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Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) wins Stage 4.
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2019 Tour de Romandie Stage 5 Profile

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- Start List here (final).

- Race leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) won Stage 4.

- 2019 Tour de Romandie Stage Previews, Towns, Timetables, Profiles:

Stage details Stage profiles
Prologue: Tuesday, April 30
Neuchâtel/Neuchâtel (3.87 km ITT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 1: Wednesday, May 1
Neuchâtel/La Chaux-de-Fonds (168.4 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 2: Thursday, May 2
Le Locle/Morges (174.4 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 3: Friday, May 3
Romont/Romont (160.00 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 4: Saturday, May 4
Lucens/Torgon (176.00 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 5: Sunday, May 5
Genève/Genève (16.85 km ITT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.

 

- Photos: Tour de Romandie Stage 3 Photos.

- Photos: Tour de Romandie Stage 2 Photos.

- Photos: Tour de Romandie Stage 1 Photos.

- Stage 5 Individual Time Trial Start Order and Times here.

- During the stage, leaderboard LIVE here.  Cyclingnews ticker LIVE here.

- Results: Roglic wins stage 4.  (Cyclingnews) - Costa, Thomas round out podium as Slovenian extends race lead.

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- News: Key mountain stage of Tour de Romandie reduced by 70km due to weather conditions.  (Cyclingnews) - Risk of snow sees Col des Mosses removed from route.

- Results: Gaudu claims victory on stage 3.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic keeps race lead.

- David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ) won Stage 3.  It was the second consecutive stage victory for the team.  Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) retained the overall race lead.

- Results: Kung wins stage 2.  (Cyclingnews) - Bennett second and Colbrelli third, Roglic stays in the lead.

- Stefan Kung (Groupama-FDJ) won Stage 2.  Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) remains overall leader.

- Photos: Tour de Romandie Prologue Photos.

- Photos: Tour de Romandie Photos.

- Stage route maps, profiles and video flyovers here.

- Results: Roglic wins stage 1.  (Cyclingnews) - Jumbo-Visma rider takes race lead.

- Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) won Stage 1 and took over the lead on G.C.

- Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) following his victory on Stage 1: "I didn’t expect to win here.  After Tirreno-Adriatico, I went on an altitude camp in preparation for my main goal, the Giro. I recently came back from it. Then you have to wait and see how things will go. It was a tough day with a lot of climbing. It’s a nice feeling that I was able to win, especially in a sprint. It surprised me, because normally there is always someone who is faster. Winning in Romandie always is a special feeling. I love to race here. In Steven, we have a pawn who can go for the GC. He rode very well today, just like the rest of the team. We will continue to keep doing our best."

- Results: Tratnik wins prologue.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic just off the mark in Neuchâtel.

- Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-Merida) won the prologue individual time trial and is first leader in the general classification.

- News: Rui Costa leads charge for UAE Team Emirates at Tour de Romandie.  (Cyclingnews) - Former world champion looking to make the podium for a fourth time.

- News: Albasini and Howson head up Mitchelton-Scott hopes at Romandie.  (Cyclingnews) - Australian WorldTour team set to be in the thick of the action at Swiss stage race.

- Steffen Radochla, Bora-Hansgrohe Sports Director following the prologue: "It was a very technical time trial, with some tricky corners. Maciej put in a good effort, and also our two GC-contenders Felix and Emanuel rode a solid race, avoiding to lose any important time for the overall ranking. I think, it was a good start for us here at the Tour of Romandie with these results. It is a well-casted stage race, therefore we focus on tomorrow’s first demanding road stage."

- Prologue Individual Time Trial Start Order and Times here.

- UAE Team Emirates roster for the 2019 Tour de Romandie:

– Tom Bohli (Swi)
– Simone Consonni (Ita)
– Rui Costa (Por)
– Manuele Mori (Ita)
– Simone Petilli (Ita)
– Edward Ravasi (Ita)
– Aleksandr Riabushenko (Blr)
Directeurs sportifs: Simone Pedrazzini (Swi) and Bruno Vicino (Ita)

- Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) before the start of the 2019 Tour de Romandie: "The Tour de Romandie is a race that I always liked, also for its spot on the calendar at the end of the Ardennes Classics.  I climbed on the lowest step of the podium three times, taking advantage of my good form after racing in Belgium and the Netherlands. I hope to take a similar approach again this year, coming out of the Ardennes Classics and Liège-Bastogne-Liège in good shape, despite having suffered the cold weather on Sunday in the Doyenne. Looking at the overall, you have to consider this year the two time trials, suited to specialist. They will impact the results."

