Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 9"
10   Bjorg Lambrecht (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 9"
General classification after Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe 12h 38' 16"
2   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 51"
3   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 52"
4   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 1' 07"
5   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 08"
6   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 10"
7   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1' 24"
8   Dylan Teuns (BEL) Bahrain–Merida + 1' 30"
9   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 35"
10   Mikel Nieve (ESP) Mitchelton–Scott + 1' 38"

Stage 5Edit

12 April 2019 — Arrigorriaga to Arrate, 149.8 km (93 mi)
Result of Stage 5[8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 3h 44' 14"
2   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 1' 08"
3   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 1' 08"
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1' 08"
5   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 24"
6   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 24"
7   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 50"
8   Lucas Hamilton (AUS) Mitchelton–Scott + 2' 04"
9   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)     Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 04"
10   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 04"
General classification after Stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Emanuel Buchmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe 16h 23' 30"
2   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 54"
3   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)    Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 04"
4   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1' 32"
5   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1' 32"
6   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 55"
7   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 1' 56"
8   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 2' 11"
9   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 25"
10   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 2' 25"

Stage 6Edit

13 April 2019 — Eibar to Eibar–Arrate, 118.2 km (73 mi)
Result of Stage 6[9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott 2h 59' 46"
2   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 1"
3   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 1"
4   Ion Izagirre (ESP) Astana + 1"
5   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 27"
6   Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek–Segafredo + 1' 24"
7   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 24"
8   Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First + 1' 24”
9   David Gaudu (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 1' 24"
10   Lucas Hamilton (AUS) Mitchelton–Scott + 1' 24"
General classification after Stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Ion Izagirre (ESP)   Astana 19h 24' 09"
2   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 29"
3   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 31"
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 36"
5   Adam Yates (GBR)   Mitchelton–Scott + 51"
6   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 1' 56"
7   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 56"
8   Mikel Nieve (ESP) Mitchelton–Scott + 3' 25"
9   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 29"
10   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 44"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
1 Maximilian Schachmann Maximilian Schachmann Maximilian Schachmann Daniel Martínez Maximilian Schachmann
2 Julian Alaphilippe Garikoitz Bravo
3 Maximilian Schachmann
4 Maximilian Schachmann
5 Emanuel Buchmann Emanuel Buchmann Alessandro De Marchi
6 Adam Yates Ion Izagirre Adam Yates Tadej Pogačar
Final Ion Izagirre Maximilian Schachmann Adam Yates Tadej Pogačar

Final classification standingsEdit

Legend
  Denotes the winner of the general classification   Denotes the winner of the mountains classification
  Denotes the winner of the points classification   Denotes the winner of the young rider classification

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[10]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Ion Izagirre (ESP)   Astana 19h 24' 09"
2   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 29"
3   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 31"
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana + 36"
5   Adam Yates (GBR)   Mitchelton–Scott + 51"
6   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 1' 36"
7   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 56"
8   Mikel Nieve (ESP) Mitchelton–Scott + 3' 13"
9   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 29"
10   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 44"

Points classificationEdit

Final points classification[11]
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe 96
2   Adam Yates (GBR)   Mitchelton–Scott 78
3   Ion Izagirre (ESP)   Astana 76
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates 54
5   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana 50
6   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 40
7   Daniel Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates 39
8   Patrick Konrad (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe 35
9   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team 27
10   Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek–Segafredo 27

Mountains classificationEdit

Final mountains classification[12]
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Adam Yates (GBR)   Mitchelton–Scott 34
2   Alessandro De Marchi (ITA) CCC Team 30
3   Ion Izagirre (ESP)   Astana 29
4   Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana 24
5   Emanuel Buchmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 15
6   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates 15
7   Carlos Verona (ESP) Movistar Team 13
8   Luis León Sánchez (ESP) Astana 12
9   Julien Bernard (FRA) Trek–Segafredo 12
10   Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi–Murias 12

Young rider classificationEdit

Final young rider classification[13]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates 19h 25' 45"
2   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 08"
3   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 2' 39"
4   Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First + 3' 49"
5   Lucas Hamilton (AUS) Mitchelton–Scott + 5' 07"
6   Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 5' 30"
7   David Gaudu (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 7' 27"
8   Bjorg Lambrecht (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 10' 07"
9   Daniel Martínez (COL) EF Education First + 14' 20"
10   Jonas Vingegaard (DEN) Team Jumbo–Visma + 28' 54"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UCI reveal WorldTour calendar for 2019". Cycling News. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "The 23 teams participating in the Itzulia". Tour of the Basque Country. Organizaciones Ciclistas Euskadi. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Official route of the Itzulia 2019". Tour of the Basque Country. Organizaciones Ciclistas Euskadi. 27 February 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 1 (ITT) - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 2 - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 3 - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 4 - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 5 - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Itzulia Basque Country 2019 - Stage 6 - Results". www.procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  10. ^ https://www.itzulia.eus/Classification/16/0
  11. ^ https://www.itzulia.eus/Classification/9/0
  12. ^ https://www.itzulia.eus/Classification/10/0
  13. ^ https://www.itzulia.eus/Classification/8/0