Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 Results 1st stage: Omega Pharma-Quik Step Win

Omega Pharma-Quikstep won the stage 1 team time trial in Tirreno-Adiratico, besting Orica Greenedge and Movistar. Cavendish is the first race leader. (Slideshow route/profile)

Omega Pharma-Quickstep and Orica Greenedge are forming quite the rivalry in team time trials. It was the Belgian outfit who won out today, powering to the win 11 seconds faster than the Australian team. Movistar finished 7 seconds further back in 3rd.

Mark Cavendish was first over the line in San Vincenzo and takes the leaders jersey with his teammates, including GC favourites Uran and Kwiatkowski, piled up behind him on GC.

Big GC losers today were Cadel Evans and Chris Horner, while Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador will be quite pleased.

Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 Results 1st stage

1.Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team 0:20:13
2.Orica Greenedge + 0.11
3.Movistar + 0.18
4.Tinkoff-Saxo + 0.24
5.Cannondale + 0.26
6.Team Sky + 0.27
7.Lotto-Belisol + 0.28
8.Trek Factory Racing + 0.36
9.Belkin + 0.37
10.FDJ.fr + 0.43

GC after 1st stage

1. Mark Cavendish (gbr)
2. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland) s.t.
3. Rigoberto Uran (Colombia) s.t.
4. Mark Renshaw (Australia) s.t.
5. Wout Poels (The Netherlands) s.t.
6. Alessandro Pettacchi (Italy) + 0.02
7. Tony Martin (Germany) + 0.03
8. Daryl Impey (South-Africa) + 0.11
9. Simon Clarke (Australia) s.t.
10.Luke Durbridge (Australia) s.t.

Tirreno-Adriatico 2014: The stage

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Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 stage 1: Images

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