- Louis Meintjes (Team Dimension Data) before the start of the 2019 Tour de Romandie: "It is good to finally be lining up for a race again. It's been a slightly frustrating wait, recovering, from the crash at Paris-Nice but I am glad that is behind me now. Romandie will pretty much be like starting my season over again, which can be a good thing because even without knowing what kind of shape I do or don't have currently, we can still only build from here."

- News: Team Sky begin transition to Team Ineos at Tour de Romandie.  (Cyclingnews) - Thomas continues Tour de France build-up in Switzerland as Kiryienka and Swift return.

- News: Team Sky to become Team Ineos at Romandie but new kit saved for Yorkshire.  (Cyclingnews) - British team to wear one-off kit in Switzerland after complications with overlap.

- Deceuninck-Quickstep lineup for the 2019 Tour de Romandie:

Eros Capecchi (ITA)
Remco Evenepoel (BEL)
James Knox (GBR)
Davide Martinelli (ITA)
Fabio Sabatini (ITA)
Florian Sénéchal (FRA)
Elia Viviani (ITA)
Sports Directors Davide Bramati (ITA)
Rik van Slycke (BEL)

- Deceuninck-Quickstep sports director Davide Bramati: "Next week’s race will be a hard one, bookended by time trials and with many hard climbs which will shape the general classification. On paper, one, maybe two stages, will end up in a bunch sprint, and if this will happen, then Elia – who can rely on a strong train – will be our man.  We also have two youngsters on the squad, Remco and James, who have impressed this season, finishing in the top 10 overall at World Tour events. We’re looking forward to having both back in action, without putting any pressure on them, just taking it day by day and see how it goes."

- CCC Team roster for the 2019 Tour de Romandie:

Will Barta (USA)
Patrick Bevin (NZ)
Jakub Mareczko (ITA)
Łukasz Owsian (POL)
Joseph Rosskopf (USA)
Francisco Ventoso (ITA)
Riccardo Zoidl (AUT)
Sports Directors: Fabio Baldato (ITA), Gabriele Missaglia (ITA)

- More pre-race comments from Fabio Baldato: "We want to give the opportunity to everyone on the team to go out there and try to get a personal result. Some of the riders usually ride to support their leaders and in this race, they will have a chance to showcase themselves. Łukasz Owsian and Will Barta will look for their chances in the breakaways and hopefully one of them will go all the way. Even though the top ten of the General Classification may be hard to achieve, we are still very motivated to do well. We will take every stage day-by-day and see where that approach will take us. We are hoping that Bevin will have a successful performance in the prologue and then we will take it from there. A good start to a race always raises morale and the team spirit for the next stages."

- CCC Team Sports Director Fabio Baldato: "Our main objective for the Tour de Romandie is the prologue and the final time trial. With Patrick Bevin and Joey Rosskopf in the roster, we believe that we can fight for a top-five result or even a podium on those two stages. We are coming to Switzerland with no pure climber, and since there is a tough mountain top finish stage on day four, we don’t have big expectations in terms of the General Classification. However, we want to race aggressively and battle for stage wins. Riccardo Zoidl can do well in the mountainous terrain and Jakub Mareczko, who is also in good condition, should be up there with the best sprinters on stages two and three if it comes down to a bunch finish."

- 2019 Tour de Romandie stage schedule/times:

Prologue TT, Tuesday, April 30
Start at 14:59 CET, 8:59am ET
Finish at 17:30 CET, 11:30am ET

Stage 1 - Wednesday, May 1
Start at 12:55 CET, 6:55am ET
Finish at 17:10 CET, 11:10am ET

Stage 2 - Thursday, May 2
Start at 13:15 CET, 7:15am ET
Finish at 17:18 CET, 11:18am ET

Stage 3 - Friday, May 3
Start at 13:25 CET, 7:25am ET
Finish at 17:16 CET, 11:16am ET

Stage 4 - Saturday, May 4
Start at 12:30 CET, 6:30am ET
Finish at 17:11 CET, 11:11am ET

Stage 5 ITT - Sunday, May 5
Start at 11:58 CET, 5:58am ET
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- Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the 2018 Tour de Romandie.

- The 2019 Tour de Romandie is being held April 30-May 5.

- Results: Tour de Romandie Results.

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The peloton rides by a castle on Stage 3 from Romont to Romont.
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David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ) wins Stage 3 in Romont.
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Stefan Kung (Groupama-FDJ) wins Stage 2.
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Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) won Stage 1 in a sprint finish.
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Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-Merida) rode to victory in the prologue individual time trial.
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Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the 2018 Tour de Romandie
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2019 Tour de Romandie Prologue Profile

 

Notes from the 2018 Tour de Romandie

- News: Dan Martin: I just need to add consistency to Romandie form.  (Cyclingnews) - Irishman to return at Dauphine in Tour de France build-up.

