2015 Critérium International

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2015 Critérium International
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates28–29 March 2015
Stages3
Distance289 km (179.6 mi)
Winning time7h 35' 45"
Results
Winner  Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA) (AG2R La Mondiale)
  Second  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) (FDJ)
  Third  Fabio Felline (ITA) (Trek Factory Racing)

Points  Fabio Felline (ITA) (Trek Factory Racing)
Mountains  Marco Canola (ITA) (UnitedHealthcare)
Youth  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) (FDJ)
  Team AG2R La Mondiale
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The 2015 Critérium International, was the 84th edition of the Critérium International cycling stage race. It took place on the island of Corsica, around the city of Porto Vecchio. As the previous three editions, the race consisted of three stages, two on the first race day (including a short individual time trial) and one on the second day.[1]

The race has been won by Jean-Christophe Péraud of AG2R La Mondiale for the second time in a row. The Frenchman claimed overall lead in the final stage, which he won. Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) finished second in the General classification and won the Young Rider classification. Fabio Felline of Trek Factory Racing, who won the time trial on stage 2, was third in the General classification and won the Points classification. UnitedHealthcare's rider Marco Canola claimed the Mountains classification, while French team AG2R La Mondiale won the teams classification.

Schedule[edit]

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 28 March Porto-Vecchio – Porto-Vecchio 92.5 km (57 mi) Hillystage.svg Hilly stage  Ben King (USA)[2]
2 Porto-Vecchio – Porto-Vecchio 7 km (4 mi) Individual time trial  Fabio Felline (ITA)[3]
3 29 March Porto-Vecchio – Col de l'Ospedale 189.5 km (118 mi) Mountain stage  Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA)[4]
Total 289 km (179.6 mi)

Teams[edit]

A total of 16 teams were selected to take part in the race:[5]

World Teams

Professional Continental teams

Continental teams

Stages[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

28 March (Morning) Porto-Vecchio - Porto-Vecchio, 92.5 km

Stage 1 result
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Ben King (USA) Cannondale–Garmin 2hr 06' 43"
2  Clément Saint Martin (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +5"
3  Romain Feillu (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +39"
4  Tom Veelers (NED) Team Giant–Alpecin +39"
5  Clément Venturini (FRA) Cofidis +39"
6  Benjamin Giraud (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +39"
7  Marco Canola (ITA) UnitedHealthcare +39"
8  Julián Arredondo (COL) Trek Factory Racing +39"
9  Jay McCarthy (AUS) Tinkoff–Saxo +39"
10  Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek Factory Racing +39"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Ben King (USA) General classification Cannondale–Garmin 2hr 06' 34"
2  Clément Saint Martin (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +8"
3  Romain Feillu (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +46"
4  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) FDJ +47"
5  Tom Veelers (NED) Team Giant–Alpecin +48"
6  Clément Venturini (FRA) Cofidis +48"
7  Benjamin Giraud (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +48"
8  Marco Canola (ITA) UnitedHealthcare +48"
9  Julián Arredondo (COL) Trek Factory Racing +48"
10  Jay McCarthy (AUS) Tinkoff–Saxo +48"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 2[edit]

28 March (Afternoon) Porto-Vecchio - Porto-Vecchio, 7 k time trial

Stage 2 result
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek Factory Racing 9' 11"
2  Bob Jungels (LUX) Trek Factory Racing +1"
3  Manuele Boaro (ITA) Tinkoff–Saxo +2"
4  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) FDJ +6"
5  Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU) Cannondale–Garmin +9"
6  Anthony Delaplace (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +11"
7  Mathias Frank (SUI) IAM Cycling +12"
8  Stef Clement (NED) IAM Cycling +13"
9  Julien Loubet (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +15"
10  Pierrick Fedrigo (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +16"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Ben King (USA) General classification Cannondale–Garmin 2hr 16' 06"
2  Clément Saint Martin (FRA) Team Marseille 13 KTM +24"
3  Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek Factory Racing +27"
4  Bob Jungels (LUX) Trek Factory Racing +28"
5  Manuele Boaro (ITA) Tinkoff–Saxo +29"
6  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) FDJ +32"
7  Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU) Cannondale–Garmin +36"
8  Anthony Delaplace (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +38"
9  Mathias Frank (SUI) IAM Cycling +39"
10  Stef Clement (NED) IAM Cycling +40"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Stage 3[edit]

29 March Porto-Vecchio - Col de l'Ospédale, 189.5 km

Stage 3 result
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale 5hr 19' 05"
2  Pierrick Fedrigo (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +15"
3  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) FDJ +16"
4  Jan Bakelants (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale +25"
5  Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek Factory Racing +25"
6  Alexis Vuillermoz (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +25"
7  Nicolas Edet (FRA) Cofidis +25"
8  Julián Arredondo (COL) Trek Factory Racing +30"
9  José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 +30"
10  Manuele Boaro (ITA) Tinkoff–Saxo +51"
Source: ProCyclingStats
Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA) General classification AG2R La Mondiale 7hr 35' 45"
2  Thibaut Pinot (FRA) Young rider classification FDJ +10"
3  Fabio Felline (ITA) Points classification Trek Factory Racing +18"
4  Pierrick Fedrigo (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement +18"
5  José Mendes (POR) Bora–Argon 18 +40"
6  Jan Bakelants (BEL) AG2R La Mondiale +41"
7  Nicolas Edet (FRA) Cofidis +43"
8  Julián Arredondo (COL) Trek Factory Racing +44"
9  Alexis Vuillermoz (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +45"
10  Manuele Boaro (ITA) Tinkoff–Saxo +46"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Classification leadership table[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
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Points classification
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Mountains classification
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Young rider classification
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Team Classification
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1 Ben King Ben King Ben King Ben King Clément Saint Martin Cannondale–Garmin
2 Fabio Felline
3 Jean-Christophe Péraud Jean-Christophe Péraud Fabio Felline Marco Canola Thibaut Pinot AG2R La Mondiale
Final Jean-Christophe Péraud Fabio Felline Marco Canola Thibaut Pinot AG2R La Mondiale

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Critérium International to stay in Porto-Vecchio in 2015 and 2016". letour.com. 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Critérium International 2015 - Stage 1". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Criterium International stage 2: Felline wins individual time trial". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 28 March 2015. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Peraud wins overall title at Criterium International". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 29 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  5. ^ "16 teams head for Porto-Vecchio". letour.com. 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 18 March 2015.

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