2012 Tour de Luxembourg

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2012 Tour de Luxembourg
2012 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates30 May - 3 June 2012
Stages4 + Prologue
Distance726.5 km (451.4 mi)
Winning time17h 08' 40"
Results
Winner  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) (RadioShack–Nissan)
  Second  Wout Poels (NED) (Vacansoleil–DCM)
  Third  Fränk Schleck (LUX) (RadioShack–Nissan)

Points  André Greipel (GER) (Lotto–Belisol)
Mountains  Albert Timmer (NED) (Argos–Shimano)
Youth  Wout Poels (NED) (Vacansoleil–DCM)
  Team RadioShack–Nissan
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The 2012 Tour de Luxembourg cycling race was the 72nd running of the Tour de Luxembourg. It was part of the 2012 UCI Europe Tour and classed as a 2.HC event. It was won by Jakob Fuglsang from Denmark, a member of the Luxembourg-based team, RadioShack–Nissan.

Schedule[edit]

Stage Route Distance Type Date Winner
P Luxembourg 2.7 km (1.7 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial 30 May  Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA)
1 Luxembourg to Hesperange 181 km (112.5 mi) Flat stage 31 May  André Greipel (GER)
2 Schifflange to Leudelange 183.9 km (114.3 mi) Flat stage 1 June  André Greipel (GER)
3 Eschweiler to Differdange 205.4 km (127.6 mi) Intermediate stage 3 June  Wout Poels (NED)
4 Mersch to Luxembourg 153.5 km (95.4 mi) Flat stage 4 June  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL)

Teams[edit]

Stages[edit]

Key:
Jersey yellow.svg: Leader and eventual winner of General Classification, based on total time.
Jersey blue.svg: Leader and eventual winner of points classification, based on points given for finishing position on each mass start stage.
Jersey green.svg: Leader and eventual winner of climbers' classification, based on points gained on passing hilltops.
Jersey white.svg: Leader and eventual winner of young riders' classification, based on total time, but restricted to riders under 25 at beginning of year.

Prologue[edit]

30 May 2012 – Luxembourg, 2.7 km (1.7 mi) individual time trial (ITT)[1]
Prologue Result and General Classification after Prologue
Rider Team Time
1  Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA) Jersey yellow.svg Saur–Sojasun 3' 43"
2  Grégory Rast (SUI) RadioShack–Nissan + 3"
3  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 3"
4  Mathew Hayman (AUS) Team Sky + 5"
5  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) RadioShack–Nissan + 7"
6  Marcel Sieberg (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 7"
7  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Jersey white.svg Argos–Shimano + 7"
8  Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 7"
9  Damien Gaudin (FRA) Team Europcar + 7"
10  Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) Cofidis + 8"

Stage 1[edit]

31 May 2012 – Luxembourg to Hesperange, 181 km (112 mi)[2][3]
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol 4h 53' 56"
2  Davide Appollonio (ITA) Team Sky s.t.
3  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
4  Romain Feillu (FRA) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
5  Koen de Kort (NED) Argos–Shimano s.t.
6  Sascha Weber (GER) Differdange–Magic–SportFood.de s.t.
7  Roy Curvers (NED) Argos–Shimano s.t.
8  Vincent Baestaens (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony s.t.
9  Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
10  Yohann Gène (FRA) Team Europcar s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA) Jersey yellow.svg Saur–Sojasun 4h 57' 39"
2  Grégory Rast (SUI) RadioShack–Nissan + 3"
3  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 3"
4  Mathew Hayman (AUS) Team Sky + 5"
5  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) RadioShack–Nissan + 7"
6  Marcel Sieberg (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 7"
7  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Jersey white.svg Argos–Shimano + 7"
8  Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 7"
9  Damien Gaudin (FRA) Team Europcar + 7"
10  Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) Cofidis + 8"

Stage 2[edit]

1 June 2012 – Schifflange to Leudelange, 183.9 km (114.3 mi)[4][5]
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Jersey blue.svg Lotto–Belisol 4h 29' 20"
2  Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
3  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
4  Romain Feillu (FRA) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
5  Jempy Drucker (LUX) Accent.jobs–Willems Veranda's s.t.
6  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator s.t.
7  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
8  Roy Curvers (NED) Argos–Shimano s.t.
9  Maxime Monfort (BEL) RadioShack–Nissan s.t.
10  Wout Poels (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA) Jersey yellow.svg Saur–Sojasun 9h 26' 59"
2  Grégory Rast (SUI) RadioShack–Nissan + 3"
3  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 3"
4  Mathew Hayman (AUS) Team Sky + 5"
5  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) RadioShack–Nissan + 7"
6  Marcel Sieberg (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 7"
7  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Jersey white.svg Argos–Shimano + 7"
8  Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 7"
9  Damien Gaudin (FRA) Team Europcar + 7"
10  Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) Cofidis + 8"

