Tour de Romandie 2014 Kwiatkowski wins Romandie prologue

Michal Kwiatkowski Prologue Winner RomandieMichael Kwiatkowski won the prologure in the Tour of Romandie today with all other GC favourites conceding precious seconds. (Slideshow route/profile)

Tour de Romandie 2014: Results prologue

1. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland)
2. Rohan Dennis (Australia) + 0.04
3. Marcel Kittel (Germany) s.t.
4. Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy) s.t.
5. Tony Martin (Germany) + 0.05
6. Brett Lancaster (Australia) + 0.06
7. Matthias Brandle (Austria) + 0.07
8. Jesse Sergent (Belgium) + 0.08
9. Ramunas Navardauskas (Lithuania) + 0.09
10. Martijn Keizer (The Netherlands) s.t.

GC after prologue
1. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland)
2. Rohan Dennis (Australia) + 0.04
3. Marcel Kittel (Germany) s.t.
4. Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy) s.t.
5. Tony Martin (Germany) + 0.05
6. Brett Lancaster (Australia) + 0.06
7. Matthias Brandle (Austria) + 0.07
8. Jesse Sergent (Belgium) + 0.08
9. Ramunas Navardauskas (Lithuania) + 0.09
10. Martijn Keizer (The Netherlands) s.t.

Race report
Swiss rider Marcel Wyss was the first out today setting a time of 6’37″. Ramunas Navardauskas was 0’06″ faster and then Brett Lancaster took over with a time of 6’28”.

It was Kwiatkowski’s day however, blasting around the course in 6’22″. Fellow GC favourites Froome, Nibali, Rui Costa and Porte all conceded time, in said order 0’10″, 0’12″, 0’16″ and 0’23″.

Tejay van Garderen was the big loser from the favourites, coming home at 3’21″ due to a crash and ruining his chances of overall victory

Tour de Romandie 2014 Prologue: Images and more

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