- News: Richie Porte: It's crunch time to find a sponsor.  (Cyclingnews) - Australian likely to skip Tour Down Under in 2019.

- News: Roglic looking to target three-week races after Tour de Romandie win.  (Cyclingnews) - Slovenian beats Bernal to take second one-week race in 2018.

- News: Roglic wins Tour de Romandie.  (Cyclingnews) - Ackermann takes final stage victory.

- Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) won Stage 5.  Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) wins the 2018 Tour de Romandie.

- 2018 Tour de Romandie Stage Previews, Towns, Timetables, Profiles:

Stage details Stage profiles
Prologue: Tuesday, April 24
Fribourg/Fribourg (4.02 km ITT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 1: Wednesday, April 25
Fribourg/Delémont (166.6 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 2: Thursday, April 26
Delémont/Yverdon-les-Bains (173.9 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 3: Friday, April 27
Ollon/Villars (9.9 km Individual Time Trial)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 4: Saturday, April 28
Sion/Sion (149.2 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 5: Sunday, April 29
Mont-sur-Rolle/Genève (181.8 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.

 

- Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) following his win on Stage 5: "The guys worked hard to support me the whole day, and in the end Rudi Selig brought me into the perfect position in the last 200m. I am very thankful for all the hard work of my teammates. It was a real goal of ours to win today and we achieved this. The race has not been easy and it was difficult for me to stay within the time limit on the penultimate stage. So it is nice to see that our hard work paid off."

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- Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) won Stage 4.  Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) remains leader on G.C.

- News: Bernal lights up Romandie but Roglic holds firm.  (Cyclingnews) - 'I gave my best and Primoz Roglic is a very good rider' says Team Sky leader.

- News: Fuglsang: I wasn't the strongest, but I played my tactics.  (Cyclingnews) - 'It's the second last day of the first part of the season for me' says Romandie queen stage winner.

- News: Fuglsang wins Tour de Romandie queen stage.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic keeps overall lead with one stage remaining.

- Steffen Radochla, Bora-Hansgrohe Sport Director following Stage 4: "The plan was to attack before the last climb. After the attack that Pawel Poljanski and Emanuel Buchmann put in on the slopes of the penultimate climb, Emanuel was able to successfully bridge to the leading group. At the base of the last climb, the escapees had about a one minute advantage. The first part of the climb was not too steep and didn’t lead to any significant difficulties. However, then Team Sky took over the bulk of the pace making in the main field and the advantage of the leaders dropped to 30 seconds. I think that Emanuel put in an excellent performance today."

- News: Dan Martin climbs Tour de Romandie standings after strong time trial ride.  (Cyclingnews) - UAE Team Emirates rider improving in form after misfortune at the Ardennes.

- News: Richie Porte shows improving form in Romandie TT.  (Cyclingnews) - Australian's form on the rise after illness.

- News: Geraint Thomas goes into survival mode after cracking in Romandie TT.  (Cyclingnews) - 'Maybe that's the kick I need ahead of the Tour' says Team Sky rider.

- News: Bernal wins stage 3 time trial.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic second on the day, stays in the overall lead.

- Egan Bernal (Team Sky) won the Stage 3 Individual Time Trial.  Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) retained the overall race lead.

- Richie Porte (BMC Racing) following the Stage 3 mountain time trial: "I felt good until about 2km to go and then I exploded but I was happy to finish it off like I did. It was a good ride and I think all of us are extra motivated by the passing of Andy Rihs last week so, it's nice to come to his backyard and have a good ride.  Overall, I'm happy. It was a strong ride but normally I don't think I would have blown up as badly as I did in the final couple of kilometers. However, the team has been great behind me especially my coach, David Bailey, so we're motivated to try and finish this race off well."

- Leaderboard LIVE here.

- News: Why the sprinters' teams failed against De Gendt.  (Cyclingnews) - 'He rides like 10 riders' says Verbrugghe.

- News: De Gendt wins in Yverdon-les-Bains.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic stays in the overall lead.

- Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) won Stage 2.  Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) remains overall leader.

- Steffen Radochla (Bora-Hansgrohe directeur sportif): "Today the peloton gave the escapees too much of an advantage, and so the break wasn’t able to be brought back. With 50km remaining, the peloton had to crest a difficult climb, and it was at this point that Bahrain-Merida increased the tempo in order to shed the other sprinters. Pascal Ackermann wasn’t able to keep up with the tempo and was therefore unable to be in the mix in Yverdon-les-Bains today."

- News: Fraile relies on Astana's strength to collect Romandie win.  (Cyclingnews) - 'I was just trying to follow and follow, and my team did an amazing job' Spaniard says.

