2012 Ster ZLM Toer

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2012 Ster ZLM Toer
2012 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates 14–17 June 2012
Stages 4
Distance 670.5 km (416.6 mi)
Winning time 16h 11' 55"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Mark Cavendish (GBR) (Team Sky)
  Second  Lars Boom (NED) (Rabobank)
  Third  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) (Lotto–Belisol)

Points  Marcel Kittel (GER) (Argos–Shimano)
Mountains  Nelson Oliveira (POR) (RadioShack–Nissan)
Sprints  Dries Hollanders (BEL) (Metec Continental Cycling Team)
  Team Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
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The 2012 Ster ZLM Toer cycling race was the 17th running of the Ster ZLM Toer. It was part of the 2012 UCI Europe Tour and classed as a 2.1 event. The race was won by Mark Cavendish of Team Sky, marking his first GC win.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Stage Route Distance Type Date Winner
1 Eindhoven to Sittard-Geleen 151 km (93.8 mi) Flat stage 14 June  Marcel Kittel (GER)
2 Nuth(Schimmert) to Nuth(Schimmert) 167 km (103.8 mi) Flat stage 15 June  André Greipel (GER)
3 Hotel Verviers to Lake Gileppe 189 km (117.4 mi) Flat stage 16 June  Lars Boom (NED)
4 Schijndel to Boxtel 163.5 km (101.6 mi) Flat stage 17 June  Marcel Kittel (GER)

Teams[edit]

Stages[edit]

Key:
Jersey yellow.svg: Leader and eventual winner of General Classification.
Jersey green.svg: Leader and eventual winner of points classification.
Jersey white.svg: Leader and eventual winner of intermediate sprints classification.
Jersey polkadot.svg: Leader and eventual winner of mountains' classification.

Stage 1[edit]

14 June 2012 – Eindhoven to Sittard-Geleen, 151 km (94 mi)[2][3]
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Marcel Kittel (GER) Argos–Shimano 3h 30' 05"
2  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
4  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
5  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan s.t.
6  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
7  Kevin Peeters (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony s.t.
8  Takashi Miyazawa (JPN) Team Saxo Bank s.t.
9  Jempy Drücker (LUX) Accent.jobs–Willems Veranda's s.t.
10  Stefan van Dijk (NED) Accent.jobs–Willems Veranda's s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Marcel Kittel (GER) Jersey yellow.svgJersey green.svg Argos–Shimano 3h 29' 55"
2  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank + 4"
3  Rens te Stroet (NED) Jersey white.svg Cycling Team Jo Piels + 4"
4  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Team Sky + 6"
5  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Jersey polkadot.svg Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 6"
6  Jeffrey Wiersma (NED) Metec Continental Cycling Team + 8"
7  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 10"
8  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan + 10"
9  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 10"
10  Kevin Peeters (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony + 10"

Stage 2[edit]

15 June 2012 – Nuth(Schimmert) to Nuth(Schimmert), 167 km (104 mi)[4][5]
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol 4h 13' 26"
2  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
3  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
4  Gregory Henderson (NZL) Lotto–Belisol + 2"
5  Kenny Van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM +2"
6  Marcel Kittel (GER) Jersey yellow.svgJersey green.svg Argos–Shimano +2"
7  Alexey Tsatevitch (RUS) Team Katusha +2"
8  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan +2"
9  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Jersey polkadot.svg Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator +2"
10  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky +2"
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svgJersey green.svg Team Sky 7h 43' 21"
2  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
4  Marcel Kittel (GER) Argos–Shimano + 2"
5  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 8"
6  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 12"
7  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan + 12"
8  Gregory Henderson (NZL) Lotto–Belisol + 12"
9  Raymond Kreder (NED) Garmin–Barracuda + 12"
10  Michael Van Staeyen (NED) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 12"

Stage 3[edit]

16 June 2012 – Hotel Verviers to Lake Gileppe, 189 km (117 mi)[6][7]
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank 4h 52' 46"
2  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svgJersey green.svg Team Sky s.t.
3  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky s.t.
4  Koen de Kort (NED) Argos–Shimano s.t.
5  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan s.t.
6  Maxime Vantomme (BEL) Team Katusha s.t.
7  Dennis van Winden (NED) Rabobank s.t.
8  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
9  Lars Bak (DEN) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
10  Laurens De Vreese (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svgJersey green.svg Team Sky 12h 36' 01"
2  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank + 8"
3  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky + 14"
4  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan + 18"
5  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 18"
6  Nikolai Trussov (RUS) RusVelo + 18"
7  Lars Bak (DEN) Lotto–Belisol + 18"
8  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 18"
9  Koen de Kort (NED) Argos–Shimano + 18"
10  Dennis van Winden (NED) Rabobank + 18"

Stage 4[edit]

17 June 2012 – Schijndel to Boxtel, 163.5 km (101.6 mi)[8][9]
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Marcel Kittel (GER) Argos–Shimano 3h 35' 54"
2  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
4  Raymond Kreder (NED) Garmin–Barracuda s.t.
5  Alexander Porsev (RUS) Team Katusha s.t.
6  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
7  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
8  Rüdiger Selig (GER) Team Katusha s.t.
9  Jempy Drücker (LUX) Accent.jobs–Willems Veranda's s.t.
10  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank s.t.
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svg Team Sky 16h 11' 55"
2  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank + 8"
3  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 14"
4  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky + 14"
5  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan + 18"
6  Nikolai Trussov (RUS) RusVelo + 18"
7  Koen de Kort (NED) Argos–Shimano + 18"
8  Maxime Vantomme (BEL) Team Katusha + 18"
9  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 18"
10  Lars Bak (DEN) Lotto–Belisol + 18"

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Yellow jersey
Points classification
Green jersey
Mountains classification
Jersey polkadot.svg
Sprints classification
White jersey
Team classification
1 Marcel Kittel Marcel Kittel Marcel Kittel Sven Vandousselaere Rens te Stroet Landbouwkrediet–Euphony
2 André Greipel Mark Cavendish Mark Cavendish Bart van Haaren Lotto–Belisol
3 Lars Boom Nelson Oliveira
4 Marcel Kittel Marcel Kittel Dries Hollanders Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
Final Mark Cavendish Marcel Kittel Nelson Oliveira Dries Hollanders Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator

Final standings[edit]

General classification
Rider Team Time
1  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svg Team Sky 16h 11' 55"
2  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank + 8"
3  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 14"
4  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky + 14"
5  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan + 18"
6  Nikolai Trussov (RUS) RusVelo + 18"
7  Koen de Kort (NED) Argos–Shimano + 18"
8  Maxime Vantomme (BEL) Team Katusha + 18"
9  Sven Vandousselaere (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 18"
10  Lars Bak (DEN) Lotto–Belisol + 18"
Points classification
Rider Team Points
1  Marcel Kittel (GER) Jersey green.svg Argos–Shimano 35
2  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Jersey yellow.svg Team Sky 34
3  Mark Renshaw (AUS) Rabobank 34
4  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol 20
5  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM 19
6  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank 16
7  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Nissan 15
8  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol 13
9  Juan Antonio Flecha (ESP) Team Sky 11
10  Greg Henderson (NZL) Lotto–Belisol 8
Team classification
Pos. Team Time
1 Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator 48h 36' 38"
2 Lotto–Belisol + 3"
3 Team Katusha + 26"
4 Team Sky + 39"
5 Vacansoleil–DCM + 42"
6 RadioShack–Nissan + 1' 27"
7 Rabobank + 1' 44"
8 RusVelo + 2' 06"
9 Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5' 12"
10 Cycling Team De Rijke + 5' 16"

References[edit]

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