2005 Volta a Catalunya

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Race details
Dates May 16 — May 22
Stages 7
Distance 930.4 km (578.1 mi)
Winning time 22h 56' 36"
Results
  Winner  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) (Discovery Channel)
  Second  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) (Saunier Duval–Prodir)
  Third  David Moncoutié (FRA) (Cofidis)

  Points  Thor Hushovd (NOR) (Crédit Agricole)
  Mountains  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) (Saunier Duval–Prodir)
  Sprints  Eladio Jiménez (ESP) (Comunidad Valenciana–Elche)
  Team Cofidis
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The 85th edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycling race took place from May 16 to May 22, 2005, in Catalonia, Spain. It began in Salou with a team time trial and ended in Barcelona. Yaroslav Popovych won the first major win of his career.

Stages[edit]

16-05-2005: Salou, 20.1 km. (TTT)[edit]

Team Country Time
1 Phonak   Switzerland 21' 42"
2 Discovery Channel  United States + 7"
3 T-Mobile Team  Germany + 15"

17-05-2005: Cambrils, 186.8 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) Liquigas–Bianchi 4h 48' 39"
2  Claudio Corioni (ITA) Fassa Bortolo s.t.
3  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.

18-05-2005: Salou-La Granada, 157.8 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Pedro Horrillo (ESP) Rabobank 3h 35' 59"
2  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.
3  Claudio Corioni (ITA) Fassa Bortolo s.t.

19-05-2005: Perafort-Pal Arinsal, 237.7 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval–Prodir 6h 22' 09"
2  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) Discovery Channel s.t.
3  Aitor Osa (ESP) Illes Balears–Caisse d'Epargne s.t.

20-05-2005: Somàs-Ordino Arcalís, 17 km. (ITT)[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval–Prodir 37' 18"
2  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 25"
3  David Moncoutié (FRA) Cofidis + 45"

21-05-2005: Llívia-Pallejà, 198.7 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Anthony Charteau (FRA) Bouygues Télécom 4h 16' 54"
2  Beat Zberg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 4"
3  José Luis Arrieta (ESP) Illes Balears–Caisse d'Epargne + 4"

22-05-2005: Pallejà-Barcelona, 113.1 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole 2h 32' 57"
2  Fred Rodriguez (USA) Davitamon–Lotto s.t.
3  Miguel Ángel Martín Perdiguero (ESP) Phonak s.t.

General Standings[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) Discovery Channel 22h 36' 56"
2  Leonardo Piepoli (ITA) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 20"
3  David Moncoutié (FRA) Cofidis + 59"
4  Michael Rogers (AUS) Quick-Step–Innergetic + 1' 18"
5  Aitor Osa (ESP) Illes Balears–Caisse d'Epargne + 1' 23"
6  Miguel Ángel Martín (ESP) Phonak + 2' 01"
7  Eladio Jiménez (ESP) Comunidad Valenciana–Elche + 2' 09"
8  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 2' 18"
9  Christophe Moreau (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 2' 20"
10  Ezequiel Mosquera (ESP) Kaiku + 2' 25"

KOM Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team
1  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) Saunier Duval–Prodir

Points Classification[edit]

Cyclist Team
1  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole

Best Team[edit]

Team Country
1 Cofidis  France

External links[edit]