2015 Tour of Austria

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2015 Tour of Austria
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates 4–12 July
Stages 8 + Prologue
Distance 1,452.9 km (902.8 mi)
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The 2015 Tour of Austria will be the 67th edition of the Tour of Austria cycling stage race. It's scheduled to start in Wien on 4 July with a team time trial prologue, and will conclude in Bregenz on 12 July. This will be the first time in several years that the race will consist of 8 stages plus a prologue. It is part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour, and is rated as a 2.HC event.[1]

Schedule[edit]

[2]

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Ref
P 4 July Wien 5.3 km (3.3 mi) Time Trial.svg Team time trial Team Katusha [3][4]
1 5 July Mörbisch to Scheibbs 206.6 km (128.4 mi) Flat stage  Sondre Holst Enger (NOR) [5]
2 6 July Litschau to Griesskirchen 196.1 km (121.9 mi) Intermediate stage  David Tanner (AUS) [6]
3 7 July Windischgarsten to Gratwein-Straßengel 181.1 km (112.5 mi) Intermediate stage  Rick Zabel (GER)
4 8 July Stift Rein/Gratwein to Villacher Alpe/Dobratsch 207.4 km (128.9 mi) Mountainstage.svg Mountain stage  Víctor de la Parte (ESP)
5 9 July Villach/Dobrollach to Matrei in Osttirol 175 km (108.7 mi) Flat stage  Johann Van Zyl (RSA)
6 10 July Lienz to Kitzbühler Horn Alpenhaus 164.7 km (102.3 mi) Mountainstage.svg Mountain stage  Víctor de la Parte (ESP)
7 11 July Kitzbühel to Innsbruck 124.7 km (77.5 mi) Flat stage  Lukas Pöstlberger (AUT)
8 12 July Innsbruck-Völs to Bregenz 192 km (119.3 mi) Mountainstage.svg Mountain stage  Moreno Moser (ITA)
Total 1,452.9 km (902.8 mi)

Teams[edit]

20 teams were invited to the 2015 Tour of Austria: 6 UCI ProTeams, 7 UCI Professional Continental Teams and 7 UCI Continental Teams.[7]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

Continental teams

Stages[edit]

Prologue[edit]

4 July 2015 — Wien, 5.3 km (3.3 mi) team time trial (TTT)
Result of prologue
Rank Rider Team Time
1 Team Katusha 5' 45"
2 MTN–Qhubeka +1"
3 BMC Racing Team +5"
4 Cofidis +8"
5 IAM Cycling +8"
6 Cannondale–Garmin +8"
7 Team Felbermayr - Simplon Wels +10"
8 AG2R La Mondiale +11"
9 Amplatz - BMC +13"
10 Team Roompot +14"
Source: ProCyclingStats
General classification after prologue
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Rüdiger Selig (GER) General classification Team Katusha 5' 45"
2  Vladimir Isaychev (RUS) Team Katusha +0"
3  Gatis Smukulis (LAT) Team Katusha +0"
4  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Team Katusha +0"
5  Sven Erik Bystrøm (NOR) Team Katusha +0"
6  Egor Silin (RUS) Team Katusha +0"
7  Ángel Vicioso (ESP) Team Katusha +0"
8  Eduard Vorganov (RUS) Team Katusha +0"
9  Youcef Reguigui (ALG) MTN–Qhubeka +1"
10  Natnael Berhane (ERI) MTN–Qhubeka +1"
Source: ProCyclingStats

Classification leadership table[edit]

Stage Winner General classification
A jersey with a yellow design
Points classification
A jersey with a red design
Mountains classification
A jersey with a red polkadot design
Best Austrian Rider classification
A jersey with a rosa design
Team classification
Jersey yellow number.svg
P Team Katusha Rüdiger Selig not awarded not awarded Matthias Krizek Team Katusha
1 Sondre Holst Enger Gerald Ciolek Sondre Holst Enger Daniel Lehner
2 David Tanner Gerald Ciolek Matthias Krizek
3 Rick Zabel Ángel Vicioso Jan Tratnik Stephan Rabitsch
4 Víctor de la Parte Jan Hirt Víctor de la Parte Gregor Mühlberger BMC Racing Team
5 Johann Van Zyl
6 Víctor de la Parte Víctor de la Parte Felix Großschartner Stefan Denifl
7 Lukas Pöstlberger
8 Moreno Moser
Final Víctor de la Parte Jan Tratnik Felix Großschartner Stefan Denifl BMC Racing Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Deutsch) "Österreich Rundfahrt 2015", Österreich Rundfahrt – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015
  2. ^ (Deutsch) "Österreich Rundfahrt 2015 – Rennen", Österreich Rundfahrt – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015
  3. ^ "Katusha win Tour of Austria team time trial". CyclingNews. Future plc. 4 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Tour of Austria - Prologue results". ProCyclingStats. 4 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  5. ^ "IAM Cycling's Holst Enger wins stage 1". CyclingNews. Future plc. 5 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Tour of Austria: Tanner wins stage 2 in Grieskirchen". CyclingNews. Future plc. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  7. ^ (Deutsch) "Österreich Rundfahrt 2015 – Teams", Österreich Rundfahrt – Official Website, 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015