Tour of California 2014: Rohan Dennis wins atop Mount Diablo

Rohan DennisTuesday May 13th 2014 - Rohan Dennis' star is rising fast. The Garmin-Sharp rider, after coming 2nd in the Folsom time-trial, went on to win the summit finish on Mount Diablo, taking some time back on GC leader Bradley Wiggins. (Slideshow route/profile)

A breakaway of 7 gained a maximum lead of 6 minutes but the last of them was caught on the lower slopes of Mount Diablo with 5 kilometres remaining.

The impressive young Aussie Rohan Dennis managed to jump away in final section, winning the stage and putting 20 seconds into GC leader Wiggins at the same time. The 23 year old is now just 24 seconds off the race lead.

Results 3rd stage Tour of California 2014

1. Rohan Dennis (Australia)
2. Tiago Machado (Portugal) + 0.06
3. Lawson Craddock (USA) +0.08
4. Adam Yates (gbr) + 0.11
5. Janier Acevedo (Spain) s.t.
6. Carter Jones (USA) + 0.14
7. Peter Stetina (USA) s.t.
8. Esteban Chaves (Colombia) s.t.
9. Bradley Wiggins (gbr) + 0.20
10. Matthew Bussche (USA) + 0.29

GC after stage 3
1. Bradley Wiggins (gbr)
2. Rohan Dennis (Australia) +0.24
3. Tiago Machado (Portugal) + 1.15
4. Lawson Craddock (USA) + 1.21
5. Adam Yates (gbr) + 2.10
6. Peter Stetina (USA) + 2.24
7. Matthew Bussche (USA) +2.25
8. Carter Jones (USA) + 2.27
9. Laurens ten Dam (The Netherlands) + 2.29
10. Janier Acevedo (Spain) + 2.30

Tour of California 2014 stage 3: Images and more

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Rohan Dennis


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