Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 Results 5th stage: Contador wins again
The 5th stage on the Tirreno-Adriatico was a 192 kilometre long ride. The stage contained 12 kilometres of serious climbing, with gradients on the Muro of up to 30%! Nobody could stop Alberto Contador and he rode away to his second stage win. (Slideshow route/profile)
The remaining 168 riders left Amatrice. Notable absentees were Richie Porte and Thibaut Pinot who both pulled out due to illness.
After showing his form in stage 4, Contador put in what could be the race defining attack at the Passo Lanciano- distancing his rivals, catching the breakaway and riding to another stage win. It was classic Contador and not even Nairo Quintana could get anywhere close to El Pistolero.
The GC leader starting off today was Michal Kwiatkowski but the young Pole blew completely and dropped out of the top 10.
Contador now has a comfortable lead in the GC, over two minutes ahead of Nairo Quintana, with two stages to go.
Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 Results 5th stage
1. Alberto Contador (Spain)
2. Simon Geschke (Germany) + 0.06
3. Benjamin King (USA) + 0.46
4. Adam Hansen (Australia) + 1.01
5. Jean Christope Peraud (France) + 1.26
6. Giampaolo Caruso (Italy) + 1.39
7. Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic) + 1.42
8. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy) s.t.
9. Julian Arredondo (Colombia) s.t.
10.Rinaldo Nocentini (Italy) s.t.
GC after 5th stage
1. Alberto Contador (Spain)
2. Nairo Quintana (Colombia) + 2.08
3. Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic) + 2.15
4. Julian Davi Arredondo (Colombia) + 2.39
5. Jean Christophe Peraud (France) + 2.40
6. Mikel Nieve (Spain) + 2.50
7. Daniel Moreno (Spain) + 2.51
8. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy) + 2.56
9. Giampaolo Caruso (Italy) + 2.58
10.Robert Kiserlovski (Croatia) + 3.06
Tirreno-Adriatico 2014 stage 5: Images and more
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Climb details of the 5th stage of the 2014 Tirreno-Adriatico
|Name ||Km. ||Avg % ||Max % ||Length ||Height ||Vert. gain |
|Passo Lanciano ||163.0 km ||8.6 % ||13 % ||11.2 km ||1306 m ||930 m |
|Muro di Guardiagrele ||190.6 km ||26 % ||30 % ||0.61 km ||576 m ||133 m |
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