2009 Tour Down Under

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2009 Tour Down Under
2009 UCI World Ranking, race 1 of 24
TDU 2009 Willunga Hill 1.jpg
Glenn D'Hollander, Imanol Erviti and Wim Stroetinga
climb Willunga Hill during Stage 5.
Race details
Dates20 –25 January
Stages6
Distance802 km (498.3 mi)
Winning time19h 26' 59"
Results
  WinnerFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) (Quick-Step)
  SecondFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) (Team Saxo Bank)
  ThirdFlag of Spain.svg  José Joaquín Rojas  (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)

  PointsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) (Quick-Step)
  MountainsFlag of Spain.svg  Andoni Lafuente  (ESP) (Euskaltel–Euskadi)
  YouthFlag of Spain.svg  José Joaquín Rojas  (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)
  Team Française des Jeux
  2008
2010  

The 2009 Tour Down Under was the 11th edition of the Tour Down Under cycling stage race, taking place over 20–25 January in and around Adelaide, South Australia. The Tour Down Under was the first race outside Europe to be given ProTour status by the UCI, and this edition was the first race in the inaugural UCI World Ranking calendar.

Contents

This was the first race in Lance Armstrong's comeback.

The race was preceded by an opening race called Down Under Classic, not part of the UCI ProTour competition.

Stage results

Stage 1, 20 January, Norwood – Mawson Lakes, 140 km

Stage 1 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Germany.svg  André Greipel  (GER) Team Columbia–High Road 3h 45' 27"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Baden Cooke  (AUS) UniSA-Australia s.t.
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Germany.svg  André Greipel  (GER) Team Columbia–High Road 3h 45' 16"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Baden Cooke  (AUS) UniSA-Australia + 5"
3Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Olivier Kaisen  (BEL) Silence–Lotto + 5"

Stage 2, 21 January, Hahndorf – Stirling, 145 km

Stage 2 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 3h 46' 25"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3Flag of Switzerland.svg  Martin Elmiger  (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 2"
General Classification after Stage 2
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 7h 31' 42"
2Flag of Germany.svg  André Greipel  (GER) Team Columbia–High Road + 3"
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank + 4"

Stage 3, 22 January, Unley – Victor Harbor, 136 km

Stage 3 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank 3h 15' 35"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step s.t.
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank s.t.
General Classification after Stage 2
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 10h 47' 11"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank + 5"

Stage 4, 23 January, Burnside Village – Angaston, 143 km

Stage 4 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 3h 29' 35"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
3Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 14h 16' 36"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank + 4"
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank + 15"

Stage 5, 24 January, Snapper Point – Willunga, 148 km

Stage 5 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 3h 28' 33"
2Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
3Flag of Switzerland.svg  Martin Elmiger  (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
General Classification after Stage 5
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 19h 26' 59"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank + 25"
3Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 30"

Stage 6, 25 January, Adelaide City Council Circuit, 90 km

Stage 6 Result
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Italy.svg  Francesco Chicchi  (ITA) Liquigas 1h 42' 00"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Robbie McEwen  (AUS) Team Katusha s.t.
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank s.t.
Final General Classification
CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 19h 26' 59"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank + 25"
3Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 30"

Final standing

General classification

CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 19h 26' 59"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank + 25"
3Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 30"
4Flag of Switzerland.svg  Martin Elmiger  (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 30"
5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Wesley Sulzberger  (AUS) Française des Jeux + 37"
6Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Michael Rogers  (AUS) Team Columbia–High Road + 38"
7Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Matthew Wilson  (AUS) UniSA-Australia + 39"
8Flag of Italy.svg  Mauro Santambrogio  (ITA) Lampre–NGC + 40"
9Flag of Finland.svg  Jussi Veikkanen  (FIN) Française des Jeux + 40"
10Flag of France.svg  Mickaël Chérel  (FRA) Française des Jeux + 40"

