2013 Volta ao Algarve

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2013 Volta ao Algarve
Race details
Dates 14–17 February
Stages 4
Distance 621.6 km (386.2 mi)
Winning time 15h 36' 26"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Tony Martin (GER) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
  Second  Michal Kwiatkowski (POL) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
  Third  Lieuwe Westra (NED) (Vacansoleil–DCM)

Points  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) (RadioShack–Leopard)
Mountains  Manuele Boaro (ITA) (Saxo–Tinkoff)
Sprints  Hugo Sabido (POR) (LA Alumínios–Antarte)
  Team RadioShack–Leopard
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The 2013 Volta ao Algarve was the 39th edition of the Volta ao Algarve cycling stage race. It was rated as a 2.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour, and was held from 14 to 17 February 2013, in Portugal.

The race was won by Germany's Tony Martin,[1] of Omega Pharma–Quick-Step courtesy of his dominant victory in the final ITT stage winning the time trial by over a minute. Martin's winning margin over his teammate and runner-up Michal Kwiatkowski was 58 seconds, and Dutch rider Lieuwe Westra (Vacansoleil–DCM) completed the podium, a further second behind Kwiatkowski and 59 seconds down on Martin. In the race's other classifications, Italian Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack–Leopard) won the points classification, Portugal's Hugo Sabido (LA Alumínios–Antarte) won the sprints classification, Italy's Manuele Boaro of Saxo–Tinkoff won the green jersey for the mountains classification, and RadioShack–Leopard finished at the head of the teams classification.

Race overview[edit]

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 14 February Faro to Albufeira 198.8 km (123.5 mi) Plainstage.svg Flat stage  Paul Martens (GER)[2]
2 15 February Lagoa to Lagoa 195 km (121.2 mi) Plainstage.svg Flat stage  Theo Bos (NED)[3]
3 16 February Portimão to Alto do Malhão 193 km (119.9 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Sergio Henao (COL)[4]
4 17 February Castro Marim to Tavira 34.8 km (21.6 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Tony Martin (GER)[5]

Stages[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

14 February 2013 – Faro to Albufeira, 198.8 km (123.5 mi)[2]
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Paul Martens (GER) Blanco Pro Cycling 5h 07' 29"
2  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard s.t.
3  Theo Bos (NED) Blanco Pro Cycling s.t.
4  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Leopard s.t.
5  Thomas Sprengers (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
6  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
7  Tom Van Asbroeck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
8  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team s.t.
9  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
10  Samuel José Caldeira (POR) OFM-Quinta Da Lixa s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Paul Martens (GER) Jersey yellow.svgJersey white.svg Blanco Pro Cycling 5h 07' 29"
2  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 0"
3  Theo Bos (NED) Blanco Pro Cycling + 0"
4  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Leopard + 0"
5  Thomas Sprengers (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
6  Mark Cavendish (GBR) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 0"
7  Tom Van Asbroeck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 0"
8  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 0"
9  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare + 0"
10  Samuel José Caldeira (POR) OFM-Quinta Da Lixa + 0"

Stage 2[edit]

15 February 2013 – Lagoa to Lagoa, 195 km (121.2 mi)[3]
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Theo Bos (NED) Blanco Pro Cycling 4h 50' 15"
2  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Leopard s.t.
3  Bruno Sancho (POR) Carmim–Tavira s.t.
4  Jesús Herrada (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
5  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Vacansoleil–DCM s.t.
6  Thomas Leezer (NED) Blanco Pro Cycling s.t.
7  Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
8  Pieter Vanspeybrouck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
8  Edwin Ávila (COL) Colombia s.t.
10  Michael Mørkøv (DEN) Saxo–Tinkoff s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Theo Bos (NED) Jersey yellow.svgJersey white.svg Blanco Pro Cycling 9h 57' 30"
2  Paul Martens (GER) Blanco Pro Cycling + 4"
3  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) RadioShack–Leopard + 8"
4  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 8"
5  Hugo Sabido (POR) LA Alumínios–Antarte + 9"
6  Eduard Vorganov (RUS) Team Katusha + 9"
7  Bruno Sancho (POR) Carmim–Tavira + 10"
8  Amets Txurruka (ESP) Caja Rural + 11"
9  Sérgio Paulinho (POR) Saxo–Tinkoff + 12"
10  Bert-Jan Lindeman (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 12"

