2004 Tour de Suisse

2004 Tour de Suisse
Race details
Dates 12–20 June 2004
Stages 9
Distance 1,401[1] km (870.5 mi)
Winning time 34h 19' 25"
Results
  Winner  Jan Ullrich (GER) (T-Mobile Team)
  Second  Fabian Jeker (SUI) (Saunier Duval–Prodir)
  Third  Dario Cioni (ITA) (Fassa Bortolo)
←  2003
2005 â†’

The 2004 Tour de Suisse was the 68th edition of the Tour de Suisse cycle race and was held from 12 June to 20 June 2004. The race started in Sursee and finished in Lugano.[2] The race was won by Jan Ullrich of the T-Mobile team.

Teams

Eighteen teams of eight riders started the race:[3]

Route

Stage characteristics and winners [2] [4] [5]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 12 June Sursee to BeromĂŒnster 176 km (109.4 mi) Flat stage  Jan Ullrich (GER)
2 13 June DĂŒrrenroth to Rheinfelden 169.9 km (105.6 mi) Flat stage  Robbie McEwen (AUS)
3 14 June Rheinfelden to Juraparc-Vallorbe 185 km (115.0 mi) Medium mountain stage  Robbie Hunter (RSA)
4 15 June VallĂ©e de Joux to BĂ€tterkinden 211.6 km (131.5 mi) Hilly stage  Robbie McEwen (AUS)
5 16 June BĂ€tterkinden to Adelboden 161.7 km (100.5 mi) Medium mountain stage  Robbie Hunter (RSA)
6 17 June Frutigen to Linthal 185.4 km (115.2 mi) Mountain stage  Niki Aebersold (SUI)
7 18 June Linthal to Malbun 133 km (82.6 mi) Medium mountain stage  Georg Totschnig (AUT)
8 19 June Buchs to Bellinzone 191.3 km (118.9 mi) Mountain stage  Paolo Bettini (ITA)
9 20 June Lugano to Lugano 25.6 km (15.9 mi) Individual time trial  Jan Ullrich (GER)

Stages

Stage 1

12 June 2004 - Sursee to BeromĂŒnster, 176 km (109 mi)

Stage 1 result[5][6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jan Ullrich (GER) T-Mobile Team 4h 07' 56"
2  Oscar Camenzind (SUI) Phonak s.t.
3  Fabian Jeker (SUI) Saunier Duval–Prodir s.t.

Stage 2

13 June 2004 - DĂŒrrenroth to Rheinfelden, 169.9 km (105.6 mi)

Stage 2 result[5][7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Lotto–Domo 3h 44' 57"
2  Olaf Pollack (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.
3  Robbie Hunter (RSA) Rabobank s.t.

Stage 3

14 June 2004 - Rheinfelden to Juraparc-Vallorbe, 185 km (115 mi)

Stage 3 result[5][8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Robbie Hunter (RSA) Rabobank 4h 05' 07"
2  GrĂ©gory Rast (SUI) Phonak + 2"
3  Jurgen Van Goolen (BEL) Quick-Step–Davitamon + 19"

Stage 4

15 June 2004 - VallĂ©e de Joux to BĂ€tterkinden, 211.6 km (131.5 mi)

Stage 4 result[5][9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Lotto–Domo 4h 51' 50"
2  Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Fassa Bortolo s.t.
3  Olaf Pollack (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.

Stage 5

16 June 2004 - BĂ€tterkinden to Adelboden, 161.7 km (100.5 mi)

Stage 5 result[5][10]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Robbie Hunter (RSA) Rabobank 3h 46' 16"
2  Murilo Fischer (BRA) De Nardi–Piemme Telekom + 35"
3  Michael Blaudzun (DEN) Team CSC + 37"

Stage 6

17 June 2004 - Frutigen to Linthal, 185.4 km (115.2 mi)

Stage 6 result[5][11]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Niki Aebersold (SUI) Phonak 5h 04' 07"
2  Thorwald Veneberg (NED) Rabobank + 2' 51"
3  Roger Beuchat (SUI) Vini Caldirola–Nobili Rubinetterie + 3' 00"

Stage 7

18 June 2004 - Linthal to Malbun, 133 km (83 mi)

Stage 7 result[5][12]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Georg Totschnig (AUT) Gerolsteiner 3h 22' 45"
2  Fabian Jeker (SUI) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 7"
3  FrĂ€nk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 14"

Stage 8

19 June 2004 - Buchs to Bellinzone, 191.3 km (118.9 mi)

Stage 8 result[5][13]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Paolo Bettini (ITA) Quick-Step–Davitamon 4h 30' 25"
2  Patrick Calcagni (SUI) Vini Caldirola–Nobili Rubinetterie + 1' 04"
3  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Fassa Bortolo + 1' 53"

Stage 9

20 June 2004 - Lugano to Lugano, 25.6 km (15.9 mi) (ITT)

Stage 9 result[5][14]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jan Ullrich (GER) T-Mobile Team 31' 36"
2  LĂĄszlĂł Bodrogi (HUN) Quick-Step–Davitamon + 8"
3  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Fassa Bortolo + 10"

General classification

Final general classification[2][15]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jan Ullrich (GER) T-Mobile Team 34h 19' 25"
2  Fabian Jeker (SUI) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 1"
3  Dario Cioni (ITA) Fassa Bortolo + 1' 20"
4  Georg Totschnig (AUT) Gerolsteiner + 1' 26"
5  Evgeni Petrov (RUS) Saeco Macchine per CaffĂš + 2' 14"
6  Txema del Olmo (ESP) Milaneza-Maia + 2' 17"
7  Patrik Sinkewitz (GER) Quick-Step–Davitamon + 3' 18"
8  Giuseppe Guerini (ITA) T-Mobile Team + 3' 20"
9  Oscar Camenzind (SUI) Phonak + 4' 38"
10  David Cañada (ESP) Saunier Duval–Prodir + 4' 46"

References

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  2. ^ a b c "68Ăšme Tour de Suisse 2004". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 28 October 2004.
  3. ^ "Start list". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  4. ^ "68th Tour de Suisse- 2.HC". Cycling News. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
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  6. ^ "Stage 1 - June 12: Sursee - BeromĂŒnster, 176km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Stage 2 - June 13: DĂŒrrenroth - Rheinfelden, 169.9km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Stage 3 - June 14: Rheinfelden - Juraparc-Vallorbe, 185.0km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Stage 4 - June 15: Vallée de Joux - BÀtterkinden, 211.6km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Stage 5 - June 16: BĂ€tterkinden - Adelboden, 161.7km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  11. ^ "Stage 6 - June 17: Frutigen - Linthal, 185.4km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  12. ^ "Stage 7 - June 18: Linthal - Malbun, 133km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  13. ^ "Stage 8 - June 19: Buchs - Bellinzone, 191km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  14. ^ "Stage 9 - June 20: Lugano - Lugano, 25.6km". Cycling News. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  15. ^ "2004 Tour de Suisse". First Cycling. Retrieved 13 November 2017.

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