2013 Clásica de San Sebastián

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2013 Clásica de San Sebastián
2013 UCI World Tour, race 19 of 28
Race details
Date 27 July 2013
Distance 232 km (144.2 mi)
Winning time 5h 39' 02" (41.0 km/h or 25.5 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Tony Gallopin (France) (RadioShack-Leopard)
Second  Alejandro Valverde (Spain) (Movistar Team)
Third  Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic) (Saxo-Tinkoff)
2012
2014

The 2013 Clásica de San Sebastián was the 33rd edition of the Clásica de San Sebastián, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 27 July 2013, over a distance of 232 km (144.2 mi), starting and finishing in San Sebastián, in the Basque Country, Spain. It was the nineteenth event of the 2013 UCI World Tour season.

The race was won by RadioShack-Leopard's Tony Gallopin, after he made a solo attack on the race's final climb – the Alto de Arkale – and was able to hold off the remainder of the field, to take the biggest win of his career.[1] Second place went to Movistar Team's Alejandro Valverde, 28 seconds behind Gallopin,[2] while the podium was completed by Saxo-Tinkoff rider Roman Kreuziger.[3]

Teams[edit]

As the Clásica de San Sebastián was a UCI World Tour event, all 19 UCI ProTeams were invited automatically and obligated to send a squad. Caja Rural-Seguros RGA were given a wildcard place to form a 20-team peloton.

The 20 teams that competed in the race were:

Results[edit]

[4]

Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1  Tony Gallopin (FRA) RadioShack-Leopard 5h 39' 02" 80
2  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 20" 60
3  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Saxo-Tinkoff + 20" 50
4  Mikel Nieve (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 20" 40
5  Nicolas Roche (IRL) Saxo-Tinkoff + 29" 30
6  Mikel Landa (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 36" 22
7  Moreno Moser (ITA) Cannondale + 51" 14
8  Pieter Serry (BEL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 51" 10
9  Bauke Mollema (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 51" 6
10  Arnold Jeannesson (FRA) FDJ.fr + 51" 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hood, Andrew (27 July 2013). "Tony Gallopin wins 2013 Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Wynn, Nigel (27 July 2013). "Tony Gallopin takes solo win in San Sebastian". Cycling Weekly (IPC Media). Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tony Gallopin wins Clasica de San Sebastian as Alejandro Valverde has to settle for second". Sky Sports (BSkyB). 27 July 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "UCI WorldTour Ranking #18 – Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian (ESP/UWT)". Union Cycliste Internationale. Infostrada Sports. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2013.