- News: Roglic remains hesitant on Grand Tour ambitions after taking Romandie lead.  (Cyclingnews) - 'My focus this year is still one week races, and I’m managing that really well' says 28-year-old.

- News: Fraile wins in Delémont.  (Cyclingnews) - Roglic moves into overall lead.

- Omar Fraile (Astana) won Stage 1.  Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) is new leader on G.C.

- News: Nieve returns at Romandie as Giro d’Italia responsibilities loom.  (Cyclingnews) - Basque climber on his move from Team Sky to Mitchelton-Scott.

- News: Geraint Thomas: Romandie uphill TT will be decisive.  (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky rider puts in a solid prologue.

- News: Matthews: Romandie win has kick-started my season.  (Cyclingnews) - Australian still in recovery mode after shoulder injury.

- News: Matthews wins prologue.  (Cyclingnews) - Bohli second and Roglic third.

- Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) following his prologue victory: "I had a rocky start to the season and things were difficult with my broken shoulder but I finally feel like things are on the up again. I didn't know how well I would feel after the weekend but I gave my best and I'm really pleased that I could finish it off with the win. It was a beautiful course and I had a lot of fun out there today; I really enjoy TT's, especially ones like these where I can use my power. Tonight we'll just enjoy this win and tomorrow we'll focus on what we're going to do next."

- Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) won the prologue individual time trial and is first leader in the general classification.

- News: Start times for Tour de Romandie prologue time trial.  (Cyclingnews) - Porte off last as defending champion.

- News: Porte recharged and relaxed ahead of Romandie defence.  (Cyclingnews) - Early-season troubles a 'blessing in disguise' for Australian.

- Preview: Race Preview.  (Cyclingnews) - Porte, Thomas, Gaviria and Dan Martin headline Swiss race.

- News: Richie Porte: I'm not putting too much pressure on myself at Tour de Romandie.  (Cyclingnews) - Australian teams up with van Garderen for Tour de France preparation.

- Team Bahrain-Merida for the Tour de Romandie:

Ion Izagirre
Gorka Izagirre
Enrico Gasparotto
Sonny Colbrelli
Ramunas Navardauskas
Hermann Pernsteiner
Kristijan Koren

- Enrico Gasparotto (Bahrain-Merida): "The Romandie is a race that I've always liked. Looking at the race route I think i have a couple of opportunities. Yesterday's sixth place at the Liège has confirmed to me that the condition is good and therefore I hope to get a good result here in Switzerland."

- Team Dimension Data for Romandie:

Merhawi Kudus
Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier
Nicholas Dlamini
Steve Cummings
Nic Dougall
Johann van Zyl
Jaco Venter

- Gino van Oudenhove (Dimension Data directeur sportif): "Tour de Romandie is the next of a hard and high level WT race for us. Nevertheless, this is a great opportunity for some of our riders to step up and take their chances. With a prologue, a climb time trial and a lot of climbing, it fits riders like Steve and Amanuel very well. Also Merhawi showed good riding in the Alps. The amazing riding of Ben in the Alps should give us some good vibes and to the riders to discover the opportunities to show some good results."

- BMC Racing team for Tour de Romandie:

Tom Bohli (SUI)
Rohan Dennis (AUS)
Kilian Frankiny (SUI)
Richie Porte (AUS)
Joey Rosskopf (USA)
Tejay van Garderen (USA)
Danilo Wyss (SUI)

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing): "Being on a team so closely linked to Switzerland means that this race is a big goal for us. My form is good and we are very motivated especially having Richie Porte, the defending champion, on the team. It gives us an extra incentive. The course suits us, and we are ready to fight. We owe it to Andy."

- Quick-Step Floors team for the 2018 Tour de Romandie:

Eros Capecchi (ITA)
Fernando Gaviria Rendon (COL)
James Knox (GBR)
Davide Martinelli (ITA)
Michael Mørkøv (DEN)
Fabio Sabatini (ITA)
Elia Viviani (ITA)

- Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) is back in action following an injury at Tirreno-Adriatico: "Missing all those beautiful races was a blow for me, especially as I was in a good condition. I was sad and frustrated, but this only fueled my motivation to work hard and come back to racing fully recovered. I’ve raced only once before in Switzerland, in my debut season with the pros, but this will be my first time in the Tour de Romandie and I’m excited and eager to join again my teammates and ease back into racing as I start my second half of the season, which I hope to be an injury-free and successful one."

- Richie Porte (BMC Racing) won the 2017 Tour de Romandie.

- The 2018 Tour de Romandie is being held April 24-29.

 

2018 Tour de Romandie Stage 5 Profile