2013 Tour of Britain

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2013 Tour of Britain
2013 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates 15–22 September 2013
Stages 8
Distance 1,159.3 km (720.4 mi)
Winning time 29h 45' 22" (38.960 km/h or 24.209 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) (Team Sky)
Second  Martin Elmiger (Switzerland) (IAM Cycling)
Third  Simon Yates (Great Britain) (Great Britain)

Points  Martin Elmiger (Switzerland) (IAM Cycling)
Mountains  Ángel Madrazo (Spain) (Movistar Team)
Sprints  Ángel Madrazo (Spain) (Movistar Team)
Team Team Sky
2012
2014

The 2013 Tour of Britain was the tenth running of the current Tour of Britain and the 74th British tour in total. The race consisted of eight stages, starting on 15 September in Peebles, and finishing on 22 September in London. The race was part of the 2013 UCI Europe Tour, and was categorised by the UCI as a 2.1 category race.

Sir Bradley Wiggins won the race after gaining a lead in the stage 3 time trial.[1]

Teams[edit]

19 teams were invited to participate in the tour: 5 UCI ProTeams, 6 UCI Professional Continental Teams, 7 UCI Continental Teams and one national team.[2]

UCI ProTeams UCI Professional Continental Teams UCI Continental Teams National Teams

Stages[edit]

There were 8 stages in the 2013 race covering a total of 1,159.3 kilometres (720 mi).[3] Notable stages were Stage 6, which featured the race's first ever summit finish, and Stage 3, an individual time trial, something absent in the previous edition.[4]

List of stages
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 15 September PeeblesDrumlanrig Castle 209.9 km (130 mi) Flat stage  Elia Viviani (ITA)
2 16 September CarlisleKendal 186.6 km (116 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Gerald Ciolek (GER)
3 17 September KnowsleyKnowsley 16.1 km (10 mi) History.gif Individual time trial  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)
4 18 September Stoke-on-TrentLlanberis 188.4 km (117 mi) Hilly stage  Mark Cavendish (GBR)
5 19 September MachynllethCaerphilly 177.1 km (110 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Sam Bennett (IRL)
6 20 September SidmouthHaytor 137 km (85 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Simon Yates (GBR)
7 21 September EpsomGuildford 155.4 km (97 mi) Hilly stage  Mark Cavendish (GBR)
8 22 September LondonLondon 88.8 km (55 mi) Flat stage  Mark Cavendish (GBR)

Stage 1[edit]

15 September 2013 — Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle, 209.9 km (130.4 mi)
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale 6h 04' 43"
2  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma-Quick Step s.t.
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) MTN Qhubeka s.t.
4  Marco Coledan (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox s.t.
5  Matteo Pelucchi (ITA) IAM Cycling s.t.
6  Evaldas Šiškevičius (LTU) Sojasun s.t.
7  Shane Archbold (NZL) An Post-ChainReaction s.t.
8  Jonathan Dibben (GBR) Great Britain s.t.
9  Steele Von Hoff (AUS) Garmin-Sharp s.t.
10  James Williamson (NZL) Node 4-Giordana Racing s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Elia Viviani (ITA)Jersey gold.svgJersey blue.svg Cannondale 6h 04' 33"
2  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 4"
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) MTN Qhubeka + 6"
4  Aaron Gate (NZL)Jersey green.svg An Post-ChainReaction + 6"
5  Christophe Laborie (FRA) Sojasun + 6"
6  Anthony Delaplace (FRA) Sojasun + 7"
7  Nathan Haas (AUS) Garmin-Sharp + 8"
8  Peter Hawkins (IRL) Team IG-Sigma Sport + 8"
8  Bradley Wiggins (GBR) Team Sky + 9"
10  Marco Coledan (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 10"

Stage 2[edit]

