2016 Vuelta a Asturias

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2016 Vuelta a Asturias
2016 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
DatesApril 30, 2016 (2016-04-30)–May 2, 2016 (2016-05-02)
Stages3
Distance460.7 km (286.3 mi)
Winning time11hr 50' 53"
Results
Winner  Hugh Carthy (GBR) (Caja Rural–Seguros RGA)
  Second  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) (Caja Rural–Seguros RGA)
  Third  Daniel Moreno (ESP) (Movistar Team)

Points  Daniel Moreno (ESP) (Movistar Team)
Mountains  Raúl Alarcón (ESP) (W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal)
Youth  Hugh Carthy (GBR) (Caja Rural–Seguros RGA)
Sprints  Diego Milán (DOM) (Inteja–MMR Dominican Cycling Team)
  Team Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
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The 2016 Vuelta a Asturias was the 59th edition of the Vuelta a Asturias cycling stage race. The race included three stages: it started on 30 April with a stage from Oviedo to Alto del Acebo (Cangas del Narcea) and finished on 2 May with a stage that started in Bueño and then finished back in Oviedo. The defending champion was Igor Antón (Movistar Team).

The race was won by Hugh Carthy (Caja Rural–Seguros RGA), who won a solo victory on the first stage and then finished in the third position on the last stage to secure victory by 22 seconds.

Teams[edit]

A total of 14 teams and one national combined team raced in the 2016 Vuelta a Asturias: one UCI World Team, another UCI Professional Continental team and 12 UCI Continental teams.

World Tour teams

Professional Continental teams

Continental teams

Schedule[edit]

The race included three road stages on consecutive days.

Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 30 April Oviedo to Alto del Acebo 152.5 km (94.8 mi) Mountain stage  Hugh Carthy (GBR)
2 1 May Cangas del Narcea to Pola de Lena 186.7 km (116.0 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Carlos Betancur (COL)
3 2 May Bueño to Oviedo 121.5 km (75.5 mi) Medium-mountain stage  Daniel Moreno (ESP)
Total 460.7 km (286.3 mi)

Stages[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

30 April – Oviedo to Alto del Acebo, 152.5 km (94.8 mi)

Result of stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Hugh Carthy (GBR) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 4hr 10' 40"
2  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +22"
3  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +28"
4  Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +34"
5  Heiner Parra (COL) Boyacá Raza de Campeones +44"
6  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +51"
7  Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +1' 06"
8  Ángel Madrazo (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 11"
9  Fabricio Ferrari (URU) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 46"
10  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +1' 46"
Source: La Nueva España
General classification after stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Hugh Carthy (GBR) General classificationPoints classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 4hr 10' 30"
2  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +26"
3  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +34"
4  Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +44"
5  Heiner Parra (COL) Boyacá Raza de Campeones +54"
6  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +1' 01""
7  Javier Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +1' 16"
8  Ángel Madrazo (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 21"
9  Fabricio Ferrari (URU) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 56"
10  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +1' 56"
Source: La Nueva España

Stage 2[edit]

1 May – Cangas del Narcea to Pola de Lena, 186.7 km (116.0 mi)

Result of stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Carlos Betancur (COL) Movistar Team 4hr 42' 11"
2  Fabricio Ferrari (URU) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +0"
3  Alexander Vdovin (RUS) Lokosphinx +7"
4  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +16"
5  Sergey Shilov (RUS) Lokosphinx +16"
6  Eduard Prades (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +16"
7  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +16"
8  Sergio Pardilla (RUS) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +16"
9  David Miguel Rodrigues (POR) Rádio Popular–Boavista +16"
10  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +16"
Source: La Nueva España
General classification after stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Hugh Carthy (GBR) General classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 8hr 52' 57"
2  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Points classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +26"
3  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +34"
4  Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +44"
5  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +1' 01""
6  Ángel Madrazo (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 21"
7  Heiner Parra (COL) Boyacá Raza de Campeones +1' 21"
8  Fabricio Ferrari (URU) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +1' 36"
9  David Miguel Rodrigues (POR) Rádio Popular–Boavista +1' 56"
10  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +1' 56"
Source: La Nueva España

Stage 3[edit]

2 May – Bueño to Oviedo, 121.5 km (75.5 mi)

Result of stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team 2hr 57' 58"
2  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Points classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +0"
3  Hugh Carthy (GBR) General classificationYouth classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +2"
4  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +18"
5  David Miguel Rodrigues (POR) Rádio Popular–Boavista +18"
6  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +19"
7  Heiner Parra (COL) Boyacá Raza de Campeones +19"
8  Federico Figueiredo (POR) Rádio Popular–Boavista +19"
9  Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +23"
10  Sergey Shilov (RUS) Lokosphinx +41"
Source: La Nueva España
Final general classification
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Hugh Carthy (GBR) General classificationYouth classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA 11hr 50' 53"
2  Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Points classification Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +22"
3  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Movistar Team +53"
4  Garikoitz Bravo (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +55"
5  Heiner Parra (COL) Boyacá Raza de Campeones +1' 9"
6  Mikel Bizkarra (ESP) Euskadi Basque Country–Murias +1' 42"
7  Ángel Madrazo (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +2' 4"
8  António Carvalho (POR) W52–FC Porto–Porto Canal +2' 16"
9  David Miguel Rodrigues (POR) Rádio Popular–Boavista +2' 16"
10  Fabricio Ferrari (URU) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA +2' 17"
Source: La Nueva España

Classifications[edit]

The race included four principal classifications, the leaders of which wore jerseys. The leader in the general classification wore a blue jersey; the leader in the points classification wore a blue jersey; the leader in the mountains classification wore a green jersey; the leader of the intermediate sprints classification wore a black and white jersey.[1]

Stage Winner General classification
General classification
Points classification
Points classification
Mountains classification
Mountains classification
Intermediate sprint classification
Sprints classification
Youth classification
Young rider classification
Teams classification
1 Hugh Carthy Hugh Carthy Hugh Carthy Raúl Alarcón Diego Milán Hugh Carthy Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2 Carlos Betancur Sergio Pardilla
3 Daniel Moreno Daniel Moreno
Final Hugh Carthy Daniel Moreno Raúl Alarcón Diego Milán Hugh Carthy Caja Rural–Seguros RGA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vuelta Asturias: Libro de ruta (PDF) (in Spanish). Oviedo: Club Ciclista Aramo. p. 49. Retrieved 2 May 2015.[permanent dead link]

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