Tour de Suisse 2015 - Prologo Risch Rotkreuz - Risch Rotkreuz 5.1 km - 13/06/2015 - Tom Dumoulin (Giant - Alpecin) - foto Graham Watson/BettiniPhoto©2015

Tour De Suisse: Stage 1, Results

June 13, 2015
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(Road Bike Action & AFP; Photo: Bettini)

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin has won the first stage of the Tour of Switzerland, a 5.1-km time trial around Risch-Rotkreuz on Saturday. The Giant-Alpecin cyclist finished just ahead of favorite Fabian Cancellara, beating out the Swiss by two seconds. 24-year-old Dumoulin finished in 5 minutes and 41 seconds as he denied Cancellara an 11th career stage victory in the event. The Trek Factory Racing cyclist was featuring in the Tour of Switzerland for a 13th consecutive year and he edged out Austrian Matthias Brandle, who finished third, four seconds behind the winner.

RESULTS
1. Tom Dumoulin (NED/TGA) 5:41
2. Fabian Cancellara (SUI/TFR) at 0:02
3. Matthias Brändle (AUT/IAM) 0:04
4. Peter Sagan (SVK/TCS) 0:05
5. Steve Morabito (SUI/FDJ) 0:05
6. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL/BMC) 0:05
7. Cameron Meyer (AUS/OGE) 0:06
8. Jon Izaguirre Insausti (ESP/MOV) 0:06
9. Adriano Malori (ITA/MOV) 0:06
10. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) 0:07

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