2019 Volta a Catalunya

The 2019 Volta a Catalunya was a road cycling stage race, that took place between 25 and 31 March 2019 in Spain. It was the 99th edition of Volta a Catalunya and the ninth race of the 2019 UCI World Tour.[1] It was won by Miguel Ángel López of Astana.[2]

2019 Volta a Catalunya
2019 UCI World Tour, race 9 of 38
Race details
Dates25–31 March 2019
Stages7
Distance1,159.3 km (720.4 mi)
Winning time29h 14' 17"
Results
Winner  Miguel Ángel López (COL) (Astana)
  Second  Adam Yates (GBR) (Mitchelton–Scott)
  Third  Egan Bernal (COL) (Team Sky)

Mountains  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) (Lotto–Soudal)
Youth  Miguel Ángel López (COL) (Astana)
Sprints  Michael Matthews (AUS) (Team Sunweb)
  Team Movistar Team
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TeamsEdit

The 18 UCI WorldTeams were automatically invited to the race. In addition seven second-tier UCI Continental Circuits received a wildcard invitation to participate in the event.

The teams entering the race will be:

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

RouteEdit

Stage schedule[3]
Stage Date Route Distance Type Winner
1 25 March Calella to Calella 164 km (102 mi)   Medium-mountain stage   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)
2 26 March Mataró to Sant Feliu de Guíxols 166.7 km (104 mi)   Flat stage   Michael Matthews (AUS)
3 27 March Sant Feliu de Guíxols to Vallter 2000 179 km (111 mi)   Mountain stage   Adam Yates (GBR)
4 28 March Llanars to La Molina 150.3 km (93 mi)   Mountain stage   Miguel Ángel López (COL)
5 29 March Puigcerdà to Sant Cugat del Vallès 188.1 km (117 mi)   Flat stage   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
6 30 March Valls to Vila-seca 169.1 km (105 mi)   Hilly stage   Michael Matthews (AUS)
7 31 March Barcelona to Barcelona 143.1 km (89 mi)   Hilly stage   Davide Formolo (ITA)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

25 March 2019 — Calella to Calella, 164 km (102 mi)
Result of Stage 1[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL) Lotto–Soudal 4h 14' 32"
2   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 38"
3   Grega Bole (SLO) Bahrain–Merida + 2' 41"
4   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb + 2' 41"
5   Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi–Murias + 2' 41"
6   André Greipel (GER) Arkéa–Samsic + 2' 41"
7   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 2' 41"
8   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 2' 41"
9   Jay McCarthy (AUS) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 41"
10   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 2' 41"
General classification after Stage 1[5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)     Lotto–Soudal 4h 14' 16"
2   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 48"
3   Grega Bole (SLO) Bahrain–Merida + 2' 54"
4   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 56"
5   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 2' 57"
6   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb + 2' 58"
7   Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi–Murias + 2' 58"
8   André Greipel (GER) Arkéa–Samsic + 2' 58"
9   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 2' 58"
10   Jay McCarthy (AUS) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 58"

Stage 2Edit

26 March 2019 — Mataró to Sant Feliu de Guíxols, 166.7 km (104 mi)
Result of Stage 2[6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb 4h 09' 34"
2   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 0"
3   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 0"
4   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
5   Odd Christian Eiking (NOR) Wanty–Gobert + 0"
6   James Knox (GBR) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
7   Patrick Bevin (NZL) CCC Team + 0"
8   Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) Team Dimension Data + 0"
9   Davide Formolo (ITA) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
10   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
General classification after Stage 2[7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)     Lotto–Soudal 8h 23' 50"
2   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 47"
3   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb + 2' 48"
4   Maximilian Schachmann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 48"
5   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 2' 54"
6   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 2' 56"
7   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 2' 57"
8   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 2' 57"
9   Luis Ángel Maté (ESP) Cofidis + 2' 57"
10   Patrick Bevin (NZL) CCC Team + 2' 58"

Stage 3Edit

27 March 2019 — Sant Feliu de Guíxols to Vallter 2000, 179 km (111 mi)
Result of Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott 5h 02' 18"
2   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 0"
3   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 0"
5   Miguel Ángel López (COL) Astana + 2"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 30"
7   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 46"
8   Richard Carapaz (ECU) Movistar Team + 46"
9   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Team Sunweb + 51"
10   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 53"
General classification after Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)     Lotto–Soudal 13h 28' 29"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 27"
3   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 30"
4   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 33"
5   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 35"
6   Miguel Ángel López (COL) Astana + 39"
7   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 1' 06"
8   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 1' 23"
9   Richard Carapaz (ECU) Movistar Team + 1' 23"
10   Wilco Kelderman (NED) Team Sunweb + 1' 28"

Stage 4Edit

28 March 2019 — Llanars to La Molina, 150.3 km (93 mi)
Result of Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL) Astana 4h 02' 07"
2   Gregor Mühlberger (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 16"
3   Marc Soler (ESP) Movistar Team + 16"
4   Egan Bernal (COL)   Team Sky + 16"
5   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 16"
6   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 19"
7   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 19"
8   Guillaume Martin (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 32"
9   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 34"
10   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 42"
General classification after Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 17h 31' 05"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 14"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 25"
5   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 46"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 56"
7   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 1' 42"
8   Romain Bardet (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 1' 44"
9   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 27"
10   Marc Soler (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 36"

