2006 Volta a Catalunya

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The 86th edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycling race took place from May 15 to May 21, 2006, in Catalonia. It began in Salou with an individual time trial and ended in Barcelona. The race was won by David Cañada of Spain.

Stages[edit]

Stage 1, 15-05-2006: Salou, 12.6 km. (ITT)[edit]

The stage was an individual time trial.

Cyclist Team Time
1  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Team CSC 14' 55"
2  Vladimir Karpets (RUS) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears + 3"
3  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Discovery Channel + 3"

Stage 2, 16-05-2006: Cambrils, 146.9 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Luis Pérez Rodríguez (ESP) Andalucía-Paul Versan 3h 57' 14"
2  Isaac Gálvez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears + 12"
3  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole + 12"

Stage 3, 17-05-2006: Salou-Sant Carles de la Ràpita, 160.6 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole 4h 16' 14"
2  René Haselbacher (AUT) Gerolsteiner s.t.
3  Robert Hunter (RSA) Phonak s.t.

Stage 4, 18-05-2006: Perafort-Vallnord, 225 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Carlos Castaño (ESP) Kaiku 6h 03' 41"
2  Christophe Moreau (FRA) AG2R Prévoyance + 52"
3  Santiago Botero (COL) Phonak + 1' 53"

Stage 5, 19-05-2006: Llívia-Manlleu, 161.5 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Adolfo García (ESP) Andalucía-Paul Versan 3h 52' 44"
2  David Arroyo (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears s.t.
3  Eladio Jiménez (ESP) Comunidad Valenciana s.t.

Stage 6, 20-05-2006: Manlleu-Lloret de Mar, 166.4 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Matej Mugerli (SLO) Liquigas 4h 02' 01"
2  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.
3  Manuel Quinziato (ITA) Liquigas s.t.

Stage 7, 21-05-2006: Lloret de Mar-Barcelona, 121.6 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Lampre-Fondital 2h 36' 37"
2  Aaron Kemps (AUS) Liberty Seguros-Würth s.t.
3  Erik Zabel (GER) Team Milram s.t.

Classification Tables[edit]

Final General Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  David Cañada (ESP) Saunier Duval-Prodir 25h 06' 26"
2  Santiago Botero (COL) Phonak + 2"
3  Christophe Moreau (FRA) AG2R Prévoyance + 8"
4  Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) Phonak + 35"
5  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Discovery Channel + 48"
6  Linus Gerdemann (GER) T-Mobile Team + 57"
7  Francisco Mancebo (ESP) AG2R Prévoyance + 1' 11"
8  Vladimir Karpets (RUS) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears + 1' 24"
9  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 1' 27"
10  David Arroyo (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears + 1' 35"

King of The Mountains Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1  Christophe Moreau (FRA) AG2R Prévoyance
84
2  José Alberto Benitez (ESP) Saunier Duval-Prodir
46
3  Francisco José Lara (ESP) Andalucía-Paul Versan
31

Points Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole
69
2  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Lampre-Fondital
49
3  Aaron Kemps (AUS) Liberty Seguros-Würth
41

Best Team[edit]

Team Country Time
1 Phonak Hearing Systems   Switzerland 75h 22' 34"
2 Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears  Spain + 21"
3 AG2R Prévoyance  France + 1' 12"

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