Stage 3[edit]

2 June 2012 – Eschweiler to Differdange, 205.4 km (127.6 mi)[6][7]
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Wout Poels (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM 5h 01' 11"
2  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) RadioShack–Nissan s.t.
3  Fränk Schleck (LUX) RadioShack–Nissan s.t.
4  Michael Barry (CAN) Team Sky + 24"
5  Salvatore Puccio (ITA) Team Sky + 24"
6  Vincent Jérôme (FRA) Team Europcar + 24"
7  Ben Gastauer (LUX) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 24"
8  Thomas Damuseau (FRA) Argos–Shimano + 24"
9  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis + 24"
10  Johnny Hoogerland (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 24"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Jersey yellow.svg RadioShack–Nissan 14h 28' 17"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Jersey white.svg Vacansoleil–DCM + 2"
3  Fränk Schleck (LUX) RadioShack–Nissan + 5"
4  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 20"
5  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Argos–Shimano + 24"
6  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis + 25"
7  Sébastien Delfosse (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony + 28"
8  Maxime Monfort (BEL) RadioShack–Nissan + 29"
9  Bob Jungels (LUX) Team Luxembourg + 29"
10  Martin Elmiger (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 32"

Stage 4[edit]

3 June 2012 – Mersch to Luxembourg, 153.5 km (95.4 mi)[8][9]

Stage results were taken from the first passage through the finish line for safety reasons due to poor weather conditions.[10][11]

Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto–Belisol 2h 39' 58"
2  Laurens De Vreese (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 25"
3  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Jersey yellow.svg RadioShack–Nissan + 25"
4  Maxime Monfort (BEL) RadioShack–Nissan + 25"
5  Wout Poels (NED) Jersey white.svg Vacansoleil–DCM + 25"
6  Fränk Schleck (LUX) RadioShack–Nissan + 25"
7  Martin Elmiger (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 25"
8  Eliot Lietaer (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator + 25"
9  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Argos–Shimano + 25"
10  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 25"
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Jersey yellow.svg RadioShack–Nissan 17h 08' 40"
2  Wout Poels (NED) Jersey white.svg Vacansoleil–DCM + 2"
3  Fränk Schleck (LUX) RadioShack–Nissan + 5"
4  Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur–Sojasun + 20"
5  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Argos–Shimano + 24"
6  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Cofidis + 25"
7  Sébastien Delfosse (BEL) Landbouwkrediet–Euphony + 28"
8  Maxime Monfort (BEL) RadioShack–Nissan + 29"
9  Bob Jungels (LUX) Team Luxembourg + 29"
10  Martin Elmiger (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 32"

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Yellow jersey
Points classification
Blue jersey
Mountains classification
Green jersey
Young rider classification
White jersey
Team classification
P Jimmy Engoulvent Jimmy Engoulvent not awarded not awarded Tom Dumoulin Saur–Sojasun
1 André Greipel André Greipel Albert Timmer
2 André Greipel
3 Wout Poels Jakob Fuglsang Wout Poels RadioShack–Nissan
4 Jurgen Roelandts
Final Jakob Fuglsang André Greipel Albert Timmer Wout Poels RadioShack–Nissan

References[edit]

General
  • "Results 2012". aotdl.com (in French). Archived from the original on 1 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
Specific
  1. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – P – General" (PDF). aotdl.com. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 1 – Stage" (PDF). aotdl.com. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 1 – General" (PDF). aotdl.com. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 2 – Stage" (PDF). aotdl.com. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 2 – General" (PDF). aotdl.com. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 3 – Stage" (PDF). aotdl.com. 2 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  7. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 3 – General" (PDF). aotdl.com. 2 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 4 – Stage" (PDF). aotdl.com. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  9. ^ "Skoda Tour de Luxembourg – 4 – General" (PDF). aotdl.com. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  10. ^ "4e Etape, 03. Juin 2012: Mersch-Luxembourg – Classement individuel de l'étape" [4th Stage, 03. June 2012: Mersch to Luxembourg - Individual ranking of the stage] (PDF). Mikro Timing (in French). Olympia Event Service. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  11. ^ Been, José (3 June 2012). "Roelandts grabs solo victory while Fuglsang secures overall win". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 26 June 2012.