2005 Tour de Georgia

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2005 Tour de Georgia
Race details
Dates April 19 – April 24
Stages 6
Distance 1,033.4 km (642.1 mi)
Winning time 26h 53' 44"
Winner  Tom Danielson (USA) (Discovery Channel)
Second  Levi Leipheimer (USA) (Gerolsteiner)
Third  Floyd Landis (USA) (Phonak)

Points  Greg Henderson (NZL) (Health Net)
Mountains  José Luis Rubiera (ESP) (Discovery Channel)
Youth  Trent Lowe (AUS) (Jittery Joe's–Kalahari)
Team Discovery Channel

The 2005 Tour de Georgia was the third annual bicycle road racing event held in the state of Georgia, United States. The six-day, six stage 550 mile (1033.4 km) race was held April 19 through April 24, 2005 with the overall title and yellow jersey won by Tom Danielson of the Discovery Channel. However, Danielson in 2012, was disqualified due to doping.

New Zealander Greg Henderson (Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis) claimed the points jersey for sprinters, while Discovery Channel's José Luis Rubiera won the King of the Mountains competition for climbers. Trent Lowe (Jittery Joe's–Kalahari) won the Best Young Rider (blue jersey) competition.

Stage Winners Progress[edit]

Yellow Jersey Progress[edit]

Final Results[edit]

General Classification[edit]

Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Tom Danielson  United States Discovery Channel 26h 53'44"
2 Levi Leipheimer  United States Team Gerolsteiner + 0'04"
3 Floyd Landis  United States Phonak Hearing Systems + 0'09"
4 Bobby Julich  United States Team CSC + 1'10"
5 Lance Armstrong  United States Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team + 1'41"
6 David Zabriskie  United States Team CSC + 3'04"
7 Marco Pinotti  Italy Saunier Duval-Prodir + 3'11"
8 Nathan O'Neill  Australia Navigators Insurance + 3'14"
9 Michael Blaudzun  Denmark Team CSC + 3'51"
10 José Azevedo  Portugal Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team + 5'25"

Points Classification[edit]

Cyclist Country Team
1 Greg Henderson  New Zealand Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis

King of The Mountains Classification[edit]

Cyclist Country Team
1 José Luis Rubiera  Spain Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team

Most Aggressive Rider Classification[edit]

The Most Aggressive Rider wears the blue and green jersey. The jersey is awarded at the end of each stage to the rider that demonstrates the most aggressive attacks, breakaways or strategies, as judged by a panel of media and race entourage officials.

Cyclist Country Team
1 Andrea Tafi  Italy Saunier Duval-Prodir

Best Young Rider Classification[edit]

The Best Young Rider wears the green jersey. The jersey is awarded daily in the same manner as the general classification, which is by the overall placement at the finish line after each stage, with the least amount of overall accumulated time.

Cyclist Country Team
1 Trent Lowe  Australia Jittery Joe's

Team Competition[edit]

(and in no particular order)

UCI ProTour Teams
UCI Professional Continental Teams