2007 Tour Down Under

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2007 Tour Down Under
Race details
Dates 16—21 January
Stages 6
Winning time 15h 46' 38"
Palmares
Winner  Martin Elmiger (SUI) (AG2R Prévoyance)
Second  Karl Menzies (AUS) ( Australia - national team)
Third  Lars Ytting Bak (DEN) (Team CSC)

Points  Laurent Brochard (FRA) (Bouygues Télécom)
Mountains  Serge Pauwels (BEL) (Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen)
Youth  Simon Clarke (AUS) (Team AIS)
Team Team AIS
2006
2008

The 2007 Tour Down Under was held from 16 to 21 January 2007 in Australia. It was a multiple stage road cycling race that took part over five stages with a total of 667 kilometres and is part of the 2006-2007 UCI Oceania Tour. The 2007 Down Under Classic was the official warm-up race for the event.

Men's stage summary[edit]

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Time
1 17 January Mawson Lakes Tanunda 152 km Australia Karl Menzies
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Denmark Lars Bak
Australia Karl Menzies
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Denmark Lars Bak
3:50.45
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
2 18 January Mannum Hahndorf 150 km Belgium Steven Caethoven
Belgium Pieter Ghyllebert
Australia Stuart O'Grady
Australia Karl Menzies
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Denmark Lars Bak
7:44.33
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
3 19 January Stirling Victor Harbor 128 km Australia Baden Cooke
Australia Chris Jongewaard
Australia Matthew Goss
Australia Karl Menzies
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Denmark Lars Bak
10:36.38
+ 0.01
+ 0.07
4 20 January Willunga Willunga 147 km Belgium Pieter Ghyllebert
Uzbekistan Sergey Lagutin
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Australia Karl Menzies
Denmark Lars Bak
14:02.15
+ 0.01
+ 0.08
5 21 January Adelaide Adelaide 90 km Australia Robbie McEwen
Australia Mark Renshaw
Australia Allan Davis
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Australia Karl Menzies
Denmark Lars Bak
15:46.38
+ 0.03
+ 0.11

Other leading top threes[edit]

Stage Mountains Pts Sprint Pts Under 23 Pts Teams Time
1 Belgium Serge Pauwels
Sweden Gustav Larsson
Italy Paolo Longo Borghini
16
12
8
Australia Gene Bates
Australia Luke Roberts
Australia Karl Menzies
10
10
8
Australia Simon Clarke
New Zealand Clinton Avery
Australia Michael Ford
3:51.49
+ 23.37
+ 25.17
Team CSC
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Predictor-Lotto
11:59.36
+ 0.55
+ 2.13
2 Belgium Serge Pauwels
France Samuel Dumoulin
Sweden Gustav Larsson
16
16
12
Australia Luke Roberts
Australia Gene Bates
Australia Wesley Sulzberger
10
10
10
Australia Simon Clarke
Belgium Pieter Jacobs
Australia Wesley Sulzberger
7:45.37
+ 8.58
+ 15.09
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Chocolade Jacques
Crédit Agricole
23:14.41
+ 2.49
+ 7.52
3 France Samuel Dumoulin
Belgium Serge Pauwels
Italy Giampaolo Cheula
28
16
16
Belarus Viktor Rapinski
Australia Luke Roberts
Australia Gene Bates
12
10
10
Australia Simon Clarke
Belgium Pieter Jacobs
Australia Matthew Goss
10:37.42
+ 9.14
+ 11.22
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
31:29.02
+ 3.35
+ 14.46
4 France Samuel Dumoulin
Belgium Serge Pauwels
Italy Giampaolo Cheula
28
16
16
France Laurent Brochard
Belgium Pieter Ghyllebert
Belarus Viktor Rapinski
20
14
12
Australia Simon Clarke
Belgium Pieter Jacobs
Australia Matthew Goss
14:03.20
+ 9.25
+ 11.58
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
41:45.56
+ 3.35
+ 15.04
5 Belgium Serge Pauwels
France Samuel Dumoulin
Italy Giampaolo Cheula
32
28
24
France Laurent Brochard
Switzerland Martin Elmiger
Belgium Pieter Ghyllebert
26
18
14
Australia Simon Clarke
Belgium Pieter Jacobs
Australia Matthew Goss
15:48.21
+ 9.02
+ 12.17
SouthAustralia.com-AIS
Team CSC
Unibet.com Cycling Team
46:59.14
+ 3.35
+ 15.04

Men's top 10 overall[edit]

Pos Rider Time
1 Switzerland Martin Elmiger 15:46.38
2 Australia Karl Menzies + 0.03
3 Denmark Lars Bak + 0.11
4 Australia Matthew Lloyd + 0.13
5 Sweden Gustav Larsson + 0.21
6 Australia Luke Roberts + 0.50
7 Australia Gene Bates + 0.50
8 Italy Paolo Longo Borghini + 0.55
9 France Yannick Talabardon + 0.55
10 Australia Simon Clarke + 1.43

Women's stage summary[edit]

Stage Date Start Finish Distance Stage Top 3 Leading Top 3 Points
1 16 January East end Adelaide street race 30 mins + 1 lap Australia Jenny MacPherson
Australia Emma Mackie
Australia Belinda Goss
Australia Jenny MacPherson
Australia Emma Mackie
Australia Belinda Goss
40
38
36
2 17 January Tanunda Street Circuit 30 mins + 1 lap Australia Belinda Goss
Australia Petra Mullens
Australia Bridgette Evans
Australia Belinda Goss
Australia Jenny MacPherson
Australia Petra Mullens
76
74
70
3 20 January Snapper Point (Aldinga Beach) Criterium 30 mins + 1 lap Australia Jenny MacPherson
Australia Belinda Goss
Australia Petra Mullens
Australia Jenny MacPherson
Australia Belinda Goss
Australia Petra Mullens
114
114
106

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