2009 Tour of Britain

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2009 Tour of Britain
UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates 12–19 September 2009
Stages 8
Distance 1,201 km (746.3 mi)
Winning time 28h 06' 24"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) (Team Columbia – HTC)
  Second  Christopher Sutton (AUS) (Garmin–Slipstream)
  Third  Martin Reimer (GER) (Cervelo Test Team)

Points  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) (Team Columbia – HTC)
Mountains  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) (Topsport Vlaanderen)
Sprints  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) (Topsport Vlaanderen)
  Team Rabobank
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The 2009 Tour of Britain was a UCI 2.1 category race of eight stages from 12 September till 19 September 2009. The race was the sixth edition of the latest version of the Tour of Britain and the seventieth British tour in total. It formed part of the 2008–2009 UCI Europe Tour. The race begun in Scunthorpe and ended with a circuit stage in London.

Participating teams[edit]

The 16 teams which participated in the race were:[1]

Stages[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

12 September 2009 – Scunthorpe to York, 172 km (107 mi)

The first stage win was taken by Christopher Sutton (Garmin–Slipstream) after the peloton caught a long breakway by Martin Mortensen (Vacansoleil) and Thomas De Gendt (Topsport Vlaanderen).[2]

Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream 4h 07' 59"
2  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld s.t.
3  Ben Swift (GBR) Team Katusha s.t.
4  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
5  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
6  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
7  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
8  Lloyd Mondory (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
9  Ian Wilkinson (GBR) Team Halfords Bikehut s.t.
10  Tim Mertens (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Garmin–Slipstream 4h 07' 49"
2  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld + 4"
3  Martin Mortensen (DEN) Jersey red.svg Vacansoleil s.t.
4  Ben Swift (GBR) Team Katusha + 6"
5  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 9"
6  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi s.t.
7  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC s.t.
8  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 10"
9  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
10  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.

Stage 2[edit]

13 September 2009 – Darlington to Gateshead, 153.3 km (95.3 mi)
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank 3h 38' 32"
2  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi + 9"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC s.t.
4  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
5  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Team Katusha s.t.
6  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld s.t.
7  Malcolm Elliott (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
8  Pierpaolo De Negri (ITA) ISD–NERI s.t.
9  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
10  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Kai Reus (NED) Jersey yellow.svg Rabobank 7h 46' 14"
2  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 16"
3  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi + 19"
4  Michele Merlo (ITA) Jersey blue.svg Barloworld + 20"
5  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC + 21"
6  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 25"
7  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 26"
8  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
9  Malcolm Elliott (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
10  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.

Stage 3[edit]

14 September 2009 – Peebles to Gretna Green, 153.8 km (95.6 mi)
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC 3h 38' 01"
2  Michele Merlo (ITA) Jersey blue.svg Barloworld s.t.
3  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
4  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Team Katusha s.t.
5  Davide Appollonio (ITA) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
6  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
7  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi s.t.
8  Pierpaolo De Negri (ITA) ISD–NERI s.t.
9  Graeme Brown (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
10  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Barloworld s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Kai Reus (NED) Jersey yellow.svg Rabobank 11h 24' 15"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC + 11"
3  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 12"
4  Michele Merlo (ITA) Jersey blue.svg Barloworld + 14"
5  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 17"
6  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi + 19"
7  Rob Ruygh (NED) Vacansoleil + 23"
8  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 25"
9  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Team Katusha + 26"
10  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.

Stage 4[edit]

15 September 2009 – Stanley Park, Blackpool to Blackpool, 148 km (92 mi)
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC 3h 32' 04"
2  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
3  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
4  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
5  Koldo Fernández (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi s.t.
6  Tony Martin (GER) Team Columbia–HTC s.t.
7  Renaud Dion (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
8  Mauro Finetto (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare s.t.
9  Graham Briggs (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
10  Malcolm Elliott (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1  Kai Reus (NED) Jersey yellow.svg Rabobank 14h 56' 19"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC + 1"
3  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Jersey blue.svg Garmin–Slipstream + 5"
4  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 11"
5  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld + 14"
6  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Joker Bianchi + 19"
7  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI + 21"
8  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil + 23"
9  Rob Ruygh (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
10  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) Agritubel s.t.