16 September 2013 — Carlisle to Kendal, 186.6 km (115.9 mi)
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Gerald Ciolek (GER) MTN Qhubeka 5h 01' 01"
2  Sam Bennett (IRL) An Post-ChainReaction s.t.
3  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) IAM Cycling + 6"
4  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 6"
5  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 6"
6  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 6"
7  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 9"
8  Marco Coledan (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 9"
9  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 9"
10  Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 9"
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Gerald Ciolek (GER)Jersey gold.svgJersey blue.svg MTN Qhubeka 11h 05' 30"
2  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 20"
3  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 20"
4  Marco Coledan (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 23"
5  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 23"
6  Julien Vermote (BEL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 23"
7  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 23"
8  Sacha Modolo (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 23"
9  Scott Thwaites (GBR) Team NetApp-Endura + 26"
10  Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 26"

Stage 3[edit]

17 September 2013 – Knowsley, 16.1 km (10.0 mi) individual time trial (ITT)
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR) Team Sky 19' 54"
2  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 36"
3  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 42"
4  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 54"
5  Alex Dowsett (GBR) Movistar Team + 56"
6  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 16"
7  Alexander Wetterhall (SWE) Team NetApp-Endura + 1' 20"
8  Stefano Pirazzi (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 1' 22"
9  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 25"
10  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 26"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 11h 25' 54"
2  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 37"
3  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 47"
4  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 55"
5  Alex Dowsett (GBR) Movistar Team + 57"
6  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 17"
7  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 18"
8  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 18"
9  Gerald Ciolek (GER)Jersey blue.svg MTN Qhubeka + 1' 21"
10  Alexander Wetterhall (SWE) Team NetApp-Endura + 1' 21"

Stage 4[edit]

18 September 2013 – Stoke-on-Trent to Llanberis, 188.4 km (117.1 mi)
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 4h 45' 42"
2  Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
3  Steele Von Hoff (AUS) Garmin-Sharp s.t.
4  Matteo Pelucchi (ITA) IAM Cycling s.t.
5  José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
6  Owain Doull (GBR) Great Britain s.t.
7  Evaldas Šiškevičius (LTU) Sojasun s.t.
8  Scott Thwaites (GBR) Team NetApp-Endura s.t.
9  Chris Opie (GBR) Team UK Youth s.t.
10  Sam Bennett (IRL) An Post-ChainReaction s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 16h 11' 36"
2  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 37"
3  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 47"
4  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 55"
5  Alex Dowsett (GBR) Movistar Team + 57"
6  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 17"
7  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 18"
8  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 18"
9  Gerald Ciolek (GER)Jersey blue.svg MTN Qhubeka + 1' 21"
10  Alexander Wetterhall (SWE) Team NetApp-Endura + 1' 21"

Stage 5[edit]

19 September 2013 – Machynlleth to Caerphilly, 177.1 km (110.0 mi)
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Sam Bennett (IRL) An Post-ChainReaction 4h 35' 29"
2  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step s.t.
3  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling s.t.
4  David Lelay (FRA) Sojasun s.t.
5  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp s.t.
6  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain s.t.
7  Bradley Wiggins (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
8  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling s.t.
9  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
10  Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team s.t.
General Classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 20h 47' 05"
2  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 37"
3  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 43"
4  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 55"
5  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 12"
6  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 17"
7  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 18"
8  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 1' 23"
9  Daniel Martin (IRL) Garmin-Sharp + 1' 38"
10  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling + 1' 44"

Stage 6[edit]

20 September 2013 – Sidmouth to Haytor, 137 km (85 mi)
Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain 3h 23' 44"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling + 2"
3  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 2"
4  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 5"
5  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling + 5"
6  Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 7"
7  Bradley Wiggins (GBR) Team Sky + 7"
8  Francesco Bongiorno (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox + 12"
9  Marcel Wyss (SWI) IAM Cycling + 12"
10  Evaldas Šiškevičius (LTU) Sojasun + 31"
General Classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 24h 10' 56"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI)Jersey blue.svg IAM Cycling + 32"
3  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 1' 06"
4  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 08"
5  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 16"
6  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 1' 19"
7  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 1' 34"
8  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 36"
9  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling + 1' 42"
10  Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 58"

