Results: May 2011

Major race wins from May.

By Cycle Sport staff

Giro d'Italia (GT) Italy

Stage one: HTC-Highroad

Stage two: Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Stage three: Angel Vicioso (Spa) Androni Giocattoli

Stage four: Stage neutralised

Stage five: Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank

Stage six: Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Movistar

Stage seven: Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto

Stage eight: Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli

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

Stage 10: Mark Cavendish (GB) HTC-Highroad

Stage 11: John Gadret (Fra) Ag2r-La Mondiale

Stage 12: Mark Cavendish (GB) HTC-Highroad

Stage 13: José Rujano (Ven) Androni Giocatolli

Stage 14: Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi

Stage 15: Mikel Nieve (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi

Stage 16: Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank-Sungard

Stage 17: Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

Stage 18: Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale

Stage 19: Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana

Stage 20: Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar

Stage 21: David Millar (GB) Garmin-Cervélo

Overall result

1 Alberto Contador (Spa) Saxo Bank-Sungard

2 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-ISD

3 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale

Tour of California (2.HC) USA
Stage one:
Stage cancelled

Stage two: Ben Swift (GB) Sky

Stage three: Greg Henderson (NZ) Sky

Stage four: Chris Horner (USA) RadioShack

Stage five: Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale

Stage six: David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Cervélo

Stage seven: Levi Leipheimer (USA) RadioShack

Stage eight: Matt Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad

Overall result

1 Chris Horner (USA) RadioShack

2 Levi Leipheimer (USA) RadioShack

3 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Cervélo

Four Days of Dunkirk (2.HC) France

Stage one: Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Stage two: Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Stage three: Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Stage four: Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Europcar

Stage five: Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Overall winner: Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Europcar

Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid (2.1) Spain

Stage one: Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi

Stage two: Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar

Stage three: Giovanni Manuel Baez (Col) EPM-UNEOverall winner: Rui Costa (Por) Movistar

Tour de Picardie (2.1) France
Stage one:
Ekidijus Juodvalkis (Ltu) Landbouwkrediet
Stage two:
Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil

Stage three: Jimmy Caspar (Fra) Saur-Sojasun

Overall winner: Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil

Circuit de Lorraine (2.1) France
Stage one:
Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ

Stage two: Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Europcar

Stage three: Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil

Stage four: Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ

Stage five: Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil

Overall winner: Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ

Berlin ProRace (1.1) Germany

Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil-Shimano

Bayern Rundfahrt (2.HC) Germany
Stage one:
Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky

Stage two: John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad

Stage three: Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad

Stage four: Bradley Wiggins (GB) Sky

Stage five:Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Leopard-Trek

Overall winner:Geraint Thomas (GB) Sky

Tour of Belgium (2.HC)
: Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil

Stage one: André Greipel (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto

Stage two: Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Landbouwkrediet

Stage three: Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto

Stage four:André Greipel (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto

Overall winner:Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto

GP de Plumelec-Morbihan (1.1) France

Sylvain Georges (Fra) Big Mat-Auber 93

Boucles de l'Aulne (1.1) France

Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM

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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.