South African Daryl Impey sits in tenth position, 22seconds off the pace, following stage three of the Santos Tour Down Under.
Today’s journey from Norwood to Paracombe was touted as a crucial day the general classification standings and didn’t disappoint.
Impey position well at the bottom of the tough final climb and battled to 18th position, 18seconds behind Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) who took out the stage and moved into the leaders jersey.
“It could have been worse, it could have been a little bit better,” sport director Matt White said of ORICA-GreenEDGE’s day on the road.
|1||Rohan Dennis (AUS) - BMC Racing Team||3:35:08|
|2||Cadel Evans (AUS) - BMC Racing Team||0:00:03|
|3||Tom Dumoulin (NED) - Team Giant-Alpecin||ST|
|4||Maxime Bouet (FRA) - Etixx - Quick-Step||0:00:05|
|5||Michael Rogers (AUS) - Tinkoff-Saxo||ST|
|6||Richie Porte (AUS) - Team Sky||ST|
|7||Jack Haig (AUS) - UniSA-Australia||ST|
|8||Rubén Fernandez (SPA) - Movistar Team||ST|
|9||Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) - AG2R La Mondiale||ST|
|10||Simon Geschke (GER) - Team Giant-Alpecin||0:00:13|
|17||Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:00:18|
|46||Simon Clarke (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:01:14|
|47||Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:01:14|
|76||Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:03:12|
|80||Luke Durbridge (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:03:14|
|83||Sam Bewley (NZL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:03:26|
|94||Michael Hepburn (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE||0:03:35|