Stage 7[edit]

21 September 2013 – Epsom to Guildford, 155.4 km (96.6 mi)
Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3h 46' 57"
2  Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) MTN Qhubeka s.t.
4  Blaž Jarc (SVN) Team NetApp-Endura s.t.
5  Jacob Rathe (USA) Garmin-Sharp s.t.
6  Matteo Pelucchi (ITA) IAM Cycling s.t.
7  Chris Opie (GBR) Team UK Youth s.t.
8  Martin Elmiger (SUI) IAM Cycling s.t.
9  Alessandro Bazzani (ITA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
10  Sam Bennett (IRL) An Post-ChainReaction s.t.
General Classification after Stage 7
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 27h 57' 59"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI)Jersey blue.svg IAM Cycling + 26"
3  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 1' 06"
4  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 08"
5  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 16"
6  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 1' 19"
7  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 1' 34"
8  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 36"
9  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling + 1' 42"
10  Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team + 1' 56"

Stage 8[edit]

22 September 2013 – London to London, 88.8 km (55.2 mi)
Stage 8 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1h 47' 23"
2  Sam Bennett (IRL) An Post-ChainReaction s.t.
3  Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale s.t.
4  Matteo Pelucchi (ITA) IAM Cycling s.t.
5  Chris Opie (GBR) Team UK Youth s.t.
6  Evaldas Šiškevičius (LTU) Sojasun s.t.
7  Sacha Modolo (ITA) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox s.t.
8  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Omega Pharma-Quick Step s.t.
9  Enrique Sanz (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
10  Blaž Jarc (SLO) Team NetApp-Endura s.t.
General Classification after Stage 8
Rider Team Time
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBR)Jersey gold.svg Team Sky 29h 45' 22"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI)Jersey blue.svg IAM Cycling + 26"
3  Simon Yates (GBR) Great Britain + 1' 03"
4  David López (ESP) Team Sky + 1' 08"
5  Jack Bauer (NZL) Garmin-Sharp + 1' 13"
6  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) MTN Qhubeka + 1' 16"
7  Ian Stannard (GBR) Team Sky + 1' 34"
8  Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI) IAM Cycling + 1' 42"
9  Michał Gołaś (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 1' 46"
10  Marcel Wyss (SUI) IAM Cycling + 1' 57"

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Jersey gold.svg
Sprint Classification
Jersey green.svg
Mountains Classification
Jersey white.svg
Points Classification
Jersey blue.svg
Team Classification Combativity award
1 Elia Viviani Elia Viviani Aaron Gate Kristian House Elia Viviani An Post-ChainReaction Anthony Delaplace
2 Gerald Ciolek Gerald Ciolek Nicola Boem Ángel Madrazo Gerald Ciolek Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox Ángel Madrazo
3 Bradley Wiggins Bradley Wiggins Team Sky no award
4 Mark Cavendish Aaron Gate Elia Viviani Thomas Scully
5 Sam Bennett Ángel Madrazo Sam Bennett Jacob Rathe
6 Simon Yates Martin Elmiger Liam Holohan
7 Mark Cavendish Pete Williams
8 Mark Cavendish Shane Archbold
Final Bradley Wiggins Ángel Madrazo Ángel Madrazo Martin Elmiger Team Sky Kristian House

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Sport - Tour of Britain: Bradley Wiggins seals title as Cavendish wins stage". Bbc.co.uk. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-12-14. 
  2. ^ "Best ever field for Tour of Britain | Latest News". Cycling Weekly. 2010-11-17. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Tour of Britain 2013 route revealed". CyclingWeekly.co.uk. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Haytor summit finish for Tour of Britain". CyclingWeekly.co.uk. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 

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