Tour of the Alps 2018 Stage 5: Mark Padun wins final stage, Thibaut Pinot takes GC
The Tour of the Alps goes with a bang. The final stage ends on the circuit that is included in the road race of the World Championships in September. Thibaut Pinot boosts his confidence and wins the GC, while young Mark Padun pockets the stage. (Slideshow route/profile)
Results 5th stage 2018 Tour of the Alps
1. Mark Padun (ukr)
2. George Bennett (nzl) + 0.05
3. Jan Hirt (cze) + 0.06
4. Giulio Ciccone (ITa) s.t.
5. Ben O’Connor (aus) s.t.
6. Thibaut Pinot (fra) + 0.09
7. Miguel Ángel López (col) s.t.
8. Chris Froome (gbr) s.t.
9. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) s.t.
10. Kenny Elissonde (fra) + 0.11
Final GC 2018 Tour of the Alps
1. Thibaut Pinot (fra)
2. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) + 0.15
3. Miguel Ángel López (col) s.t.
4. Chris Froome (gbr) + 0.16
5. George Bennett (nzl) + 1.00
6. Fabio Aru (ita) + 1.19
7. Ben O’Connor (aus) + 1.33
8. Luis León Sánchez (spa) + 1.35
9. Giulio Ciccone (ita) + 1.42
10. Jan Hirt (cze) + 1.48
At km 25 Bidard, Bagioli, Rodriguez, Anton, Gavazzi, Andreetta, Senni and Niv join forces. Mosca chases them down and the nine race to a lead of more than 8 minutes.
In the first round on the Worlds-circuit the lead has fallen below 1 minute when De la Cruz and Visconti bridge across. The front group is brought back in the second round before López and Visconti attack.
The Colombian heads out alone on the last climb up the Olimpia. Pinot goes after him with Ellisonde, Hirt and Pozzovivo on his wheel. Froome bridges across a little later. But when Pozzovivo leaves, Pinot is the only one with a reaction. They catch López.
The leaders reach the crest 20 seconds ahead of the group Froome. Aru has been dropped and is 50 seconds in arrears.
Back in Innsbruck the chasers rejoin the front group. Padun goes alone with 4 kms to go and Bennett tries to track him down, but without success. The 21-year old Ukrainian solos to his first pro-win ahead of Bennet and Hint, who wins the group-sprint.
Thibaut Pinot pockets the overall classification and steps in the shoes of Geraint Thomas.
– route 5th stage
– GC after 4th stage
– route road race World Championships
Tour of the Alps 2018 stage 5: Route maps, height profiles, and more
Click on the images to zoom
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Favourites - Tour of the Alps 20 Overview - Tour of the Alps 20 Stage 4: LL Sánchez wins, Pinot still in lead - Tour of the Alps 20 Stage 3: Solo-win Ben O'Connor, Thibaut Pinot new leader - Tour of the Alps 20 Stage 2: López takes Queen Stage and Sosa new leader - Tour of the Alps 20 Stage 1: Pello Bilbao wins after late attack - Tour of the Alps 20 Route stage 1: Arco - Folgaria - Tour of the Alps 20 Route stage 2: Lavarone - Alpe di Pampeago - Tour of the Alps 20 Route stage 3: Ora/Auer - Merano/Meran - Tour of the Alps 20 Route stage 4: Chiusa/Klausen - Lienz (aut) - Tour of the Alps 20 More articles
Giro 2022: Ciccone solos to victory, Carapaz still in pink
Giro 2022 Route stage 15: Rivarolo Canavese - Cogne
Giro 2022 Route stage 16: Salò - Aprica
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 16: For pure bred climbers
Giro 2022: Withdrawals
Giro 2022: The Route
Giro 2022: Riders
Giro 2022 Route stage 17: Ponte di Legno - Lavarone
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 17: Climbers eyeing pink
Giro 2022 Route stage 18: Borgo Valsugana - Treviso
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 18: For fast men #5
Giro 2022 Route stage 19: Marano Lagunare - Castelmonte
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 19: Steep ramps to suit the breakaway
Giro 2022 Route stage 20: Belluno - Passo Fedaia
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 20: Final GC clash in high mountains
Giro 2022 Route stage 21: Verona ITT
Giro 2022 Favourites stage 21: Dumoulin's final say
Cycling Calendar 2022
Critérium du Dauphiné 2022: The Route
Critérium du Dauphiné 2022: Riders
Critérium du Dauphiné 2022 Route stage 1: La Voulte-sur-Rhône - Beauchastel
Tour de France 2022: The Route
Tour de France 2022: Riders
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 1: Copenhagen - Copenhagen
Tour de France 2022 Favourites stage 1: Ganna for first yellow jersey
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 5: Lille - Arenberg
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 12: Briançon - Alpe d'Huez
Vuelta 2022: The Route
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!