Tirreno-Adriatico 2023: a 4th stage for punchers, profile and ranking

Tirreno Adriatico 2023 a 4th stage for punchers profile and ranking

After two sprints and one against the clock, the 4th stage of the Tirreno disputed this Thursday March 9 should smile on the sprinters.

Fourth stage of the Tirreno Adriatico this Thursday March 9 with a fairly demanding course which should allow the favorites to express themselves. Very hilly, the stage will start from Greccio to reach the summit in Tortoreto. In detail, the riders will have to go through the climb of Castelfranco (5.4km at 4.3%), then, after having tipped over, the peloton will be entitled to a long false flat of 37 kilometers in a steady climb to the top of Svinc. di Cittareale. After a long descent, direction Folignano (3.9km at 4.6%) before making a first crossing over the finish line in Tortoreto (4.6km at 4.2%), a loop completed three times.

For this stage, the sprinters can hold on and play for victory. But sprinting / punching runners should be the big favorites like Julian AlaphilippeWout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel and especially Biniam Girmay, may be the biggest favorite of the day.

Here is the classification of the Tirreno Adriatico after two stages:

  1. Filippo Gana
  2. Lennard Kamna +28s
  3. Magnus Sheffield +31s
  4. Brandon Mcnulty +36s
  5. Thymen Arensman+39s
  6. Joao Almeida +41s
  7. Andreas Leknessund +41s
  8. Casper Pedersen +47s
  9. Wilco Kelderman +48s
  10. Alexey Lutsenko +48s

Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Deceuninck), Julian Alaphilippe (Soudal Quick-Step), Tom Pidcock (INEOS Grenadiers), Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ), Lorenzo Rota (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty), Benoit Cosnefroy (AG2R Citroën Team), Axel Zingle, Victor Lafay (Cofidis) or even Quinn Simmons (Trek-Segafredo), Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma, Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty) and Peter Sagan (Total Energy), Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck), Dylan Groenewegen (Team Jayco AlUla), Fabio Jakobsen (Soudal Quick-Step), Fernando Gaviria (Movistar Team), Mark Cavendish (Astana Qazaqstan Team) Nacer Bouhanni (Team Arkea-Samsic) Ben O’Connor (AG2R Citroën Team), Alexey Lutsenko (Astana Qazaqstan Team), Mikel Landa, Damiano Caruso, Santiago Buitrago (Bahrain Victorious), Jai Hindley, Aleksandr Vlasov (BORA-hansgrohe), William Martin (Cofidis), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), Tao Geoghegan Hart, Thymen Arensman (INEOS Grenadiers), Primoz Roglic, Wilco Kelderman (Jumbo-Visma), Enric Mas (Movistar Team), Warren Barguil, Christian Rodriguez (Team Arkéa-Samsic), Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo), Joao Almeida, Adam Yates, Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates), Hugh Carthy (EF Education-EasyPost), Michael Woods (Israel-Premier Tech) and other Lorenzo Fortunato (EOLO-Kometa).

The runners have an appointment with seven stages in this mythical race. Regarding the course, there will be something for everyone with a first time trial stage then stages for sprinters and finally for the punchy climbers of this Tirreno-Adriatico

  • Stage 1 Lido di Camaiore-Lido di Camaiore (ITT), 11.5 KM
  • Stage 2 Camaiore-Follonica, 209 KM
  • Stage 3 Follonica-Foligno, 216 KM
  • Stage 4 Greccio-Tortoreto, 219 KM
  • Stage 5 Morro d’Oro-Sarnano-Sassotetto, 168 KM
  • Stage 6 Osimo Stazione-Osimo, 194 KM
  • Stage 7 San Benedetto del Tronto-San Benedetto del Tronto, 154 KM

Founded in 1966, this Tirreno-Adriatico event attracts Grand Tour winners like Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali or Tadej Pogacar.

  • 2012: Vicenzo Nibali
  • 2013: Vicenzo Nibali
  • 2014 : Alberto Contador
  • 2015 : Nairobi Quintana
  • 2016: Greg Van Avermaet
  • 2017: Nairobi Quintana
  • 2018: Michal Kwiatkowski
  • 2019: Primoz Roglic
  • 2020: Simon Yates
  • 2021: Tadej Pogacar
  • 2022: Tadej Pogacar