Stage 5[edit]

16 September 2009 – Britannia Stadium to Stoke-on-Trent, 134 km (83 mi)
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia–HTC 3h 15' 57"
2  Filippo Pozzato (ITA) Team Katusha s.t.
3  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
4  Aitor Galdós (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi s.t.
5  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI s.t.
6  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
7  Pierpaolo De Negri (ITA) ISD–NERI s.t.
8  Carlo Scognamiglio (ITA) Barloworld s.t.
9  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Jersey blue.svg Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
10  Mauro Finetto (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare s.t.
General Classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC 18h 12' 07"
2  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank + 9"
3  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 14"
4  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 17"
5  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 29"
6  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI + 30"
7  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) Agritubel s.t.
8  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil + 32"
9  Rob Ruygh (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
10  Federico Canuti (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare + 34"

Stage 6[edit]

17 September 2009 – Frome to Bideford, 183.7 km (114.1 mi)
Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC 4h 05' 20"
2  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
3  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
4  Koldo Fernández (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi s.t.
5  Pierpaolo De Negri (ITA) ISD–NERI s.t.
6  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld s.t.
7  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
8  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
9  Alan Marangoni (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare s.t.
10  Davide Appollonio (ITA) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
General Classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC 22h 17' 17"
2  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank + 19"
3  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 21"
4  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 24"
5  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 35"
6  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Barloworld + 36"
7  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) Agritubel + 40"
8  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI s.t.
9  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil + 42"
10  Serge Pauwels (BEL) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.

Stage 7[edit]

18 September 2009 – Hatherleigh to Yeovil, 159.7 km (99.2 mi)
Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Ben Swift (GBR) Team Katusha 3h 52' 19"
2  Filippo Pozzato (ITA) Team Katusha s.t.
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC s.t.
4  Mauro Finetto (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare s.t.
5  Alan Marangoni (ITA) CSF Group–Navigare s.t.
6  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Barloworld s.t.
7  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank s.t.
8  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
9  Kristof Vandewalle (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
10  Huub Duyn (NED) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
General Classification after Stage 7
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC 26h 09' 32"
2  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank + 23"
3  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 25"
4  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 28"
5  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 37"
6  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Barloworld + 40"
7  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) Agritubel + 43"
8  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI + 44"
9  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil + 46"
10  Kristian House (GBR) Rapha Condor s.t.

Stage 8[edit]

19 September 2009 – Whitehall, Westminster to Whitehall, Westminster, 92.5 km (57.5 mi)
Stage 8 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Michele Merlo (ITA) Barloworld 1h 56' 55"
2  Koldo Fernández (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi s.t.
3  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream s.t.
4  Pierpaolo De Negri (ITA) ISD–NERI s.t.
5  Rob Hayles (GBR) Team Halfords Bikehut s.t.
6  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
7  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil s.t.
8  Peter Williams (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
9  Malcolm Elliott (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT s.t.
10  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Team Katusha s.t.
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Jersey yellow.svg Jersey blue.svg Team Columbia–HTC 28h 06' 24"
2  Christopher Sutton (AUS) Garmin–Slipstream + 23"
3  Martin Reimer (GER) Cervélo TestTeam + 25"
4  Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank + 26"
5  Russell Downing (GBR) Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta RT + 39"
6  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Barloworld + 43"
7  Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA) Agritubel s.t.
8  Simon Clarke (AUS) ISD–NERI + 47"
9  Reinier Honig (NED) Vacansoleil + 49"
10  Kristian House (GBR) Rapha Condor s.t.

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Jersey yellow.svg
Sprint Classification
Jersey white.svg
Mountains Classification
Jersey red.svg
Points Classification
Jersey blue.svg
Team Classification
1[3] Christopher Sutton Christopher Sutton Thomas De Gendt Martin Mortensen Christopher Sutton Cervélo Test Team
2[4] Kai Reus Kai Reus Thomas De Gendt Michele Merlo Rabobank
3[5] Edvald Boasson Hagen
4[6] Christopher Sutton
5[7] Edvald Boasson Hagen Edvald Boasson Hagen
6[8]
7[9] Ben Swift
8[10] Michele Merlo
Final Edvald Boasson Hagen Thomas De Gendt Thomas De Gendt Edvald Boasson Hagen Rabobank

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Teams". Archived from the original on 12 September 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sutton wins opening stage of Tour of Britain". Cycling Weekly. 12 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 1". 12 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 September 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 2". 13 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 September 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 3". 14 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 4". 15 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 September 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 5". 16 September 2009. Archived from the original on 16 September 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  8. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 6". 17 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 September 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2009. 
  9. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 7". 18 September 2009. Archived from the original on 18 September 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2009. 
  10. ^ "The Tour of Britain 2009 – Results – Stage 8". 19 September 2009. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2009. 

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