Tour de Suisse 2015 Stage 1: Dumoulin powers to stage-win and GC lead

Tom Dumoulin5.1 kilometres of legal speeding, that's stage 1 in the Tour de Suisse for you. Tom Dumoulin bests Fabian Cancellara by 2 seconds and is the first overall leader. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 1st stage Tour de Suisse

1. Tom Dumoulin (nld)
2. Fabian Cancellara (swi) + 0.02
3. Matthias Brändle (aut) + 0.04
4. Peter Sagan (svk) + 0.05
5. Steve Morabito (swi) s.t.
6. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) s.t.
7. Cameron Meyer (aus) + 0.06
8. Ion Izagirre (spa) s.t.
9. Adriano Malori (ita) s.t.
10. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 0.07

73. Michal Kwiatkowski (pol) + 0.21

GC after stage 1
1. Tom Dumoulin (nld)
2. Fabian Cancellara (swi) + 0.02
3. Matthias Brändle (aut) + 0.04
4. Peter Sagan (svk) + 0.05
5. Steve Morabito (swi) s.t.
6. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) s.t.
7. Cameron Meyer (aus) + 0.06
8. Ion Izagirre (spa) s.t.
9. Adriano Malori (ita) s.t.
10. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 0.07

73. Michal Kwiatkowski (pol) + 0.21

Race report
Cameron Meyer opens the debates with a strong performance in 5’47”. Greg Van Avermaet is 1 second faster and he just touched the hot seat when Matthias Brändle powers to 5’45”.

Michal Kwiatkowski offers a disappointing performance: 6’02”.

Cancellara makes it in 5’43” but Tom Dumoulin is in a class of his own: 5’41”.

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