2005 Volta a Catalunya

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2005 Volta a Catalunya
Race details
Dates May 16 — May 22
Stages 7
Distance 930.4 km (578.1 mi)
Winning time 22h 56' 36" (40.55 km/h or 25.20 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) (Discovery Channel)
Second  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) (Saunier Duval-Prodir)
Third  David Moncoutié (FRA) (Cofidis)

Points  Thor Hushovd (NOR) (Crédit Agricole)
Mountains  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) (Saunier Duval-Prodir)
Sprints  Eladio Jiménez (ESP) (Comunidad Valenciana-Elche)
Team Cofidis
2004
2006

The 85th edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycling race took place from May 16 to May 22, 2005, in Catalonia, Spain. It began in Salou with a team time trial and ended in Barcelona. Yaroslav Popovych won the first major win of his career.

Stages[edit]

16-05-2005: Salou, 20.1 km. (TTT)[edit]

Team Country Time
1 Phonak   Switzerland 21' 42"
2 Discovery Channel  United States + 7"
3 T-Mobile Team  Germany + 15"

17-05-2005: Cambrils, 186.8 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) Liquigas-Bianchi 4h 48' 39"
2  Claudio Corioni (ITA) Fassa Bortolo s.t.
3  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.

18-05-2005: Salou-La Granada, 157.8 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Pedro Horrillo (ESP) Rabobank 3h 35' 59"
2  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.
3  Claudio Corioni (ITA) Fassa Bortolo s.t.

19-05-2005: Perafort-Pal Arinsal, 237.7 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval-Prodir 6h 22' 09"
2  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) Discovery Channel s.t.
3  Aitor Osa (ESP) {{{team name-2005}}} s.t.

20-05-2005: Somàs-Ordino Arcalís, 17 km. (ITT)[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval-Prodir 37' 18"
2  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval-Prodir + 25"
3  David Moncoutié (FRA) Cofidis + 45"

21-05-2005: Llívia-Pallejà, 198.7 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Anthony Charteau (FRA) Bouygues Télécom 4h 16' 54"
2  Beat Zberg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 4"
3  José Luis Arrieta (ESP) {{{team name-2005}}} + 4"

22-05-2005: Pallejà-Barcelona, 113.1 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole 2h 32' 57"
2  Fred Rodriguez (USA) Davitamon-Lotto s.t.
3  Miguel Ángel Martín Perdiguero (ESP) Phonak s.t.

General Standings[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) Discovery Channel 22h 36' 56"
2  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval-Prodir + 20"
3  David Moncoutié (FRA) Cofidis + 59"
4  Michael Rogers (AUS) Quick Step-Innergetic + 1' 18"
5  Aitor Osa (ESP) {{{team name-2005}}} + 1' 23"
6  Miguel Ángel Martín (ESP) Phonak + 2' 01"
7  Eladio Jiménez (ESP) Comunidad Valenciana-Elche + 2' 09"
8  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval-Prodir + 2' 18"
9  Christophe Moreau (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 2' 20"
10  Ezequiel Mosquera (ESP) Kaiku + 2' 25"

KOM Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team
1  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval-Prodir

Points Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole

Best Team[edit]

Team Country
1 Cofidis  France

External links[edit]