Results: March 2011

Major race wins in March

By Cycle Sport staff

Le Samyn (1.1) Belgium

Dominic Klemme (Ger) Leopard-Trek

Giro del Friuli (1.1) Italy

Jose Serpa (Col) Androni Giocatolli

Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen (2.1) Belgium

Stage one: Jesse Sergent (NZ) RadioShack

Stage two: John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad

Stage three: Nico Eeckhout (Bel) An Post-Sean Kelly

Overall winner: Jesse Sergent (NZ) RadioShack

Vuelta a Murcia (2.1) Spain

Stage one: Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank

Stage two: Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank

Stage three: Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank

Overall winner: Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank

Strade Bianche (1.1) Italy

Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega-Lotto

Paris-Nice (WT) France

Stage one: Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil

Stage two: Greg Henderson (NZ) Sky

Stage three: Matt Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad

Stage four: Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Europcar

Stage five: Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack

Stage six: Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad

Stage seven: Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Astana

Stage eight: Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Europcar

Overall standings

1 Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad

2 Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack

3 Bradley Wiggins (GB) Sky

Tirreno-Adriatico (WT) Italy

Stage one: Rabobank

Stage two: Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Cervélo

Stage three: Juan Jose Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank

Stage four: Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Stage five: Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega-Lotto

Stage six: Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC

Stage seven: Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard-Trek

Overall standings:

1 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC

2 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank

3 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Nokere-Koerse (1.1) Belgium

Gert Steegmans (Bel) Quick Step

Handzame Classic (1.1) Belgium

Steve Schets (Bel) Donckers Koffie-Jelly Belly

Classic Loire Atlantique (1.1) France

Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil

Milan-San Remo (WT) Italy

1 Matt Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad

2 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard-Trek

3 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega-Lotto

Cholet-Pays de Loire (1.1) France

Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Europcar

Tour of Catalonia (WT) Spain

Stage one: Gatis Smukulis (Lat) HTC-Highroad

Stage two: Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Stage three: Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank-Sungard

Stage four: Manuel Cardoso (Por) RadioShack

Stage five: Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis

Stage six: Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spa) Movistar

Stage seven: Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis

Overall standings:

1 Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank-Sungard

2 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

3 Daniel Martin (Ire) Garmin-Cervélo

Settimana Coppi e Bartali (2.1) Italy

Stage one (a): Manuel Belleti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox

Stage one (b): Androni Giocattoli

Stage two: Claudio Corioni (Ita) Acqua e Sapone

Stage three: Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli

Stage four: Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Stage five: Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini-Neri

Overall winner: Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli

Dwars door Vlaanderen (1.1) Belgium

Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank-Sungard

Critérium International (2.HC) France

Stage one: Frank Schleck (Lux) Leopard-Trek

Stage two: Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Stage three: Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack

Overall winner: Frank Schleck (Lux) Leopard-Trek

E3 Prijs Vlaanderen-Harelbeke (1.HC) Belgium

Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard-Trek

Ghent-Wevelgem (WT) Belgium

1 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step

2 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard-Trek

3 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Cervélo

Three Days of De Panne (2.1) Belgium

Stage one: Andre Greipel (Ger) Omega-Lotto

Stage two: Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Katusha

Stage three (a): Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale

Stage three (b): Sebastien Rosseler (Bel) RadioShack

Overall winner:Sebastien Rosseler (Bel) RadioShack

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Edward Pickering is a writer and journalist, editor of Pro Cycling and previous deputy editor of Cycle Sport. As well as contributing to Cycling Weekly, he has also written for the likes of the New York Times. His book, The Race Against Time, saw him shortlisted for Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards. A self-confessed 'fair weather cyclist', Pickering also enjoys running.