Stage 5Edit

29 March 2019 — Puigcerdà to Sant Cugat del Vallès, 188.1 km (117 mi)
Result of Stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 4h 25' 45"
2   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb + 13"
3   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data + 13"
4   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 13"
5   Patrick Bevin (NZL) CCC Team + 13"
6   Phil Bauhaus (GER) Bahrain–Merida + 13"
7   Jay McCarthy (AUS) Bora–Hansgrohe + 13"
8   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 13"
9   Bjorg Lambrecht (BEL) Lotto–Soudal + 13"
10   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana + 13"
General classification after Stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 21h 57' 05"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 14"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 25"
5   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 46"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 56"
7   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 1' 42"
8   Romain Bardet (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 1' 44"
9   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 27"
10   Marc Soler (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 36"

Stage 6Edit

30 March 2019 — Valls to Vila-Seca, 169.1 km (105 mi)
Result of Stage 6
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb 3h 56' 36"
2   Phil Bauhaus (GER) Bahrain–Merida + 0"
3   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott + 0"
4   Patrick Bevin (NZL) CCC Team + 0"
5   Mikel Aristi (ESP) Euskadi–Murias + 0"
6   Hugo Hofstetter (FRA) Cofidis + 0"
7   Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Team Dimension Data + 0"
8   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana + 0"
9   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
10   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
General classification after Stage 6
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 25h 53' 41"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 14"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 25"
5   Dan Martin (IRL) UAE Team Emirates + 46"
6   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 56"
7   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 1' 42"
8   Romain Bardet (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 1' 44"
9   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 27"
10   Marc Soler (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 36"

Stage 7Edit

31 March 2019 — Barcelona to Barcelona, 143.1 km (89 mi)
Result of Stage 7
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Davide Formolo (ITA) Bora–Hansgrohe 3h 19' 41"
2   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 51"
3   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 53"
4   Dion Smith (NZL) Mitchelton–Scott + 55"
5   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 55"
6   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 55"
7   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 55"
8   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 55"
9   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 55"
10   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 55"
Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 29h 14' 17"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 14"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 25"
5   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 56"
6   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 1' 42"
7   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 27"
8   Guillaume Martin (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 2' 41"
9   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 2' 49"
10   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 3' 02"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Sprints classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Teams classification
1 Thomas De Gendt Thomas De Gendt Thomas De Gendt Thomas De Gendt Maximilian Schachmann Lotto-Soudal
2 Michael Matthews
3 Adam Yates Egan Bernal Movistar Team
4 Miguel Ángel López Miguel Ángel López Miguel Ángel López
5 Maximilian Schachmann Maximilian Schachmann
6 Michael Matthews Michael Matthews
7 Davide Formolo
Final Miguel Ángel López Thomas De Gendt Michael Matthews Miguel Ángel López Movistar Team

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
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 29h 14' 17"
2   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 14"
3   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
4   Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 25"
5   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 56"
6   Michael Woods (CAN) EF Education First + 1' 42"
7   Rafal Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 2' 27"
8   Guillaume Martin (FRA) Wanty–Gobert + 2' 41"
9   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 2' 49"
10   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 3' 02"

Points classificationEdit

Final points classification
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Michael Matthews (AUS)   Team Sunweb 29
2   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 28
3   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)   Lotto–Soudal 16
4   Davide Formolo (ITA) Bora–Hansgrohe 13
5   Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team 11
6   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 10
7   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott 10
8   Gregor Mühlberger (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe 8
9   Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton–Scott 8
10   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky 7

Mountains classificationEdit

Final mountains classification
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Thomas De Gendt (BEL)   Lotto–Soudal 60
2   Carlos Verona (ESP) Movistar Team 41
3   Gregor Mühlberger (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe 40
4   Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott 34
5   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky 25
6   Luis Ángel Maté (ESP) Cofidis 24
7   Pieter Weening (NED) Roompot–Charles 24
8   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 22
9   Patrick Bevin (NZL) CCC Team 21
10   Davide Formolo (ITA) Bora–Hansgrohe 18

Young rider classificationEdit

Final young rider classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)    Astana 29h 14' 17"
2   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky + 17"
3   Enric Mas (ESP) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 2' 49"
4   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 3' 15"
5   Odd Christian Eiking (NOR) Wanty–Gobert + 7' 07"
6   James Knox (GBR) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 13' 55"
7   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) Astana + 15' 57"
8   Giulio Ciccone (ITA) Trek–Segafredo + 17' 20"
9   Pavel Sivakov (RUS) Team Sky + 18' 19"
10   Gregor Mühlberger (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 24' 58"

Teams classificationEdit

Final teams classification
Rank Team Time
1 Movistar Team 87h 49' 11"
2 Bora–Hansgrohe + 5' 13"
3 Astana + 10' 12"
4 Wanty–Gobert + 16' 39"
5 Mitchelton–Scott + 16' 42"
6 EF Education First + 23' 07"
7 Team Sky + 30' 12"
8 Euskadi–Murias + 33' 55"
9 Cofidis + 34' 48"
10 AG2R La Mondiale + 35' 41"

ReferencesEdit

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