Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian - Race Overview

An aggressive ORICA-GreenEDGE outfit controlled much of the day’s racing at the Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian this afternoon, an unfortunate crash to Adam Yates in the final kilometers denying the team a worthy result.

Yates, coming off his win at the GP Industria and Artigianato last weekend, was in a lead group of five riders over the final classified climb before crashing heavily on the descent with 3.5km left to ride.  The British neo-pro suffered a hit to the chin that will require stitches.

Alejandro Valverde (MOV) went on to win solo whilst ORICA-GreenEDGE’s top finisher was Jens Keukeleire in 24th position. 

“To some degree we had control of the race all throughout the day,” sport director Neil Stephens said.

Read the full race report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (SPA) - Movistar Team 5:31:11
2 Bauke Mollema (NED) - Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:00:14
3 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (SPA) - Team Katusha ST
4 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (SPA) - Team Sky ST
5 Tony Gallopin (FRA) - Lotto Belisol 0:00:26
6 Jelle Vanendert (BEL) - Lotto Belisol ST
7 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (SPA) - Trek Factory Racing ST
8 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) - BMC Racing Team 0:00:40
9 Giovanni Visconti (ITA) - Movistar Team ST
10 Zdenek Stybar (CZE) - Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team 0:00:43
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
24 Jens Keukeleire (BEL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:01:35
32 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:05
43 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:03:57