Stage 3[edit]

16 February 2013 – Portimão to Alto do Malhão, 193 km (119.9 mi)[4]
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Sergio Henao (COL) Team Sky 4h 53' 15"
2  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 3"
3  Lieuwe Westra (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 5"
4  Rigoberto Urán (COL) Team Sky + 7"
5  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 7"
6  Andreas Klöden (GER) RadioShack–Leopard + 7"
7  Josh Edmondson (GBR) Team Sky + 7"
8  Denis Menchov (RUS) Team Katusha + 7"
8  Jesús Herrada (ESP) Movistar Team + 12"
10  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 12"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Sergio Henao (COL) Jersey yellow.svg Team Sky 14h 50' 49"
2  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 7"
3  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 11"
4  Lieuwe Westra (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 11"
5  Andreas Klöden (GER) RadioShack–Leopard + 17"
6  Rigoberto Urán (COL) Team Sky + 17"
7  Denis Menchov (RUS) Team Katusha + 17"
8  Josh Edmondson (GBR) Team Sky + 17"
9  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
10  Jesús Herrada (ESP) Movistar Team + 22"

Stage 4[edit]

17 February 2013 – Castro Marim to Tavira, 34.8 km (21.6 mi); individual time trial (ITT)[5]
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 45' 09"
2  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1' 07"
3  Jesse Sergent (NZL) RadioShack–Leopard + 1' 15"
4  Lieuwe Westra (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 1' 16"
5  Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 30"
6  Denis Menchov (RUS) Team Katusha + 1' 32"
7  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 1' 47"
8  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 1' 47"
9  Andreas Klöden (GER) RadioShack–Leopard + 2' 04"
10  Jan Bakelants (BEL) RadioShack–Leopard + 2' 32"
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Jersey yellow.svg Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 15h 36' 26"
2  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 58"
3  Lieuwe Westra (NED) Vacansoleil–DCM + 59"
4  Denis Menchov (RUS) Team Katusha + 1' 21"
5  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 1' 26"
6  Tiago Machado (POR) RadioShack–Leopard + 1' 30"
7  Jesse Sergent (NZL) RadioShack–Leopard + 1' 40"
8  Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) Movistar Team + 1' 45"
9  Andreas Klöden (GER) RadioShack–Leopard + 1' 53"
10  Rigoberto Urán (COL) Team Sky + 2' 31"

Classification leadership[edit]

Stage Winner General Classification
Mountains Classification
Sprints Classification
Points Classification
Local Rider Classification Teams Classification
1 Paul Martens Paul Martens Sérgio Paulinho Eduard Vorganov Paul Martens Tiago Machado Blanco Pro Cycling
2 Theo Bos Theo Bos Manuele Boaro Hugo Sabido Theo Bos
3 Sergio Henao Sergio Henao Giacomo Nizzolo Rui Costa Team Sky
4 Tony Martin Tony Martin RadioShack–Leopard
Final Tony Martin Manuele Boaro Hugo Sabido Giacomo Nizzolo Rui Costa RadioShack–Leopard

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tony Martin wins Volta ao Algarve with comprehensive time-trial victory on final day". BSkyB. Sky Sports News. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Hymas, Peter (14 February 2013). "Martens wins opening stage of Volta ao Algarve". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Algarve: Theo Bos wins stage 2". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Henao claims summit finish at Volta ao Algarve". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 16 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Martin wins time trial, overall at Volta ao Algarve". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 17 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

Official website