Mountains classification

CyclistTeamPoints
1Flag of Spain.svg  Andoni Lafuente  (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi 46
2Flag of Spain.svg  Markel Irizar  (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi 38
3Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Olivier Kaisen  (BEL) Silence–Lotto 24

Points classification

CyclistTeamPoints
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 30
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank 24
3Flag of Spain.svg  Andoni Lafuente  (ESP) Euskaltel–Euskadi 20

Young classification

CyclistTeamTime
1Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquín Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 19h 27' 29"
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Wesley Sulzberger  (AUS) Française des Jeux + 7"
3Flag of France.svg  Mickaël Chérel  (FRA) Française des Jeux + 10"

Team classification

TeamTime
1 Française des Jeux 58h 22' 57"
2 Caisse d'Epargne + 8"
3 Ag2r–La Mondiale + 11"

Classification leadership

Stage
(Winner)
General Classification
Mountains Classification
Points Classification
Young Rider Classification
Team ClassificationAggressive Rider
Stage 1
(André Greipel)
André Greipel Olivier Kaisen Jacopo Guarnieri Team Milram Olivier Kaisen [1]
Stage 2
(Allan Davis)
Allan Davis Andoni Lafuente José Joaquín Rojas Rabobank Aaron Kemps
Stage 3
(Graeme Brown)
Markel Irizar Stuart O'Grady Team Columbia–High Road Cameron Meyer
Stage 4
(Allan Davis)
Andoni Lafuente Allan Davis Française des Jeux Vladimir Efimkin
Stage 5
(Allan Davis)
Jack Bobridge [2]
Stage 6
(Francesco Chicchi)
Wesley Sulzberger [3]
Final
Allan Davis Andoni Lafuente Allan Davis José Joaquín Rojas Française des Jeux

Individual 2009 UCI World Rankings standings after race

Per the first published individual classification. [4]

RankNameTeamPoints
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Allan Davis  (AUS) Quick-Step 122
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Stuart O'Grady  (AUS) Team Saxo Bank 87
3Flag of Spain.svg  José Joaquin Rojas  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 77
4Flag of Switzerland.svg  Martin Elmiger  (SUI) Ag2r–La Mondiale 64
5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Wesley Sulzberger  (AUS) Française des Jeux 50
6Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Michael Rogers  (AUS) Team Columbia–High Road 40
7Flag of Italy.svg  Mauro Santambrogio  (ITA) Lampre–NGC 20
8Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Graeme Brown  (AUS) Rabobank 16
9Flag of Finland.svg  Jussi Veikkanen  (FIN) Française des Jeux 10
10Flag of Italy.svg  Francesco Chicchi  (ITA) Liquigas 6
11Flag of Germany.svg  André Greipel  (GER) Team Columbia–High Road 6
12Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Robbie McEwen  (AUS) Team Katusha 5
13Flag of France.svg  Mickaël Chérel  (FRA) Française des Jeux 4
14Flag of the United States.svg  George Hincapie  (USA) Team Columbia–High Road 2
15Flag of Spain.svg  Luis León Sánchez  (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 1
16Flag of France.svg  Jérémy Roy  (FRA) Française des Jeux 1
17Flag of New Zealand.svg  Greg Henderson  (NZL) Team Columbia–High Road 1
18Flag of Italy.svg  Jacopo Guarnieri  (ITA) Liquigas 1
19Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Mark Renshaw  (AUS) Team Columbia–High Road 1

Teams

NationUCI
Code
Team Name
ALM Ag2r–La Mondiale
AST Astana
BBO Bbox Bouygues Telecom
COF Cofidis
EUS Euskaltel–Euskadi
FDJ Française des Jeux
FUJ Fuji–Servetto
GCE Caisse d'Epargne
GRM Garmin–Slipstream
KAT Team Katusha
LAM Lampre–NGC
LIQ Liquigas
MRM Team Milram
QST Quick-Step
RAB Rabobank
SAX Team Saxo Bank
SIL Silence–Lotto
THR Team Columbia–High Road

The Australian national team called Team UniSA-Australia was the only non-UCI ProTour team invited to the race.

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