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2006 Volta ao Algarve (2.1)

Results

Volta ao Algarve podium history

February 15 - February 19: Portugal

Sunday, February 19: 5th and final stage, V.R. San Antonio -Alto de Malhao. 183.4 Km.

1. Joao Cabreira (Maia-Milaneza) 5hr 2min 57sec. 35.788 km/hr
2. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 7sec
3. Andre Vital (Madeinox) @ 21sec
4. Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
5. Kim Kirchen (T-Mobile) @ 23sec
7. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.

Final GC after 5th Stage:

1. Joao Cabreira (Maia-Milaneza) 22hr 42min. 889 km ridden at an average speed of 39.162 km/hr.
2. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) @ 10sec
3. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 11sec
4. Andre Vital (Madeinox) @ 27sec
5. Thomas Ziegler (T-Mobile) @ 25sec
6. Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) @ 31sec
7. Hector Guerra (La Aluminios) @ 33sec
8. Celestino Pinho (Barbot-Halcon) s.t.
9. Andre Cardoso (Paredes Rota Dos Moveis) s.t.
10. Jose Luis Rubiera (Discovery) s.t.
11. Kim Kirchen (T-Mobile) s.t.
12. Pedro Arreitunandia (Barloworld) s.t.
13. Pedro Cardoso (Maia-Milaneza) s.t.
14. William Walker (Rabobank) s.t.
15. Trent Lowe (Discovery) @ 41sec
16. Tiago Machado (Carvalhehos) @ 43sec
17. Bruno Pires (Maia-Milaneza) @ 49sec
18. Rui Sousa (La Aluminios) @ 59sec
19. Daniel Petrov (Maia-Milaneza) s.t.
20. Hugo Sabido (Barloworld) @ 1min 5sec
 

Saturday, February 18: Stage 4, Lagoa - Potimao, 174.5 km.

1. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) 4hr 39min 26sec
2. Robert Forster (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
3. Thomas Ziegler (T-Mobile) s.t.
4. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
5. Carlos Da Cruz (FDJ) s.t.

GC after Stage 4:

1. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) 17hr 38min 53sec
2. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) @ 8sec
3. Hugo Sabido (Barloworld) @ 11sec
4. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) @ 12sec
5. Thomas Ziegler (T-Mobile) @ 16sec

Friday, February 17: Stage 3, Castro Marin - Faro, 198 km.

1. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) 4hr 55min 34sec
2. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) s.t.
3. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
4. Rik Verbrugghe (Cofidis) s.t.
5. Kurt Hovelynck (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.

GC after Stage 3:

1. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) 12hr 59min 35sec
2. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) @ 2sec
3. Hugo Sabido (Barloworld) @ 3sec
4. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) @ 4sec
5. Pedro Lopes (Los Aluminios) @ 8sec

Thursday, February 16: Stage 2, Vila Do Bisbo - Lagos, 173.5 km.

1. Bernhard Eisel (FDJ) 4hr 20min 43sec
2. Manuel Cardoso (Carvalhelhos) s.t.
3. Niko Eeckhout (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
4. Marco Zanotti (Unibet) s.t.
5. Giosue Bonomi (Barloworld) s.t.

GC after Stage 2:

1. Marco Zanotti (Unibet) 8hr 4min 3sec
2. Bernhard Eisel (FDJ) s.t.
3. Manuel Cardoso (Carvalhelhos) @ 2sec
4. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) @ 4sec
5. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) @ 6sec

Wednesday, February 15: Stage 1, Alfeira - Tavira, 162.3 km.

1. Marco Zanotti (Unibet) 3hr 43min 30sec
2. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) s.t.
3. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
4. Pedro Soeiro (Riberalves) s.t.
5. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.

GC after Stage 1:

1. Marco Zanotti (Unibet) 3hr 43min 20sec
2. Jeremy Hunt (Unibet) @ 4sec
3. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) @ 6sec
4. Christophe Mengin (FDJ) @ 7sec
5. Hugo Sabido (Barloworld) s.t.