2014 Tour of Belgium

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2014 Tour of Belgium
2014 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates 28 May – 1 June
Stages 5
Distance 714.6 km (444.0 mi)
Winning time 16h 31' 11"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Tony Martin (GER) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
  Second  Tom Dumoulin (NED) (Giant–Shimano)
  Third  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) (IAM Cycling)

Points  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
Youth  Tom Dumoulin (NED) (Giant–Shimano)
Combativity  Yves Lampaert (BEL) (Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise)
  Team Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
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The 2014 Tour of Belgium was the 84th edition of the Tour of Belgium cycling stage race. It took place from 28 May to 1 June 2014 in Belgium, and was a part of the 2014 UCI Europe Tour.

Schedule[edit]

Stage Course Distance Type Date Winner
1 Lochristi to Buggenhout 172.6 km (107.2 mi) Flat stage Wednesday, 28 May  Tom Boonen (BEL)
2 Lierde to Knokke-Heist 170.4 km (105.9 mi) Flat stage Thursday, 29 May  Tom Boonen (BEL)
3 Diksmuide to Diksmuide 16.8 km (10.4 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial Friday, 30 May  Tony Martin (GER)
4 Eau d'Heure lakes to Eau d'Heure lakes 177.1 km (110.0 mi) Intermediate stage Saturday, 31 May  André Greipel (GER)
5 Oreye to Oreye 177.7 km (110.4 mi) Intermediate stage Sunday, 1 June  Paul Martens (GER)

Teams[edit]

20 teams were invited to the 2014 Tour of Belgium: 6 UCI ProTeams, 7 UCI Professional Continental Teams and 7 UCI Continental Teams.[1]

UCI ProTeams UCI Professional Continental Teams UCI Continental Teams

Stages[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

28 May 2014 – Lochristi to Buggenhout, 172.6 km (107.2 mi)[2]
Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 51' 43"
2  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
3  Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
4  Jonas Ahlstrand (SWE) Giant–Shimano s.t.
5  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana s.t.
6  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
7  Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Neri Sottoli s.t.
8  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9  Sascha Weber (GER) Veranclassic-Doltcini s.t.
10  Gert Steegmans (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Red jerseyblue jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 51' 33"
2  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 4"
3  Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 6"
4  Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 7"
5  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 8"
6  Jan Bakelants (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 9"
7  Jonas Ahlstrand (SWE) White jersey Giant–Shimano + 10"
8  Andrea Guardini (ITA) Astana + 10"
9  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 10"
10  Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Neri Sottoli + 10"

Stage 2[edit]

29 May 2014 – Lierde to Knokke-Heist, 170.4 km (105.9 mi)[3]
Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Red jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 49' 33"
2  Gert Steegmans (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
3  Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
4  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
5  Thor Hushovd (NOR) BMC Racing Team s.t.
6  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert s.t.
7  Louis Verhelst (BEL) Cofidis s.t.
8  Jonas Ahlstrand (SWE) White jersey Giant–Shimano s.t.
9  Florian Sénéchal (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
10  Klaas Lodewyck (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Red jerseyblue jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 7h 40' 56"
2  Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 12"
3  Gert Steegmans (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 14"
4  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol + 14"
5  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 15"
6  Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 16"
7  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 18"
8  Jan Bakelants (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 19"
9  Michael Van Staeyen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise + 20"
10  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 20"

Stage 3[edit]

30 May 2014 – Diksmuide, 16.8 km (10.4 mi), individual time trial (ITT)[4]
Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 19' 43"
2  Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano + 16"
3  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) IAM Cycling + 26"
4  Silvan Dillier (SUI) BMC Racing Team + 44"
5  Matthias Brändle (AUT) IAM Cycling + 47"
6  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 48"
7  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Cofidis + 51"
8  Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 51"
9  Chad Haga (USA) Giant–Shimano + 53"
10  Reto Hollenstein (SUI) IAM Cycling + 56"
General Classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Red jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 8h 00' 59"
2  Tom Dumoulin (NED) White jersey Giant–Shimano + 16"
3  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) IAM Cycling + 26"
4  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 46"
5  Matthias Brändle (AUT) IAM Cycling + 47"
6  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Cofidis + 51"
7  Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 51"
8  Chad Haga (USA) Giant–Shimano + 53"
9  Reto Hollenstein (SUI) IAM Cycling + 56"
10  Jan Ghyselinck (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 56"

Stage 4[edit]

31 May 2014 – Eau d'Heure lakes to Eau d'Heure lakes, 177.1 km (110.0 mi)[5]
Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Lotto–Belisol 4h 16' 11"
2  Roman Maikin (RUS) RusVelo s.t.
3  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t.
4  Mathieu van der Poel (NED) BKCP–Powerplus s.t.
5  Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) Astana s.t.
6  Kenneth Vanbilsen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
7  Koen de Kort (NED) Giant–Shimano s.t.
8  Gerry Druyts (BEL) Team 3M s.t.
9  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t.
10  Sascha Weber (GER) Veranclassic-Doltcini s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Red jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 12h 17' 10"
2  Tom Dumoulin (NED) White jersey Giant–Shimano + 16"
3  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) IAM Cycling + 26"
4  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Blue jersey BMC Racing Team + 41"
5  Matthias Brändle (AUT) IAM Cycling + 47"
6  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Cofidis + 51"
7  Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 51"
8  Reto Hollenstein (SUI) IAM Cycling + 56"
9  Jan Ghyselinck (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 56"
10  Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 56"

Stage 5[edit]

1 June 2014 – Oreye to Oreye, 177.7 km (110.4 mi)[6]
Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1  Paul Martens (GER) Belkin Pro Cycling 4h 14' 01"
2  Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) Astana s.t.
3  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t.
4  Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
5  Kris Boeckmans (BEL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
6  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Blue jersey BMC Racing Team s.t.
7  Greg Henderson (NZL) Lotto–Belisol s.t.
8  Edward Theuns (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise s.t.
9  Marcel Meisen (GER) Kwadro-Stannah s.t.
10  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1  Tony Martin (GER) Red jersey Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 16h 31' 11"
2  Tom Dumoulin (NED) White jersey Giant–Shimano + 16"
3  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) IAM Cycling + 26"
4  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Blue jersey BMC Racing Team + 38"
5  Matthias Brändle (AUT) IAM Cycling + 47"
6  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Cofidis + 51"
7  Artem Ovechkin (RUS) RusVelo + 51"
8  Jan Ghyselinck (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert + 55"
9  Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 56"
10  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 57"

Classification leadership table[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
Jersey red.svg
Algemeen klassement
Points classification
Jersey blue.svg
Puntenklassement
Combativity classification
Jersey black.svg
Prijs van de strijdlust
Young rider classification
Jersey white.svg
Jongerenklassement
Teams classification
Ploegenklassement
1 Tom Boonen Tom Boonen Tom Boonen Pieter Vanspeybrouck Jonas Ahlstrand Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
2 Tom Boonen Yves Lampaert
3 Tony Martin Tony Martin Tom Dumoulin
4 André Greipel Philippe Gilbert
5 Paul Martens
Final Tony Martin Philippe Gilbert Yves Lampaert Tom Dumoulin Omega Pharma–Quick-Step

Standings[edit]

Legend
  Red jersey   Denotes the leader of the General classification   Blue jersey   Denotes the leader of the Points classification
  Black jersey   Denotes the leader of the Combativity classification   White jersey   Denotes the leader of the Young rider classification